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Upper School HumanitiesTeacher

August 20, 2020 - June 11, 2021


School

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Telluride Mountain School

Position

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Upper School Humanities Teacher

Description

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Telluride Mountain School is an innovative learning community where strong academics, enriching experiences, and meaningful relationships develop confident, curious students who passionately contribute to the world. Telluride Mountain School is a pre-K through 12 independent school of 130 students located in Telluride, CO, in the heart of San Juan mountains and southwest Colorado. We are seeking an exceptional Humanities teacher, team member and advisor for our Upper School (grades 7-12). The Humanities teaching assignment will include both History and English Language Arts, and will depend on the teacher’s skill set and the needs of the team.

Professional Qualifications
• Classroom teaching experience preferred

• Outdoor and/or experiential teaching experience preferred
• An undergraduate degree in related field of Education, or History or English, is required; a graduate degree is preferred
• Communication skills and commitment to teamwork

• Commitment to all students in our school community

• Commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning, and the growth and development of others on the team

Personal Qualities
• Demonstrate enthusiasm for work in all settings
• Model school core values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity and Love of Learning
• Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team

Duties
• Report to Head of School
• Serve as an advisor, supporting the social and emotional learning and overall experience of a group of students
• Participate in outdoor and experiential learning, including but not limited to multi-day overnight trips.
• Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the school, including community and family events.
• Additional duties as deemed necessary by the Head of School

How to Apply

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Please send cover lettter and resume to Andy Shoff, Head of School [email protected]