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 19 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 Position 

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 20 U.S. states and twelve countries.

www.thewebbschool.com

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 some experience in teaching chemistry and conceptual 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. Additionally, this position may involve living in residential housing and dormitory supervision.

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, 2015.

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


School Counselor

 
School Counselor
 

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. The school presently offers 20 Advanced Placement classes. 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 20 U.S. states and 12 countries. The Middle School presently has 80 students in grades six through eight, about 90% of them are day students.

 

 

The Webb School is seeking a caring, experienced School Counselor who will work to create a safe and caring learning environment, and provide short-term, solution-focused counseling services for 6th - 12th grade students and families. The counselor must be compassionate and eager to build positive relationships with students and families, and be willing to be an active member of the life of the school. As Webb is a day-boarding environment, there will be times when weekend consultations are imperative. The counselor must possess strength in both written and oral communication, is a self-starter, detail-oriented, flexible and creative, responsible and professional. Above all, the counselor must demonstrate the highest level of confidentiality and integrity.

 

Required Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work
• Experience creating a collaborative environment with a range of constituent groups, such as students, families, faculty and staff, and administration from diverse backgrounds
• Five years of clinical experience with adolescents
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop goals consistent with the American School Counselor Association National Model
• Plan and implement grade 6 – 12 advisory curriculum
• Provide short-term, solution-focused counseling services for academic or personal/social concerns for grades 6 – 12 to include providing consultation, referrals, and collaboration with faculty to resolve student issues
• May be required to also teach (life skills, psychology or ethics)
• Provide education through appropriate speakers and/or the advisory system on the major social issues that pre-teens and teenagers encounter every day
Please direct all inquiries by April 8 , 2015 (including a cover letter, current resume, licensing, 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

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 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 13 U.S. states and 12 countries.

www.thewebbschool.com

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, 2015.

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 7, 2015 (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

Teacher of Mathematics and Outdoor Programming

Teacher of Mathematics and Outdoor Programming

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 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 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 20 U.S. states and twelve countries.

www.thewebbschool.com

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). This position will likely involve 3 math classes and 1-2 Wilderness Instruction and Leadership Development classes.

· Leading outdoor trips throughout the school year, and some during the summer

· 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 some experience in teaching math classes and outdoor programming. Involvement in the life of the school is an expectation of working in an independent day-boarding school environment, which at times will involve evenings and weekends. Additionally, the ideal candidate will live in residential housing and have dormitory supervision.

Qualified candidates for this position will have a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related field with a master’s degree preferred. Additionally, this candidate should have experience and training in Outdoor Leadership. The position begins contractually on August 1, 2015.

Please direct all inquiries by March 27, 2015 (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

Custodian / Full-Time


Custodian / full-time

CUSTODIAN / FULL-TIME
Good benefits, nice environment, 2nd Shift
Must have good work record, strong references  and pass drug screening and background check
Call 931-389-5706 EOE