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Carolina Day School, nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, is an independent, Pre-K/12, secular, college preparatory school. CDS enrolls approximately 655 students across four divisions: Lower School (Pre-K/5), Key School (2-8, for students with language learning differences), Middle School (6-8), and Upper School (9-12).
Working at Carolina Day School means being part of a strong community steeped in a passion for learning. We are committed to our students and families, and to each other. We recruit only the best and brightest for our team of professional educators and administrative staff.
At Carolina Day, we are committed to building a faculty, student body, and school culture which reflect the diversity of the greater world around us. Diversity adds quality to our community by cultivating a richness of ideas, a broadening of perspectives and a respect for others.
(Grades Pre-K/5) June 11-August 3, 2018
Summer at CDS is a day camp dedicated to nurturing the individual child through the discovery and delight of experiential learning.
The programs are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Each session is one week; teachers may choose to work as many weeks as desired.
- Tour-de-Asheville (cycling)
- Digital Filmmaking
- Projectile Science
- Big Messy Art
- All About Tolkien
- Science and Magic of Harry Potter
- Star Wars
- Nerf Wars
- Fairy Kingdom
- Make Your Own App
- Comic Book Design
- Jr. Architects
- Bridge Building
- Various sports including soccer, fencing
All Summer Program employees are expected to act as positive role models, friends, and companions to each student and to work with all in a meaningful and rewarding way. The goal of all our summer programs is to provide students with an awesome, supportive, fun, and enriching experience while actively learning.
With your application, please submit your session topic idea (s), along with estimated cost per child, dates available to work, and a brief description by December 1, 2017, to Rebecca Taylor, Director of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Carolina Day School has openings for substitute teachers at our Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, and Key School divisions.
A substitute teacher is a professional educator who is responsible for operating a safe, orderly, and positive classroom environment while the regular teacher is absent. The substitute teacher must effectively manage the classroom and provide instruction for students by following the regular teacher's lesson plans, and adhere to Carolina Day School policies and procedures.
Responsibilities of a Substitute Teacher
Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher is absent
Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, curriculum objectives, classroom management, and instructional strategies
Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials
Communicate clearly and effectively to students, faculty, and staff
Report all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and serious discipline problems to school administration as soon as possible
Maintain a working knowledge of and adhere to all Carolina Day School policies and procedures
- Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by the school administration
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
Criminal background check
Teaching certification not required
Our ideal candidate will:
Instruct students in the areas of literacy, math, science, and social studies with a strong emphasis on the early literacy skills for reading and writing and the foundational math skills students need to be successful in the global community
Experience with the Orton Gillingham method of instruction, Multisensory Math, and Junior Great Books program preferred, but not required
Partner with another lead teacher and an assistant in the Kindergarten grade
Facilitate student learning in a supportive classroom environment that promotes and models creative and innovative thinking
Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems
Understand various learning styles and differentiate instruction accordingly
Experience with Responsive Classroom is preferred, but not required
Provide extra help to students as needed
Work collaboratively with others, communicate well with parents, students, staff and administrators
Possess strong writing skills
Engage in professional development
Teaching experience in an independent school is preferred, but not required
Master’s degree preferred, but not required
To apply, please send a current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications to Rebecca Taylor, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org (1345 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803).
The Upper School at Carolina Day is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic part-time English teacher for our Upper School division of approximately 220 students and 35 faculty. Responsibilities include planning for and teaching two sections of 9th grade Rhetoric and Composition 1 during the second semester (January 2 - June 5). The position requires some scheduling flexibility as classes do not meet at the same time each day.
Our ideal candidate will:
have previous English teaching experience in an independent high school or in a collegiate setting
possess the knowledge and skills to successfully engage and empower students to:
be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and writers, and ethical users of information
analyze and evaluate significant concepts from a variety of fiction and nonfiction texts
discover and practice the elements of effective argumentative and analytical style
apply what they learn to develop and improve their own writing
explore, collaborate and share knowledge and understanding
demonstrate a desire to collaborate with others—especially other members of the English faculty and the Academic Dean—to design and implement lessons and units of instruction which include effective assessment of student learning
create and maintain a teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe, and flexible
provide the all-important human connection between students, teacher, and information
enthusiastically and skillfully work with diverse learners and meet the needs of each individual
To apply, please send a current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications to Rebecca Taylor, Director of Human Resources at email@example.com.
CDS supports the National Association of Independent School's anti-discrimination policy - The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, NAIS does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.