The Experimentory Teaching Faculty

The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy is seeking Teaching Faculty to join this years program. Reporting to the Experimentory at Deerfield Academy Director, the Experimentory at Deerfield Academy Teaching Faculty will teach the students selected for The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy 2023.

The Experimentory is an intense 3-week program designed to give students from around the world a taste of life at a boarding school while encouraging their creativity and pushing intellectual boundaries. This position is expected to work from the start of Faculty/Staff training on June 30, 2023 through one day after the end of the program on July 24, 2023.

Important Dates:

June 30, 2023 Staff Training
July 5, 2023

July 23, 2023

Registration Day

Student Departure Day

July 24, 2023 Debrief

Primary responsibilities include:  prepare, teach, and evaluate two classes a day of an engaging, highly interactive, hands-on course for middle school students, the goals of this course should be to learn life-long skills such as collaboration, communication, the iterative learning process, as well as skills specific to your course topic; provide students and families with comments at the end of the program to maximize student growth; attend week day lunches and lead or co-lead sit-down tables of students; supervise two Community Activities (airport shuttle or field trip) as assigned by the Director; know and enforce the rules of the program responding to rule breaking and following up with the Director to maximize safety; work closely with faculty and administration in developing trust and open communication in responding effectively to concerns; act as a role model for the students at all times demonstrating respect, honesty, and concern for others.  Your actions and attitudes should provide students with an environment that is safe and comfortable for them to learn and play in while still pushing the boundaries of ideas and success; maintain contact with the Director on any issues, concerns, or successes that occur and participation in Faculty/Staff training prior to The Experimentory.

 Qualifications: professional educator with teaching experience, preference given to current Deerfield Academy teaching faculty; demonstrated excellence in your field of teaching; ability and desire to mentor a teaching assistant; success in interacting and relating well to adolescents in middle school, both domestic and international; strong collaboration, interpersonal, and organizational skills, with a strong attention to detail; desire to expand teaching knowledge while teaching innovative ideas to students; ability to take initiative and to multi-task independently and effectively; and ability to handle confidential information

Please submit a course proposal with your application.

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Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.