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Employment Opportunities

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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

Athletic Trainer (begins August 2018)

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a dedicated, hard-working Athletic Trainer to support our student athletes.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide sports injury coverage at high school events. This coverage includes on-field/off-field and pre-/post-game care.
  • Assist with treatment of athletes and orthopedic injuries as directed by a physical therapist.
  • Provide consultation to coaches, athletes, school nurses, parents, and others, as needed.
  • Maintain daily records of treatments and progress notes on patients.
  • Train and supervise student athletic trainers.
  • Conduct athletic training/sports medicine workshops, as requested.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge/Experience Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Current athletic training license in Tennessee.
  • Current certification by and in good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Association.
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials, and equipment used in athletic training.
  • CPR Certified
  • Ability to effectively and professionally interact with others, especially the school nurses, coaches, and parents.
  • Ability to examine processes, policies, and problems and offer solutions

Compensation – This is a full-time, academic year position. 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, retirement plan, and eligibility for grants for professional enrichment and continuing education. Housing may be available.

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.

Submit a cover letter and résumé by email or post to:

Rob Zeitler
Director of Athletics
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375
rzeitler@sasweb.org

Alumni and Capital Campaign Assistant

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks an Alumni and Capital Campaign Assistant with a commitment to education in an Episcopal environment. This is a fulltime position and reports to the Director of Development and the Director of Alumni and Special Events.

The Alumni and Capital Campaign Assistant has primary responsibility for supporting the offices of Development and Alumni Relations.

The Alumni and Capital Campaign Assistant will:

  • Provide administrative support for the capital campaign
  • Maintain master campaign calendar
  • Provide support for the Campaign Steering committee and campaign volunteers
  • Help to research information, input data, and run reports utilizing the school’s Raisers’ Edge database
  • Maintain and distribute campaign reports, including pledge agreements and naming opportunities
  • Handle campaign travel logistics
  • Provide support in preparation for alumni and campaign events and prospect visits
  • Maintain Alumni Weekend registration
  • Assist in writing and producing campaign and special project correspondence and proposals
  • Organize and monitor volunteer assignments and follow-up, assisting in all aspects of volunteer-led events
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies and postal permit

Qualifications – Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ experience in supporting fund development for non-profits. Applicants will be expected to have experience using a development database, the ability to function both independently and in collaboration with staff and volunteers, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Applicants with experience with Raisers’ Edge will be given special consideration.

Compensation – This is a fulltime, hourly position. 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, 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.

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 application when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Alumni and Capital Campaign Assistant
Attn: Andrea Booher, abooher@sasweb.org
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375

Assistant Chaplain (begins August 2018)

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks an Assistant 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 10-month, fulltime position and reports to the Head of School.

The Assistant Chaplain’s primary responsibility is to partner with the Chaplain for the oversight of the spiritual life of the school.

The Assistant Chaplain will:

  • Help 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
  • Teach an academic religion course
  • Help coordinate campus service program
  • Orient new students and faculty to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church
  • Participate in campus life
  • Help guide 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 Assistant Chaplain serves as a student advisor, is part of a weekend team, 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 experience in working with adolescents. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in adolescent counseling, working or living in a boarding school, community service, and/or coaching.

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, participation in the Church Pension Fund, 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:

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

Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission (begins July 2018)

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks an Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission to support all areas of the enrollment management process at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School. The candidate must be an energetic self-starter who is willing to work collaboratively and independently. Excellent time-management and organizational skills are required. Frequent regional and national travel will be expected. The Assistant Director of Admission will establish and maintain collegial relationships among all school constituents. This position reports to the Director of Admission and Financial Aid.

Candidates should have knowledge of the admission process and willingness to learn new techniques related to the independent school admission profession – including outstanding customer service. All applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants with prior admission experience and familiarity with independent boarding school experience are preferred. Additional responsibilities may include serving as an advisor, leading weekend activities, helping with weekend and evening campus supervision, and leading class trips, retreats, and special events throughout the year.

The responsibilities of this specific position include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain the admission database, keep statistics, and provide analytical reports on the admission and re-enrollment processes
  • Respond to and manage admission candidates from inquiry to enrollment
  • Schedule and create personalized campus visits
  • Assist in planning and running admission events
  • Conduct interviews and tours of campus
  • Assist in recruiting efforts off campus – travel to school fairs and educational consultants in the southeastern United States
  • Direct the student Ambassador program
  • Assist with general administrative duties as assigned

Compensation – Salary and title 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, pension 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. 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 Derek Perkins, Director of Admission and Financial Aid. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least three professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Admission Search
c/o Derek Perkins, Director of Admission and Financial Aid
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375

dperkins@sasweb.org

Father Flye Fellowship (begins August 2018)

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School seeks candidates for the Father Flye Fellowship in Teaching, Coaching, and Residential Life. This one-year fellowship offers aspiring independent school educators experience in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in residential life.

The fellowship is named in honor of the Rev. James H. Flye, an Episcopal priest and teacher, who dedicated much of his life to the education of students at one of SAS's predecessor institutions, St. Andrew's School. Father Flye's devotion to young people and enduring mentorships with his students were immortalized in the publication of Letters of James Agee to Father Flye, which chronicled his ongoing correspondence with his former student and Pulitzer-Prize winning author, James Agee.

For the fellowship, SAS seeks aspiring independent school educators who will work tirelessly to foster those relationships that create an intentional community that studies, works, plays, and worships together.

Benefits: Fellows will work under the close guidance of a faculty mentor and receive a stipend, housing (including utilities and basic cable), meals when school is in session, and medical and retirement benefits.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree with a major or significant course work in a potential teaching field, experience in interscholastic athletics and an interest in passing the joy and discipline of that along to others, and a desire to learn to respond with empathy to a diverse community of learners.

To apply: Submit a letter of interest, a résumé with references, and a statement of educational philosophy to Father Flye Fellowship, c/o Andrea Booher, abooher@sasweb.org. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. The fellowship residency will begin in August.

Part-time Opportunities

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

Staff Accountant

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a part-time staff accountant in the Business Office. This position will report to the CFO and be responsible for day-to-day accounting operations and will supervise accounting-related work of those who work with accounts payable, student billing, the school store, and payroll. The candidate should be detail-oriented, a team player, and willing to work collaboratively and independently. S/he will demonstrate a proficient level of professional knowledge in accounting and the ability to use applicable technology and systems to meet work needs.

The responsibilities of this specific position include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of daily operation of the Business Office
  • Assistance with the development and monitoring of annual budget
  • Assistance with the coordination of annual audit
  • Preparation of work papers for audit
  • Performance of monthly and year-end closing procedures
  • Maintenance of endowment performance worksheets
  • Preparation of all monthly reports for budget managers
  • Management of purchasing card program
  • Monthly reconciliation of gifts with the Development Office

Compensation – This position is non-exempt; the hourly rate is dependent on education and experience. This position but may be combined with other duties to become a benefits-eligible position. Benefits may 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.

Requirements – Applicant should have a Bachelor’s Accounting degree, several years accounting experience (experience in nonprofits a plus), possess a satisfactory credit history, strong interpersonal communication skills, and the flexibility to work four or five days a week (about 20 hours total a week).

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 Sarah Lodge, CFO. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least five (total) professional and personal references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Accountant Search
c/o Sarah A Lodge, CFO
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN 37375

slodge@sasweb.org

Multiple Coaching Positions (Academic Year 2018-2019)

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School seeks dedicated, personable, and hard-working individuals to fill some combination of the following coaching vacancies:

  • Assistant Volleyball Coach (Fall)
  • Assistant Football Coach (Fall)
  • Assistant Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach (Fall)
  • Assistant Swim Team Coach for High School and Middle School (Winter)
  • Assistant Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach (Winter)
  • Head JV Boys’ Basketball / Assistant Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach (Winter)
  • Assistant Wrestling Coach for High School and Middle School (Winter)
  • Head Track and Field Coach (Spring)
  • Assistant Track and Field Coach (Spring)
  • Assistant Tennis Coach for High School and Middle School (Spring)
  • Head Middle School Volleyball Coach (Spring)

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.

Driver and/or Bus Driver (Academic Year 2018-2019)

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.


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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