FEMALE TEACHER/INSTRUCTOR Proctor Academy, Andover, NH
Contact Person: Patty Pond - (603)735-6241
Proctor's Mountain Classroom is a co-ed academic, outdoor adventure, and travel program offered to grade 11-12 students. Two ten-week terms consist of an initial week or so of intensive academic focus to jump-start the English, Social Science, and Science followed by a six-week field component to further study, backpack, rock climb, paddle, or visit areas of cultural significance; a period at the end of the term is set aside to evaluate and process the classes and the experience.
Organize and teach curriculum for two subjects; team teach a seminar on group dynamics/leadership; teach the outdoor skills pertinent to the areas traveled; assist with the logistics and all aspects of wilderness and front-country travel; share in driving; help maintain equipment, maintain a budget and appropriate communication with campus and parents.
Teaching experience and expertise in at least two of the academic courses offered (English, Social Science, Science(Ecology/Natural History), Expedition Skills); experience working with teenagers and facilitating group processes; effective communication skills; advanced outdoor skills and the ability to teach them; a good driving record; awareness of the demands of extended leadership in diverse settings; WFR certificate; CPR certificate; substantial experience rock climbing (able to fully manage a top rope site), backpacking or wilderness travel, some paddling experience helpful. Positive attitude and sense of humor are also required!!
Annual salary is dependent on experience. Medical coverage is provided.
Position open for winter and spring, 2012-2013. Term dates are mid-November to early March, late March to early June, although prep work commences through the fall with instructors being on campus starting in mid October. Instructors must attend a late August week-long faculty orientation and participate in a 6-day Wilderness orientation trip with incoming Proctor students in New Hampshire.
The application deadline is March 1, 2012. However, please submit your application materials as soon as possible as qualified candidates will be reviewed as their information becomes available.
Send resume to: Patricia A. Pond
P.O. Box 500
Andover, NH 03216 Phone: (603)735-6241.
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 
Personal interviews are required.