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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 645 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. 

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Teachers for Lower School Summer Programs

(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.

Examples of past sessions include the following:
  • Bushcraft/Wilderness
  • Tour d'Asheville (cycling)
  • Cooking
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Projectile Science
  • Big Messy Art
  • All About Tolkien
  • Science and Magic of Harry Potter
  • Star Wars
  • Nerf Wars
  • Fairy Kingdom
  • Hiking 
  • Make Your Own App
  • Comic Book Design
  • Animation
  • Theatre
  • Drumming
  • Language
  • Jr. Architects
  • Bridge Building
  • Robotics
  • Various sports including soccer, fencing
  • Photography

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

Part-time School Nurse

This person is responsible for assisting the School Nurse in the health and well-being of Carolina Day School’s students, faculty, and staff. The position reports to the School Nurse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the “first responder” for any injuries or health needs that arise, administering first aid and contacting parents or health professionals if the situation requires this.  This requires a level of physical fitness that enables the nurse to move quickly to any area of campus when there is an emergency and to squat or bend down to ground level if someone is injured and lying on the ground.

  • Assists in ensuring that all student medical and immunization records are current per school policy and as required by the state of North Carolina. Follow all reporting procedures as required by state law.

  • Assists in maintaining emergency information for each student and ensure each division has copies.

  • Assist in identifying students who have special health needs (such as allergies, diabetes, etc.) or who need daily medications and/or monitoring.  Share this information before school starts with the appropriate teachers and administrators. Administer medication as ordered. Train additional personnel as authorized medication administration providers.

  • Assist in training teachers and administrators who might need to deal with an emergency due to the ongoing needs of a particular child (e.g. food allergy, asthma, insect sting allergy, diabetes or epilepsy).

  • Prepare for the medical needs of students attending field trips.

  • Assist in managing all aspects of the Food Allergy Policy.

  • Prepare first-aid kits for classrooms and for athletic teams, and keep them stocked.

  • Record any student injuries or illnesses.  

  • Work closely with the athletic department and teaching faculty to monitor and support students who have sustained concussions.

  • Work closely with school counselors on student issues as they arise.

  • Be proactive in staying current on school health issues and in sharing them with administrators.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Accomplishes all tasks as appropriate. Other duties outside this description may be assigned as necessary.



Experience, Education and Licensure

  • Must Possess a current licensure to practice nursing in North Carolina.Minimum three year’s experience as a professional registered nurse.

  • Minimum one year’s experience as a pediatric nurse. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Proficient with Google platform and Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Word)

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Excellent communication and time management skills


Americans with Disability Specifications

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

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