The High Mountain Institute is seeking a History Teacher, a full-time position in the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching United States History: Western Perspectives and AP United States History, leading wilderness expeditions, and participating in residential life duties.
About the High Mountain Institute: 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 a community of shared responsibility. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.
Teach 3 sections of United States History each semester (Honors and AP)
Co-lead wilderness expeditions in the Rocky Mountains and canyons of southern Utah (7 weeks per year)
Participate in weekly residential responsibilities
Mentor a history apprentice each semester
Advise 4-6 students each 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 History 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 via e-mail to Aimee Goldstein, Administrative Assistant for the HMI Semester, at email@example.com.
We will begin our initial review of applications on February 25, 2019 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to HMI for a formal interview.
Correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
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.