The Penn Boarding School Teaching Residency (BSTR) program is a groundbreaking collaboration between the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania and a consortium of the nation's leading boarding schools. With an innovative and comprehensive curriculum designed specifically for the boarding schools' unique setting, the program provides aspiring teachers a two-year opportunity to receive a Master's in Science of Education in concert with the exceptional fellowship program offered by St. Paul's School.
The regular workload for a Teaching Fellow at St. Paul's is:
To be involved with two Theater Classes each term.
To lead or support the development and presentation of theater productions each term.
To live on campus and be affiliated with a residential house and carry out all the duties and responsibilities of house advisers.
To meet with the other BSTR Teaching Fellows once a week and with their mentors, formally, at least that often.
The workload from Penn for the Masters in Science of Education is:
Summer work at Penn each year
Online work with the cohort of Fellows from the other schools.
One weekend a term at one of the consortium schools with faculty from the schools and from Penn.
Coursework with a mentor at St. Paul's.
Regular reading and writing assignments from the BSTR at the Penn Graduate School of Education.
Undergraduate degree in one a discipline related to theater is required.
One goal of the BSTR is to broaden the population of educators prepared to teach in boarding schools by welcoming diverse candidates.
For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript.
About St. Paul's School
Founded in 1856 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, St. Paul’s School is a co-educational college preparatory high school located in Concord, N.H. The 2,000-acre grounds are home to approximately 535 young men and women from 37 states and 18 countries. All students and the nearly 100 full-time faculty members live on the grounds. The School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as other nationally recognized agencies. In addition to its regular program for grades nine through twelve, St. Paul’s also offers the Advanced Studies Program each summer for academically talented New Hampshire high school juniors.