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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

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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