Instructor

Link School Instructor Responsibilities

Cover letters and résumés for instructor positions are accepted at any time.

  • Academics:
    • teach courses in accord with the Link School project based learning curriculum
    • support students with tutoring and assist with online courses
    • conduct student assessments
    • assist with block course instruction
    • contribute to portfolios for each student, recording their academic work, service work, expeditions, and project accomplishments
  • Experiential Education:
    • logistics preparation for expeditions and post expedition clean-up
    • expedition staff for 7-10 day backpacking, climbing, canyoneering, whitewater rafting & kayaking, canoeing, sea kayaking,  horsepacking, mountain biking, backcountry skiing, sailing, surfing, winter camping, and whatever else we come up with
    • expedition debriefs and education assessments
    • maintain driver’s license and ability to drive 9-15 passenger vehicle with trailer
    • foreign travel program assistance
  • Resident Assistant:
    • work shifts as a resident assistant
      • maintain professional and moral relationship with students at all times
      • ensure safe, love-filled environment for the students
      • provide health care (spiritual) and nursing care as needed – involve parents and practitioner as appropriate
    • assistance with spiritual development program for the students
    • food preparation and meal clean up
    • facility cleaning conducted and oversight of student work
    • conflict resolution and counseling as needed
    • disciplinary action conducted as needed
    • assistance with student employment and helping them get to and from work
  • Service Work:
    • help set up projects and work with students
    • invest in service learning possibilities
  • Project Mentor:
    • work individually with 1 or 2 students each semester on individual projects
    • assess project work and help students with final presentations
  • Spiritual:
    • practice Christian Science in all aspects of work and personal life
    • actively mentor students in their own spiritual exploration and growth
  • Staff & Administrative:
    • be willing to work long hours in an intense environment
    • maintain professional and moral relationship with students at all times
    • work closely with a small group of staff
    • communicate with parents and assist students in their communication with parents
      • help with parent visitation weekends
    • attend trainings, professional development workshops and school visits
    • work to keep program expenses within budget

 

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