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Employment Opportunities

Faculty

We are pleased to know that you are interested in a position at St. Andrew's-Sewanee School.

We expect a lot from our employees. Faculty and staff at St. Andrew's-Sewanee School wear multiple hats as we strive each day to provide our students and their families with an outstanding education and community experience. In exchange for their dedication, our employees receive competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including health insurance, lunches, and tuition remission for their dependents. More than half of our faculty live on campus, receiving housing and meals in exchange for their leadership as houseparents.

Full-time Opportunities

Spanish Teacher (two vacancies, begin August 2019)

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a Spanish language teacher with an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Spanish or a related field. Two positions are available. The appointments will begin in August 2019.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching four sections of language to students in grades 6-12
  • Participating in departmental planning and curricular review
  • Assisting with evening and weekend campus activities and supervision

Additional responsibilities will include coaching and/or teaching an afternoon program.

Qualifications Candidates will be expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Spanish language or a related field, a commitment to innovative teaching methods, willingness to fully engage in a boarding school environment, and an enthusiasm for teaching within a diverse community of learners. Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, interest in and experience with outdoor education, and/or the ability to coach a sport will be given special consideration.

Compensation – This is a full-time, academic year position. Salary is dependent on education and experience; teachers are given salary credit for teaching experience. Benefits include a tuition remission plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, pension plan, and eligibility for grants for professional enrichment and continuing education, on-campus housing, and meals.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a teaching statement, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled. Joint applications (two people applying for the two positions) are welcomed, but each applicant should submit a separate application and note the name of the other party (“for consideration with ”) in their materials.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Spanish Language Search Committee
c/o Andrea Booher (employment@sasweb.org)
Assistant to the Head of School

Part-time Opportunities

Part-time opportunities, particularly coaching positions, may be combined with teaching positions to form full-time benefits-eligible positions.

Assistant Middle School Volleyball Coach

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School seeks a dedicated, personable, and hard-working individual to serve as Assistant Middle School Volleyball coach (end of January to end of April).

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A desire to work with students in grades 6-12
  • Sport-specific coaching experience
  • Interest in being part of a small and supportive academic community
  • Ability to recognize athletics as one aspect of a well-rounded education
  • Comfort with students from a wide variety of racial, socio-economic, and national backgrounds
  • Relevant work experience in an educational setting is preferred

Applicants with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or willingness to acquire one before employment begins will be given special consideration.

Compensation - Salary is dependent on education and experience. These are seasonal, part time positions and do not include benefits. They may be combined with teaching positions to form full-time benefits-eligible positions.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

Applications should be directed to the Director of Athletics Rob Zeitler. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a coaching statement, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Officer

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks a part-time Security Officer to join our security team in providing visible deterrence. This is an unarmed, “no hands on” position. All patrolling is done on foot. Officer must become familiar with all school rules, regulations, and student boundaries as described in the Handbook for Students and Parents.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21-years old
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation
  • Must pass pre-employment and random drug screens
  • Must successfully pass credit and criminal background checks
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able and willing to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Must be neatly groomed and meet the appearance standards of all SAS employees
  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR preferred

Compensation – This is a part-time position. Hourly rate will be above minimum wage and will depend on experience.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve located in Sewanee, TN. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send a letter of inquiry and three references to Dean of Students Laura Clay (lclay@sasweb.org). No phone calls, please.

Part-time Driver

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks a driver for occasional local student transportation. This person will be provided with a school vehicle for these trips. Drivers must have an impeccable driving record. Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest and a list of references. A background and driving record check will be required prior to employment. A CDL is NOT required for this position, but CDL holders would have the opportunity for additional employment. For more information, contact Dean of Students Laura Clay. No phone calls, please.

It's not just a job

Every job at SAS is unique, and rarely will a job match this list precisely. Specific responsibilities of full time teachers include the following or their equivalent.

  • Teach 4 year-long classes (or 5 year-long classes with no afternoon programs)
  • Sponsor 2 trimester afternoon programs
  • Additional clubs, activities, or committee assignments as designated
  • Participate in continual departmental curricular review and development
  • Communicate proactively with parents
  • Serve as an advisor to students and keep regular contact with advisee parents
  • Attend chapel, assemblies, faculty meetings, and advisory periods
  • Plan and support grade level events and house activities
  • Be available during work periods for student support
  • Serve on weekend team for campus supervision and activities
  • Participate in working groups and departmental planning
  • Serve as a substitute for colleagues in classes and afternoon programs
  • Assist with other responsibilities in the academic day, such as driving students to and from the University and other destinations on the Mountain
  • Provide creative offerings and support for special events and projects such as Opening Weekend/Orientation, Family Weekend, Winterim, Earth Day, and Commencement Weekend
  • Support students by attending school events, such as plays, concerts, and games
  • Acquire and maintain a TN CDL Bus-driving License (if applicable to coaching responsibilities)

In addition to listing employment opportunities here, SAS lists most positions with TABS, NAIS, NAES, SAIS, and TAIS.

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a program of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination with all employees, students, and applicants for employment, and will actively carry out all federal and state regulations. All aspects of your working at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School will be governed on the basis of competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap or veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
All decisions made with respect to recruiting, hiring and promotions will be based solely on individual qualifications related to the requirements of the job.
Likewise, all other personnel matters such as compensation, benefits, transfers, staff reductions, training, education and social/recreation programs will be administered free from illegal discriminatory practices.

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