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The Mountain School of Milton Academy is an independent semester program that provides high school juniors the opportunity to live and work on an organic farm in Vershire, Vermont. During their four-month stay, 45 students from all over the country experience a challenging curriculum that links academic disciplines and inspires self-reflection while pushing them to reach beyond the self and focus on the common good. Outside the classroom, the program models the values of simplicity and sustainability in practices such as food preparation, energy use, and the maintenance of facilities. Through the farm, students experience the satisfaction that comes from physical work and also gain an understanding of the connections between our everyday actions and our world. The Mountain School welcomes candidates who would add to the diversity of the school community. The Mountain School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

English Teacher

The Mountain School is seeking an outstanding educator to teach English, manage a dormitory, work on our farm, and help with entry-level administrative functions.  
Important responsibilities include the following:
  • Teach two sections of English;
  • Manage a small dormitory;
  • Mentor three advisees;
  • Work with students on the farm four afternoons a week;
  • Help with outreach and admissions decisions;
  • Proofread faculty publications.
The successful candidate will…
  • love working with teenagers;
  • have several years of experience teaching English to adolescents;
  • write and speak well;
  • show energy for admissions;
  • embrace residential life in an educational setting;
Room, board, salary, medical and retirement benefits are included.

To apply for this position, send your resume, a concise statement of interest in this particular position, and a list of three references to alden.smith@mountainschool.org.

We are accepting new applications until March 3rd, and making the appointment by the end of March.