Tabor Academy seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable and passionate educator to teach photography classes in our Visual Arts Department, to serve as a dorm parent with related duties, and to oversee our Photopool in the afternoon program. This person will also work closely with our Communications and Admissions Marketing Offices to provide student photography for use on Tabor’s website, digital mailings, school viewbook and most other publications. This position includes housing.
The successful candidate will:
embrace an initiative-driven faculty culture focused on advancing Tabor Academy’s mission
have experience in traditional and digital photographic technologies and submit a strong portfolio
possess an understanding of current teaching pedagogies and adolescent development
model flexibility in both implementing best learning practices and pursuing success for each student
be comfortable with exhibition installation and curatorial responsibilities
possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations
demonstrate fluency with academic technology that advances learning for students and a willingness to integrate technology into classroom experiences
enjoy collaborating with colleagues within and across subject areas, and all aspects of school life
invest in the community and participate in the lives of our students outside of the classroom
convey patience and empathy with adolescents
have excellent communication skills
be self-reflective, able to work independently, and committed to professional growth
possess a ready and willing sense of humor
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience in residential oversight and secondary or post-secondary instruction. Tabor Academy is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
Electronic materials only, please. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Photography” in the Subject line.
Tabor Academy is a selective independent coeducational boarding and day school of 500 students in grades 9-12. Located on 87 acres of waterfront property on Sippican Harbor, the village of Marion in the southeastern corner of Massachusetts is under an hour’s drive from Boston and Providence. Established in 1876 to serve the children of Marion, Tabor today serves students from 20 states and 21 cou...ntries with broad socio-economic representation and a myriad of cultural and educational experiences.