Employment

Founded in 1900 and located in Asheville, NC, Christ School is an all-boys (8th- 12th grade) school affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Our 292 boys come from 15 states and seven foreign countries with a 75% boarding and 25% day student ratio. Our international population is 8.5% with 14% students of color. The school currently operates with a waiting list.

Faculty Positions Available:

Upper School Spanish Instructor

Christ School announces a search for an English Teacher to begin duties in August 2018.

The Position

Christ School (Asheville, NC), an independent boarding and day school serving boys in grades 8 through 12, is seeking a dynamic team player to serve as an upper school Spanish teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate will appreciate the School’s Episcopal tradition and embrace single-gender education.

Faculty members in the Spanish department value collegiality, and interested candidates must work well as part of a team. Christ School seeks enthusiastic educators who are eager to engage in all aspects of independent school life. The teaching faculty at Christ School are deeply devoted to the mission of the school.

Qualification Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Spanish is required
  • Two or more years teaching upper school Spanish
  • Candidate must be interested in working and living with adolescents
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with a background in ESL instruction

The following components are required parts of teaching positions:

  • Classroom teaching: four sections totaling around 50-60 students
  • Providing formal assessments with grades and comments four times per year
  • Weekly comments for students in the Learning Resources program
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • Replying to communication from students, parents, and colleagues within 24 hours
  • Being involved in dormitory or other evening coverage
  • Serving as an advisor to approximately four to seven students
  • Coaching two seasons or covering an approved equivalent activity

Teaching positions are ten-month, academic year appointments.

Upper School English Instructor

Christ School announces a search for an English Teacher to begin duties in August 2018.

The Position

Christ School (Asheville, NC), an independent boarding and day school serving boys in grades 8 through 12, is seeking a dynamic team player to serve as an upper school English teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate will appreciate the School’s Episcopal tradition and embrace single-gender education.

Faculty members in the English department value collegiality, and interested candidates must work well as part of a team. Christ School seeks enthusiastic educators who are eager to engage in all aspects of independent school life. The teaching faculty at Christ School are deeply devoted to the mission of the school.

Qualification Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in English is required
  • Two or more years teaching upper school English
  • Candidate must be interested in working and living with adolescents
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with a background in ESL instruction

The following components are required parts of teaching positions:

  • Classroom teaching: four sections totaling around 50-60 students
  • Providing formal assessments with grades and comments four times per year
  • Weekly comments for students in the Learning Resources program
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • Replying to communication from students, parents, and colleagues within 24 hours
  • Being involved in dormitory or other evening coverage
  • Serving as an advisor to approximately four to seven students
  • Coaching two seasons or covering an approved equivalent activity

Teaching positions are ten-month, academic year appointments.

About the School

Christ School’s success over the last 117 years is due to its unwavering commitment to a noble mission: to produce educated men of good character, prepared for scholastic achievement and productive citizenship. The school fulfills its mission by offering its students relevant academic

programming, athletic participation, work contribution to the Christ School enterprise, and spiritual formation in the Episcopal tradition.

Faculty and staff typically refer to students as “our boys.” Students’ successes, as well as their struggles, are embraced collectively. Teachers and administrators who thrive at Christ School do so because they care. They work hard, rewarded not so much by recognition as by knowing their impact on young lives. Embracing providing an environment in which students are challenged and encouraged, teachers see their students thrive in this close-knit community committed to excellence.

Interested applicants can email their cover letter and resume to Brooke Depelteau, Academic Dean, at bdepelteau@christschool.org or 500 Christ School Road, Arden, NC 28704.

No calls please.

Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran’s status, or any other legally protected status.

Administrative Positions Available:

Counselor

Christ School is currently seeking a counselor for the 2018-2019 school year. Qualified candidates must have a master’s degree and be licensed by mental health or counseling board. Candidates must have experience working in an academic setting, understand the social and emotional development of adolescents, be familiar with the peculiar challenges facing adolescent boys, and have skills associated with family systems.

The Christ School counselor provides short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and parental support. They work closely with the school’s student life office to identify students in need and address overall concerns within the student population. They also assist in teaching student enrichment classes on subjects related to adolescent growth.

The counselor consults with parents to assess concerns, determine appropriate services, and connect students with other providers to address identified needs. They maintain open communication with service providers to ensure a continuity of care that serves the best interest of students and the school. The counselor plays an essential role in the school’s efforts to successfully partner with students, families, faculty, and staff as they work to ensure successful development our students’ emotional, social, and academic needs.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or a related field
  • State certification or licensure in counseling or other mental health profession. licensure as a Mental Health Counselor.
  • A minimum of three years of counseling experience in a middle school or high school setting.
  • Ability to support and guide parents, faculty, and staff in identifying and prioritizing the best interests of the students
  • Capacity to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty and staff, and foster a student-centered environment
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and confidentiality as appropriate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must pass required background check
  • Computer proficient
  • Candidates with at least five years of experience counseling adolescents in a secondary school and residential environments would be preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Jeff Miles, Assistant Headmaster at jmiles@christschool.org

Coaching Positions Available:

Swimming Varsity Head Coach & Assistant Coach

Baseball JV Head Coach & Assistant Coach

Please contact our Athletic Director Scott Willard at 828-684-6232 or swillard@christschool.org for more information.


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