Position Available: Blair Academy announces an opening for a Winter Study Teaching Intern. We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, collegial and mature college junior, senior or graduate who wishes to spend 3 weeks (January 3-25) with a diverse group of high school students and adults in a dynamic and collaborative academic setting; this time can be shortened or lengthened for the successful candidate. The intern will be housed in the guest room of a Blair faculty member, and all meals will be provided.
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 atwww.blair.edu.
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 (e.g., team captain, club officer, or resident advisor)
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
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. To ensure your materials get a thorough review, please complete the application process by October 15th.
Blair Academy seeks and supports faculty members who enliven and strengthen our community through their contributions to our classrooms, extracurricular activities and their desire to bring people together in a welcoming, inclusive community. We are committed to hiring people from a diversity of backgrounds. We do not discriminate against any applicants, as we ensure equal employment opportunities for all.
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