La Lumiere School is seeking applications for the position of Social Studies Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate would have experience teaching the AP World History curriculum.
Faculty members at La Lumiere are expected to participate in the extra-curricular life and residential life programs at the school as well. Faculty will serve as advisors to a group of approximately eight students. Normally, faculty members are expected to assist with two seasons of extra-curricular activities and weeknight and weekend duty assignments on a rotating basis. Extra-curricular activities include various sports and alternative cocurriculars, including drama productions, academic competition teams, etc. Evening duty assignments are typically two nights per week. There are several weekends during the school year when a faculty member is part of a duty team whose responsibilities include the supervision of residential students and sponsor recreational activities.
Faculty at La Lumiere describe each other as:
responsive to student needs
flexible and willing to help (team player)
energetic and self-motivated
knowledgeable of their subject and the field of education
excited to work with students in the dorms
desiring to live where they work (though some faculty members live off-campus)
Students describe La Lumiere faculty as:
attuned to the needs of students
willing to help outside of class
having a sense of humor
intelligent and prepared
Faculty compensation packages are competitive. If a faculty member resides on campus, then year-round housing and meals when school is in session are included as part of the benefits package for the faculty member and his or her family. Other benefits include an optional health plan, a contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement account, and professional development opportunities.
A résumé/curriculum vitae and cover letter should be emailed to Will Lingle (email@example.com).
La Lumiere School challenges and supports each of its 228 students to thrive—here on our wooded campus in La Porte, Indiana, an hour southeast of Chicago; in the colleges they pursue; and throughout their lives. We meet our freshmen where they are, carefully stretching them out of their comfort zones while maintaining an intentional, supportive environment. Graduation finds seniors who are well on... their way to growing into the best versions of themselves, comfortable in their own skins yet hungry for the next challenge—students who have grown in character, scholarship, and faith, and who believe that they’re at the helm of their own journey.