Career Opportunities

NOW HIRING FOR SUMMER CAMP

If you desire support, assistance, and creative freedom, and you're seeking a job where purpose is primary, then we need to talk, because that's exactly what we expect from our staff at Tate’s Day Camp. Benefits include nights and weekends off; leadership skill development; valuable experience working with children; and potential paid internship credit. We have both full and part-time positions available starting at $10.00 per hour.

  • Camp Counselors
  • Lifeguards (we will pay for your certification)
  • Climbing Instructors for Tower and Zipline (we will pay for your training)
  • Art Teachers
  • Archery Instructors
  • Guest Services
  • Nature Instructors

For more information and an online application visit: https://tatescamp.com/employment


CERTIFIED PRESCHOOL TEACHER (4 year olds)

We are seeking a Preschool Four's Teacher that is highly skilled, effective, and cheerful, who cares deeply about the education and well-being of the whole child. Individuals should have excellent classroom management skills and be experienced with the inquiry-based, child-centered process. The successful applicant will enjoy working in a warm, family atmosphere in collaboration with other enthusiastic educators.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working collaboratively with children in exploratory and STEAM project-based learning.
  • Teaching with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively. Planning weekly units that are engaging and meaningful.
  • Creating an inclusive environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.
  • Fostering independent and creative thinkers who develop a Growth Mindset to become fearless learners.
  • Teaching Preschool 4's advanced curriculum.
  • Utilizing outdoor learning spaces (teaching garden, pond, orchard, forest) in lessons regularly. Utilizing technology in the classroom in meaningful ways that positively impact student achievement.
  • Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, class newsletters, and school events.
  • Supporting and following school policies.
  • Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher, and teaching credential
  • At least three years of prior experience as a successful lead classroom teacher is preferred
  • Collaborative work ethic
  • Love of Learning
  • Good sense of humor and warm demeanor

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to info@tatesschool.com or apply online.

CERTIFIED LATIN TEACHER

We are seeking a part-time Middle School Latin Instructor who has significant knowledge of the Latin language, history, and culture, combined with an understanding of effective foreign language pedagogies. In addition, experience teaching honors level curriculum is preferred. The preferred candidate will possess fluency in Latin and have the ability to teach through all levels of the curriculum. A bachelor's degree in Latin or an equivalent is required, and a master's degree in Latin or a related discipline is preferred. Teacher certification in Latin is a requirement and at least three years of teaching experience (including experience teaching Latin) is preferred. Candidates should be highly skilled, effective, and cheerful people, who care deeply about the education and well-being of the whole child. Individuals should have excellent classroom management skills and be experienced with the inquiry-based, child-centered process. The successful applicant will enjoy working in a warm, family atmosphere in collaboration with other enthusiastic educators.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively. Planning weekly units that are engaging and meaningful.
  • Working collaboratively with children in exploratory and STEAM project-based learning.
  • Creating an inclusive environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.
  • Fostering independent and creative thinkers who develop a Growth Mindset to become fearless learners.
  • Teaching Middle School advanced curriculum.
  • Utilizing outdoor learning spaces in lessons regularly. Utilizing technology in the classroom in meaningful ways that positively impact student achievement.
  • Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, class newsletters, and school events.
  • Supporting and following school policies.
  • Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor's degree or higher, and teaching certification in Latin
  •  At least 3 years of prior experience as a successful classroom teacher is preferred.
  •  Collaborative work ethic
  •  Love of Learning
  •  Good sense of humor and warm demeanor

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to info@tatesschool.com or apply online.


AFTERCARE COUNSELOR

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 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AfterschoolFall2020 or call Chris at (865) 690-9208 for more information.

ABOUT US:
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