New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH
A full-time faculty member at New Hampton School participates in all facets of boarding school life. Believing teachable moments occur in a variety of venues, the school asks each faculty member to work in the classroom, in the co-curricular arena, as an advisor, and in the residential life program. Additionally, faculty members are expected to be role models to the adolescent community.
A faculty member at New Hampton School works throughout the academic year, as well as when their job duties require them to work. A faculty member engages with students through the academic, school life, and co-curricular programs. The full-time faculty position is a salaried position and includes applicable benefits in accordance with School policy.
Responsibilities Included (but are not limited to):
· Support the school’s mission, vision, and values.
· Attend orientation, faculty and departmental meetings, service-learning days, professional development days, weekend activities, and periodic community events.
· Perform one other duty as assigned by the Head of School.
· Attend all-school functions (required meals, community meetings, graduation, etc.)
· Be familiar with school policies, rules, and regulations, and comply with the school’s health and safety policies.
· Teach four content area classes or tutor during five class periods.
· Be flexible with changes to job responsibilities due to health and safety protocols.
· Advise students following the protocols defined in the “Advising Handbook.”
· Perform residential life duties as a member of a five-person team.
· Provide co-curricular responsibilities during a minimum of two seasons.
· Work a six-day schedule, including Saturdays during the academic year.
· Participate in required professional development opportunities.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:
· Minimum of bachelor’s degree and expertise in subject area.
· A passion for learning new technology skills.
· A commitment to life-long learning.
· Strong verbal and written communications skills.
· Possess a valid driver’s license.
· Successfully complete a criminal and motor vehicle background check.
· Anyone over the age of 18 years old who will be housed on campus with the faculty member will need to successfully complete a criminal background check.
Characteristics of a New Hampton School Faculty Member
Teachers at New Hampton School are expected to create a “Professional Educational Environment”.
Their professional practice should be palpable through the faculty member’s:
· Enthusiasm for teaching and developing global-minded students.
· Empathy and commitment to learn the diverse backgrounds of our community members.
· Ability to appropriately challenge our students in educational settings.
· Eagerness to be a reflective practitioner.
· Interest to learn and experiment with project-based learning.
· Willingness to model school values of respect and responsibility by being organized, reliable and accessible.