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English or history teacher & wrestling coach

Posted about 4 months ago by bowdim

Wrestling Coach & English or History Teacher
Blair Academy
Fall of 2018

Position Available: Blair Academy seeks a wrestling coach and English or history teacher for employment beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates must enjoy working with adolescents and possess an exceptional work ethic, strong communication skills, a commitment to collegiality and a sense of humor. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a successful coaching background, experience as a secondary school teacher and a subject area degree in English or history. The ideal candidate will have competed as a Division I wrestler, will be knowledgeable in FS and Greco, will have the ability to wrestle with the team and will train with the team until Fargo in late July. The position includes dormitory duty and extra-curricular activities, as well as three seasons of coaching. A passion for project/problem based learning and interdisciplinary approaches are two further qualifications for ideal candidates.

School Setting: Blair Academy is a co-educational, grade 9-postgraduate boarding school situated on 460 hilltop acres just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap and approximately one hour west of New York City. The school is 80 percent boarding, possesses exceptional facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of the faculty. Learn more about our campus and programs at the School’s website at www.blair.edu.

How to Apply: Résumé, letter of interest, current transcript (which may be unofficial) and 2-3 letters of recommendation should be forwarded to Maria Bowditch, Director of Faculty Hiring, P. O. Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. 07825-0600 or, by email, to bowdim@blair.edu.

Please contact Ms. Bowditch with questions or for further information regarding the school.

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment,
is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and
non-discrimination.