Employment Opportunities

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

Chaplain

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks a Chaplain with a commitment to boarding and day school education in an Episcopal environment that cultivates creativity, celebrates individuality, rejoices in the natural world, and values grace and forgiveness. This is 12-month, fulltime position and reports to the Head of School.

The Chaplain’s primary responsibility is for the oversight of the spiritual life of the school.

The Chaplain will:

  • Lead the liturgical life of the community
  • Provide pastoral care for students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Inspire and coordinate student participation in worship
  • Be responsible for the care and use of the school’s historic St. Andrew’s Chapel
  • Coordinate the calendar for Chapel gatherings
  • Teach an academic religion course and guide the religion curricula
  • Orient new students and faculty to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church
  • Live on campus, participate in campus life, and serve as a member of the residential faculty
  • Develop and monitor the Chaplain’s budget
  • Guiding the school in maintaining and communicating its Episcopal identity
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Head of School

As with all faculty members, the Chaplain serves as a student advisor, leads weekend activities, provides weekend and evening campus supervision, and helps plan and execute class trips, retreats, and special events throughout the year. Based on the individual’s talents, interests, and gifts, responsibilities may also include leading afternoon programs and/or sponsoring student clubs.

Qualifications – Applicants must be ordained as priests in the Episcopal Church. Candidates will be expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree and at least five years of experience in working with adolescents. A degree or experience in adolescent counseling is preferred as is experience in working or living in a boarding school setting.

Compensation – Salary is dependent on education and experience. Benefits include a tuition remission plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, a retirement plan, and eligibility for grants for professional enrichment and continuing education.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve located in Sewanee, Tenn. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundance of 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, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close applications when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Chaplain Search Committee
Attn: Andrea Booher, abooher@sasweb.org
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375

Part-time Opportunities

Driver and/or Bus Driver

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks a driver for daily and occasional 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. Must pass pre-employment and random drug screens.

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.


Weekend Security Position

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a weekend overnight Security Officer to provide 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 and cell phone
  • Must pass pre-employment and random drug screens
  • Must successfully criminal background check
  • 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
  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR preferred

Compensation – This is a 10-month part-time position. Officer will work weekends when school is in session. 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.

Apply to Dean of Students Laura Clay (lclay@sasweb.org).

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 APs)
  • 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, Day of the Book, 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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