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
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:
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:
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.
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Employer paid and voluntary life insurance
Employer paid short and long-term disability
Employee development & tuition reimbursement program
Employee discounts to Interlochen events and performances
Gifted young artists from all over the world come to Interlochen Arts Academy to turn their passion and potential into a purposeful future. As their trusted faculty, we work side by side with our students to help them refine their talents and develop the skills they need to become creators of successful, fulfilling lives. Because this is where raw aptitude is refined, elevated, and maximized. And we are the bridge between proficiency and mastery.Since 1928, Interlochen has offered an immersive arts experience that fosters a sense of closeness discovered only through a deep, shared appreciation. Generations of artists and arts enthusiasts have experienced the special and intangible magic that transpires on Interlochen's beautiful campus, nestled between two pristine lakes and surrounded by quiet pines in northwest Michigan. A true artist's retreat, Interlochen invites students grades 3-12, as well as adults of all ages, for once in a lifetime arts education programs designed to hone their skills and nurture their humanity. The depth and breadth of our offerings is unmatched. Our community transcends backgrounds and beliefs, borders and barriers: here, we are united through the unive...rsal language of the arts.Our umbrella organization, Interlochen Center for the Arts, encompasses six distinct program areas, each founded to propel arts education and engagement: Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen Online, Interlochen Public Radio, Interlochen Presents, and Interlochen College of Creative Arts. For more information go to www.Interlochen.org/careers.