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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining Cannon School’s faculty and staff in fulfilling our mission. Our employees enjoy a supportive, team environment. Our goal is to create and sustain a community where all are appreciated and respected for their individual and collective contributions. Cannon School actively promotes diversity among its faculty, staff, and student body. We seek to understand the differences and similarities among us, and to appreciate the richness that diversity provides. This environment is complemented by our comprehensive benefit offerings.
How To Apply
Applicants please send a resume, cover letter, and references for one of our positions listed below to Cannon School’s Director of Human Resources via e-mail to Please note that Cannon School requires a background check and drug screening prior to employment.
Available Positions:

Middle School English Teacher
Cannon School seeks a Middle School English teacher who will teach four sections of English for the 15/16 school year.  English instruction in the Middle School requires a demonstrated ability to teach both writing and literature, along with the vocabulary and grammar concepts appropriate for this age level. The teacher will seek to develop interdisciplinary projects with other members of the core grade-level faculty, serve on the grade-level curricular team, and subsequently, as an advisor.  The ideal candidate will actively participate in the life of the school outside the classroom (including coaching) and perform other non-teaching duties as assigned.
Requirements: Candidates must possess demonstrated competence and experience in the content area and pedagogy for middle school.  A Master’s degree in English or a related field, and a minimum of five years of successful teaching experience are preferred. Candidates should demonstrate flexibility, energy, enthusiasm, high expectations of themselves and their students, and an understanding of the developmental needs of middle school students. Ability and interest in coaching at any level is a plus, but not required.

Part-Time Visual Arts Teacher

We are currently seeking a Visual Arts teacher to begin in the Fall of 2015. The ideal candidate will have experience working with high school age students in a variety of art mediums. Cannon part-time faculty are encouraged to attend professional development and faculty meetings. Cannon arts faculty are also required to participate in extra-curricular arts activities, etc.

Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor's or Master's degree in arts education, fine or studio arts required. 1 year teaching experience preferred. 

Middle School Librarian

We are currently looking for a Middle School librarian for the 2015-2016 school year. The Middle School librarian will provide effective leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating plans for a comprehensive school library program. The Middle School librarian will also be responsible for teaching library skills to students in grades 5-8, will work closely with the technology coordinator to create programs that foster the development of effective research skills, and will serve as a resource Middle school teachers, students, and staff. The Middle School librarian will work closely with the Lower School and Upper School librarians in order to enhance the experience for all students JrK-12.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a librarian and a true passion for books and reading, as well as the ability to collaborate, be flexible, form positive, nurturing relationships with middle school students, and understand the necessities of the 21st century library. In addition, he/she will be a lifelong learner, who demonstrates our core values of courage, teamwork, integrity, respect, passion and kindness.

Education/Experience Requirements: Candidates should possess an MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution and at least 2 years’ experience in a middle school library.

Equal Opportunity
It is the policy of Cannon School to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law, or ordinance or regulation.
Faculty Profile and Honors
Number of full-time and part-time faculty: 120

Average number of years at Cannon School: 5

Arts & Science Council grant recipients

Advance Placement exam grader

Fulbright Memorial Fund scholar

Nationally certified counselor

North Carolina Arts Council grant recipient

NC-AATF Teacher of the Year Award recipients

Outstanding cultural ambassadors

Time Warner Cable National Teacher Award recipients