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Administrative Assistant

Asheville School seeks an administrative assistant to oversee all aspects of student testing, including arranging the administration and proctoring of standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT, and PSAT as well as communicating and record-keeping regarding student accommodations. Experience working with standardized testing and College Board polices is preferred. This position could be full-time with additional responsibilities from the Student Life Office such as student travel information, disciplinary records, and attendance.

About Asheville School

Since its founding in 1900, Asheville School has been preparing high school students with an education for a lifetime. Every action undertaken by faculty and staff at Asheville School supports our mission: To prepare our students for college and for life and to provide an atmosphere in which all members of a diverse, engaged, and purposefully small school community appreciate and strive for excellence – an atmosphere that nurtures character and fosters the development of mind, body, and spirit.

Asheville School is a close-knit community set on a stunning 300-acre campus in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically, in one email, a cover letter and résumé to:

Glenn Mayes

Assistant Head of School for Operations

Asheville School, a deliberately small, co-ed boarding school of 285 students founded in 1900, located on three hundred idyllic acres in the midst of the mountains of Western North Carolina (in a city the New York Times has aptly claimed is the "Paris of the South" and now known as Beer Capital USA), has an opening for a full-time math teacher. We are looking for candidates who visibly love working with adolescents, who embrace the newest pedagogies, and who are eager to coach (track, wrestling, soccer, football, and lacrosse are most pressing; we have needs in basketball, field hockey, and volleyball; documented mountaineering skills are also viewed favorably: mountain biking experience is a genuine plus) and to live on dorm. Asheville School seeks candidates fully committed to investing energy in all three phases of the School's mission ("mind, body, and spirit").

Mathematics Teacher—AP Statistics Track

We have redesigned our curriculum for all students at Asheville School to take and to succeed in an AP math course by their senior year. Four years ago, we added an AP Statistics Track, which focuses on problem-solving, project-based learning, statistics, technical writing and presentations, and critical thinking. We have embraced the flipped-classroom model as one tool, and the use of technology to complement student learning. The ideal candidate will have experience using these pedagogies. This track—Quantitative Methods 1 and 2; Functions, Finance, and Statistics; and AP Statistics—is now extremely popular with many of our students. (Approximately 60% of our students are in this track.)

Mathematics Teacher—AP Calculus Track

This position is for a teacher able to teach upper level math such as AP Calculus and/or AP Statistics. AP Computer Science is also a possibility. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree and several years of teaching experience, preferably in independent schools. Experience with leading exceptional students to reach even higher, such as through math team experiences and/or extracurricular offerings, is preferred.

Interested candidates should contact the following:

Mike Hill

Math Department Chair


828-254-6345, x4302


Larry Kollath

Dean of Faculty


828-254-6345, x4019

Asheville School is an intentionally small, co-ed boarding school for students in grades 9 through 12. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC, Asheville School maintains some of the finest high school athletic facilities in the Southeast and fields 25 interscholastic teams, including football.

We are currently seeking a part-time certified athletic trainer to assist with treatment, practice and game coverage. The assistant athletic trainer is needed Monday through Friday afternoons, with occasional Saturday game coverage. Must be CPR/AED certified and be licensed or eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in North Carolina.

The position will be paid hourly, commensurate with experience. The employee will also be reimbursed for licensing fees, continuing education and professional memberships.

Interested applicants should submit a brief letter of interest and resume to:

Doug Harger
Head Athletic Trainer
Asheville School

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