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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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  • Director of Admissions

    Job Summary
    The Director of Admissions is an integral part of the school’s administrative team and is responsible for managing all facets of the admissions process in the school’s effort to attract, enroll, and retain a qualified, diverse, and dynamic student population.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    The Director of Admissions will:
    • Contribute to the mission and standards of the school by recruiting and retaining students who will benefit from the school’s unique culture and programmatic offerings, and contribute to the school community.
    • Formulate forward-thinking, strategic application, admission, and enrollment policies.
    • Report directly to the President of the school and serve as a liaison to the Board of Trustees regarding admissions and enrollment.
    • Coordinate four essential elements to ensure a competitive admissions process and the long-term health of the student body and broader alumni/ae base:
      1. admission management (the tracking of prospective students from applicant to enrollment and beyond)
      2. student retention
      3. research (analyzing data that affect enrollment)
      4. marketing
    • To present the school to prospective students and parents, which includes systematic and efficient handling of applications and communication with candidates and their parents; interviews with candidates and their parents; arrangements for admissions testing; securing of necessary student credentials; and communicating final decisions to the appropriate individuals.
    • Develop a strategic recruitment and communication plan to reach targeted audiences, including identifying and implementing best-practice, web-based technologies.
    • Supervise Assistant Director of Admissions, Communications Director, Website & Communications Coordinator, and office staff.
    • Oversee the financial aid process with the President and Director of Financial Services.
    • Oversee enrollment management budgets.
    • Partner with division heads, athletics, and other departments at the school to build solid relationships.
    • Understand the culture and climate of the school, and the broader educational environment.
    • Foster high ethical standards, integrity, and respect for colleagues, alumni, parents, and students throughout the admissions process.
    • Communicate clearly and enthusiastically to all staff and prospective students.
    • To evaluate continually and redesign where appropriate all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students.
    • To oversee the network of parents, former parents, and alumni to assist in the admissions program.
    • To keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program.
    • To represent the school at various gatherings and conferences.
    • To perform other duties as assigned by the President.
    • To support the school and its leadership.
    Qualification Requirements
    • A bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred
    • Five to seven years of experience in admissions
    • Ability to think critically and creatively
    • Proven success in a senior administrative role
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • The ability to work collaboratively with other school community members
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
    • Understanding of marketing and social media as it relates to the admissions process
    • Experience with enrollment management databases

    To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and three professional references to Lyn Meske at lyn_meske@webbschool.org.
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  • Middle School Latin Teacher

    Webb School of Knoxville, a coed, K - 12, independent school in Knoxville, TN, is seeking a full-time Latin Teacher for the upcoming school year. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator capable of delivering an engaging and thoughtful curriculum in a student-centered environment. A hallmark of the Webb School Latin Program is its commitment to global studies. Through immersive projects and transformative use of technology, Latin students delve into the language, culture, context, and history of this important subject. A willingness to learn new skills and to grow in one’s craft is essential for this position.

    The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of foreign language instruction and pedagogy, as well as a commitment to meeting the individual needs of students. The ability to instruct in Spanish or French is a plus. All candidates should have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience.

    This position is an excellent opportunity for a creative and highly motivated educator to join a wonderful faculty. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to valorie_baker@webbschool.org. Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

    We encourage you to review our website to find out more about our program and mission.
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