The High Mountain Institute is seeking an English teacher, a full-time position in the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching three sections of Literature of the Natural World, leading wilderness expeditions, and participating in residential life duties.
About the High Mountain Institute Semester: HMI joins the best of a traditional independent school environment with top-class outdoor education opportunities. HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous academic program, extended wilderness trips, and a community of shared responsibility. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.
- Teach 3 sections of Literature of the Natural World each semester
- Co-lead wilderness expeditions in the Rocky Mountains and canyons of southern Utah (7 weeks per year)
- Participate in weekly residential responsibilities
- Mentor an English apprentice each semester
- Advise 4-6 students per semester
- Health, dental, and vision benefits
- 4-9% retirement benefits match after 1 year
- Summer vacation, early June to mid-August
- Wilderness leadership training opportunities
- Annual professional development opportunities
- Competitive salary, dependent on experience
Qualifications: BA or higher, willingness to acquire and maintain current WFR & CPR certifications, prior English teaching experience, prior experience in wilderness settings, enthusiasm for working with teenagers in a residential setting, criminal and driving background check required.
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Aimee Goldstein, Administrative Assistant for the HMI Semester, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will begin our initial review of applications on February 13, 2017 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to HMI for a formal interview.
Correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
HMI’s Diversity Statement: The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer that strives for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.