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Founded in 1900 and located in Asheville, NC, Christ School is an all-boys (8th-12th grade) school affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Our 293 boys (record enrollment) come from 18 states and eight foreign countries with a 68% boarding and 32% day student ratio. The 2020-21 academic year includes a record 36 boys in the 8th grade class. Our international population is 9.8% with 22% students of color (representing significant growth from 14% students of color in 2018).

FACULTY POSITIONS

Chinese/Mandarin Teacher, World Languages Faculty 2022-23

Christ School seeks an enthusiastic, committed Chinese/Mandarin teacher to join its World Languages faculty in August 2022. This individual will focus on teaching four courses per semester, with the option to participate in additional activities on Christ School’s busy residential campus.

This Chinese/Mandarin teacher will:

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and curricula for four courses per semester (beginner to intermediate levels).
  • Design course work that meets students’ needs and spurs their interest.
  • Teach pronunciation, vocabulary, writing, and composition.
  • Foster a structured, positive learning environment for all students.
  • Investigate innovative teaching methods and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Schedule and prepare students for oral and written exams.
  • Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to students and parents.
  • Shape opportunities for further learning through diverse cultural experiences.

Additional Athletic/Afternoon and Residential Life responsibilities will vary based on the candidate’s experience and interest, as well as the school’s needs. Activities to consider include:

  • Coaching sports teams (JV/Varsity) or leading Outdoor Programs (biking, hiking, climbing, etc.)
  • Directing afternoon programs and clubs (Drama, Quiz Bowl, literary magazine, etc.)
  • Supervising a dormitory, either as a resident or adjunct faculty member, 1-2 times per week
  • Monitoring evening study halls, 1-2 times per week
  • Providing transportation and supervision for weekend activities, 1 weekend per month
  • Mentoring a small group of students through an advising program

Qualification Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Mandarin/Chinese or a related field; a master’s degree preferred
  • First-hand experience living abroad in China preferred
  • Two or more years teaching introductory-intermediate Mandarin classes preferred
  • Sincere interest in educating, encouraging, and inspiring adolescent boys
  • WThe ability to communicate clearly and proactively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A demonstrated desire to learn and implement new teaching methods and technologies
  • A commitment to Christ School’s Four Pillars: Academic Rigor, Leadership, Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor
  • Energy, flexibility, and a sense of humor

Teaching positions are 10-month, academic-year appointments. Approximately 75% of Christ School’s faculty members live on the scenic 500-acre campus.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV with a cover letter or teaching statement indicating a specific interest in teaching at Christ School to Steve Stay, Registrar and Executive Assistant to the Head of School (sstay@christschool.org).

About the School:  

Christ School was founded in 1900 and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church.  Located nine miles south of Asheville, North Carolina, Christ School is an all-boys boarding and day school for grades 8-12.  Students come from 16 states and eight foreign countries.  All world faiths are represented and welcomed at Christ School. www.christschool.org

Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other legally protected status.

Spanish Teacher, World Languages Faculty 2022-23

Christ School seeks an enthusiastic, committed Spanish teacher to join our faculty in August 2022. Teachers in the World Languages Department must be ready to juggle multiple classroom tasks in addition to the diverse duties associated with life on a busy residential campus.

This Spanish teacher will:

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and curricula for four courses per semester (beginner through advanced levels).
  • Design course work that meets students’ needs and spurs their interest.
  • Teach pronunciation, vocabulary, writing, and composition.
  • Foster a structured, positive learning environment for all students.
  • Investigate innovative teaching methods and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Schedule and prepare students for oral and written exams.
  • Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to students and parents.
  • Shape opportunities for further learning through diverse cultural experiences.

Additional Athletic/Afternoon and Residential Life responsibilities will vary based on the candidate’s experience and interests, as well as the school’s needs. Candidates should be prepared to take on a combination of the following:

  • Coaching sports teams (JV/Varsity) or leading Outdoor Programs (biking, hiking, climbing, etc.)
  • Directing afternoon programs and clubs (Drama, Quiz Bowl, literary magazine, etc.)
  • Supervising a dormitory, either as a resident or adjunct faculty member, 1-2 times per week
  • Monitoring evening study halls, 1-2 times per week
  • Providing transportation and supervision for weekend activities, 1 weekend per month
  • Mentoring a small group of students through an advising program

Qualification Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Spanish or a related field; a master’s degree preferred
  • First-hand experience living abroad in a Spanish-speaking country preferred
  • Two or more years teaching upper school Spanish preferred
  • Sincere interest in educating, encouraging, and inspiring adolescent boys
  • The ability to communicate clearly and proactively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A demonstrated desire to learn and implement new teaching methods and technologies
  • A commitment to Christ School’s Four Pillars: Academic Rigor, Leadership, Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor
  • Energy, flexibility, and a sense of humor

Teaching positions are 10-month, academic-year appointments. Approximately 75% of Christ School’s faculty members live on the scenic 500-acre campus.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV with a cover letter or teaching statement indicating a specific interest in teaching at Christ School to Steve Stay, Registrar and Executive Assistant to the Head of School (sstay@christschool.org).

About the School:  

Christ School was founded in 1900 and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church.  Located nine miles south of Asheville, North Carolina, Christ School is an all-boys boarding and day school for grades 8-12.  Students come from 16 states and eight foreign countries.  All world faiths are represented and welcomed at Christ School. www.christschool.org

Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other legally protected status.

ADMINISTRATIVE & STAFF POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

No positions currently available.

COACHING POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Assistant Baseball Coach

Job Description
The Assistant Baseball Coach will aid the Head Baseball Coach with all activities associated with the Christ School Baseball program, including player development, communication with the coach daily on your players, maintaining discipline and structure daily, assisting in coordinating with our fall and summer camps, pre-and post-season conditioning programs, practice planning, and game/field preparation.  Also, the ability to adapt and learn new things within a baseball organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
  • One year of coaching experience at the travel, high school, or college level.
  • Current CPR / AED certification or ability to obtain upon hiring.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to travel throughout the country.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of all aspects of the sport of baseball with demonstrated expertise to help where you best fit for our staff.
  • Demonstrated management, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain compliance with NCISAA rules/policies and Christ School policies to guide student-athletes toward helping Christ School get our players to graduation.
  • Ability to participate in baseball related activities at practices.
  • Ability to support the scope of our program and be a positive influence on our young me.

Job Duties

  • Provides assistance to the Head Baseball Coach and our Athletic Director with activities associated with in the scope of Christ School and our baseball program.
  • Partnering with our program to continue to help us build a culture of tremendous young men who compete daily to be better in every aspect at Christ School. 

Assistant Lacrosse Coach

Christ School, the 3-time defending NCISAA Division 1 State Champions (2017, 2018, 2019) seeks an Assistant Coach for the spring 2021 season. This is a part-time stipend position. No full-time opportunities with the school outside of coaching are currently available. If interested, please contact Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach, Benjie Colberg via email bcolberg@christschool.org.

Assistant Track Coach

Christ School seeks an Assistant Track Coach for the 2021 Spring season (late February through late May). Qualified individuals should have experience with hurdles, sprints, and/or jumps, either as a collegiate athlete or a coach (high school, college, or club), and they should enjoy working with enthusiastic young athletes. This is a part-time position, with a stipend commensurate with experience and availability. Christ School’s track team was the NCISAA Division I State Track Champions in 2018 and 2019, and runner-up in 2017 and 2021. If you are interested in joining this successful program, please contact Head Track Coach Randy Ashley via e-mail at wrashley@hotmail.com .