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Seasonal summer In-Person Administrator

For The Putney School

Seasonal summer positions available for 2021 include administrative, teaching, and dormitory
head/apprentice teacher positions for our in-person programs in Vermont. Teaching positions for
the year-round, including summer, online series of workshops for teens, and the online series of
workshops for adults, are also available. All positions are responsible for sustaining the vision
and direction of the programs. Successful candidates will have experience teaching or working
administratively in leadership roles and will possess a high level of knowledge of educational
approaches and ability in specific workshop areas or in a leadership capacity. Candidates for the
high school programs should be experienced with the high school age group and have a broad
understanding of adolescent development. Candidates for the adult workshops are generally
practicing artists or writers with strong teaching experience. Experience working in a residential
school environment is a plus for our in-person programs. All candidates should expect to
participate fully in the life of the summer programs.
Responsibilities of seasonal summer in-person administrators include:
● Contribute to the design of the framework within which the summer community is
formed, manage all logistical parts of the program, serve in supportive dean like
roles for students and teachers
● Oversee management of dormitories, supervise students, lead apprentice teachers
● Develop and lead community gatherings and events including opportunities for
student performances and presentations. Prepare students for special events.
● Organize groups of students, teachers, and apprentice teachers according to a regular
schedule of workshops and special events for each day, including evenings and
● Coordinate and manage student arrival, departure, dormitory and student life, including
disciplinary concerns

Dec 09, 2020
Putney, Vermont
Please send your resume, a letter that includes your area of interest, and names of three references to All applications will be considered on a rolling basis and will be reviewed until the positions are filled.