Proctor's Mountain Classroom is a co-ed academic, outdoor adventure, and travel program offered to grade 11-12 students. Two ten-week terms consist of an initial week of intensive academic focus to jump-start the English, Social Science, and Science followed by a field component to further study, backpack, rock climb, paddle, or visit areas of cultural significance; a period at the end of the term is set aside to evaluate and process the classes and the experience.
Organize and teach curriculum for two subjects; team teach a seminar on group dynamics/leadership; teach the outdoor skills pertinent to the areas traveled; assist with the logistics and all aspects of wilderness and front-country travel; share in driving; help maintain equipment, maintain a budget and appropriate communication with campus and parents.
Full-time benefits include 401 (k) plan, health and dental insurance, life and AD&D insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability.
Position open for winter and spring, 2017-18. Academic term dates are mid-November to early March and late March to early June. Instructors must attend a late August week long faculty orientation and participate in a 6-day Wilderness orientation trip with incoming Proctor students in New Hampshire and should expect to be working through the fall on curriculum and logistics.
The application deadline is March 30, 2017. However, please submit your application materials as soon as possible as qualified candidates will be reviewed as their information becomes available.