The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Spanish teacher, a full-time position in the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching three sections of Spanish (Levels Three through AP), 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 an intentional community. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.
Teach 3 sections of Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish 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 & Registrar for the HMI Semester, via e-mail at email@example.com.
We will begin our initial review of applications ASAP and will continue reviewing applications until June 8, 2018. 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.
About High Mountain Institute
About the High Mountain Institute:
A semester school for high school juniors, the High Mountain Institute (HMI) combines the best of a traditional independent school with outstanding outdoor education. HMI connects students to the natural world and teaches them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous, experiential academic program, extended wilderness trips, and an intentional community. HMI also offers a Summer Term for high school students and a variety of adolescent and adult programming. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org. We seek candidates who share our passion for educating to the whole student.