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Employment

Thank you for your interest in joining the professional community at West Nottingham Academy.  Our school takes pride in and is committed to the diversity of our community as a whole, including those who work here.  We support equal opporunity and encourage all to apply.  Please see a listing of open positions below.

More than 70 percent of faculty and their families live on campus, which includes utilities and all regular meals on campus.  Resident and non-resident employees are expected to particiate in the life of the school, from academic-day activites, to after-school opportunities, athletics, and student life events.

Faculty members carry, on average, a load of five classes, two co-curricular seasons, and residential dorm duty.  All positions offer a competitive salary comparable with peer schools and commensurate with experience and education, as well as benefits (major medical insurance, dental and vision, Aspire Financial Services, disability insurance, and life insurance).  All employees are encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities through the Academy's Cameron Fund.

Administrative Positions

Director of Development
West Nottingham is seeking a full-time director of development to join the administrative team.

Job reponsibilities:
  • Lead overall planned giving programs, alumni relations, major capital gifts, and corporate and foundation prosposals.
  • Design and maintain the donor management database, currently Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge.
  • Develop a comprehensive solicitation plan of the school's key prospects.
  • Coordinate all gift income with the Business Office to ensure accurate financial statements.
  • Coordinate with communications to promote West Nottingham Academy and develop fundraising materials, including new media, photo, and video work for e-newsletters, social media, and the website.
  • Serve as staff support for the Outreach and Engagement Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Flexibility in schedule, will require non-traditional work hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Other responsibilities as a member of the WNA community include dorm supervision, advising, and coaching a co-curricular or athletic activity.
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (masters degree, preferred)
  • Previous experience acting in same or similar role
  • Strong development database skills
  • Experience in communicating to all audiences, both written and verbal
  • Ability to develop a strategic plan for a small-school Development Office
  • Interest in and demonstrated skill working with adolescents
  • An understanding of a boarding school environment (in all aspects)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • A sense of humor, humility, and the ability to develop and relate to colleagues and students
Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position by submitting a resume and cover letter to human resources at employment@wna.org.

Faculty and Staff Positions

Biology Teacher/STEM Department Chair
West Nottingham Academy is seeking a dynamic and experienced science teacher to start for the 2019-20 academic year. Qualified candidates will be experienced in teaching many facets of science, with a focus on biology.  This position has department chair possibilities over the STEM departments, including the math department and our Innovation Center.  We’re looking for a teacher who exhibits excellence both in and outside of the classroom. This individual must be interested in working collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration throughout the year.

Job responsibilities:
  • The primary classroom responsbility will be teaching an average of five classes.
  • Outside the classroom, teachers will supervise two activities, teams, or co-curricular afternoon programs. (Experience in coaching athletic clubs/sports, preferred.)
  • Faculty live on campus and participate in student life programs.
  • This position requires heavy involvement in student advisory, student clubs, and other activities as created/assigned by the students, faculty, or head of school.
  • Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dorm parent duties, committee work, and other routine duties.
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (masters degree preferred)
  • Five plus years of experience teaching biology at the high school or college level
  • Strong PC skills (working in a Windows environment with knowledge of email, scheduling, and database applications)
  • Interest in and demonstrated skill working with adolescents
  • Well-organized in all facets of boarding school life (classroom, dormitory, committee work, etc.)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • A sense of humor, humility, and the ability to develop and relate to our students
Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position by submitting a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy to human resources at employment@wna.org.


Chemistry Teacher/STEM Department Chair

West Nottingham Academy is seeking a dynamic and experienced science teacher to start for the 2019-20 academic year. Qualified candidates will be experienced in teaching many facets of science, with a focus on chemistry.  This position has department chair possibilities over the STEM departments, including the math department and our Innovation Center.  We’re looking for a teacher who exhibits excellence both in and outside of the classroom. This individual must be interested in working collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration throughout the year.

Job responsibilities:
  • The primary classroom responsbility will be teaching an average of five classes.
  • Outside the classroom, teachers will supervise two activities, teams, or co-curricular afternoon programs. (Experience in coaching athletic clubs/sports, preferred.)
  • Faculty live on campus and participate in student life programs.
  • This position requires heavy involvement in student advisory, student clubs, and other activities as created/assigned by the students, faculty, or head of school.
  • Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dorm parent duties, committee work, and other routine duties.
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (masters degree preferred)
  • Five plus years of experience teaching chemistry at the high school or college level
  • Strong PC skills (working in a Windows environment with knowledge of email, scheduling, and database applications)
  • Interest in and demonstrated skill working with adolescents
  • Well-organized in all facets of boarding school life (classroom, dormitory, committee work, etc.)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • A sense of humor, humility, and the ability to develop and relate to our students
Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position by submitting a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy to human resources at employment@wna.org.

Athletics Positions

None at this time.