Current Available Positions

Middle School Science Teacher and Coach

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pace Academy is seeking an experienced Middle School Science Teacher and
Coach for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Teacher will teach five classes of
Middle School Science and coach one or more Middle or Upper School sports.
Standard duties for this position include the preparation of course objectives and
outlines for course of study in conjunction with other Middle School Faculty
following curriculum guidelines. Expertise and enjoyment in working with middle
school students is a necessity. Participation in faculty and professional meetings,
educational conferences, and teacher training workshops is required. The Teacher
will help coordinate and participate fully in one grade level overnight trip.
Additionally, the Teacher must be able to serve as advisor, attend parent gatherings,
and perform related duties such as sponsoring student organizations.

Pace Academy serves 1,105 students in Pre-First through 12th grade and offers
outstanding programs in academics, athletics, the arts and global leadership, with a
strong emphasis on educating the “whole child.” Pace believes in knowing and
loving every student. The faculty is committed to building relationships with
students, encouraging them to challenge themselves to reach their full potential and
imbuing them with the Pace motto: "To have the courage to strive for excellence.”
Pace partners with parents to maintain a team approach to educating each student.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Science required
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
Demonstrated success teaching middle or upper school required. (At least two years
of experience.)
Demonstrated successful coaching experience preferred.
Private-school experience preferred.
Strong sense of humor, flexibility and a desire to work with adolescents is required.
Attendance at evening and weekend functions is occasionally required.

Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, employer provided life
insurance, and a generous 403(b) employer match.

Applicants can learn more about the Middle School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/middle-school

Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, educational philosophy,
and references to Jobs@PaceAcademy.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: John Anderson or Graham Anthony
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Lowert School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Pace Academy, one of Atlanta’s top independent schools, seeks a highly energetic and
experienced Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development starting July 1,
2017. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

With 369 students in Pre-First through fifth grade, the Pace Academy Lower School is a
vibrant learning environment that provides an innovative academic program within a
nurturing community. Our expert teachers create meaningful learning opportunities for
students through lessons that emphasize academic excellence, critical thinking, empathy
and integrity.

To leverage the significant strides we have made in recent years, our new Lower School
Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development will review the Lower School’s
current curriculum with an eye towards best practices and our mission to “create prepared,
confident citizens of the world.”

The Lower School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development will lead,
engage, and collaborate with teachers to enable reflection on current teaching practices
and encourage opportunities for growth, ensuring that students continue to flourish.

Responsibilities will include the examination of frameworks for delivering instruction to
ensure a balance between direct instruction and student-led questioning, discussion,
inquiry and innovation. The candidate will work with teachers on curriculum, both hidden
and explicit, to further authentic learning and support the development of each student’s
voice. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of curriculum adoption,
review, and implementation across content areas and grade levels, as well as a working
familiarity with Design Thinking and STEAM.

If you are forward-thinking, have a passion for empowering students and teachers to take
risks, and will be committed to serving alongside our team of faculty and staff, we welcome
your interest in the Lower School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional
Development.

Responsibilities:
Evaluate current Lower School curriculum and create an ongoing Lower School
Curriculum Action Plan that is consistent with best practices and current research
Maintain knowledge of publishers across curricula areas
Develop/manage the curriculum-adoption process and schedule
Establish curriculum-review committees
Establish a positive working relationship with the faculty and supervise implementation
of current and new curriculum
Provide ongoing curriculum review and updates consistent with evidence-based
practices
Analyze student performance, including test data, to determine areas of the curriculum
that need support/revision
Provide ongoing professional development opportunities to support the current
curriculum and curriculum changes
Create an annual schedule for professional development
Provide teachers with a list of resources to support their professional growth
Collaborate with the Isdell Center for Global Leadership team, Director of Design
Thinking, Director of Professional Development and Curriculum Studies, and Director of
Diversity so the curriculum reflects a global mindset, diversity/inclusion and 21-century
skills
Prepare written reports for the Board of Trustees and Head of the Lower School
detailing curriculum and professional development updates
Provide coaching and mentoring for every classroom teacher
Collaborate with faculty to ensure excellence in teaching and engagement in student
learning
Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Master’s degree in education; preferably with a concentration in curriculum and
instruction, or a related instructional field
Minimum five years classroom teaching experience
Minimum two to three years experience serving as a curriculum specialist or similar
experience demonstrating knowledge of elementary curriculum development and
planning
Extensive knowledge of best practices related to curriculum implementation and current
research on curriculum trends
Administrative/leadership experience managing faculty and reviewing, designing and
implementing curriculum
Deep understanding of the developmental needs of students in Pre-First through fifth
grade
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent listener and collaborator

Applicants can learn more about the Lower School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/lower-school

Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, educational philosophy, and
references to Jobs@PaceAcademy.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: Syreeta Moseley
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Lead Elementary Teacher

School: The Cloverleaf School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
-Hold a current Georgia Teaching Certificate for Early Childhood Education
-Experience teaching students with ADHD, autism, and other learning differences
-Experience facilitating social interactions in an instructional setting for learners with social challenges
-Training in Singapore Math, Orton-Gillingham method, Handwriting Without Tears, and inquiry-based learning preferred
-A growth mindset and affinity for out-of-the-box methodology

Responsibilities:
Classroom Environment
-Create a learning environment that offers opportunities for collaboration, independence, movement, breaks, and sensory stimulation
-Create a classroom culture where students actively work on being members of a community (class meetings, conflict resolution, etc.)
-Help maintain a tidy and clean environment

Curriculum & Instruction
-Plan and teach differentiated, standards-based academic classes
-Incorporate movement and multi-sensory activities into every lesson
-Engage students in student-centered learning cycles by helping students set goals, determine criteria, and reflect on their learning

Assessment
-Assess students formally and informally and use the data to guide instruction
-Choose assessments that match learning goals and student needs
-Maintain a thorough record-keeping system to accurately note and assess the progress of each student as well as the class as a whole
-Facilitate student-led conferences & student-created portfolios
-Communicate progress to parents

Social Skills & Strategies
-Help students develop strategies for self-regulation and independence
-Help students gain social strategies by reinforcing social skills

Positive Behavior Support
-Implement positive behavior support plans and whole class/community initiatives
-Facilitate a meaningful student reflection and feedback time with students

Collaboration
-Participate in a team approach, communicating professionally with other teachers, parents, volunteers, and professionals in order to review progress, develop, and implement appropriate plans
-Collaborate, create, organize, and modify curriculum with colleagues on a team

Professional Growth & School Development
-Pursue professional growth on an ongoing basis
-Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings, professional development, in-service workshops, and school-wide events
-Actively participate in recruiting and fundraising for the school
-Write quarterly blogs


Contact name: Sharonda Frazier
Contact email address: sharonda.frazier@cloverleafschool.org


Data Assistants to Development & Admission

School: Springmont School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Springmont School announces positions for Data Assistants to Development & Admission, full and part time, to begin immediately. Data Assistants are responsible for managing admission and development data and reporting for this small independent school. These positions are also responsible for overseeing database utilization and optimization, as well as capturing current activity in each department and creating reports for the Directors and Head of School. These roles also serve as support to the Registrar.

Responsibilities:
• Provides prospect research services for the Advancement Department
• Works closely with Admission department regarding overall process, data gathering and monthly reporting
• Maintains veracity of data veracity
• Analyzes and implements information systems
• Inputs parent, student, faculty, staff organization records and data in Education Edge, Raiser’s Edge, and website portal databases
• Supports update of facility audit
• Manages annual survey process for parents and faculty
• Supports planning of Advancement team, as needed
• Maintains files and prepares reports including briefing documents for development staff, board committees and Head of School

Requirements:
• Has a bachelor's degree plus five years’ database experience
• Is fluent in latest technology pertinent to job duties and is knowledgeable of database systems, structure and best practices, particularly Blackbaud
• Is highly analytical and has an inherent attention to detail
• Has the ability to understand and meet reporting needs and to manipulate data

Performance Characteristics
• Is imbued with a deep sense of Springmont’s mission and culture
• Demonstrates extreme commitment to data privacy and donor confidentiality
• Loves “order”
• Is a “data hound” – i.e., enjoys collection, analysis, and manipulation of data to generate meaningful information for decision-making purposes
• Is committed to recording both qualitative and quantitative data
• Is proactive and is obsessed with the timely capture, recording, and retrieval of data
• Is committed to own professional growth and renewal

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter in the body of an email with a resume attached to jobs@springmont.com. Please state your interest in the full or part time positions. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.


Contact name: Julie Strickland
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com


Executive Director

School: The Cloverleaf School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Are you a passionate school leader looking to join a team committed to empowering neurodiverse students through student-centered, whole-body learning?

The Cloverleaf School is now in its fifth year-- the foundational building blocks are firmly in place and the school growth plan is well under way. Our next step is to find a new Executive Director to come in and build upon the groundwork that has been so carefully laid. Every organization goes through distinctive seasons: Cloverleaf’s “start-up” season is drawing to a close as its “growth” season begins. We are seeking a strong growth leader who can grow Cloverleaf to reach all new heights and stand out as the paradigm of special education that it is!

Please see our website for a complete job description: www.cloverleafschool.org/employment


Contact name: Sharonda Frazier
Contact email address: sharonda.frazier@cloverleafschool.org


High School Chorus Teacher

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. Wesleyan is a full activity school with opportunities for students to participate in the arts and athletics. This open position is for a High School chorus teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Responsibilities include directing high school chorus, teaching class piano (beginner and intermediate students), and serving as musical director for the High School musical (extra-curricular). Interested candidates should visit the website at www.wesleyanschool.org to learn more about the school and to complete an online application.


Contact name: Meg Foster
Contact email address: mfoster@wesleyanschool.org


Lower School Teacher

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

K-4th Grade Teacher


Contact name: Jason Erb, Lower School Principal
Contact email address: jerb@wesleyanschool.org


Middle School Science

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. Wesleyan is a full activity school with opportunities for students to participate in athletics and the arts.


Contact name: Leslie Grogan
Contact email address: lgrogan@wesleyanschool.org


Lower School Maker Space Coordinator/ Library Assistant

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 965 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 154 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Lower School:
Lower School students (grades 1-4) at Athens Academy acquire a solid foundation in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, while also learning about responsibility, collaboration, and self-expression. A science laboratory classroom with a specialist teacher, a media center with a story telling room, and a discovery center used for a variety of activities all support classroom instruction. Spanish, music, art, drama, and physical education classes are also woven into the fabric of the curriculum. Building upon traits developed as early as the Preschool, Lower School students are proud to uphold the concepts of mutual respect and kindness, as indicated by the “Kind Language Spoken Here” signs throughout the campus. The Lower School is composed of 250 students supported by approximately 30 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic, creative, and collaborative full¬-time maker space coordinator/library assistant, beginning in August 2017. The position requires a compassionate, energetic, and versatile individual to work closely with students, teachers, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child. In addition to helping to establish a maker space in the Lower School, promoting the meaningful integration of technology among students and teachers, and troubleshooting hardware and software issues, this position will also include library support duties, including circulation desk assistance, collection management, displays, and help with special events.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• Three or more years of experience working with children at the elementary level.
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
A search committee has been appointed by the Head of School to assist in this important search. The committee will seek candidates with demonstrated success who inspire the children and adults with whom they interact to seek excellence in all that they do.

The committee will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, March 31, 2017.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Patrick Cuneo, Director of Academic Affairs
Athens Academy
P.O. Box 6548
Athens, GA 30604
pcuneo@athensacademy.org
706 549-9225

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Patrick Cuneo
Contact email address: pcuneo@athensacademy.org


High School Science Teacher

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. Wesleyan is a full activity school with opportunities for students to participate in athletics and the arts.


Contact name: Leslie Grogan
Contact email address: lgrogan@wesleyanschool.org


Upper School French Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking an Upper School French Teacher to teach French courses across multiple levels. This role reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Upper School Chemistry/Middle School Physical Science Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking an Upper School Chemistry/Middle School Physical Science Teacher to teach both chemistry and physical science courses across multiple grade levels. This role reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Lower Division Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Lower Division Lead Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
Teacher certification preferred but not required
Experience teaching structured literacy (Orton Gillingham Approach, Wilson)

Responsibilities Include:
Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students
Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
Prepares and delivers student assessment data effectively according to school policies
Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Eric Osorio
Contact email address: eosorio@theswiftschool.org


Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

School: Atlanta Speech School- The Wardlaw School
Available Position:
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School

Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

Start Date: August 2017

The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School.

The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as a reading specialist in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment. www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th grade. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for dyslexia. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.

The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading or special education is required. In addition, all candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is required. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
• Plan and implement a remedial program of reading instruction for three groups of students enrolled in our full time program. Children in our program have a diagnosis of dyslexia and/or related language-based learning disabilities. Children are grouped by age, reading level and approach. Group size ranges from two to six. Our staff is trained in a variety of reading approaches and instructional decisions are made based upon a child’s learning profile and diagnostic teaching.
• Provide individual remediation to students identified as needing an increased level of instructional intensity and frequency.
• Administer standardized and informal tests to monitor progress
• Complete the reading section of two written reports per school year and participate in parent-teacher conferences as appropriate.
• Work within a collaborative framework maintaining communication with team members including your students’ lead classroom teachers, parents, director, speech-language pathologist.
• The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)
BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 187-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents by March 15, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist

Please no phone inquiries

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist


Full-Time Classroom Teacher

School: Atlanta Speech School-Wardlaw Upper School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School
Full-Time Classroom Teacher in the Wardlaw Upper School
for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Start Date: August 2017
The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School. Please learn more about us at www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as classroom teacher in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th level. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for the disorder. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.
The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading, speech/language pathology, or special education is required. All candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is desirable. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

 Plan and implement a remedial program of instruction for a class of nine or ten children, each with the diagnosis of mild to moderate dyslexia or language-based learning disability. Instructional emphasis and goals are derived from students’ psycho-educational evaluations and diagnostic teaching.
 Complete two written reports per school year and lead three parent-teacher conferences.
 Serve as the case manager for each student in the class to secure other services provided by the school or by referral to outside sources.
 Work within a collaborative framework with the Speech/Language Pathologist for your class to establish and implement appropriate language goals for each student within the class setting.
 Establish an effective means of communication with parents.
 Maintain student files.
 The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 190-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.
TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher


Lower School Spanish Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Lower School Spanish Teacher to incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. This role reports to the Lower School Principal. This is a part-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Upper School Assistant Principal

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking an Upper School Assistant Principal to assist the Principal in incorporating curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. This role reports to the Upper school Principal. This is a part-time 12-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Upper School Receptionist

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking an Upper School Receptionist to manage administrative duties for the Upper School Principal and faculty. This role reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 12-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Director of Operations

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Director of Operations to oversee the operation and maintenance of the facilities. This role reports to Head of School and Supervises Maintenance Staff. This is a full-time 12-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Facilities Foreman

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Facilities Foreman to maintain the grounds, physical plant and equipment, set up for school events, and ensure the facility is secure. This role reports to Director of Operations. This is a full-time 12-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Director of Student Enrollment and Financial Aid

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Director of Student Enrollment and Financial Aid to oversee all aspects of the admissions of new students and re-enrollment of existing students. This role reports to the Head of School. This is a full-time 12-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Lower School Learning Support Specialist

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Lower School Learning Support Specialist to identify students needing support, design and implement Accommodation Plans and track progress. This role reports to the Lower School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Speech/Language Pathologist

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Speech/Language Pathologist to establish criteria for the identification of students needing speech/language therapy, design and implement a program for instruction and track progress. This role reports to the Principal of the Father Colin School. This is a part-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Gifted/Talented Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Gifted/Talented Teacher to establish criteria for the identification of gifted/talented students, design and implement a program for instruction, and track progress. This role reports to the Principal of the Father Colin School. This is a part-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Development Database Associate

School: The Lovett School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The Lovett School
Development Database Associate Job Description

Reports To Director of Advancement Services

Position Overview
The Development Database Associate is primarily responsible for providing advancement services support to the Development and Alumni Offices through Raiser’s Edge database functions. In this role, the Development Associate will provide friendly, helpful, timely, and effective advancement services to Lovett’s internal and external stakeholders and ensure that Lovett’s Raiser’s Edge database contains current and accurate constituent data. Tasks include, but are not limited to:
• Creating and updating records for new and returning families, grandparents, and friends of the school.
• Updating and maintaining alumni and parent of alumni records by extracting information from social media channels, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter; subscription-based and free information service providers, such as Alumni Finder, search engines, and whitepages.com; and through internal resources such as faculty/staff colleagues, school yearbooks, archives, and other data sources. Information to be gathered includes: extracurricular activities, awards/recognition, biographical and professional information, as well as personal milestones such as marriages, children, etc.
• Adhere to best practices established for data integrity.
• Process returned mail by removing invalid addresses and updating with current addresses. Annually update addresses using address correction services.
• Assist with Advancement Services’ mailings (i.e. pledge reminders, tax receipts).
• Create, research, and update foundation/organization records and associated contacts.
• Assist with file maintenance for gift-entry deposits/financial reports.
• Assist with special events when needed.
• Providing general administrative support and perform other related duties as needed.

Position Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Must possess a team-oriented, professional, and helpful disposition.
• Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office applications and social media channels is required.
• Experience with Raiser’s Edge is preferred.
• Knowledge of the Atlanta philanthropic community is preferred.
• Experience working at a school or another nonprofit organization is strongly preferred.
• Consistently able to prioritize work and maintain the flexibility to change directions as circumstances dictate.
• Sound judgment relating to confidential school, financial, or student matters.
• A strong attention to detail and follow-through is required.
• Maintain quality of detailed work while meeting deadlines.
• Possess a high degree of organizational effectiveness.
• Provide effective written and verbal communication with a variety of people and in various circumstances.
• Intermittently, this position is required to work outside of regular business hours for job-related functions and will receive as much advance notice as possible.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Contact name: Elizabeth Pearce
Contact email address: elizabeth.pearce@lovett.org


Lower Division Associate Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Lower Division Associate Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
• Teacher certification preferred but not required

Responsibilities Include:
• Supports instructional activities planned and designed by the Lead Teacher that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
• Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students as directed by the Lead Teacher
• Responsible for the classroom when Lead Teacher is unavailable.
• Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
• Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
• Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
• Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
• Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
• Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
• Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
• Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
• Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
• Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Eric Osorio
Contact email address: eosorio@theswiftschool.org


Physical Education Associate Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame, and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. The Physical Education Associate Teacher provides assistance to the Physical Education Department in any and all tasks regarded as necessary to the development and growth of all students 1st – 8th Grades.

Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or a related field
• A valid driver’s license with no serious violations

Responsibilities Include:
• Assist Physical Education teachers with demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the concepts of health and physical education.
• Assist the Physical Education teacher with all non-instructional tasks as assigned by the teacher.
• Assist the Physical Education teacher in supervision of children in all aspects requested by administration.
• Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and grooming, and effective work ethic.
• Assist Physical Education teacher with ensuring the safety of students in a physical education activity.
• Assist Physical Education teacher in maintaining an inventory and ensure safe working condition of all health and physical education equipment.
• Assist the Physical Education teacher by ensuring the safety and health of all students by notifying the teacher/administration of any unsafe conditions, following established procedures.
• Be able to Coach at least two of the following interscholastic sports; Soccer, Basketball, Track & Field. (Stipend available)
• Participate in professional development, in-house programs and attend any required meetings.
• Display ethical behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school.
• Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by their supervisor and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.


Contact name: Eric Osorio
Contact email address: eosorio@theswiftschool.org


Middle Division Language Arts Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Middle Division Language Arts Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
• A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
• Teacher certification preferred but not required
• Experience with learning differences preferred but not required

Responsibilities Include:
• Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
• Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students
• Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
• Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
• Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
• Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
• Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
• Prepares and delivers student assessment data effectively according to school policies
• Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
• Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
• Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
• Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
• Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Eric Osorio
Contact email address: eosorio@theswiftschool.org


Middle Division Math Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Middle Division Math Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
• A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
• Teacher certification preferred but not required
• Experience with learning differences preferred but not required

Responsibilities Include:
• Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
• Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students
• Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
• Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
• Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
• Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
• Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
• Prepares and delivers student assessment data effectively according to school policies
• Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
• Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
• Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
• Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
• Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Eric Osorio
Contact email address: eosorio@theswiftschool.org


Principal of the Elementary School

School: The Epstein School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Summary: The Epstein School, a highly-recognized Independent Jewish Day School serving the metro Atlanta area, welcomes your application for Principal of the Elementary School.

School Background: The Epstein School – Solomon Schechter School of Atlanta – is a preschool – 8th grade Independent Jewish Day School serving 500 students. Each student is challenged and prepared to become a confident and engaged learner, and a knowledgeable and passionate leader of our local and global communities. We are committed to high quality educational practices and a collaborative team approach, and utilize differentiated instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of learners. We are dedicated to realizing the potential of our students in the arena of 21st century skills and teaching them the enduring value of richly reading a wide range of texts. Our bilingual program utilizes the proficiency model of language learning, and seamlessly integrates technology as one of many educational tools. We are an inclusive community guided by the principles and values of the Jewish people. Building on the strengths of the past, this is an ideal time to join our leadership team and help shape our school's future.

Position Scope and Responsibilities: The Principal of the Elementary School will be a member of the educational leadership team that includes the other two division Principals; Principal of Digital Learning and Technology; Principal of Learning, Teaching and Innovation; and the Head of School. The Principal of the Elementary School, working in collaboration with members of the professional community, will be responsible for:
• Leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the division with empathy, skill, compassion, humor, and a commitment to the greater good
• Leading all constituencies in creating a positive, nurturing learning environment that respects both the needs of the individuals and of the community by building a culture of trust, partnership and support
• Connecting authentically and joyfully with students, understanding the importance of each student being known and supported, and supporting the needs of a diverse student population
• Partnering effectively and genuinely welcoming input from a wide spectrum of perspectives to make clear, thoughtful decisions that are skillfully communicated
• Leading with vision and creativity in the resolution of issues, realization of initiatives and in forwarding of the school’s mission
• Clearly articulating and skillfully communicating the vision of the school and decisions made to inspire both internal and external constituents
• Serving as a resource, support, and guide to faculty on their work with children and families, curricular matters, and their ongoing growth as professionals
• Empowering faculty to innovate and make decisions that align with the student's needs and the school's approach
• Working with the faculty to ensure effective and consistent communications with the parents of each and every student
• Appreciating, welcoming and supporting the parents’ role in their children’s learning and growth and overseeing the support of individual students and their parents on matters of concern
• Collaborating with teachers and the educational leadership team to ensure that the educational program is coherent, continues to develop, is aligned across the school, and meets the needs of all students
• Working with the leadership team to create, modify, and implement faculty evaluation, support and induction programs that seek to ensure teachers are striving towards excellence and have the resources to succeed
• Partnering with school leadership to develop and implement a budget that balances the multiple needs of the division

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be:
• A leader who projects a compelling personal presence and engenders support through his/her knowledge, experience, creativity, vision, dedication, and guidance
• Be a visible presence in all areas of the school and enthusiastically represent it within the larger community
• An individual of high integrity and earned reputation who understands the importance of honor, commitment and confidentiality
• An experienced, energetic educational leader who is capable and committed to building and stewarding strong relationships and a committed learning community
• A good listener and communicator who is intuitive, thoughtful, considerate, compassionate, and strives to build relationships with others
• A life-long learner driven by curiosity, appropriate risk-taking, resilience, and possessing a growth mindset who is able to cultivate those characteristics in others

To apply: Send email to hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org with a copy of your resume, cover letter, list of 3 professional references, and sample of writing focused on education. Competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage candidates with diverse experience or background to apply.


Contact name:
Contact email address: hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org


Lower School Physical Education Teacher

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. This open position is for a Lower School Physical Education teacher—Georgia State Certification is required. Wesleyan is a full activity school with opportunities for students to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities through academics, athletics, and the arts. All faculty and staff are expected to support this model through the sponsoring of extracurricular activities. Candidates for this position will be required to coach or sponsor an extracurricular activity during a minimum of two seasons throughout the school year. Relevant experience, as well as the school’s current extracurricular needs, will be considered. Interested candidates should visit the website at www.wesleyanschool.org to learn more about the school and to complete an online application.


Contact name: Chip Myrick
Contact email address: cmyrick@wesleyanschool.org


Math Department Chair

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The department chair has curricular, supervisory, and administrative responsibilities. The department chair has a passion for academics and for encouraging teachers in best practice methodology. In this role, the department chair reports to the Assistant Headmaster for Academic Affairs and serves on the Wesleyan Academic Council.


Contact name: Donna Dixon
Contact email address: ddixon@wesleyanschool.org


Speech-Language Pathologist

School: Porter Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Part-time Speech-Language Pathology position is available at Porter Academy, a small school for children aged 4-14 with learning or developmental differences. You will be responsible for evaluating students (using SCAN:3-C, PPVT, EVT, and clinical observations), developing individual student goals, planning and implementing group-based speech-language interventions, and tracking student progress on goals throughout the year. The hours are Monday through Thursday 9:30-2:00, and the position is available immediately.


Contact name: Barbara Richard
Contact email address: brichard@porteracademy.org


Upper School Science Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Athens Academy Upper School Science Teacher

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 965 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 154 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Upper School:
Athens Academy’s Upper School is committed to providing the kind of high-quality education that prepares students to lead successful and productive lives not only in their future academic pursuits in colleges and universities across the nation, but also in their adult lives. The curricular structure challenges each individual, while our diverse extra-curricular offerings provide students the opportunity to be involved in activities in which they are interested. Talented and tireless teachers enable us to produce young men and women capable of handling the 21st century demands and challenges they will inevitably face.

The Position:
The position, beginning in August 2017, entails teaching 4 sections of upper school science. The sections will likely consist of 9th grade Honors Biology as well as courses for upperclassmen at the Honors or AP level. Candidates with experience teaching AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, and/or other AP Science courses are strongly encouraged to apply. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who is creative, collaborative, and versatile. Our department balances implementing a rigorous science curriculum with keeping students engaged and enthusiastic about science via the use of student centered lessons, incorporation of current events, and use of problem based learning and investigations. The typical student load is less than 70 students. Co-curricular responsibilities include serving as an academic advisor to a group of 12-15 students, and consistent with a typical private school culture, additional responsibilities are expected that may include coaching an athletic or academic team, and/or sponsoring a club or organization.

Required: Bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in science and/or science education.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, January 27, 2017.
A complete packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Anna Scott, Upper School Science Department
Athens Academy
P.O. Box 6548
Athens, GA 30604
ascott@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.


Contact name: Anna Scott
Contact email address: ascott@athensacademy.org


Director of Advancement

School: Immaculate Heart of Mary School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Immaculate Heart of Mary School has an immediate opening for a Director of Advancement/Development. The position will be responsible for developing and implementing the development strategy for the school. This includes managing the annual giving campaign and GRACE Scholars donations, cultivating and nurturing relationships with current and potential donors and sponsors, researching and writing grant proposals to corporate and foundation funders, developing and growing the donor base for both annual fund and endowment efforts; cultivating major gifts and business partnerships, developing and growing alumni program, and training and leading volunteers to support advancement efforts.
Candidates should have previous experience in advancement/development, fundraising or similar activity, preferably in a non-profit setting. A proven track record of achieving revenue goals and demonstrated experience in partnership building and event planning skills is important. Candidates should have a positive attitude, flexibility, teamwork and attention to detail as well as a high degree of initiative. Experience in database and records management is a must.
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their resume and cover letter by January 6, 2017 to: Kellie DesOrmeaux, Principal, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 2855 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329; kdesormeaux@ihmschool.org.


Contact name: Lisa Rhodes
Contact email address: lrhodes@ihmschool.org


Assistant Business Manager

School: Springmont School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Are you looking to make a difference? We are searching for an exceptional person who has a mind for business and a heart for schools to join this non-profit team serving students ages Toddler to 8th grade. The full-time Assistant Business Manager position is for a mid-level professional who aspires to a future senior level position in independent school finance. The Assistant Business Manager would report to the Director of Finance and build on current accounting, management and HR experience and understanding. The Assistant Business Manager would support this small business office from bookkeeping to financial strategic planning; from payroll to annual audits. Consider joining us and developing your professional skills as you aid the continued development of the oldest Montessori school in the southeast.

Qualifications required:
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related School Finance field – CPA experience is a plus
• Minimum 5 years accounting experience, preferable in non-profit independent school business and operation
• Working knowledge of employment related laws including HIPPA, EEO, FLSA

Responsibilities include:
• Managing day to day bookkeeping
• Assisting with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the Director of Finance, Head of School, Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees
• Assisting with annual budget setting including setting tuition and financial aid
• Managing vendor contracts
• Managing compliance with finance, HR and Workman’s Comp laws
• Overseeing facility maintenance
• Assisting with annual review of financial data
• Preparing annual enrollment and employment agreements
• Managing benefits for all personnel
• Managing annual improvement to 80 acre land school

Salary range is $40,000 to $55,000 and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental, small life insurance plan immediately and retirement benefits after 2 years employment.

Experienced individuals with a high attention to details and accuracy, excellent communication skills, flexibility, accountability and initiative who are highly motivated are encouraged to submit a resume via email to jobs@springmont.com, subject line at Assistant Business Manager. Please include the cover letter in the body of the email and attach the resume to the email.


Contact name:
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com


Director of Admissions

School: The Atlanta Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Position: Director of Admissions

This job is a 12-month, Full-Time position reporting to the Head of School. S/he is responsible for managing all facets of the admissions process in the school’s effort to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse and dynamic student population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Communicate the mission and purpose of the school to prospective candidates through tours and personal outreach.
• Direct the admissions process from point of inquiry through final enrollment and onboarding.
• Coordinate/administer all admissions testing
• Identify and execute effective community outreach to expand Atlanta Academy awareness by organizing internal Open Houses, participation in local community activities/private school fairs to recruit students and other school-wide events that prospective families might attend.
• Coordinate all re-enrollment activity with constant monitoring of attrition and retention.
• Work closely with the Director of Marketing to develop a strategic recruitment and marketing plan.
• Work closely with the Business/Financial office with regards to financial aid.
• Mobilize, recruit and train parent volunteers and student ambassadors to extend admissions efforts.
• Prepare and maintain statistics regarding enrollment, geographical distribution of students, financial aid, and attrition. Interpret these statistics, when appropriate to the administration.
• Promote good relationships with outside institutions or groups (schools, libraries, civic associations, preschools, real estate agencies, corporations, etc.) that can be helpful in attracting quality students.
• Invite various independent high school admissions representatives for our High School Fair.
• Attend AAAIS and other admissions seminars and/or conferences hosted locally.
Events
• Event support

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Five to seven years of experience in education, preferably in admissions
• Ability to think critically and creatively
• Demonstrated leadership qualities
• The ability to work collaboratively with other school community members
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Maintain confidentiality in all school matters

Personal Characteristics:
Intelligence, self-motivated, competitive drive, creativity, energy and enthusiasm, tolerance for risk, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with research, financial aid and budgeting, and marketing and communications, understanding of the independent school world and ability to work with faculty, students and parents


Contact name: Stephanie Kashdan
Contact email address: skashdan@atlantaacademy.com


Classroom Substitute

School: Springmont School
Available Position:
Description:

Springmont is currently accepting resumes for Classroom Substitutes to work with children in our Toddler (18 months – 3 years), Primary (3-6 years), Elementary (6-12 years) and Middle School (12-14 years) classes. Prior experience working with children of various ages is essential and a working knowledge of Montessori education is preferred. Flexibility is a must.

Springmont is a non-sectarian, accredited day school serving 260 students ages 1½ to 14 located on six wooded acres in north metro-Atlanta. Recognized as a premier independent, progressive school with a legacy of more than 50 years, we serve a unique and distinctive mission, and our graduates matriculate to competitive private area high schools. Springmont proudly employs a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff and offers on-going professional development, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance and retirement opportunities.

Springmont School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, religion, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Springmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please contact us at jobs@springmont.com. Please attach your cover letter and resume. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Contact name:
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com