Trinity Episcopal School is committed to the breadth of the Episcopal tradition in both its unity and diversity. We strive to create a welcoming environment to not only students and parents but to our faculty and staff.

A normal week at Trinity will begin with an exciting Monday morning at Greet the Week, and the week will end with an inspiring and uplifting community chapel on Friday.  Between these days, there are many opportunities to engage with students outside of the classroom during our service learning, enrichments, tutoring, and coaching an athletic team. 

Available Positions
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Band Director

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a Band Director who can teach general music and direct bands. The Band Director is a member of the faculty and the performing arts department and reports directly to the Head of Lower School/Assistant Head of School. This position is primarily responsible for directing the bands in grades 4-8, teaching general music in the lower school, and assisting in the production of lower and middle school musicals. Additional areas of responsibility include supporting the community life program in the lower school and providing technical support for sound and video during Chapel and community events. There is also the option to offer private lessons in an area commensurate with his/her expertise as part of this role. The Band Director supports the work of the School by promoting the mission, values and policies of Trinity Episcopal School.

Qualifications & 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.

  • Pedagogical understanding of children in grades K-8

  • Demonstrated experience in a school setting teaching general music and band to lower and middle school students 

  • Excellent musical performance in band instrument (s); skills in other musical instruments a plus

  • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree in Band (Performance or Education); education is preferred

  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator, and ability to work independently and effectively on a team

  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects

  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond on behalf of students

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds

Salary and Benefits: 

Trinity Episcopal School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual salary levels are competitive and are determined by educational background and experience. 

Application Process:

Please submit a completed application available on the website (tescharlotte.org), current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this ten-month position beginning August 2020 via email to Monica Johnson

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School Chaplain

As a member of the senior administrative team and reporting directly to the Head of School, the School Chaplain plays an instrumental role in creating and maintaining a community that is an expression of God’s love, caring and nurturing all of God’s children. 

The School Chaplain tends to the spiritual life of the school and provides leadership in planning and delivering the liturgical life, faith studies classes, pastoral care, the service learning program, and equity, justice and belonging initiatives. The School Chaplain serves as an ambassador for the School’s Episcopal Identity which focuses on supporting every child’s spiritual journey, fostering a sense of belonging in an inclusive school community, and striving for equity, justice and love of neighbor.

The School Chaplain leads the chaplain team which includes a full-time lower school chaplain, a full-time middle school chaplain, and a part-time music minister.  Trinity is an independent Episcopal school that is committed to the four principles of Episcopal schools.

Qualifications & Qualities:

  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School

  • Episcopal priest

  • Experience leading worship

  • Demonstrated experience working with youth 

  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity, and a sense of perspective

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator and ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a team

  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects

  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills, problem solving and effective decision making skills

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty/staff and families of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds

  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students

Application Process:

Submit a completed online application, cover letter and a current resume via email to Monica Johnson.  This full-time, 12-month position begins July 1, 2019.

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Lower School Instructional Assistant

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a Lower School Instructional Assistant for the 2020-21 academic year. 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.   

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with and a 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

  • An Undergraduate Degree is required, with a preference for education or related majors

  • Successful prior experience working with children 

  • Ability to prepare classroom materials, maintain systems for attendance, and other classroom needs such as homework, communication folders, etc.  

  • Ability to work with small groups and individuals, and at times the whole class, under the guidance and support of the Lead Teacher

  • Ability to partner with the Lead Teacher and a grade-level team in order to help deliver the program for students (While the IA position does not bear equal weight as the Lead Teacher, the relationship between the Lead and IA is a partnership.)

  • A love for students and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students

  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of perspective

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills

  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasional moving of tables, chairs, boxes, files, and printed materials

  • Walking around campus and to uptown venues

Salary and Benefits: 

Trinity Episcopal School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual salary levels are competitive and are determined by educational background and experience. 

Application Process:

Please submit a completed application available on the website, current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this full-time ten-month position beginning August 2020 via email to Monica Johnson

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Substitute Teacher

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.  Substitute teachers should also have previous experience working with children in a daycare, camp or classroom setting.  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.

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Trinity Extended Day (TED) Teacher

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:

  • 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, 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

Compensation:

Trinity Episcopal School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual compensation is competitive and is determined by educational background and experience.

Application Process:

Please submit a completed application available on the website (tescharlotte.org), current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this part-time position, which begins August 19, 2019 via email to Monica Johnson at mjohnson@tescharlotte.org.

How to Apply
Benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Tuition remission for for part-time and full-time employees
  • Medical, dental, long-term disability and life insurance plans
  • FLEX spending accounts
  • Retirement program
  • Walking distance to uptown CATS transportation center and lightrail system
  • Coaching opportunities 
  • Paid stipends for extracurricular activities with students
Professional Development

Faculty and staff are supported in the pursuit of professional growth to improve student education and cultivate a community of lifelong learners.  

Every year our employees complete over 2500 hours of professional development. 

  • Graduate, certification or recertification work
  • Conferences and other professional experiences
Light the Fire Grant

The Light the Fire grant is professional development; however, it is above and beyond traditional professional development in its experiential approach focusing on the applicant's passion and interests.

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.