Resident/Teaching Assistants (TAs) are the backbone of the (HS)2 program because they interact with students on every level and in every setting. (HS)2 is currently hiring female RAs/TAs to work in the girls’ dorms and provide academic assistance in biology classrooms. TAs assist lead teachers in the classroom five days per week, up to two hours per day, and support students in study hall three nights per week. TAs live in a dormitory room with another teaching assistant (sharing bathroom facilities with students) and are on duty in the dorm three nights and mornings per week, and three full weekends during the summer session. Responsibilities also include chaperoning students during off-campus activities and transporting students in a 14-passenger vehicle. Successful TAs have a strong academic background, a high level of stamina and compassion for others.
2019 Dates: New faculty, including all TAs, will arrive on campus Tuesday, June 18 and depart July 27-29. (HS)2 third-year students will arrive on campus Saturday, June 22 for a leadership seminar, and first and second-year students will arrive on Monday, June 24. All students depart campus on Saturday, July 27.
Established in 2007, High School High Scholar (HS)2 is a rigorous STEM-based summer enrichment program at Colorado Rocky Mountain School that transforms the lives of promising high school students from underserved communities by inspiring them to reach their full potential, preparing them for college and empowering them for success in the world.
Application Procedures: Before completing the application, please read through the (HS)2 website http:// www.crms.org/hs2/. Completed applications are reviewed and candidates are chosen until staffing is complete. The review of candidates will be ongoing and will take place when the completed Resident/Teaching Assistant application, resume, and cover letter are received.
Interviews and Hiring: After your application has been received, you will be contacted via email to inform you of your applicant status, and if appropriate, to set up an interview. Interviews will likely be conducted over the phone or via Skype. When deciding to accept an offer of a position, applicants should remember that, although the (HS)2 summer session is only five weeks, it is an intense, rigorous, and challenging program for both students and faculty.
If you have any questions, please contact Program Director Cindy Blachly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 970- 963-2562 x134. Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is an equal opportunity employer.
Requirements for the TA position include:
Demonstrated interest and experience in teaching and mentoring students
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Strong in the area of Biology/Environmental Science
22 years of age minimum
Clean driving record and significant driving experience
Additional Salary Information: Summer position; Room and board included
About Colorado Rocky Mountain School
The Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a college-preparatory independent high school located thirty miles northwest of Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. CRMS’s average enrollment is 175 students in grades 9-12 from various countries. Key to the underpinnings of our progressive and experiential program is close faculty-student relationships and a skill-based academic curriculum balanced with outdoor activities that challenge young people to develop skills, judgment, responsibility, as well as a service ethic. Also significant are tasks related to daily life and the well being of the community. Our balanced curriculum of rigorous college-preparatory courses, wilderness education, and service learning, all in a residential setting, allows students to cultivate academic excellence, critical thinking, and community-mindedness.