Teachers

Teachers

Online Programs

National History Academy Online offers an enriching professional development program for history and government teachers and an internship program for college students.

High School Teachers

High School Teacher Training for NHA Online will take place the week of June 28 to July 2. Please read the Teacher Job Description for more information.

Middle School Teachers

National History Academy is also seeking Middle School Teachers to implement our Middle School Program.

Teacher Training for NHA Online will take place the week of June 28 to July 2.

Please read the Teacher Job Description for more information.

Time Commitment

From Monday to Friday each week, teachers and interns will spend approximately three to five hours a day guiding students through our unique curriculum.

Teachers who are selected for National History Academy Online must participate in the teacher training week (June 28 to July 2) and teach at least two weeks, with a slight preference for teachers who are available all four weeks.

  • July 5 to July 9
  • July 12 to July 16
  • July 19 to July 23
  • July 26 to July 30

NHA is offering two cases each week for high school students. Teachers will be assigned to teach just one of those cases each week. Middle School teachers will all follow the same curriculum.

There is also an evening guest speaker series two nights per week at 6:00 pm with well known historians and public figures.

Compensation

Teachers chosen for NHAO will receive a $500 weekly stipend.

Interview Process 

High School teaching applicants will participate in two short phone interviews – one with National History Academy staff, and one with Case Method Institute staff.

Middle School teaching applicants will just have one interview with NHA staff.

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

  • Must have regular access to a reliable computer
  • An internet connection. High-speed broadband access is highly recommended
  • An email account
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speakers or headphones to hear audio from a computer

A reasonable level of computer literacy, including proficiency with the following (at a minimum):

  • Using a keyboard and mouse
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Using common software applications including, but not limited to those found in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) or similar office suites such as Google Apps
  • Recording video presentations with your computer camera and microphone and uploading to video hosting services such as YouTube
  • Using a text editor (changing fonts, inserting links, using spell check, etc.)
  • Saving and retrieving files in different formats (.docx, .pdf, .pptx, etc.)
  • Installing and updating software and apps
  • Selecting, copying, and pasting text
  • Accessing the Internet using a web browser such as Chrome or Firefox
  • Resetting basic browser settings (clearing cache/history, cookies, etc)
  • Performing basic Internet searches with appropriate search terms
  • Locating and copying web addresses/URLs
  • Browsing for files to attach and upload; extracting zip files
  • Using a webcam, microphone and speakers to participate in virtual meetings/classrooms.