Employment at Webb

Founded in 1870, The Webb School is a private boarding school in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Students from grades 6-12 come seeking college preparatory school education in liberal arts at Webb from all over the world. With 10 Rhodes Scholars among its graduates and consistently high SAT scores, The Webb School has a reputation of being one of the top private schools in the nation. Webb’s small school community, comprised of an average enrollment of 300 day school and boarding school students, and its emphasis on honor truly creates a Character of Home. The 150-acre campus is located in a rural setting 50 miles southeast of Nashville. Approximately one-third of the school's student population is boarding students. At present, the school enrolls students from 16 U.S. states and 12 countries.

The Webb School complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions processes, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices, athletic and other school administrative programs.

Science Teacher

Science Teacher
The Webb School seeks faculty members who are talented teachers, or have the potential to be talented teachers. We are looking for life-long learners who care about the craft of teaching and want to improve their teaching each day. We seek faculty members who have passion about all that is involved in an independent boarding school community, and who truly love working with adolescents.
 
Founded in 1870, The Webb School is a private boarding school in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Students from grades 6-12 come seeking college preparatory school education in liberal arts at Webb from all over the world. With 10 Rhodes Scholars among its graduates and consistently high SAT scores, The Webb School has a reputation of being one of the top private schools in the nation. Webb’s small school community comprised of an average enrollment of 300 day school and boarding school students and its emphasis on honor truly creates a Character of Home. The 150-acre campus is located in a rural setting 50 miles southeast of Nashville. Approximately one-third of the school’s student population is boarding students. At present, the school enrolls students from 15 U.S. states and 14 countries.

 

A full-time position for teaching faculty at The Webb School includes the following requirements:

 

• A teaching load of up to five classes (each class meets 45 minutes three days per week, and one 90 minute block per week)

 

• Coaching or working directly with other afternoon activities (afternoon program, drama, community service, etc.) for two of three athletic seasons

 

•Working with 8-10 advisees

 

For this position, we prefer an engaging, experienced teacher who embraces critical thinking, reading, and writing. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching chemistry and physics classes. Involvement in the life of the school is an expectation of working in an independent boarding school environment, which at times will involve evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate will be able to live in residential housing and be involved in the residential program.
Qualified candidates for this position will have a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related field with a master’s degree preferred. The position begins contractually on August 1, 2017.

 

Please direct all inquiries (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to:

 

Mrs. Kay Young,
Dean of Faculty
The Webb School
319 Webb Road East
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
kyoung@webbschool.com

Assistant Director of College Counseling

 

Assistant Director of College Counseling

Founded in 1870, The Webb School is a private day-boarding school in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Students from grades 6-12 come seeking college preparatory school education in liberal arts at Webb from all over the world. With 10 Rhodes Scholars among its graduates and known by colleges and universities as a reliable producer of well-rounded, prepared students, The Webb School has a reputation of being one of the top private schools in the nation. Webb’s small school community is comprised of an average enrollment of 315 day school and boarding school students and its emphasis on honor truly creates a “Character of Home.” The 150-acre campus is located in a rural setting 50 miles southeast of Nashville. Boarding students comprise approximately one-third of the school's student population, and at present, the school enrolls students from 15 U.S. states and 14 countries.

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The Webb School is seeking a charismatic, energetic, and flexible individual to fill the position of Assistant Director of College Counseling. This position will start on or around July 1, 2017.

The Assistant Director of College Counseling is one of two college counselors at The Webb School, and will report directly to the Director of College Counseling. Responsibilities include counseling Upper School students and their parents in the college admission process, establishing professional relationships with college admissions representatives on behalf of the student body, aiding students and families in the timely filing of application materials, and writing letters of recommendation for each senior under his/her guidance. Furthermore, the Assistant Director will maintain and update the school’s Naviance college counseling program, assist in the teaching of the weekly College Counseling course for juniors and seniors, and aid in the overall planning and implementing of The Webb School’s comprehensive college counseling program.

The ideal candidate should have a broad understanding of the application process to both public and private colleges/universities, as well as of current trends in admissions, financial aid, and higher education in general. Engaging in the life of the school through coaching or advising is also an expectation of working in an independent school environment such as Webb.

In addition, the preferred candidate for this position will hold responsibilities as a live-in supervisor of students in our boarding population. On-campus housing will be provided, and all utilities (electric/water/heat) will be included, as well as all meals when the campus cafeteria is open.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (with a master’s degree preferred) and at least two to three years of relevant college counseling or college admissions experience. Knowledge and understanding of the culture of independent high schools is strongly preferred. Applicants should be effective and engaging speakers, strong writers, organized program planners with leadership and management skills, and should enjoy working with both students and parents. A good sense of humor and thick skin are also critical! Travel to occasional conferences and individual college visits will be required; counselors often travel over weekends, and must be willing and able to do so.

Please direct all inquiries by April 3, 2017 (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to:

Mr. Ray Broadhead
Head of School
The Webb School
319 Webb Road East
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
rbroadhead@webbschool.com

Dean of Faculty

 

Dean of Faculty

Founded in 1870, The Webb School is a private day-boarding school in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Students from grades 6-12 come seeking college preparatory school education in liberal arts at Webb from all over the world. With 10 Rhodes Scholars among its graduates and known by colleges and universities as a reliable producer of well-rounded, prepared students, The Webb School has a reputation of being one of the top private schools in the nation. Webb’s small school community is comprised of an average enrollment of 315 day school and boarding school students and its emphasis on honor truly creates a “Character of Home.” The 150-acre campus is located in a rural setting 50 miles southeast of Nashville. Boarding students comprise approximately one-third of the school's student population, and at present, the school enrolls students from 14 U.S. states and 15 countries.

www.thewebbschool.com

The Webb School is seeking a charismatic, energetic, and flexible individual to fill the position of Dean of Faculty. This position will start on or around July 1, 2017.

The Dean of Faculty reports directly to the Head of School. He or she is to lead, coordinate and oversee all areas involving Faculty. He or she oversees the program of Faculty growth and evaluation, coaches faculty to improve, assists in departmental budgets, plans academic workshops, and is to become familiar with teacher conferences and seminars. He or she attends some meetings of the Board of Trustees, weekly Faculty and weekly Administrative Council meetings, as well as, workshops, seminars, conferences, and retreats. He or she may also teach in a reduced capacity, one or two classes.

Qualifications:

  • --B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent degree, Masters preferred
  • --Relevant experience in an educational setting
  • --Familiarity with the culture of an independent school
  • --Strong organizational, leadership, decision-making and supervisory skills
  • --Read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • --Basic computer skills
  • --Ability to follow directions and give clear directions with appropriate follow-up
  • --Able to work with parents, students, faculty and staff in a cooperative, courteous, and professional manner
  • --Willing to maintain as confidential any matters learned in the course of his/her employment

Please direct all inquiries by April 10, 2017 (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to:

Mr. Ray Broadhead
Head of School
The Webb School
319 Webb Road East
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
rbroadhead@webbschool.com