Starting September 2019: Dorm Parent for a small group of students at a rural barding school
Live with about six boys (middle or high school age) in a family-style dorm of a small, rural boarding school. Teach extra-curricular activities after school and on weekends in areas such as arts, nature, maybe film making and photography, or other areas.
The dorm parent's job is to create a friendly, family-like environment through active participation in the dorm, including, for instance, helping students wake up and complete morning chores before breakfast, eating most meals with students, teaching electives and activities after school and on weekends, supervising evening study, encouraging outdoor play, and participating actively in the life of the school.
Candidates with experience in residential summer camps, outdoor activities, qualification as LGT, and/or challenge course experience are most welcome.
Experience with children, preferably in a residential setting such as a summer camp or boarding school.
Light-hearted character and the desire to work with students who are bright, active, and challenging at times.
Candidates should enjoy outdoor activities, appreciate our natural campus of 1700 acres, and have the desire to instill the love for the natural world into the students.
Teacher training and/or experience preferred. All faculty lives on property. Candidates with experience in outdoor activities, qualification as LGT, and/or challenge course experience will be given preference.
Additional Salary Information: Salary for 41 weeks. Summer program employment additional. Plus room and board and 85% of health insurance premium.