Career Opportunities


Looking for a fun afterschool job that’s more like working at summer camp than daycare? Tate's School is hiring energetic afterschool counselors who enjoy leading games and activities with children. Gain valuable childcare experience and join our team of highly energetic and creative Fun Professionals. Most days are spent outdoors utilizing our beautiful 54 acre campus with more than 20 outdoor learning areas. Must be available M-F (5 days) from 3:00-6:00 PM. Starting pay is $9.00-10.00 per hour based on experience. Review the job description and apply online at or call Chris at (865) 690-9208 for more information.

Tate's School's mission is to nurture and work with children in preschool - eighth grade to promote academic excellence, assist in their intellectual development, and mentor them in their moral evolution to the point that they are capable of becoming successful, productive, vibrant, accountable young men and women of sound character and reputation. Tate's School is a private, independent school founded in 1968 that serves approximately 250 students. Tate's campus is filled with classrooms that feature exposed logs and wooden beams consistent with the warm, inviting, non-institutional style unique to Tate's School. Join this exciting team! COVID-19 considerations: We have a comprehensive covid plan which has worked very well for us. Outdoor classrooms abound and classes have between 8 -16 students. We have outdoor desks for all students and teachers. We got this! #BeAnOutsider