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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 applicant@cannonschool.org. Please note that Cannon School requires a background check and drug screening prior to employment.
Available Positions:
 
Middle School World Language Teacher
We are seeking an energetic, creative teacher for French and Spanish for grades 5-8. This is a full-time position for the 2015-2016 school year. Successful candidates will have personal skills to work flexibly and adaptably with students within this age range. The French and Spanish teacher is a member of the Middle School World Languages team and reports to the Head of Middle School. The curriculum for these classes offers both structure and freedom for the teacher. Outside of world languages teaching responsibilities, the teacher will also be asked to be an advisor to approximately ten students, serving as a personal advocate and check-in point for that group of students every day throughout the school year. Cannon School welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds.
Qualifications: BA Degree minimum. A Master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of teaching Spanish and French as a second language preferred. Candidate must be able to teach in both French and Spanish at any of the middle-school grade levels 5 through 8. The school is eager to accept applications from traditionally under-represented groups. The ideal candidate will be: fluent in French and in Spanish, proficient in second-language pedagogy, a student-centered educator, enthusiastic and engaging to students of this age, interested in students’ ethical and intellectual development and a person who believes in and supports diversity in the life of a school.









 
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