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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+ in grades PK - 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 spirits seeks an experienced learning specialist to begin at the start of the 2019-2020 school year.

    The learning specialists 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 it supports and provide ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers to address a variety of learning styles to maximize student achievement.

    The Lower School is organized in grade level teaching teams and ten special area teachers. There are approximately 280 students in the Lower School and it serves Pre- Kindergarten through fifth grade. This is an 10.5 month position.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • 5+ 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-on-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; and
    • Manage outsourced specialists working within the Lower School (schedule, location,
    and student progress).
    • Provide professional development for Lower School Faculty and Staff:
    -different 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, resume, and a list of five professional references to Angie_Crabtree@webbschool.org
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  • Upper School Chemistry Teacher

    Webb School of Knoxville’s Upper School seeks an experienced and dynamic chemistry teacher to teach four sections of Upper School chemistry, starting in the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate should be an expert in both the field of chemistry and the craft of teaching. He or she should be fully capable of taking the lead role with respect to the Upper School chemistry program, from the refinement of curriculum to management of physical spaces.

    Webb School’s students are eager and motivated learners, and the science courses are based upon frequent laboratory experiences, so candidates should be able to design and conduct laboratory activities, teach with an engaging classroom style, and appeal to the learning styles of a diverse and extremely talented group of young men and women. In addition, he or she should also have a desire to participate enthusiastically in the various activities that occur outside of the classroom in an independent school community.

    Responsibilities
    • Teach four sections of chemistry in the Upper School.
    • Take a leadership role with respect to the Upper School chemistry curriculum and lab program.
    • Help manage the chemistry labs and storage spaces, which includes maintaining equipment, procuring supplies, managing chemical inventory, and establishing and enforcing safety procedures.
    • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students.
    • Contribute to the broader community by participating in the life of the school outside of the classroom.
    Experience/Qualifications & Skills 
    • A bachelor’s degree in chemistry is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
    • Two or more years of teaching high school chemistry
    • Knowledge of differentiated instruction
    • Fluency with a variety of technology tools to advance learning
    • Passion for subject matter and for working with young people and colleagues
    Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resumé to:

    Matthew Macdonald
    Head of Upper School
    Webb School of Knoxville
    matthew_macdonald@webbschool.org
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  • Middle School Social Studies Teacher

    The Middle School social studies teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Teachers within each grade level work as a team under the direction of the division head.


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support the mission of Webb School in the execution of his/her role and responsibilities.
    • Plan, prepare and deliver differentiated lesson plans and instructional material that facilitate individualized learning experiences.
    • Attend regular department meetings with social studies department chair to ensure that curriculum, lesson plans and evaluations are in accordance with established school procedures and pedagogy.
    • Ability and willingness to include relevant technology in the classroom.
    • Maintain records and provide progress of student's work to both student and family.
    • Participate in department, grade-level, school, and parent meetings.
    • Monitor the progress of individual student's progress and development.
    • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities and provide class progression and plans.
    Other Duties:
    • Attend grade-level field trips
    • Participate in coaching and/or advising a club or sport.
    • Participate in professional learning programs
    Qualifications:
    • B.A./B.S. degree in teaching from an accredited institution. 
    • 3 to 5 years teaching experience.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
    • Certification in middle school history/social studies.
     General Requirements:
    • A criminal history background check is required of all employees
    • Please send resumé, transcripts and 3 letters of reference to:
    Webb School of Knoxville
    Attn. Valorie Baker, Head of Middle School
    9800 Webb School Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37923-3307
    Or email: valorie_baker@webbschool.org
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  • Middle School Math Teacher

    The Middle School math teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Teachers within each grade level work as a team under the direction of the division head. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching:
    • Integrated Math
    • Pre-Algebra
    • Algebra 1
    • Geometry
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support the mission of Webb School in the execution of his/her role and responsibilities.
    • Plan, prepare and deliver differentiated lesson plans and instructional material that facilitate individualized learning experiences.
    • Attend regular department meetings with the math department chair to ensure that curriculum, lesson plans and evaluations are in accordance with established school procedures and pedagogy.
    • Ability and willingness to include relevant technology in the classroom.
    • Maintain records and provide progress of student's work to both student and family.
    • Participate in department, grade-level, school, and parent meetings.
    • Monitor the progress of individual student's progress and development.
    • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities and provide class progression and plans.
    Other Duties:
    • Attend grade-level field trips.
    • Participate in coaching and/or advising a club or sport.
    • Participate in professional learning programs.
    Qualifications:
    • B.A./B.S. degree in teaching from an accredited institution.
    • 3 to 5 years teaching experience.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
     General Requirements:
    • A criminal history background check is required of all employees.
    • Please send resumé, transcripts and 3 letters of reference to:
    Webb School of Knoxville
    Attn. Valorie Baker, Head of Middle School
    9800 Webb School Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37923-3307
    Or Email: valorie_baker@webbschool.org
     
    Webb School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. All employment decisions at Webb School are based on school needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, creed, disability, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal or state laws or regulations. Webb School will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
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