Teach a small group (group size is around 4) of elementary students as part of a team at a small all-boys boarding school.
Students are grouped into groups according to skill and achieved competencies rather than by grade. Elementary program is a self-contained program within a school that serves students aged 8 - 15 years.
Live on campus and participate actively in all aspects of life at a small, family-style boarding school.
The school is a small country boarding school where a simple and predictable lifestyle allows time to learn, play, grow, and appreciate other people. All students are boarding students and all faculty live on campus, so evening and weekend hours are as important as the hours of classroom instruction. The school is small enough that everyone is well known, everyone is important, and there is plenty of attention for every student.
The school is designed especially for boys of exceptionally high intellectual potential who want to succeed, like to please adults, and want to have friends, but whose idiosyncrasies, high energy, unusual interests, excessive need for attention, or other characteristics have led to isolation or severe difficulties in larger schools. The school is mostly a middle school. The best time to enter is when a boy is 8 to 11 years old, but older applicants are also considered.
Degree in elementary education.
Experience in residential settings, preferably as a summer camp counselor.
Excitement about teaching, ability to motivate, ability to manage strong idiosyncrasies, patience, general light-heartedness, ability to continue to learn and be challenged.
Additional Salary Information: Salary, plus housing and utilities, health insurance, and other benefits.
Continued Education funds including possibility to receive a 3 year scholarship towards a graduate degree.