Summer Programs • Teaching Intern Program 2014
Thursday, June 26— Saturday, August 2, 2014
WMA Summer Programs teaching intern program affords college students the opportunity to gain experience as an independent school faculty as a teacher, dorm advisor and coach. Under the supervision of senior teachers, the internship provides a rewarding experience and is particularly beneficial for those interested in teaching at a boarding school.
- Assist two different senior teachers in two courses
- Live in a dorm and serve as a house adviser for 6-8 advisees
- Coach in the afternoon athletic program
- Chaperone at least four student activity trips
Applicants should have completed their sophomore, junior or senior year of college.
- Desired college majors: Science, English, Mathematics, History, Education, foreign languages, ESL, Studio Art, and Photography.
- Successful candidates will possess good communication skills, be energetic, enthusiastic, passionate, creative, and be able to demonstrate a strong interest in a career in education.
- Some athletic ability is required.
- You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Stipend – includes room and board.
Completed sophomore year of college - $2800
Completed junior year of college - $2900
Completed senior year of college - $3000
Submit the following. Preference given to completed applications received by March 17, 2014.
- A letter expressing your reasons for applying to the intern program
- Your resume
- Two letters of recommendation; at least one of which must be from a college professor who can evaluate your academic work and who can assess your potential as a teacher
- Recommendations from employers or clergy are welcomed
- A recent college transcript
Submit materials via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Jim Irzyk, Director of Summer Programs
Wilbraham and Monson Academy
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
WMA Security Guard • Full-time 30hrs/week
General Job Description
The primary function of Security Guard is to practice the “detect, deter, observe and report” methodology. It is your duty to make rounds at designated times. This means to make sure everything is secure, i.e. doors locked, windows closed and lights are off. Also, check boilers during heating season and make sure they are running properly (no leaking pipes, etc.) Security Guard acts to protect property by maintaining a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder; then taking action and reporting any incidents to the Administrator and emergency services as appropriate.
Security Guard must be familiar with the WMA “Crisis Response” manual.
The Guard provides a visible deterrence to a crime as well as presents a positive impression of rule enforcement at the school.
Security Guard is often called upon to respond to minor emergencies and to assist in serious emergencies by guiding emergency responders to the scene of the incident and documenting what happened on an incident report.
Guard will also provide security for special school events or functions.
- Requires good judgment in the analysis of facts and their application
- Good interpersonal skills for contact with both faculty, administration and students
- Good communication skills to communicate well as you have to deal with faculty and students, knowing how to effectively speak to them – being assertive and calm – may help you to avert potentially volatile situations
- Requires the ability to work independently
- Must possess a valid Massachusetts operator’s license
- This position requires a lot of walking, lifting 50 pounds or less, as well as dealing with situations that may require the use of physical strength
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
- High school diploma or GED
- CPR certified
- Preferred Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice or equivalent or prior experience as a law enforcement officer
Applicants for faculty and administrative positions should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to: