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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 658 students across four divisions: Lower School (Pre-K/5), Key School (2-8, for students with language-based 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. 

Carolina Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, Carolina Day School 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.


How to Apply:



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For all other positions listed below

To apply for positions listed below, please send a current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications to employment@carolinaday.orgPlease include the position title in the subject line. 

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Current Positions

Middle and Lower School Spanish Teachers

For the 2019-20 school year, we are seeking two experienced, dynamic Spanish teachers for our Lower School and Middle School divisions. We are proud of our very strong World Language Department and seek candidates who have excellent Spanish language skills and who are able to conduct classes in the language. We also are looking for an educator who is well versed in current teaching pedagogy, innovative program design, and diverse learning styles and profiles.  

The Lower School position will teach grades PreK through Grade 4. The Middle School position will teach Grade 5 through Grade 8. Other responsibilities will include advising 8-10 students (Middle School), occasional supervisory obligation, serving on school committees, and the opportunity to coach a team or sponsor a club.  

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have independent school teaching experience in lower and/or middle-grade Spanish
  • understand various learning styles and needs and differentiate instruction accordingly
  • love language and possess the skills to motivate and inspire students to develop skills and confidence in their abilities in this area
  • understand the significance of language and cultural diversity in our global world
  • facilitate student learning in a supportive classroom environment that promotes, supports, and models creative and innovative thinking
  • engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems
  • provide extra help to students as needed
  • work collaboratively with others, communicating well with parents, students, staff and administrators
  • engage in professional development

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.

Key Lower School Math Teacher

For the 2019-2020 school year, we are seeking an experienced, dynamic Upper Elementary Math teacher for our Key School division.  Responsibilities will include assuming team responsibilities, attending team planning sessions, collaborating with the KLS team for shared responsibility of students, upholding Key School professional development expectations, assume responsibilities for a duty rotation, and advisory responsibilities.  Candidates should be well versed in current teaching pedagogy, innovative program design, and diverse learning styles and profiles. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
  • Bachelor's degree required / Master's degree preferred in education
  • Experience working with students with dyslexia
  • Lifelong Learner
  • Multisensory Math Professional Development (or willingness to pursue)
  • Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Language Professional Development

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

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

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.

Middle School Performing Arts Teacher

Middle School Performing Arts Teacher

For the 2019-20 school year, Carolina Day School is seeking an experienced, energetic, and dynamic Performing Arts teacher to provide Music and Theatre instruction for Grades 6-8. This teacher should foster an enthusiastic and engaging environment, designed to help students develop their skills and become increasingly comfortable sharing them with an audience.

In addition to teaching performing arts, responsibilities will include student supervision, serving on school committees, planning and supervising grade- and division-level special events, directing a musical performance each year, and the opportunity to coach a team or teach an after-school class.  

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have a degree in Music Education; Master’s degree preferred, but not required

  • Have teaching experience in an independent school preferred, but not required

  • Possess a strong understanding of music pedagogy & integrating music into the regular classroom

  • Have experience managing and directing large-scale music productions with multi-age students

  • Value collaboration with other music professionals, both on and off campus

  • Provide extra support to students as needed

  • Work to understand and support students with various learning styles and differentiate instruction accordingly

  • Communicate well with parents, students, staff, and administrators

  • Possess strong writing skills

  • Engage in professional development

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.

School Receptionist and Administrative Support

School Receptionist and Administrative Support

Carolina Day School is seeking an experienced, energetic, and dynamic individual to serve as the school’s main receptionist and to assist the Executive Assistant to the Head of School in implementing the overall responsibilities of the Lower School. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Greets and assists all visitors with their needs. 

  • Ensures all visitors have checked in and receive visitor identification.

  • Ensures Lower School students sign in and out when arriving late or leaving early, correcting attendance rolls in On Campus as needed based on this information.

  • Is the point person for all incoming calls on the main lines to campus.

  • Assists Admissions personnel with department activities such as greeting visitors and announcing their arrival to Admissions staff.

  • Manages Hot Lunch Online, facilitates delivery, and troubleshoots problems.

  • Orders materials/supplies for the Lower School faculty.

  • Manages the coordination of substitutes for the Lower School division.

  • Inputs and maintains monthly data for lower school timesheets for teaching assistants and before and after school employees.

  • Maintains and submits division weekly time sheets for all assistants to the Principal.

  • Maintains and submits personal weekly time sheets to the Executive Assistant to the Head of School.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives items dropped off for students, school offices, faculty and staff, and notifies responsible parties through email.

  • Assists in special events and projects, as needed and when possible.

  • Organizes lost and found for the Lower School.

  • Performs duties and responsibilities in accordance with confidentiality, discretion, and good judgment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned and or requested. 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Keen interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in phone and technology systems

  • Organizational skills

  • Timeliness with tasks

  • Computer literacy: Full Google Suite, Excel, Word

  • Willingness to learn 

  • Business acumen

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.

Field Hockey Coaching Positions (4) - Part-time

Carolina Day School, a co-educational, PK-12 day school seeks applicants for coaching for part-time (stipend only, no benefits) for the 2019-20 school year. Positions are:

  • Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach
  • Varsity Field Hockey Assistant Coach
  • Junior High/Middle School Field Hockey Head Coach
  • Junior High/Middle School Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Coaching responsibilities involve promoting and creating a positive team culture, developing fundamentals and skills of the game, organizing and enthusiastically running practices, and implementing effective game strategies. 

It is expected coaches will maintain a high standard of integrity in all aspects of team management, foster an environment which promotes the mission and values of Carolina Day School, supports the academic and athletic experience of the student. A thoughtful approach and a desire to constantly improve and innovative thinking will be essential to the success of this role. 

Candidates must have a minimum of three years of successful coaching at the club, high school, or collegiate level. A bachelor’s degree is required.

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