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