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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.
Interested teacher candidates can apply here online for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications received prior to February 1, 2023 will receive timely consideration for open positions in the 2023-2024 school year. As a school community, we value diverse experience, perspectives, identities, and skill sets. We invite you to apply!
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.
Interested candidates can apply here online for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications received prior to February 1, 2023 will receive timely consideration for open positions in the 2023-2024 school year.
Teacher and CEA 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 applications received prior to February 1, for open positions the upcoming school year, will receive timely consideration. Our hiring team will review applications throughout February-March and be in touch with applicants at that time. In general, the school year spans from the beginning of August into the first week of June. New hires typically complete 3 weeks of training in Alzar School academic, outdoor, leadership and residential life institutes. This occurs in July, prior to all-staff training in August. Students arrive for the fall semester in mid-August.
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 about teaching positions can be directed to email@example.com. Questions about CEA positions can be directed to ceas@alzar.
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 commercial guiding with Confluences River Expeditions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on Gap Instructor Positions
Alzar Gap provides high school graduates with life-changing experiences while offering tangible leadership training in world-class destinations. Alzar Gap currently offers three different programs that range from 35 to 90 days in both North and South America. Our students are highly motivated high school graduates, who want to make a difference in the world. We accomplish our mission to ‘build leaders who positively impact the world’ through the intersection of service learning, leadership training, outdoor adventure, and cultural immersion. As an institution, we value diverse experience, perspectives, identities, and skill sets. Learn more about Alzar Gap and program offerings. If you are interested in applying to work as an instructor for Alzar Gap, please find a job description here, and submit an online application here. Resumes are collected on a rolling basis.
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, please contact email@example.com.