Interlochen Arts Academy is looking for a collegial and engaging Instructor of English, with strong preference given to candidates able to teach interdisciplinary humanities courses that pull together the types of learning typically seen in English, history, and social science classrooms.
At Interlochen, we value a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, and we seek to foster a community in which every student, employee, and visitor feels secure, respected, and welcome.
Our academic courses are taught in ways that support creativity, observation, communication, and integration, within classrooms marked by active student engagement. We are looking to hire an instructor who can…
Help students realize the joy of curiosity and the value of intellectual inquiry
Be flexible and adaptable, eager to work with 9th and 10th graders as well as juniors and seniors
Demonstrate the ability to offer differentiated instruction to students with a wide range of educational backgrounds
Build courses emphasizing critical thinking and real-world problem solving skills
Show a strong interest in developing and teaching interdisciplinary courses that value an integrated, arts and humanities based approach to learning
Be willing to seek out opportunities for engaging and meaningful collaboration with other instructors
Model for students an enthusiasm for lifelong learning
Qualifications: Experience teaching high school students is preferred. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred.
About Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.
Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen ...College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.