Working at Webb

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

List of 2 items.

  • Lower School Part-Time Classroom Teaching Assistant

    Webb School of Knoxville’s Lower School is seeking a part-time assistant teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The Lower School’s goal is to provide a strong academic program within a positive and nurturing educational environment.
    Candidates must relate well to both children and adults, have a passion for teaching and engaging students while instilling a love of learning, and enjoy using a wide range of teaching methods. Additionally, applicants should have the desire and ability to work collaboratively as a team and independently.
    Education and Work Experience: A bachelor’s degree is preferred; one to two years of related experience and/or training in working with children; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Essential Functions:
    The part-time teaching assistant should be actively engaged in the learning/teaching process, as well as support the teacher in the ongoing tasks of the classroom. He/she must help maintain a positive atmosphere in the classroom while providing timely, accurate, and thorough support to the lead teacher(s) and students.
    Primary duties include, but are not limited to, those listed below. Similar tasks in support of Webb School’s mission may be assigned as needed by the lead teacher(s) and/or Lower School Head. A high standard of personal ethics, including student confidentiality, is required.

    • Assist lead teacher(s) to maintain attendance
    • Attend faculty/staff meetings and technology training
    • Attend and participate in all in-service training days
    • Attend and assist during admissions and assessment days
    • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, including listening, speaking, and writing thoughtfully and clearly with students, parents, and colleagues
    • Eat lunch with the grade-level teachers/students
    • Attend and chaperone all class field trips
    • Complete a yearly professional development plan
    • Follow all safety rules and regulations
    • Participate in the Lower School FAMILIES program and lead a small group of multi-aged students that will meet once a month
    • Interact with parents in a professional and personable manner
    • Maintain a neat and orderly workplace
    • Monitor recess with grade-level teachers
    • Participate in special events (e.g., Webbfest, Book Fair, Field Day, etc.)
    • Respond to email in a timely manner
    • Support personnel and programs
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues (staff, faculty, administrators)
    • Complete daily tasks assigned by the lead teacher(s) – according to details and timeline outlined by the lead teacher(s)
    • Create and assemble bulletin boards
    • Clerical tasks: bind books, copy materials, laminate, create materials, etc.
    • Relate to students in an age-appropriate, positive manner
    • Work one-on-one with students for individualized instruction
    • Work with students in small groups
    • Work with students in large group settings
    • Assist the lead teacher(s) with planning/curriculum development
    • Assist the lead teacher(s) during classroom instruction
    • Assume the role of lead teacher(s) if lead teacher(s) is/are absent
    School Hours:
    Part-time: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resumé to:
    Kristi Wofford
    Head of Lower School
    Webb School of Knoxville
    Read More
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Webb School of Knoxville seeks a full-time Upper School instructor of mathematics for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Teach five sections of mathematics. Experience teaching geometry preferred.
    • Collaborate closely with department members in the planning and implementation of courses
    • Serve as an advisor to students
    • Participate in relevant meetings, activities, and carry out other faculty duties
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Two to five years of teaching experience
    • Bachelor's degree required
    Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resumé to:
    Matt Macdonald
    Head of Upper School
    Webb School of Knoxville
    Read More