Position Available: Blair Academy announces an opening for a Winter Teaching Intern. We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, collegial and mature college junior, senior or college graduate who wishes to work for 3 weeks (January 5-26, with some flexibility around these dates) with a diverse group of high school students and adults in a dynamic and collaborative academic setting. The intern will be housed in the guest room of a Blair faculty member, and all meals will be provided.
Typical job responsibilities include:
Shadowing a Blair faculty member in preparing, teaching, and assessing student work in the subject(s) most closely related to the intern’s major
Assisting with residential life responsibilities in one or more dormitories
Participating in Blair’s afternoon program by helping to coach a team or direct an afternoon activity
Engaging with students through participation in scheduled weekend activities
Attending a selected range of faculty meetings
School Setting: Blair Academy is a co-educational, grade 9-postgraduate boarding school situated on 460 hilltop acres just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap and approximately one hour west of New York City. The school is 80 percent boarding, possesses exceptional facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of the faculty. Learn more about our campus and programs at the School’s website at www.blair.edu.
How to Apply: First, send a résumé expressing your interest to Lorry Perry, Dean of Faculty, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow up with an e-mail including a letter of interest, transcripts (which may be unofficial) and 2-3 letters of recommendation.
Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.
The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
Strong academic performance in a discipline that is currently part of Blair’s curriculum
Previous experience in residential life and/or student instruction (e.g., camp counselor, summer school instructor, tutor)
High-level experience in a sport or extracurricular activity that we currently offer at Blair
Demonstrated leadership experience as a team captain, club officer, or resident advisor
Additional Salary Information: This is an unpaid internship. If the student is in college and would like to seek college credit for the internship, we will work with the college to meet the requirements for credit.
About Blair Academy
School Setting: Blair Academy is a co-educational, grade 9-postgraduate boarding school situated on 460 hilltop acres just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap and approximately one hour west of New York City. The School is 80% boarding, possesses fine facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of the faculty. The campus and programs may be viewed at the School’s website: www.blair.edu