The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Science teacher, a full-time position in the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching three sections of Natural Science, 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 Natural Science 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 a Science 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 Science 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 email@example.com.
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.