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Creating Scholars, Nurturing Spirituality & Embracing Diversity in Charlotte's Center City.

Founded in 2000, Trinity Episcopal School is a K-8 independent, coeducational school of 436 students. Situated on an attractive urban campus in the Garden District of Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood, Trinity capitalizes upon the vibrant Center City as an extended classroom, providing engaging academic and unique service learning opportunities.

A profoundly mission‐driven institution, Trinity is dedicated to three core values that are thoroughly intertwined: creating scholars, nurturing spirituality, and embracing diversity. In weaving these core values together, the School is redefining educational excellence through its constructivist, problem-based, student-centered and differentiated methodologies. We believe that this educational philosophy creates a community of students who are fully engaged in learning, and we aspire to graduate 8th graders who are as similarly curious about the world as when they arrived on campus as kindergarteners. In keeping with the Episcopal educational tradition, spiritual development is integral to the Trinity experience, reflected in regular opportunities for community worship, faith studies classes and a comprehensive service‐learning program.

The Founders of Trinity Episcopal School sought to create a student body that would reflect the population of the Charlotte metropolitan area – a diverse community of learners who could grow together with a mutual sense of belonging, respect and appreciation. Trinity is populated by a rich variety of people from diverse racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds. This intentional pluralism is a hallmark of Episcopal schools, which Trinity has embraced since its founding. Additionally, Trinity has established an Honor Code that holds students to the highest standards of integrity and personal conduct.

How to Apply

Available Positions

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking an interim Lower School Instructional Assistant beginning March 1 and ending on June 8, 2018. This full-time position is responsible for supporting the lead teacher in the delivery of all subjects of the academic curriculum of the Lower School, as well as helping to create and maintain a strong sense of community in the classroom.  

Please submit a completed application available on the website (tescharlotte.org), cover letter and current resume via email to Monica Johnson, mjohnson@tescharlotte.org.  

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking an interim 1st grade lead teacher beginning March 1 and ending on June 8, 2018.  The Lower School Lead Teacher is a member of the lower school faculty and reports directly to the Head of Lower School.  As a lead teacher this person is responsible for all aspects related to the teaching and learning of the classroom and is expected to deliver all subjects of the academic curriculum of the lower school, as well as create and maintain a strong sense of community in the classroom.  The lead teacher supports the work of the School by promoting the mission, values and policies of Trinity Episcopal School.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School, and a commitment to our three primary values of scholarship, diversity and spirituality is a must.
  • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree is required, with a focus on Elementary Education preferred
  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
  • Successful experience in teaching elementary students preferably in a constructivist or progressive education environment
  • Knowledge or experience of a balanced literacy and workshop approach to reading and writing and a constructivist approach to mathematics
  • Ability to create and maintain a differentiated environment in content, process, and product to help each child reach his/her fullest potential
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with an Instructional Assistant and a grade level team in order to successfully plan for individual needs of students and the grade level as a whole.
  • A commitment to our service learning initiative and ability to integrate service learning into the classroom curriculum
  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills, including basic technology competencies
  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator, and ability to effectively work independently and be a  contributing team member
  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects; a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds

Please submit a completed application available on the website (tescharlotte.org), cover letter and current resume via email to Monica Johnson, mjohnson@tescharlotte.org.  

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking an interim middle school Science teacher for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. This position is full time and will begin mid December 2017. As a member of the middle school faculty, the middle school science teacher will teach a curriculum that focuses on astronomy, life science, earth and environmental science, ecology, chemistry, gardening, and service learning, and it is constructivist in approach.

The teaching role includes three sections of sixth grade science and two sections of seventh grade science. There is a service learning focus on gardening in 6th grade which is connected to the 6th grade science curriculum. Middle school teachers also fulfill the role of student advisor and will shepherd ten to twelve students in grades six through eight as their Koinonia (Greek for fellowship) leader. Our highly relational advisory program requires someone with significant emotional intelligence.

Our collaborative decision making process is best served by someone who has a commitment to the school’s mission and its community. Finally, like all other faculty, the middle school science teacher will assist the overall educational efforts of the school by participating whenever and wherever he/she can.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Previous teaching experience in a middle school is preferred
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Science or a related field
  • While this is primarily a science position, a broad, generalist background in teaching is a plus
  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School
  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity, and a sense of perspective
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills
  • A commitment to our four primary core values of scholarship, spirituality, diversity, and integrity is essential
  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects
  • Initiative, the ability to collaborate and flexibility are keys
  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills, problem solving and effective decision making skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and respect for students, faculty/staff and families of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Please submit a completed application, current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this full-time position beginning mid-December via email to Monica Johnson mjohnson@tescharlotte.org.  

The Trinity Extended Day (TED) Teacher reports directly to the Director of Trinity Extended Day.  We are looking for candidates interested in engaging in educational and recreational activities with children Monday through Friday, 2:30 to 6:00pm.  Additional hours are available during in-service and partial school days as well as occasional evening events.  

 

Teachers are responsible to:

  • develop and nurture connections with Extended Day students
  • supervise students in grades K-8 during recess
  • oversee homework
  • organize activities relative to specific age groups
  • communicate concerns to parents and/or Director of Extended Day
  • Report to and support the Director of Extended Day

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and qualities:

 

  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School, as well as the three primary values of scholarship, diversity and spirituality
  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus on education or related field is preferred, but not required
  • Successful experience in working with children, preferably in a constructivist or progressive education environment
  • A willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, flexibility, maturity and a sense of perspective
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, including basic technology competencies
  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator, and ability to effectively work independently and be a contributing team member
  • A positive attitude
  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects; a strong work ethic
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, level of ability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds

Please submit a completed application, current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this part-time position, which begins immediately via email to Temekia Morton, tmorton@tescharlotte.org.

Trinity Episcopal School is currently seeking Substitute Teachers.  The ideal candidate must share a love for children, take initiative while being flexible, and commit to our three primary values of scholarship, diversity and spirituality.

Assignments are available in grades K-8 and can include self-contained classroom placements as well as enrichment classes such as music, faith studies, art, foreign languages, and physical education. Substitute teachers may be called with several days’ notice of a planned TES teacher absence, the evening prior to or the morning of a TES teacher’s unexpected absence.

Substitute teachers will receive lesson plans to guide their work in the classroom, and they will be supported by other members of the grade-level or department team.  An ability to effectively teach and manage a group of twenty (20+) children independently is necessary.  An undergraduate degree is required, and education majors or graduates are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and application for employment to Gracie Ponjuan, gponjuan@tescharlotte.org.

"I like working at Trinity because it is more than a school, it is a community.  In this community, individuals are nurtured and supported in reaching their full potential academically, personally, and spiritually, and it is amazing to be able to come to work and see that in action every day."

Anna, Wildcat since 2011

"Our Episcopal identity provides us with a context for everything we do. Our community of students, faculty, staff and parents are all focused on delivering our mission & core values, thus fulfilling our calling to be the people God intends us to be. "

Tom, Wildcat since 2011

"I love working at Trinity because I have the opportunity to work with an incredible group of talented educators, who are willing to go the extra mile for the growth and well being on our students. I am truly blessed and honored to be part of such a supportive and caring community, and I continue to be amazed at the love and passion everyone gives to our school. "

Paola, Wildcat since 2007

"I love working at Trinity because I am trusted as a teacher and professional to do what is best for children every single day."

Jen, Wildcat since 2004

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, prohibits discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  

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