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Seasonal Teacher of Synchronous Online Workshops for Teens or Adults

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 (including summer) teachers of synchronous online workshops
for teens or adults include:
● Teach a series of online classes, generally over the course of 4-6 weeks, meeting
with participants one or more times weekly, as scheduled
● Develop a comprehensive class plan with clear objectives, progression of lessons, and
materials list; set up the Putney google classroom and zoom meeting; take attendance;
remain engaged and present on zoom for the entire scheduled class time; create
opportunities for participants to share work among themselves as well as with participants
from other Putney workshops; maintain regular communication with the director of
summer arts, including timely communication of any absences, concerns about
participants, and for support

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