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At Webb, we believe that students should be given challenging, meaningful and diverse opportunities to discover and explore their passions, both in the traditional classroom setting and through extracurricular experiences. As they discover their passions, they realize their potential. Our job is to inspire and encourage them on this journey.
Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff of Webb School of Knoxville. We seek individuals who are committed to the mission of the school and to working in an independent day school environment. 

We invite you to review our website for information about Webb academics, athletics, arts, and other school programs and activities. Should you find a position listing that matches your interests and professional qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Job postings include specific application instructions. 

Thank you again for your interest in employment at Webb School of Knoxville.

Current Openings

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  • Lower School Learning Specialist


    Webb School of Knoxville, an independent day school enrolling a diverse student body of 1,000-plus in grades P-K - 12 that is defined by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum; broad extracurricular programs; supportive faculty who know and care for their students; and a happy, kind, respectful spirit seeks an experienced learning specialist to begin at the start of the 2019-2020 school year.

    The learning specialist's goal is to help students with learning differences and ADHD develop the strategies necessary to meet the academic challenges and acquire the needed skills to become independent lifelong learners. Along with academic and study skills instruction, the learning specialist will monitor the progress of those students he/she supports and provide ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers to address a variety of learning styles to maximize student achievement.

    The Lower School is organized by grade-level teaching teams and ten special area teachers. There are approximately 280 students in Webb's Lower School, which serves pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. This is an 10.5-month position.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • 5-plus years of experience supporting the needs of students;
    • Master’s degree in special education preferred;
    • Training, experience, and/or certification with Wilson Language, Lindamood-Bell,
    Orton-Gillingham, or Slingerland;
    • Perform preliminary assessments based on teacher referral;
    • Experience providing individualized basic skills and study strategies remediation to students in a one-to-one instructional setting;
    • Ability to develop individualized learning plans (ILPs) and monitor the progress of students with identified learning differences;
    • Experience providing teachers with materials and guidance to support/accommodate different learning styles;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with parents relating to student progress and provide strategies for home intervention/support;
    • Excellent organization and planning skills to include managing multiple and ongoing tasks;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Collaborate and manage outsourced tutors and therapists; and
    • Excellent work attendance record.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Support students with learning needs by:
    - developing Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for students;
    - collaborating with classroom and special area teachers;
    - providing academic therapy and academic support for students; and
    - communicating with parents.
    • Maintain student records for Individual Learning Plans monthly;
    • Refer to outside specialists for assessment and/or academic therapy;
    • Manage outsourced specialists working within the Lower School (schedule, location, and student progress)
    • Provide professional development for Lower School faculty and staff:
    - differentiate between modifications and accommodations;
    - use of assistive technology; and
    - identification of reading and math disabilities.
    • Provide parent education on learning styles and supporting all learners;
    • Serve on the PK - 5 admission team to support incoming students; and
    • Work with the Lower School division head to provide support for learners, teachers, and parents.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and a list of five professional references to: angie_crabtree@webbschool.org.
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  • Middle & Upper School Librarian

    Webb School of Knoxville’s Central Library seeks an experienced and dynamic librarian for the 2019-2020 school year. The librarian will work with the head librarian to direct and administer the Central Library program, which serves Upper and Middle School students and teachers.
     
    This position focuses primarily on library services, particularly student supervision and library operations, but the librarian will also contribute to tasks and projects related to all elements of the library program. The ideal candidate possesses a student-centered nature with strong collaborative and interpersonal skills.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provides a welcoming presence and helps create an environment that encourages collaboration, creativity and excellence
    • Assists students, faculty and staff in the use of all library resources
    • Manages circulation, including requests for new materials, hold requests and lost and overdue materials
    • Contributes to ongoing development and management of the collection, both print and electronic
    • Processes new materials, including cataloging and classification
    • Assists with information literacy instruction as needed
    • Assists with general maintenance of library areas
    • Fosters a love of reading and promotes lifelong learning
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in library science or information science from an ALA-accredited program
    • Experience with library management software and library databases
    • Ability to perform basic library tasks, including cataloging, processing, circulation, weeding, inventory, and collection development
    • A knowledge of middle grade and young adult literature
    • Ability to supervise and assist large groups of students
    Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resumé to:

    Lyn Meske
    Assistant to the President
    Webb School of Knoxville
    lyn_meske@webbschool.org
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