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Working at Asheville School is like no other experience. Faculty and staff members are fully a part of our small community—most Asheville School employees live on campus alongside colleagues and students and lead or participate in school events.

Every action undertaken by the faculty and staff at Asheville School supports our mission and upholds our core values: 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.

Our core values are those of perseverance, integrity, respect and compassion. Asheville School employees work to demonstrate, uphold and teach those values to our students.

Asheville School hires faculty and staff positions. All teaching positions are designated as faculty positions.

Current Openings

Medical Appointment Driver
Position Overview:  
The primary responsibility of the Medical Appointment Driver is to drive students to medical appointments, wait while the student attends his/her appointment and drive the student back to campus. Possessing excellent and clean driving record, ability to communicate with school personnel, students and doctors, and the ability to anticipate the needs of the health center and students.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Safely drive students to their medical appointments ensuring they arrive on time.
  • At times serve as adult representative and advocate for the student by attending the medical visit with the student.
  • Will be expected to work a flexible schedule that aligns with student appointment needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:
The Medical Appointment Driver must possess and maintain a clean driving record. Must be at least 25 years old. The driver must have impeccable time management skills and be able to multi-task.  The person in this position should be a self-starter and possess excellent communication skills.  Strong people skills are a must. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb or balance.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Salary and Benefits:
Asheville School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a competitive compensation package. Compensation is commensurate with applicant’s skills and experience and requirements of the job. The employee will be paid for actual hours work and the work schedule will vary day to day. 

Application Process: Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HR@AshevilleSchool.org. This position is open until filled. 

Asheville School does not discriminate in its employment decisions or practices on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any disability that can be reasonably accommodated in the administration of its educational policies and school administered programs.

“To people considering a job in a boarding school, especially a job that has a residential life component, I offer an analogy: when I was growing up, I saw my parents every day, not just one night a week for three hours. Working at Asheville School is a way of life. One has to jump all in!”

Burt Gordon '86, 24 Year Asheville School Faculty Member

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