Employment Opportunities

Be a part of a committed, passionate team of educators.


Information on Advancement Coordinator Position

Alzar School is seeking an energetic Advancement Coordinator to help execute fundraising and advancement efforts for the school.  We are looking for an individual who is excited by the prospect of helping individuals and organizations realize their philanthropic priorities and communicate Alzar School’s mission as a worthy investment. This is a salaried, full-time, year-round position. Learn more here. 

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates can apply here. You can email advancementhiring@alzarschool.org with any questions.

Information on Teacher Positions

Alzar School teachers motivate, inspire, and educate our students both in and out of the classroom. They are passionate individuals who are excited to share their knowledge of content areas, enthusiasm for the outdoors, and curiosity for cultural learning.  Learn more here.

Alzar School is accepting applications for teachers for the 2021-2022 year.  Interested candidates can apply here online.


Information on Community & Experiential Advisor (CEA) Positions

Community and Experiential Advisors (CEAs) are primarily responsible for supervising students within Alzar School’s residential life program. This includes the coordination of student meals, the facilitation of a variety of student activities, instruction of Alzar School’s residential life curriculum, monitoring of academic study halls, and leading our various outdoor expeditions. Moreover, these staff members play a critical role upholding community norms and standards, as well as maintaining a safe learning and living environment at the school.  Learn more here.


Hiring Timeline

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, as each applicant pool is unique.  We accept applications on a rolling basis year-round, but typically review applications and offer interviews in February-March each year.  In general, the school year spans from the beginning of August into the first week of June. New hires typically begin in early July for a month of intensive training in Alzar School academic, outdoor, leadership, and residential institutes.


Salary and Benefits

Both the teacher and CEA positions are paid positions that include health and other benefits.  We offer contracts to new teacher hires with the expectation of a two-year minimum commitment, while the CEA position is designed as a one-year position. Salary is based on the position, as well as applicant experience and qualifications.


How to Apply

To apply to become a teacher or CEA, please fill out our online application here.  Note, you will be asked to upload a cover letter, two-page general resume, outdoor resume and references.

Questions can be directed to studies@alzarschool.org.


Seasonal Opportunities

Each summer, Alzar School and its subsidiary raft company Confluences River Expeditions have seasonal employment opportunities for river professionals (typically with one or more years of professional river guiding or instructional experience).  Resumes are collected on a rolling basis.  If you are interested in applying to work with Alzar School’s summer river program, please submit an application online here.   If you are interested in commercial guiding with Confluences River Expeditions, please email info@confluencesriverexpeditions.com.


Teaching Fellowship

Previously, Alzar School offered a teaching fellowship position for recent college graduates looking to be introduced to the teaching profession.  While we are not currently offering this program, we anticipate resuming it in the future.  If you would like to be put on a list to receive updates when they happen, please contact studies@alzarschool.org).