The intern assists the senior teacher in the Summer School's Photography program, helping students navigate the darkroom and providing guidance, inspiration, and some expertise with assignments using both manual and digital cameras. Under the guidance of the senior teacher, the intern also independently teaches two afternoon elective Digital Photography courses. In addition to the academic responsibilities, the intern will act as the School photographer, capturing images on and off campus to be included on the School's website, social media sites, and in marketing publications.
The intern lives in a student dormitory and helps organize and chaperone various trips and activities.
How you will benefit: Interns are provided with a salary, free housing and board, on-campus medical attention, and teaching materials. In addition, each will attend a two-day summer program orientation prior to the opening of Summer School, as well as a weekly seminar led by a senior teacher. Opportunities are available to network and to interview with an educational placement service. Each year, approximately half of the interns go on to teach in independent schools and, wherever possible, the Director of the Summer School provides assistance and support in their decision-making process.
Application Procedure: The following required materials must be received as soon as possible, but by no later than February 1, 2017:
• A letter expressing your reasons for applying to the intern program;
• Your resume;
• Two letters of recommendation;
• A recent college transcript.
Submit the application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail the materials to: Thomas Antonucci, Director Taft Summer School – Teaching Internships, 110 Woodbury Road, Watertown, CT 06795
What's next? Completed applications will be reviewed and finalist candidates will be contacted for an interview. Offers of employment to selected candidates are generally issued within two to three weeks from the date of the interview.