Steamboat Mountain School seeks a full-time teaching intern for the 2019-2020 school year to teach Spanish. Ideal candidates have a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a desire to develop teaching skills. Applicants must embrace all aspects of working at a boarding and day school with rigorous academics and strong residential, outdoor, and international travel programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach 2 sections of Spanish
Residential supervisory duty 1-2 nights a week
Perform weekend supervisory duty every fourth weekend
Lead camp trips and afternoon activities that develop students’ outdoor skills
Potentially lead a month-long international travel trip
Serve as advisor for a small group of students
School Mission Statement
Steamboat Mountain School challenges the intellects and imaginations of its students to help them lead productive, creative and responsible lives in a dynamic, global society.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Experience / Preferred Skills
At least three years of experience in classroom teaching and/or working with students with mild learning differences preferred.
Experience with outdoor leadership and comfort in the outdoors preferred.
Experience with international travel preferred.
Familiarity with current trends and thinking on differentiated learning at the secondary level preferred.
Strong time management
Verbal and written communication skills
Sound Decision-making skills
Attention to detail
Ability to manage stressful situations
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will include salary, housing and meals, benefits package