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Seasonal Summer In-Person Co-Head of Dormitory/Apprentice Teachers (min 21yrs of age)

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 co-heads of dormitory/apprentice teachers
(min 21yrs of age) include:
● Live in a dormitory room in a dorm that houses up to 28 students; oversee students
when they are not in scheduled activities, create a cohesive sense of community with
students in the dormitory and within the broader program
● Assist a lead teacher in one of the primary daytime workshops
● Teach an evening arts or writing activity two evenings each week, assist with
open studio time
● Lead students in regularly scheduled outdoor recreational activities, including
camping overnight in the Putney forest
● Supervise students in community gatherings and events, support student performances,
presentations, and recreational activities

Dec 09, 2020
Putney, VT
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.