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English Instructor (Temporary - 1 semester starting January 2023)

Employer
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Location
Interlochen, Michigan
Salary
Salary dependent on education and experience and includes complete benefits package.
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Details

A global destination for artists and arts enthusiasts, Interlochen Center for the Arts nurtures creativity through five dynamic platforms: Interlochen Arts Camp, the renowned summer arts program; Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premier fine arts boarding high school; Interlochen Presents, a producer of more than 600 annual performances by internationally celebrated guest artists, Interlochen students, and faculty; Interlochen Public Radio, two listener-supported, 24-hour public radio stations (classical music and news); and Interlochen College of Creative Arts, a convener for lifelong learning in the arts.

Job Summary: Interlochen Arts Academy seeks an English Instructor for the spring semester of the 2022-23 school year (January 2023 - May 2023). The instructor will teach 5 sections of class total, including 3 sections of an 11th-grade English elective and 2 sections of a 12th-grade English elective. In addition to teaching, the instructor will be asked to serve as a co-advisor to a small group of students.

  • Teach 5 sections of English/Language Arts

  • Serve as co-advisor to a small group of students who meet weekly for 45 minutes

  • Hold weekly office hours

  • Maintain a course page online through Canvas, take attendance daily in each class, keep electronic gradebook up to date, and prepare timely and thorough grade reports

  • Attend department, division, and full faculty meetings

  • Participate in all-school events at the end of the school year, as well as periodically throughout the semester

  • Seek the best use of materials, equipment and staff to maximize efficiency and effectiveness

  • Comply with ICA policies/procedures and acts as a good steward of ICA finances

  • Respect the culture, diversity and rights of all students, their families and the community

  • Prioritize duties in a manner consistent with organizational objectives and growth

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Education: BA in English or related field required

Experience: Experience teaching high school students preferred

Equipment Familiarity: Familiarity with the following technology / software / programs preferred:

  • Google suite

  • Canvas or another Learning Management System

 

Certifications, Licenses or Special Training: 

  • Must meet and maintain background screening requirements as detailed in policy 12.HR.01 Pre-Employment and Employee Background Checks

  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets the eligibility requirements of ICA’s insurance carrier (for all positions requiring driving)

For a complete job description and to apply go to www.interlochen.org/careers.

Application Materials Required:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to work effectively with students from a variety of educational backgrounds and at a variety of educational readiness levels

  • Ability to follow and execute specific verbal and written instructions

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to promote and maintain positive interaction with all internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrate respect for cultural, ethnic, spiritual, and linguistic diversity and values including differences in personal goals, lifestyle choices and varying family backgrounds and histories

 

Safeguarding our students, guests, and employees is a valued mission within Interlochen Center for the Arts. As a condition of employment, Interlochen Center for the Arts requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. Prior to beginning employment, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and all new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Benefits:

Health, dental, and vision insurance

Employer paid and voluntary life insurance

Employer paid short and long-term disability

Employee development & tuition reimbursement program

Sick time

Employee discounts to Interlochen events and performances

Company

World-class educational and cultural opportunities converge on our glorious, 1,200-acre campus through Interlochen Arts Camp, our immersive and multidisciplinary summer arts program; Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premier arts boarding high school; Interlochen Presents, a producer of more than 600 annual performances by internationally celebrated guest artists Interlochen students, and faculty, and  Interlochen College of Creative Arts, a convener for continuing arts education and lifelong learning. Interlochen Online brings the Interlochen experience into the homes of emerging artists around the world, and Interlochen Public Radio broadcasts classical music, local news, and cultural programs far and wide.

Interlochen alumni from around the world lead vibrant, purposeful lives in the arts and beyond, having developed confidence and perspective within our diverse and inclusive community. The Interlochen experience equips young people with an enduring skill: the creative capacity to make a positive impact on their world.

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