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Careers

Woodland Presbyterian School is committed to maintaining a talented faculty and staff. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds and support diversity through our academic and extracurricular initiatives as well as faculty development programs. 

Candidates interested in a position with Woodland Presbyterian School should complete this Employment Application and email it along with a cover letter, current resume, and personal statement of educational philosophy to employment@woodlandschool.org or mail to:

Woodland Presbyterian School
Attn: Employment
5217 Park Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Current career opportunities are listed below. Please click on the title to view the complete job description.

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  • 5th-8th Grade Computer Science/STEM Teacher

  • First Grade Teacher

  • School Nurse

  • Early Childhood Associate Teacher

    Job title: Early Childhood Associate Teacher 
    Age Level: Two to five
    Department: Early Childhood
    Location: Early Childhood classrooms
    Immediate Supervisor: Head of Early Childhood
    Job Summary: Specialized instruction of preschoolers 
    Start Date: July 30, 2024

    Early Childhood Associate Teacher’s Primary Purpose: To design, model, and create learning experiences for Early Childhood students that allow each student the opportunity to reach their God-given potential in a way that supports the mission and values of the school. 

    Duties & Responsibilities: 
    • Specialization and passion for teaching Early Childhood students 
    • Working closely with a lead classroom teacher 
    • Implementation of Woodland’s Educational Philosophy 
    • Staying current with teaching strategies, techniques, and educational technology 
    • Consistent and clear parent and student communication 
    • Working collaboratively with administrators and colleagues 
    • Planning and directing grade-level plays and/or performances 
    • Planning and attendance of field trips 
    • Participation in school committees 
    • Attendance and participation in divisional meetings 
    • Student arrival and/or dismissal duties 
    • Adherence to Faculty Guidelines 
    • Participating in professional development 
    • Supervision of students 
    • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative independent school environment 
    • Support the school’s Statement of Faith 
    Experience & Physical Requirements: 
    • Teaching experience (minimum of three years) 
    • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree preferred in related field 
    • Valid teacher licensure preferred but not required
    • Proficient in advanced technology skills 
    • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and visually identify visitors 
    • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds

    Interested and qualified candidates should complete the online application and email a cover letter, resume, and personal statement of educational philosophy (PDF version) to employment@woodlandschool.org or mail to:

    Woodland Presbyterian School
    Attn: Employment
    5217 Park Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119

    Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
  • After-School Care Counselors

    After-School Care Counselors are in charge of children age 2 through eighth grade that stay after school. In this role, your duties could include leading a variety of activities, games, serving snacks, helping students with homework. After-school care counselors offer students the chance to be productive and have fun in a safe and supportive environment.

    Successful After School Care Counselors possess the following qualities and/or skills:
    • Strong communication skills, counselors must be able to talk with students and colleagues about the progress of children in their care
    • Patience and strong decision-making skills
    • Instructional and Interpersonal skills
    • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear and visually observe students and the environment
    • Ability to follow and enforce safety policies
    • Flexibility and adaptability to new situations  
    • Assist in recreation programs
    • Assist with student check‐in/out
    • Attend all training meetings
    • Willingness to work indoors and outdoors
    • Must be 18 years old or older and be able to pass a background and reference check

    Work Hours and Compensation:
    The position of After School Care Counselor is a seasonal position that is paid once a month, starting salary is $10/hour. The daily hours worked vary but run no longer than 2:30-6:30; a specific work schedule is created upon hire.
  • Substitute Teacher

    Substitute Teacher

    Grade Levels: Little Woodland (two year olds) – eighth grade
    Department: Early Childhood, Lower School, and Middle School
    Immediate Supervisor: Division Director
    Job Summary: Substitute for regular classroom teacher

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Assume all duties and responsibilities of regular classroom teacher;
    • Follow lesson plans provided by classroom teacher and facilitate learning opportunities for students;
    • Supervise students throughout daily routine in a variety of settings;
    • Communicate effectively and interact with students and staff (With parents, as necessary);
    • Provide an environment and climate conducive to the cognitive, educational, social, emotional, and physical development of children;
    • Other duties as requested.
    Knowledge/Experience/Physical Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Education or a related field
    • Experience working with children, preferably as a classroom teacher
    • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and visually observe students and the environment
    • A positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

    Interested and qualified candidates should complete the online employment application.

    Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.