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.
The Humanities/Spanish Instructor will teach Spanish courses as well as coursework in Language Arts, History or English as a Language. Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated skill and interest in teaching students at all levels, grades 9-12.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Creates course curriculum, course handouts, lectures, labs, presentations, and other course materials required to deliver course information in an understandable and interesting manner to ensure students are engaged with the course material in order to achieve the course learning outcomes
Teaches a full load of classes in Spanish and in the humanities or English as a Language.
Develops and maintains a course page through Canvas learning management software.
Maintains up-to-date attendance and gradebook records.
Completes timely and thorough interim and grade reports.
Writes letters of recommendation for college admissions.
Serves as a mentor for an advisory group.
Collaborates and builds relationships with fellow faculty members.
Provides office hours 4 days a week for students (minimum of 30 minutes per session) and holds scheduled evening tutorials when needed.
Attends department, division, faculty, community and other meetings as necessary.
Participates in mission oriented events like all-school events and student performances.
Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Social Studies, Social Sciences, English as a Language, History, Political Science, Literature, Composition or related field required. Master’s degree a plus.
Recent high school teaching experience preferred.
Experience teaching all levels of high school (or desire to do so) preferred.
Ability to demonstrate effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc) which enhance student interest and engagement.
Ability to use technology to introduce new materials.
Background or interest in the arts is a valuable asset.
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About Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org. Interlochen Center for the Arts includes: Interlochen Arts AcademyInterlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities. Interlochen Arts CampYoung artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve. Interlochen College of Creative ...ArtsAdult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines. Interlochen Public RadioClassical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/CharlevoixNews Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/LudingtonStreaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists. Interlochen PresentsInterlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.