English Teacher, Full-Time Faculty, and Community Member 2024–25

Christ School
Arden, NC United States

Christ School seeks an enthusiastic, committed full-time English teacher to join our community in August 2024. Teachers in the English Department must be ready to juggle multiple classroom tasks in addition to the diverse duties associated with life on a busy residential campus.

This English teacher will:

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and implement curricula for four English classes per semester (8th-12th grades; College Prep, Honors, AP).
  • Design course work that meets students’ needs and spurs their interest in literature and writing.
  • Foster a structured, positive learning environment for all students.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary and innovative curricular design and partnership.
  • Investigate progressive teaching methods and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to students, parents, and the school’s administration.

All full-time faculty at Christ School assist with a variety of Co-Curricular and Student Life responsibilities such as:

  • mentoring a small Advisory Group;
  • leading two co-curricular afternoon activities each year;
  • supporting a Duty Team, either as a Houseparent or Non-Dorm Personnel (NDP);
  • serving on committees or advising clubs.

Additionally, candidates for this position will possess the following specific attributes or qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in English or a related field; a master’s degree preferred
  • Two or more years teaching high school or college English preferred
  • Sincere interest in educating, encouraging, and celebrating adolescent boys
  • The ability to communicate clearly with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A 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, collegiality, and a robust sense of humor

Benefits associated with full-time employment at Christ School include:

  • A competitive salary, based on experience($40K-$55K)
  • Housing, based on availability
  • Full tuition remission for sons accepted to the school
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • TIAA 10% match (optional at this level)
  • Generous Professional Development and Continuing Education support
  • Dining for faculty and their families (10 months)
  • Access to gym facilities, tennis courts, and track; unlimited access to 10 miles of scenic campus trails
  • YMCA membership (50% covered for employees and their families)
  • Employee Assistance Program (mental health counseling)
  • Proximity to Asheville, a vibrant small city, and the Blue Ridge Mountains

More about Christ School and our Faculty:

Founded in 1900, Christ School is an all-boys college preparatory boarding school for 300 students in grades 8 through 12. The school is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and sits on 500 scenic acres, nine miles south of Asheville, North Carolina. The school’s mission is to “produce educated men of good character, prepared for both scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.” We do this through programming and relationships built around our Four Pillars: Leadership, Academic Rigor, Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor. Students come from 18 states and six foreign countries to attend Christ School. All world faiths are welcome in our community.

The teachers, coaches, and advisors of Christ School find purpose and meaning in our work with the young Greenies in our care. The thread that runs through every responsibility and opportunity we encounter is an abiding belief in the power of strong relationships to shape and sustain healthy, successful young men.

For more information about our programs, faculty, and history, please visit our website or social media platforms: christschool.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume with a cover letter to Steve Stay, Registrar & Executive Assistant to the Head of School after completing this survey: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=xPdFYdOkpEKXKL7fvJ_Fzwi9XN3glfxAieXtLsH_9UpUMlNPSkxTVFZTWDBZTVpaWU1RWUJBM1BNRi4u .