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Seasonal Summer In-Person Teacher

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 teachers include:
● Teach one or two three-hour workshops during the day and an hour and a half
activity two evenings a week; inspired use and supervision of open studio time;
design and lead opportunities for students to engage in arts related and community
building activities
● Rotating dormitory duty and supervision of students
● Mentor apprentice teachers
● Create opportunities for student performances and presentations, assist
students in their preparations
● Develop and supervise community gatherings and events with the opportunity to
lead students in regularly scheduled outdoor recreational activities, including
camping overnight in the Putney forest
● Adaptable to teaching online a plus

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.