Lake Tahoe Preparatory School seeks experienced therapeutic boarding school residential staff, wilderness field staff, or others with significant experience working with adolescents, for the summer of 2021 and the 2021-2022 school year.
Residential Life Staff members are responsible for...
Attending to the needs, health, safety, and wellness of the students under their care.
Supervising student residential life on campus from the evening through the morning hours on weekdays and weekends.
Chaperoning students for activities, athletics, and outdoor adventure experiences.
Sleeping overnight on campus within their own apartments, ready to wake up in case of emergencies.
Building appropriate relationships of trust with students.
Proctoring nightly study hall
Carrying out daily room inspections
Helping students to wake up and exit the dorm in time for breakfast and classes
The health and wellness of our students
Responding to student behavior with appropriate positive and negative consequences
Driving students on mountain roads, city streets, interstates, and highways
The ideal applicant is someone who...
Has 1-5 years of experience working with teenagers in a residential setting
Is caring and friendly, yet also firm with holding boundaries and student accountability
Versatile individuals that enjoy working with teenagers on a school campus
Enjoys outdoor recreation and mountain sports
Bachelor’s degree in a related field: Youth Leadership, Social Work, Outdoor Education, Psychology etc.
Lake Tahoe Preparatory School is an international 9-12 boarding school offering a combination of strong learning, supervised study, 100% college preparation, and outdoor adventure in the Lake Tahoe & Reno Area. We enroll students who need the structure of small classes, focused study halls, and daily outdoor recreation. The individual needs of each student remain an integral part of Lake Tahoe Preparatory School. Our staff and faculty believe self-esteem is enhanced through real accomplishment in the academic, athletic, and social aspects of life at a boarding school. LTPS is located one mile from Squaw Valley Ski Area and five miles from Lake Tahoe, providing an excellent location for outdoor adventure and recreation.