Current Available Positions

High School Principal

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Administrator
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. This open position is for the High School Principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Interested candidates should visit the website at www.wesleyanschool.org to learn more about the school, position, and to complete an online application.


Contact name: Ramona Blankenship
Contact email address: rblankenship@wesleyanschool.org


Network Administrator

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The Children’s School seeks an experienced full-time Network Administrator to start immediately.

The mission of The Children’s School (TCS) is to enrich minds and inspire dreams. TCS is a progressive elementary school serving students from age three through eighth grade in a diverse community in midtown Atlanta. Grounded in principles of excellence, innovation, and play, our graduates are passion-driven young adults who lead lives of purpose in an interconnected world.

The Network Administrator oversees and is responsible for the school’s network infrastructure and operation, smooth operation, and management of the School’s cloud-based applications, including management Google GSuite, Powerschool Learning LMS, and TabPilot MDM systems. Additionally, the Network Administrator will be expected support daily technology operations, including printer support, troubleshooting and resolving community hardware issues, aid in the configuration and deployment of the School’s iPad program, as well as researching and recommending upgrades to support the School's network infrastructure goals. The Network Administrator will direct the work of IT/network vendors retained to repair and upgrade the School’s systems. This role interfaces frequently with department heads.

The overarching goal of the Network Administrator is to maintain consistent uptime of the School’s network infrastructure, services, and deployed systems. The Network administrator must have expert knowledge, a broad skill set, and experience with enterprise infrastructure products and solutions in a complex, multi-platform environment. The Network Administrator must understand and have experience with education-based software and hardware solutions, including, but not limited to Helpdesk support, learning management systems, student information systems, and mobile device management systems.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Math/IT Systems or a related field required. At least 3-5 years of related experience managing a complex network. Experience in an academic setting is a plus.

Fluency with Network Management standards, best practices and procedures. Strong Network troubleshooting skills. Fluency in firewall and router management systems, Meraki knowledge a plus. Fluency in multiple computer OSes, particularly, MacOS, iOS, Windows7/8/19, Windows Server 2012+. Broad knowledge of application software including G-Suite, Apple productivity suite, and Microsoft Office suite.

Must work well in a collaborative team environment as well as independently. Must possess professionalism, technical expertise, and excellent communication skills. Ability to handle varied Help Desk requests and manage multiple user requests concurrently, as well as teach both students and adults.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified and interested candidates apply at http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/tcsatl/jobs?__jvst=Career%20Site


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Administrative Assistant for College Counseling

School: The Westminster Schools
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW
This individual in this position will serve as the administrative assistant and office manager for the College Counseling Team, consisting of a Director and four Associate Directors. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for creating a positive first impression and welcoming presence, representing Westminster with professionalism and enthusiasm. The Administrative Assistant will craft departmental communications, maintain student records, and coordinate a variety of events.

Division Head: Head of Upper School
Supervisor: Director of College Counseling
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Position Status: Salaried, Non-Exempt, Full-Time, Regular, 11-Month
Hours of Work: Standard work week. Evening and weekend work may be required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
-Provide exceptional service via phone and email, aiming to respond on the same business day
-Greet visitors with professionalism and enthusiasm
-Respond individually to campus visit requests (nearly 200 colleges annually)
-Tailor communications based on touch-points with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, alumni, and college representatives
-Manage office calendar and assist with calendar management for five full-time college counselors
-Liaise the facilities and operational needs of the College Counseling Suite and the team’s most frequently used meeting spaces
-Assist in the accurate and timely transmission of 1500 college and scholarship applications
-Maintain student records in protocols defined by the Head of Upper School and Dean of Academics
-Code and process expense receipts, as requested, on the school’s purchasing card system
-Plan events, on- and off-campus, including a variety of information sessions, retreats, open houses, and ceremonies
-Collaborate closely with Administrative Assistants and campus partners regarding event protocol
-Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor’s Degree
-A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an administrative assistant
-Very strong computer skills, including high competency in Microsoft Office software and Google Suite; experience with Naviance is a plus
-Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies
-Ability to collaborate effectively with members of other divisions and departments
-Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, calendar awareness, and customer-service mindset
-Self-starter with ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive and fluid environment
-Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
-Ability to work in a public area
-Willingness to attend off-campus professional development, when available, including
the Naviance Summer Institute and ACCIS’ Office Assistants Program
-Commitment to the mission of The Westminster Schools and willing to serve as an ambassador for the School both internally and externally

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.

TRAVEL
Travel is primarily local during the regular business day. Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE/M/F/D/V.

Note: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position. Nothing contained in this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.


Contact name: Brent Ivey
Contact email address: brentivey@westminster.net


Academic Tutor

School: Landmark Christian School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Part-time, After school
Start time: Immediately

Job Description:
Landmark Christian School is looking for highly qualified academic coaches/ tutors. Landmark is committed to providing every academic recourse to benefit to students and a full learning center is the next expansion. Tutors will list there available hours through our online portal where students can book one hour sessions directly with the tutor. Students can be from Landmark but is also open to students from the surrounding area. Tutors should monitor schedule for bookings, changes and cancellations. Tutors should arrive at minimum 5 minutes early before a session to be able to prepare for the session. During the session the tutor will clarify any questions and guide the student through the material. Tutors should always remain positive and present information in a way that the student learns and gains in confidence. Sessions should be educational and productive, but never should a tutor fully complete an assignment for a student. After a session, the tutor will then communicate with the parent(s) or guardian through email informing them of what was completed and studied as well as what assignments may still need to be completed.

Qualifications:
*Landmark Christian School is a faith based education service and perspective applicants should hold the same beliefs
*Applicants require at minimum a BS or BA and need to pass a corresponding test to tutor a subject
*Ideal candidates should have tutorial experience


Contact name: Emily Torrenga
Contact email address: etorrenga@landmark-cs.org


Executive Assistant to Head of School

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

Purpose of Position:
The Executive Assistant to the Head of School provides administrative support for the Head of School, and serves a vital role in the coordination of the Head of School’s many varied tasks and functions for the school. This position requires impeccable manners and decorum as well as excellent office administrative skills. Maturity and confidentiality are essential.

Essential Tasks:
• Meets regularly with the Head of School to review tasks.
• Acts as liaison between individuals and Head of School: screens phone calls; responds to individuals who may request meetings, interviews, and appointments with Head of School, scheduling such as needed.
• Performs general secretarial duties: in addition to screening calls, maintains files for the HOS; types all correspondence and other written materials for the HOS, including communications with parents/faculty/staff and the larger community.
• Coordinates conference registrations and/or airfare and hotel arrangements for Head of School, faculty, and staff.
• Coordinates schedules and hotel arrangements for visitors to The Howard School.
• Attends Board meetings and takes minutes; prepares and distributes Board minutes and other materials; maintains Board files. Provides refreshment for all Board meetings
• Assists in preparation of presentation materials for professional meetings and conferences,
• Send out invitations to Coffee with the Head to the specific classes for that date; Provide refreshments for the coffees.
• Completes special projects as assigned including research, summarizing professional articles, organizing school programs, handling confidential situations.
• Attends Leadership Team meetings and other meetings as requested by the HOS.
• Populates The Howard School’s major calendar dates each year, ensuring that the minimum number of school days and hours are met. Includes at least two extra buffer days and two holidays to be designated as make-up days. Presents the next school year’s calendar to the Leadership Team for review, and makes necessary adjustments to the calendar. Represents The Howard School at the annual AAAIS calendar meeting held in November.
• Maintains all Professional Development records and notebooks, posting appropriate information regarding conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. to the Professional Learning folder on The Howard School’s Intranet site. Presents Professional Development requests to the Professional Development Committee for review and decisions regarding requests. Makes all conference/workshop registrations and hotel and transportation reservations for employees.
• Receives all Calendar event requests and once approved by Supervisor, verifies that there are no conflicts on the calendar; adds all trips, experiences, events, etc. to the appropriate calendar, coordinates with Receptionist to make sure that buses are available as requested so requesting person can make alternate transportation arrangements if necessary.
• Acts as The Howard School’s liaison with the Parents Association. Attends all PA meetings. Works with the PA Executive Committee to manage various events; applies for any and all permits and licenses using the School’s tax exempt status; assists with any email communication sent to the Howard community (emails to be sent out by the Advancement office personnel and HOS office only when necessary); and helps to create PA flyers and bulletins sent home to families.
• Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

Overall Duties:
• Performs secretarial duties, including computer processing; handling requests, answering phone calls/screening calls/taking messages, opening/distributing mail, filing/maintaining organizational systems, and assisting, as requested, in a timely and accurate manner.
• Manages workflow, pending issues, upcoming issues, unanticipated needs, and projects. Performs routine scheduled tasks for other supervisors, with the permission of the HOS. Manages priority of workflow with supervisor(s) input.
• Supports the work of the school by engaging in regular communications with faculty, staff, current parents and prospective parents, as necessary. Keeps abreast of school events and procedures. Communicates professionally and handles information regarding the students, parents, faculty, and staff in a confidential manner, as per school policy.
• Provides back-up support for other administrative positions.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

Physical Requirements:
Audible hearing and voice. Lifting up to 25 lbs. (special events set-ups), kneeling, bending and stooping.

Essential Skills and Experience:
• College degree preferred.
• Minimum 5 years office experience.
• Accuracy and attentiveness to detail.
• High level of proficiency with Microsoft applications (word processing, spreadsheets, publishing software).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to write letters, generate reports, and merge letters.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and embrace change and additional learning opportunities.
• Responsible for database maintenance of information in the Head of School’s office.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks each day.
• Flexibility with schedule and overtime as required to support the work of the Head of School
• Commitment to uphold a strict level of confidentiality regarding HOS business, conversations, and correspondence

The School may revise this job description at any time. It is not a contract of employment. All employment at the School is at-will, such that employment may be terminated by either party at any time.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


Lower School Interim Physical Education Teacher for 2018-2019 School Year (Immediate Opening)

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 position is an immediate opening for an interim Lower School Physical Education teacher—Georgia State Certification is required—for the 2018-19 school year. 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 contribute to the athletic extracurricular needs of the school. Relevant experience as well as the school’s current coaching 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: Donna Dixon
Contact email address: ddixon@wesleyanschool.org


After School Care Assistant

School: Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Assist in the After School Care program on Tuesdays-Thursdays from 3:15 to 6:15. Duties include monitoring playground, assisting with homework and snack, play games and interacting with students.


Contact name: Patty Childs
Contact email address: pchilds@saintjude.net


Director of Enrollment Management

School: Whitefield Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Position Overview:
Leadership level position to provide strategic leadership and develop plans for admissions, communications, and marketing teams to promote Whitefield Academy
Key Responsibilities:
• Protect the Whitefield brand by ensuring continuity of messaging across all communication channels in alignment with the school’s mission statement
• Develop an annual marketing plan that increases awareness of Whitefield by increasing connectivity between Whitefield and the larger community
• Assist the headmaster with school-wide communication including presentations, mailings, and emails
• Inspire members of the Whitefield community to share their Whitefield experience with prospective families
• Support all areas of the school (athletics, academics, fine arts, advancement) by providing communication expertise
• Partner with members of administration and staff to organize specific retention and admission efforts
• Oversee crisis management communication from preparation to execution
• Utilize parent survey information and other data to identify key messaging to attract and retain mission-appropriate families to Whitefield
• Design strategic events for admissions that increase the number of prospective families visiting the Whitefield campus
• Oversee development of marketing and admissions budgets to maximize return on investment for dollars spent
• Participate in weekly administrative team meetings and be an active partner in support of positive morale and support
• In collaboration with the enrollment management team, direct the Whitefield Ambassador program to include the following:
o External parent ambassadors to reach prospective families
o Internal parent ambassadors to promote the mission of Whitefield
o Admissions parent ambassadors to reach prospective families who have expressed interest and to assist newly enrolled families as they transition to Whitefield
• Oversee the production of print material, print ads, social media and Whitefield magazine
• Oversee school-wide events such as the back-to-school picnic
• Coordinate and participate in events involving prospective students and families, including school fairs
• Prepare and maintain data regarding admissions and enrollment while leveraging market research and best practices to cultivate innovation
• Oversee admission tours and coordinate messaging and speakers
• Keep current on trends in enrollment and communications in metro-Atlanta and beyond
• Stay abreast of internal Whitefield activities to promote stories to internal and external communities
Minimum Qualifications:
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or other relevant field.
• Experience: Minimum 7 years of communications and/or marketing experience, including leading a team and leading communications/marketing plans and programs.
• Experience in leading and inspiring a team in setting strategic goals and implementing action plans to achieve objectives
• Demonstrated ability and initiative in marketing and growth of a business or organization
• Demonstrated skills defined within content of the position description, including excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• High level of energy, initiative, enthusiasm, and cooperation.

Additional Qualifications:
• Embrace the vision of the school and strive for excellence by furthering the mission of Whitefield Academy
• Commit to living his/her life under the lordship of Christ
• Model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ, and is a Christian role model in speech, actions, and attitudes, which contributes to the spiritual atmosphere of the school
• Believe and affirm the school’s Statement of Faith
• Evidence of the fruit of the Spirit in the nurturing of relationships with employees, students, families, and the community at large
• Maintain active involvement in a local church

To apply please go to www.whitefieldacademy.com under About Us/Employment Opportunities.


Contact name: Leanne Palmer
Contact email address: lpalmer@whitefieldacademy.com


Administrative Associate to Finance and Operations

School: Friends School of Atlanta
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

General Information
The Friends School of Atlanta is an independent, co-educational, Quaker school providing an education to over 170 students in a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade program. Our mission is to provide challenging academics in a diverse environment, drawing on the Quaker testimonies, or values, of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship to empower our students to go out into the world with conscience, conviction and compassion.

The Friends School of Atlanta continues a 325-year Quaker tradition of education based on the belief that there is that of God or goodness in every person, which Friends have historically referred to as the Light. We believe that all students have within themselves unique capacities for learning and achievement. The learning program provides opportunities for students to achieve their highest academic levels. In a supportive learning environment, students develop their capacities through independent thought, service and responsible action, thereby fostering lifelong learning, self-confidence and respect for others. We provide a caring, cooperative atmosphere encouraging students to support each other as equals, and discourage that which would set one student above another.

Quaker values, based in the worth of each person, are reaffirmed in the school by listening and negotiating in the spirit of unity. These same values lead us to strive for diversity among students, families, faculty and staff, the Board of Trustees and in all areas of school life. As students incorporate the value of human respect into their lives, we believe they will take their wisdom and turn it toward social issues that extend beyond the immediate community to the world at large.

Job Requirements
The school seeks an administrative associate in support of the financial operations and other administrative operations of the school. Successful candidates will have a college degree. Experience with Excel and BlackBaud systems management is valued.

Please do not contact the school by telephone but do email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: adminassoc_finance@friendsschoolatlanta.org

The Friends School of Atlanta, Decatur, Georgia
Job Title: Administrative Associate to Finance and Operations Updated: July, 2018
Reports to: Director of Finance and Head of School
Job Summary: To provide administrative support with the financial operations and administrative operations of the school.
Job Responsibilities
Assists Director of Finance with Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable.
Assists Director of Finance with Rental Agreements for campus rentals.
Processes record of Leave of leave forms and timesheets for monthly payroll.
Manages all cash deposits and processes check deposits and credit card charges.
Orders office supplies for administrative team.
Assists Head of School with coordinating travel for professional development events for FSA community.
Supports Director of Finance in responding to requests for information from faculty and staff about budgets and POs.
Tracks receipt of Annual Release and Medical form (ARM), immunization forms, technology survey, technology use policy and GPSF Day signups. Submits immunization data to the Board of Health.
Maintains school’s emergency messaging system information and uses system to contact community as needed.
Maintains school calendars (master school calendar, Dates to Remember, Year at a Glance, website calendar, room. reservations, rental dates, all other school event dates).
Maintain information on students, families and faculty and staff as requested by the Head of school.
Supports Director of Advancement with donor database program, including processing gifts and generating donation acknowledgement letters, running reports and coordinating with other components of the schoolwide database management system.
Sets up and maintains summer camps in RegPoint, including promo codes, registration questions, scheduling and verification of payments. Assists registrants as needed with online registration. Produces reports as requested.Emails reminder a week before account balance automatically will be submitted to credit card used to register. Assist with camp administration as requested by the Head of School.
Assists Registrar with database/records management.
Arranges for service on all copiers and postage meter as needed.
Is a member of the Crisis Management Team. Emails daily weather/air quality report to faculty and staff by 7:45 am each morning. Assists Head of School in conducting a yearly review and update of the school’s crisis management plan, and updates first responder information near the beginning of each year.
Serves on at least one faculty committee.
Follows the policies and procedures in the Parent and Faculty and Staff Personnel Orientation Handbooks.
Attends all faculty/staff meetings unless excused in advance by Head.
Holds in confidence issues relating to other faculty, staff, students, and parents. Information may need to be shared among other faculty/staff for the well-being of the student.
Performs other appropriately-assigned tasks requested by the Head of School.


Contact name: Waman French
Contact email address: adminassoc_finance@friendsschoolatlanta.org


Aftercare Teacher

School: Friends School of Atlanta
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

General Information
The Friends School of Atlanta is an independent, co-educational, Quaker school providing an education to over 170 students in a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade program. Our mission is to provide challenging academics in a diverse environment, drawing on the Quaker testimonies, or values, of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship to empower our students to go out into the world with conscience, conviction and compassion.

The Friends School of Atlanta continues a 325-year Quaker tradition of education based on the belief that there is that of God or goodness in every person, which Friends have historically referred to as the Light. We believe that all students have within themselves unique capacities for learning and achievement. The learning program provides opportunities for students to achieve their highest academic levels. In a supportive learning environment, students develop their capacities through independent thought, service and responsible action, thereby fostering life-long learning, self-confidence and respect for others. We provide a caring, cooperative atmosphere encouraging students to support each other as equals, and discourage that which would set one student above another.

Quaker values, based in the worth of each person, are reaffirmed in the school by listening and negotiating in the spirit of unity. These same values lead us to strive for diversity among students, families, faculty and staff, the Board of Trustees and in all areas of school life. As students incorporate the value of human respect into their lives, we believe they will take their wisdom and turn it toward social issues that extend beyond the immediate community to the world at large.

Job Requirements
The school seeks an after school teachers working with 3-year-old and elementary aged students. Successful teachers engage students using teaching methods and strategies that are creative and individualized.
Please do not contact the school by telephone but do email a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and three professional references to: [maybe aftercareteacher@friendsschoolatlanta?]

The Friends School of Atlanta, Decatur, Georgia
The Friends School of Atlanta, Decatur, Georgia
Job Title: Aftercare Staff Updated: July, 2018
Reports to: Aftercare Director(s) and Head of School
Job Summary: To work with children in the Aftercare program, carrying out the program planned with Aftercare Director(s) and following Friends’ educational philosophy.
Job Responsibilities
Follows the schedule for Aftercare developed by the Aftercare Director.
Gives input as requested in planning activities for program.
Carries out program in keeping with Friends’ educational philosophy, meeting the needs of a multi-age, inclusive group of students in a cooperative and non-competitive atmosphere.
Implements the behavioral plan specified by the Aftercare Director and use the queries (see Section VII in Parent Handbook) to guide its implementation.
Keeps the safety, care and education of the students of utmost importance.
Participates in required training and staff development opportunities (Faculty & Staff Personnel Orientation Handbook, A-2).
Works scheduled hours of 3–6pm daily unless assigned differently.
Keeps an accurate time sheet and turn it into the Aftercare Director at the end of each week.
Attends pre- and post-planning, faculty/staff workdays and development activities unless excused in advance by the Aftercare Director(s) and/or the Head of School.
Holds in confidence issues relating to other faculty, staff, students, and parents. Information may need to be shared among other faculty/staff for the well-being of the student.
In the case of a serious accident or injury that requires medical attention (or may possibly require), immediately fills out an Incident Report (Faculty and Staff Personnel Orientation Handbook, Part B, Form 8) and give it to the Education Head.
Follows the policies and procedures in the Parent and Faculty and Staff Personnel Orientation Handbooks.
Fulfills terms of employment contract and Terms and Conditions of Employment
Carries out other appropriately-assigned tasks.


Contact name: Waman French
Contact email address: afterc@friendsschoolatlanta.org


Admissions Coordinator for the Wardlaw School

School: Atlanta Speech Schhol
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL
ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR FOR THE WARDLAW SCHOOL

Start Date: August 2018
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as Admissions Coordinator.
Wardlaw School:
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.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Wardlaw School is seeking an Admissions Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Admissions, to provide administrative assistance, manage the admission process for applicants from initial inquiry to enrollment, oversee the admission database, and provide statistical analysis.

Essential Job Duties:
General & Administrative
• Provide in-depth information regarding the School (differences in programs and clinical services) and the Wardlaw School program paradigm (student profile, placements per grade level, student ratios, demographics, school schedule, tuition cost, financial aid, transportation, etc.)
• Promptly answer telephone calls and emails by providing relevant and accurate information
• Create statistical reports for Admissions Committee meetings, Wardlaw School directors and Board of Directors
• Review and reconcile receipt of proper payments for Georgia Special Needs Scholarship
• Maintain online admission tour schedule and tours, and coordinate applicant placement screenings
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications
Experience
• At least 3 years of experience working in college or school admissions office preferred
• Administrative assistant or office manager experience
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to work proficiently in various software applications, including MS Word and Excel
• Database and spreadsheet experience required
• Experience with or willingness to learn industry-specific software (RenWeb)
• Bachelor’s Degree required

Soft Skills
• People person with a servant’s heart
• Attention to detail with a great sense of urgency
• Active listening skills with a vision for the future
• Anticipate needs of the department
• Self-starter who sees the big picture
• Adept at displaying grace under pressure
• Must have the ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing
• Persistence with professionalism

Problem Solving Skills
• Excellent problem solving and people skills for collaboration
• Customer service oriented “can do” approach to work
• Ability to work independently with confidence

Planning and Time Management Skills
• Extreme attention to detail with superior organizational skills, thoroughness and accuracy
• Focused
• Project and process management

Technology Skills
• Microsoft Office 365 skills required
• Must have formal training in office procedures and use of office equipment

Compensation and Benefits: This is a full-time school position, offering a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance. The Speech 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 onsite during working hours; vacation and accrued sick leave.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
To Apply: To ensure that your application is considered, please submit cover letter and resume by July 31, 2018
Contact:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Admissions Coordinator- Wardlaw School

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Iris Goodson Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Admissions Coordinator- Wardlaw School


Substitute Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School serves students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences in grades 1 through 8. Swift welcomes applicants for both the Lower and Middle Divisions. Experience and teacher certification are preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to Roni Battoglia.


Contact name: Roni Battoglia
Contact email address: rbattoglia@theswiftschool.org


Substitute Teacher

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Essential Functions
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the
following functions/tasks:
• Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel
information
• Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and
positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with the
School policies
• Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of
all students
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,
equipment, materials, and facilities
• Reports to office upon arrival at school; requests clarification of school
rules and procedures, if necessary
• Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to
the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible
• Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time
and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate
• Organizes students for effective instruction
• Dismisses all students from the classroom before leaving the building
• Collects and places students’ papers in regular teacher’s desk
• Returns instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper place
• Determines if his/her services will be required for the next school day
• Complies with and supports school and division regulations and policies
• Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities
• Performs other related duties as assigned by Principal(s) in accordance
with school/division policies and practices.

Qualifications/Skills
• Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to
establish effective working relationships with staff and students.
• Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.
• Bachelor degree or higher.
• Standard Teacher Certificate prefer
• Ability to read and implement instructional plans. Ability to correspond
with parents and administration. Ability to effectively present information
and respond to questions from administration, parent, students, staff
members, and the general public as requested.
• Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.
• Ability to solve practical problems.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to maintain effective relationships with students, parents, peers
and administration. Skilled in oral and written communication.
The School may revise this job description at any time. It is not a contract of
employment. All employment at the School is at-will, such that employment may
be terminated by either party at any time.

Application:
If interested in applying for this position, submit a cover letter and resume.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


After Care Support (Part-Time)

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

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates with aftercare staff to maintain program consistency and
manage day-to-day activities.
2. Ensure all school policies are being followed and maintain reporting and
safety systems.
3. Meets with assigned teacher mentor twice a month and participates in the
classroom two afternoons a month or as possible.
4. Supervises and assists students during carpool transition until the time
students are picked up from School.
5. Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel
information.
6. Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive
environment for all students and staff in accordance with the School policies.
7. Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all
students.
8. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,
equipment, materials, and facilities.
9. Develops a daily program agenda for After-care students to follow.
10.Works with students in whole groups, small groups or individually.
11.Prepares for classroom learning experiences by organizing appropriate
materials.
12.Facilitates planned activities for groups of 2-10 students including but not
limited to, games and indoor/ outdoor recreation, arts and crafts and
cooking.
13.Assists students with homework assignments and other special projects
14.Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to
the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
15.Monitors and/or maintains classroom guidelines, safety policies and school
policies.
16.Reinforces disciplinary policies and procedures.
17.Escorts and/or accompanies students, per procedures, during emergency
situations.
18.Maintains weekly attendance sheets.
19.Attends weekly meetings and/ or as needed.
20.Performs other duties as assigned
21.May drive the school bus
22.Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job

Physical Requirements:
Audible voice and adequate hearing and vision are required in order to supervise
the students. Sufficient mobility and agility needed to interact with children.
Typically sustained physical activity, such as hiking and other activities encountered
in outdoor and physical education. Bends, stoops, and crouches on a regular basis.
Ability to lift a small child up to 75 lbs. when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:
At least one year of experience with children and/or adolescents required;
experience in a classroom environment in a supporting role preferred. Math and/or
reading experience a plus. Basic computer skills (typing, Microsoft Word and
Internet) helpful.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


Physical Education Teacher K-12/ Coach

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Physical Education Teacher K-12/Coach
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Physical Education Teacher is to teach, design and implement a program for instruction, and assess achievement for all grades and abilities. Reports to the Athletic Director. This is a full-time 10 month position, beginning August, 2018.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Instruction-Establish methods of instruction, develop and execute unit lessons, create interdisciplinary lessons, meet needs of individual learners of various physical abilities
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
• Ability to coach various lower, middle and upper school sports and develop programs
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience as Head Coach Varsity Girls Basketball and experience coaching Volleyball preferred
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager: employment@ndacademy.org. 5/25/2018. For more information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment


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


DHH Full-time Assistant Teacher: Katherine Hamm Center

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

DHH Full-time Assistant Teacher: Katherine Hamm Center
Start Date: August 2018
The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. The School is now the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy, with four schools, five clinics, summer programs and a professional development center. Each day extraordinarily dedicated and talented individuals make profound differences in the lives of the children and adults we serve here and across our state in partnership with other organizations. Please visit our website for a closer look at our work: www.atlantaspeechschool.org

The Katherine Hamm Center program is currently seeking applicants for the position of full-time Assistant Teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The Katherine Hamm Center program provides early intervention and preschool services through a Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) program for children who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH). This position reports to the Program Director and follows the School Calendar.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be present in the classroom unless the teacher requests otherwise;
• Follow the teacher’s lesson plan;
• Be knowledgeable of each student’s goals (e.g. language, speech, auditory, etc.);
• Stimulate the development of each student’s goals (e.g., language, speech, auditory, etc.);
• Provide feedback to the classroom teacher on his/her observations of students;
• Assist students in following programs, strategies, exercises, and materials identified/developed and introduced by the teacher;
• Assist with follow-up instruction for small groups or individuals;
• Help support large-group instruction as needed;
• Ensure that only one person is speaking at a time (e.g., avoid talking while the teacher is talking);
• Assist in implementing the teacher’s behavior management plan using the same emphasis and techniques;
• Assist the teacher in the preparation of material, including making, gathering, or copying teaching materials, and preparing classroom/bulletin board displays;
• Carry out the activities that are assigned by the classroom teacher;
• Help prepare and clean up after activities;
• Participate in the assistant teachers’ duty schedule as assigned by the Program Coordinator (e.g., recess duty, nap duty, enrichment, etc.);
• Assist in supervising students’ arrival and departure;
• Escort students to places in the building (e.g., bathroom, media center, etc.);
• Assume the activities of the classroom teacher when the classroom teacher is absent (i.e., the substitute will perform the assistant teacher’s duties and the assistant teacher will assume the classroom teacher’s role).

Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Knowledge or experience with child language development.
Knowledge or experience with children who are deaf or hard of hearing preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates will be given preference.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity and accuracy 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.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS:
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; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.
TO APPLY: Please provide a cover letter and resume and writing sample via e-mail by May 30, 2018.

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Katherine Hamm Center Full-time Assistant Teacher

The Atlanta Speech School, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or disability.


Contact name: Iris Goodson Director of Human Resources Subject line: Katherine Hamm Center Full-time Assistant Teacher
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

Start Date: August, 2016

Reports to: Wardlaw School Directors

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 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.

The Wardlaw School for children with language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as kindergarten assistant 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 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 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.

Essential candidate qualities, preferences, and skills:
• Caring, positive attitude and a desire to work with young children
• Able to set priorities and to remain flexible in response to changing needs
• Maintain a daily schedule that balances instructional and administrative tasks
• Work as part of a collaborative team in support of lead teachers, reading teachers and speech-language pathologists
• Experience with young children in an educational environment

Requirements:

The job requires excellent oral communication skills, physical stamina and a desire to learn. An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
• Exceptional ability to relate to the needs of kindergarten children
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
• Experience with young children in an educational environment
• Strong verbal communication ability
• Physical stamina
• Desire to learn
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to provide an appropriate speech and language model for developing children
Responsibilities and duties:
• Assist the lead teachers in the Wardlaw School to implement instructional plans for 18 kindergarten students who have mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities.
• Support the work of these teachers through preparation of instructional materials, data gathering and organizational tasks.
• Interact with kindergarten students by providing additional individualized or small group learning support.
• Assist teachers to gather data regarding student performance. Occasionally implement instruction for a group of 9-18 students for periods of time by following a teacher- designed lesson plan
• Supervise groups of K-3 children during lunch and recess
• Work individually with children under the direction of the lead teacher to facilitate academic progress
• Communicate with parents as needed during pick up and drop off
• Prepare instructional materials, assist with assembly of bulletin boards, organize paper work
• Participate in ongoing development opportunities provided by the school
• 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; and accrued sick leave.

To Apply:

Please submit all of the following documents by July 18th to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or licenses, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Please no phone inquiries

CONTACT: Send, fax, or email resume and accompanying documents to:
Director of Human Resources
Confidential Fax: HR Director 1-888-972-3942
Email: hr@atlspsch.org


Contact name: Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: Email: hr@atlspsch.org


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

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

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

Start Date: August 2018

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking an exceptional individual for the position of Reading Specialist for the Wardlaw School.
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. Through four distinct academic programs, the School provides on campus an unmatched educational experience for more than 400 students each year. Another 1,000 individuals of all ages are served through our five clinical programs. Our Rollins Center for Language & Literacy provides professional development for early childhood and early elementary teachers across Georgia and beyond, now impacting more than 10,000 children annually and rapidly extending its reach. All of the Speech School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org and be sure to watch our three-minute Promise video www.2020promise.org.

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 part time.

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This part-time school position. Benefits include complimentary meals during work hours and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents by May 30, 2018 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: Part-time Wardlaw Reading Specialist

Please no phone inquiries


Contact name: Director of Human Resources Subject line: Part-time Wardlaw Reading Specialist
Contact email address: Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Position:
Athens Academy seeks a highly organized, versatile, enthusiastic and professional administrative
assistant/receptionist with a positive attitude. The full-time position will be responsible for front desk reception duties and supporting the day to day operation of the Business Office. Competitive candidates will demonstrate superior communication skills, technological competence and a sincere interest in working closely with all members of the school community to support the mission of Athens Academy.

The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist will:
• Provide excellent customer service to the school community.
• Greet visitors and answer phone calls in positive professional manner.
• Be responsible for maintaining campus phone system
• Maintain school emergency notification system
• Be responsible for office administrative duties

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until May 21, 2018.
A complete packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume
• Names of three references and contact information

Mail to:
Alan Weiler
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
aweiler@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: Alan Weiler
Contact email address: aweiler@athensacademy.org


Administrative Assistant for Facilities and Operations

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Position:
Athens Academy seeks a highly organized, versatile, enthusiastic, and professional administrative assistant. The full-time position will be responsible for supporting the Facilities Department operations and team management. Competitive candidates will demonstrate superior communication skills, technological competence, and a sincere interest in working closely with all members of the school community to support the mission of Athens Academy.
The Administrative Assistant will:
• Work closely with the Facilities Department Chair to continually up-date goals, procedures and assessments for facilities, maintenance, custodial, and grounds areas of responsibility.
• Annually up-date the Facilities Notebook and related documents.
• Revise and utilize a Master Calendar of Facility Activities and Building use requests for athletic, campus-wide, and community events.
• Work with the Facilities Department Chair to schedule all annual federal, state, and locally required inspections and certifications for Athens Academy.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A complete packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Jerris Hayes
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jhayes@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: Jerris Hayes
Contact email address: jhayes@athensacademy.org


Lower School Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Lower School teacher, beginning in August 2018. The position requires a compassionate, energetic, and versatile individual to work closely with students, parents, fellow teachers, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

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:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
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:
Mark Cunningham, Lower School Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mcunningham@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Jenny Richardson
Contact email address: jrichardson@athensacademy.org


Music Teacher

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Music Teacher is responsible for teaching the vocal and instructional music program, directing all-school music performances, and leading extracurricular after-school performance groups in chorus and instrumental music. Instruction focuses on instilling in students a love of music, an appreciation for music as a form of expression and communication, and the skills to create and express themselves musically. The music teacher exposes students to a wide range of musical genres, periods and styles to foster student appreciation and skill in vocal and instrumental composition and expression, musical theater and performance. A variety of instructional methodologies, innovative approaches, technology integration, cultural inclusion, and curriculum resources are expected to be used.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Music Education; a Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of three years of experience as a Music Teacher in a similar classroom environment. Independent school experience at an elementary level is preferred. Ability to sing and proficiently play piano and various musical instruments is essential. Familiarity with Orff-Schulwerk methodology is a plus.

Evidence of a passion for engaging preschool, elementary and middle school students at a variety of levels to explore their gifts and discover their passion as musicians. Innovative teaching approaches, and integrating technology and cultural diversity into musical environments. Must have excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and classroom management skills.

To apply:

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Middle School Teacher

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Middle Grades Lead Teachers
Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science

The Children’s School seeks innovative, collaborative, and creative teaching partners for its nationally recognized middle grades program to start August 2018. Successful applicants have a passion for their own areas of expertise in language arts, math, social studies or science, while sharing a passion for the interconnectedness of all disciplines and a desire to practice their craft in a fully integrated project-based model that is immersed in real-world community-based issues.

Middle Grades Lead Teachers are responsible for development and implementation of curriculum, student learning and success, and the documentation and reporting of student learning, in accordance with the mission and philosophy of The Children’s School (TCS).

The mission of The Children’s School is to enrich minds and inspire dreams. TCS is a progressive elementary/middle school serving students from age three through eighth grade in a diverse community in midtown Atlanta. Grounded in principles of excellence, inclusion, innovation, and play, our graduates are passion-driven young adults who lead lives of purpose in an interconnected world.

Note: Within the broader project-based structure, math and writing classes meet daily and each follow a nationally recognized scope and sequence. In addition to these skill-based classes, the teachers of math and writing plan with the team to integrate and apply those discipline across the broader project-based units.

We believe that:

Our diversity is our strength. We explicitly and intentionally create an environment of inclusion, belonging and cultural competence.
We as humans are animated by children, childhood and play.
Learning is most powerful through immersive, inquiry-based experiences.
Each child unfolds as a unique learner, and needs an environment that is responsive to their learning profile, passions and strengths.
Children need strong skills, knowledge and habits to understand their world, communicate their ideas, and to make an impact.
Each child must know his or her own voice, and have the communication skills to confidently make that voice heard, as well as the ability for deep listening to understand the voice of others.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree preferred or Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Middle Grades or Elementary Education. A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Lead Teacher with children in a classroom setting, preferably at a similar age level. Proficiency in core subjects required. Demonstrated experience of integrating technology into the classroom.

Key Competencies:

Aligned philosophy and values
Child-centeredness
Authenticity
Contagious optimism and enthusiasm
Playfulness
Honesty and Integrity
Collaboration-mindedness. empathy, self-Awareness and reflective skills
Intrinsic motivation, initiative and high standards
Adaptation, resilience, iterative mindset and willingness to take risks, fail and recover
Critical Thinking, inquisitiveness and boundless curiosity and enthusiasm

To apply:

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Middle School Drama Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Middle School:
Recognizing that Middle School students are in a rapid mental, emotional, and physical growth stage of life, Athens Academy emphasizes responsibility, creativity, independent thinking, personal values, and service to others. Middle School students (grades 5-8), begin to master broader and more rigorous aspects of learning that include written expression, vocabulary, problem-solving, research, scientific investigation, and teamwork. An emphasis on critical and creative thinking runs throughout the curriculum. Opportunities for public speaking, performing, publication, and athletic competition complement the challenging academic program.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic, creative, and versatile Middle School drama teacher, beginning in August 2018. Essential characteristics include love of children, energy, optimism, flexibility, the ability to work with others, a good sense of humor, and a firm foundation in drama education. We are looking for someone who is excited to become a part of our community and who enjoys and understands the middle school learner. The ideal candidate will convey a love of learning and instill in our students a curiosity about our world and the desire to apply what they learn to other disciplines and the world around them. Assignments will include drama instruction and productions in the middle grades while also working to support the Middle School team with activities ranging from carpool and lunch duty to involvement in learning team meetings. While not required, coaching or club sponsorship experience is always valuable in an independent school community.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
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:
Julie Brown, Middle School Receptionist
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbrown@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Julie Brown
Contact email address: jbrown@athensacademy.org


Preschool Assistant Teacher (K3)

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic and nurturing Preschool assistant teacher, beginning in August 2018. This is a part-time teaching position that requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging with them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Melton Weekley, Preschool Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mweekley@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Melton Weekley
Contact email address: mweekley@athensacademy.org


Preschool Science Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic and nurturing Preschool science teacher, beginning in August 2018. This is a part-time teaching position with the opportunity for full-time status with the addition of Stay and Play responsibilities. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• Experience with outdoor education/experiential learning.
• Three or more years of experience working with children at the preschool level (preferred).
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging with them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
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:
Melton Weekley, Preschool Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mweekley@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Melton Weekley
Contact email address: mweekley@athensacademy.org


Preschool/Lower School Counselor

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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 Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

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 and innovative full‐time Preschool/ Lower School counselor, beginning in August 2018. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child. The PS/LS counselor will:
• Serve as a student advocate through individual, small group, and classroom counseling and mediation as determined by parents, teachers, or students themselves.
• Work closely with the division director(s) to develop programs related to character development, kindness, and technology safety.
• Collaborate with parents and school personnel to develop programs that support parents, enable effective parenting, keep parents well‐informed, and encourage volunteer involvement.
• Assist with planning and implementation of assemblies, crisis management plans, new student/family orientation, and service‐learning opportunities.
• Represent Athens Academy at local and regional conferences and meetings for independent school counselors.
• Participate in learning team meetings and follow up on student needs as determined.
• With support from the Director of Academic Affairs, coordinate the Lower School’s standardized testing program, including ERB, annual writing assessment, Otis‐Lennon, and learning styles.
• Partner with counselors in other divisions of the school to develop and fortify school‐wide programs focused on social and emotional wellness.

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

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
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:
Jenny Richardson, Lower School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jrichardson@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Jenny Richardson
Contact email address: jrichardson@athensacademy.org


Upper School English Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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.

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:
Athens Academy seeks a versatile, creative, and collaborative English teacher, beginning in the 2018-19 school year. In addition to being an exceptional teacher, the ideal candidate must be supportive, organized, and able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators. Furthermore, the ideal candidate should have a record of demonstrated success in teaching and a commitment to supporting students and teachers in all areas of school life. While not required, coaching or club sponsorship experience is always valuable in an independent school community.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
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:
Judi Bowles, Upper School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbowles@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Judi Bowles
Contact email address: jbowles@athensacademy.org


Upper School Spanish Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 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 152 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.

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:
Athens Academy seeks a versatile, creative, and collaborative Spanish educator, beginning in the 2018-19 school year. In addition to being an exceptional teacher, the ideal candidate must be supportive, organized, and able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators. Furthermore, the candidates should have a record of demonstrated success in teaching and a commitment to supporting students and teachers in all areas of school life. While not required, experience with additional languages (specifically, French or Latin) and/or coaching or club sponsorship experience is always beneficial.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
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:
Judi Bowles, Upper School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbowles@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

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: Judi Bowles
Contact email address: jbowles@athensacademy.org


Middle School Spanish Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position:
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Middle School Spanish Teacher
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Middle School Spanish Teacher is to incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. Reports to the Lower & Middle School Principal. This is a full-time teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish or Foreign Language Instruction
• Previous teaching experience
• Middle School Teaching experience
• IB-MYP training preferred
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.
Contact Email: employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 03/29/2018


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


Middle School Science Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Middle School Science Teacher
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Middle School Science Teacher is to teach science courses. Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. Reports to the Lower & Middle School Principal. This is a full-time teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB-MYP training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Middle School teaching experience
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Please submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Coordinator. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment
Contact Email: employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 03/29/18


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


Substitute Teachers (on-call)

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

We are looking for experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals to join our team of outstanding substitute teachers serving all grade levels preschool through middle years, as well as those interested in substitute teaching for our connections classes (PE, Music, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, Tech, Spanish, Library and Sustainability). We follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered, and we look for educators who hold kids to high but reasonable standards and work successfully within a team. (Preschool through 5th grade classrooms have two full-time teachers in each classroom; Middle Years has one teacher in each classroom; some connections classes have two full-time teachers, some do not. When you substitute teach in PS-5th grade classrooms and a few of the connections classes, you will be accompanied by another full-time, lead teacher.)

Essential Job Functions:
1. Follows instruction/lesson plans from classroom teacher.
2. Models professional teaching, learning, classroom management and supervision.
3. Responsible for student involvement, and models appropriate behavior for students.
4. Engages children as individuals in a way that allows them to grow in their own ability.
5. Models effective communication and relationship building with parents, students and colleagues.
6. Teaches, promotes and practices academic integrity.
7. Maintains confidentiality of all High Meadows School families and school information, as well as models and builds professional relationships with colleagues, parents, and staff at all times.
8. Starts the day with morning carpool and/or ends the day with afternoon carpool if classroom teacher was assigned to carpool.
9. Willing to be contacted at last minute.

Credential Requirements:
• Three to five years teaching experience (within past five years) as a teacher or similar experience with children
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred
• Progressive Education experience preferred
• Current GA Teaching Certification preferred
• Collaborative and interdisciplinary instruction experience preferred

Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements:
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a passion and energy for teaching children.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to clearly communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a partnership.
• Must understand academic, social, behavioral, and emotional development milestones of children.
• Must utilize positive discipline in a progressive educational setting.

Physical Requirements
This position requires physical mobility including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing. In addition, the position may require running and/or the ability to lift or restrain a child. This position is subject to environmental conditions, as educational activities occur both inside and outside of the buildings.


Contact name: Jane Murphy, HR Manager
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Elementary School Teacher(s)

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Elementary School Teacher(s)
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Elementary School Teacher, grade K-5, is to teach, design and implement a program for instruction, and assess achievement. Reports to the Principal. This is a full-time 10 month position, beginning August, 2018.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Instruction-Establish methods of instruction, develop and execute unit lessons, create interdisciplinary lessons, meet needs of individual learners
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress, refer students to learning specialist as needed
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Elementary teaching experience
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager to employment@ndacademy.org.
Job Posting date: 05/25/2018. For more information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


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


Lower School First Grade Associate Substitute

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pace Academy, one of Atlanta’s top Independent Schools, seeks a highly energetic and excellent teacher as a First Grade Associate long-term substitute lead teacher beginning late March through May 2018. Joining one of Atlanta's finest Lower School faculties, the teacher will become part of educating the whole child. The teacher must demonstrate enjoyment in working with lower elementary age students.

Responsibilities:
• Assists in teaching the core curricula subjects
• Follows course objectives and outline for course of study in conjunction with other Lower School Faculty, following curriculum as set by the current teacher.
• Participates in faculty and professional meetings
• Will attend parent meetings and assist with school sponsored trips.
• May perform supervisory duties, which include early morning duty and/or instruction in a specific learning area.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• 1-2 years experience teaching children ages 5-7 strongly preferred.
• Private school experience preferred.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: Elaine Hecht
Contact email address: Jobs@paceacademy.org


Lower School Librarian

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Pace Academy Lower School seeks an experienced K-5 librarian for the 2018-19 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of innovation and collaboration, extensive teaching experience, and the desire and leadership capacity to create an environment in which student engagement and creative problem-solving thrive through the library program.

The successful candidate will continue to build an enriching program that integrates with the Lower School curriculum and school-wide initiatives such as global leadership and character education. The librarian eagerly collaborates with classroom teachers as well as specialists in the areas of technology, Design Thinking, art, etc. The librarian must be an energetic, dynamic, and inquisitive individual with enthusiasm for exploring and implementing new technologies and teaching methods aligned with 21st-century learning. Flexibility and curiosity are key characteristics, as well as a love of children, a good sense of humor, and an extensive knowledge of children’s literature.

This position reports to the Director of Libraries. The staff includes one library assistant and two-dozen library volunteers. The librarian’s focus is on teaching and special programs; the assistant handles technical services. The Lower School is made up of 366 students in grades Pre-First through five. There are three classes per grade for a total of 18 classes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Guided by the school’s mission “to create prepared, confident citizens of the world” and the libraries’ scope and sequence, the librarian will ensure that students know how a library works and understand research fundamentals, while fostering a love of books and reading. Specific duties include:

• Oversees all aspects of managing the Lower School Library.
• Creates a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere.
• Works closely with faculty to incorporate library services and resources into classroom assignments.
• Provides individual and group instruction to teach research skills (meets with each class once per week).
• Provides assistance to help students and faculty in accessing, evaluating and using information.
• Assists students, faculty and staff in the use of library resources.
• Plans and conducts programs and activities, including storytelling, book talks, multimedia programs, author visits, book fairs, etc.
• Coordinates library displays in conjunction with library lessons and events, the Lower School Noble Knights character-education program, seasonal events, global initiatives, etc.
• Selects, receives, and organizes materials and equipment.
• Assures timely opening and closing of library and administration of the circulation desk.
• Prepares and administers budget for media center.
• Trains and supervises student assistants and library volunteers.
• Investigates technologies that will improve services and works with the technology team in planning, implementing and integrating technology in the library.
• Serves on school-wide committees and participates in community projects relating to the library and the school.

QUALIFICATIONS
Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited program, strongly preferred.
Five years related experience teaching in and supervising an elementary school library required.
Strong sense of humor, flexibility, and desire to work with elementary age children 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 Lower School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/lower-school-library

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

ABOUT PACE ACADEMY
Founded in 1958 in Atlanta, Ga., Pace Academy serves 1,115 students in grades Pre-First through 12. The co-educational, college-preparatory day school strives to create prepared, confident citizens of the world through rigorous academic experiences, innovative global leadership programs, character education and close student-teacher relationships. Pace Academy’s student-teacher ratio is 9:1, and class sizes average 15 students. The school adheres to Judeo-Christian values and encourages students to THINK BIG. www.paceacademy.org


Contact name: Elaine Hecht
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Father Colin Program Teacher is to provide an individualized education to students with learning differences and oversee day-to-day implementation of the instructional program. Reports to the Principal. This is a full-time, 10-month position beginning August 2018.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Establishes methods of instruction to educate students with learning disabilities, other health impairments and other learning differences
• Plans instruction to promote student mastery of prerequisite skills and knowledge
• Prepares written lesson plans to support instructional objectives of Notre Dame Academy standards
• Reviews and utilizes resources that match learner needs and reflect scientifically based research on effective instruction
• Ability to teach skills for reading and writing proficiency/literacy across all content areas
• Ability to assess achievement of students
• Ability to enforce the rules and policies of the school, communicate with parents on a regular basis and participate in service and professional development activities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Certification- Special Education certification and Middle School certification preferred
• Training in teaching exceptional children required including: experience in special education, professional development in teaching students with learning differences or training in specialized instructional strategies/programs
• Knowledge of learning disabilities, other health impairments and high functioning autism spectrum preferred
• Knowledge of assistive technology helpful. Must be comfortable using technology
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager. Please submit cover letter, resume and references.

Job Posting date: January 25, 2018


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


Orton-Gillingham Tutor

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Wesleyan School is seeking applications for a qualified Orton-Gillingham practitioner to provide on campus reading remediation to identified students. This practitioner would be responsible for working one on one with students before, during, and after school using the Orton-Gillingham approach to focus on the specific learning needs of individual learners. This part-time independent contractor would also have some flexibility with scheduling. The practitioner will collaborate with a team of Orton-Gillingham specialists as well as Wesleyan faculty members.

Interested candidates must submit an online application, https://www.wesleyanschool.org/page/about/employment.


Contact name: Nancy Jones
Contact email address: njones@wesleyanschool.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


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


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 250 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