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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:

Part-Time Upper School Spanish Teacher

We are seeking candidates for a part-time Upper School Spanish teaching position for the 2015-2016 school-year. The ideal candidate will be proficient in both Spanish and English and also have Upper School teaching experience. This person will teach in the Upper School and will be instrumental in contributing to the growth of the World Language curriculum. Knowledge of the ACTFL Proficiency Standards, AP Spanish Language and Culture curriculum, and implementation of authentic materials in the World Language classroom are desirable.
We are searching for someone who is adaptive and willing to adjust to differing student needs. This candidate will be open to professional development and feedback. In addition, this person must be highly organized, efficient, and someone who relates well with students, faculty, and parents.  This person will work closely with our Upper School World Language Department and will collaborate with a wide range of other faculty members.  A willingness to participate in our growing exchange program is also a plus. Cannon faculty are assigned a variety of duties including, but not limited to advising students, leading extra-curricular activities, and attending faculty meetings.
Education/Experience Requirements: BA, preferably MA, in Spanish, Education or relevant study.  2-3 years minimal 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.

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.

Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

We are currently seeking candidates for the 2015-2016 school year. The Kindergarten assistant works closely with the homeroom teacher to facilitate learning and foster a warm, positive, nurturing classroom environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, and will also be a team player, with the ability to follow the lead of the homeroom teacher. He/she will also be flexible, responsible, organized, and have a sincere love for working with our younger students. This candidate will also possess the characteristics that are inherent in our core values of courage, teamwork, respect, integrity, passion and kindness.

Education/Experience Requirements: A college degree with some training in child development and elementary education is preferred, with at least 1 year of experience in a school-type setting.

First Grade Teacher Assistant

We are currently seeking candidates for the 2015-2016 school year. The first grade teacher assistant works closely with the first grade homeroom teacher to facilitate learning and foster a warm, positive, nurturing classroom environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, and will also be a team player, with the ability to follow the lead of the homeroom teacher. He/she will also be flexible, responsible, organized, and have a sincere love for working with our younger students. This candidate will also possess the characteristics that are inherent in our core values of courage, teamwork, respect, integrity, passion and kindness.

Education/Experience Requirements: A college degree with some training in child development and elementary education is preferred, with at least 1 year of experience in a school-type setting.

Maintenance Mechanic

The Maintenance Mechanic is a member of the facilities team for the School. This position independently performs semiskilled preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance tasks associated with the upkeep and operation of the school. In addition this position is responsible for various types of maintenance and facilities functions, building and building equipment.

Education/Experience Requirements: 10 years proven experience in a maintenance department or comparable position. Associates Degree in any discipline preferred.

Upper School Math Teacher – Starting Fall 2015

Our ideal candidate is an experienced and adaptive mathematics educator with a student-centered pedagogical approach. Additional responsibilities outside of the classroom may include being an advisor to approximately 12 students, coaching an after-school sport, sponsoring a club, etc. The candidate must be willing to work with other teachers in a strong collaborative environment. Effective communication skills and technology experience are essential. This is full time position for the 2015/2016 school year.

Education/Experience Requirements: A Bachelor's degree and teaching experience are required. Master's degree and several years of teaching experience preferred.

 
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