Career Opportunities

The Knox School


The Knox School in Saint James is a nonsectarian, independent college preparatory boarding and day school for grades six through twelve with a post graduate year. Knox provides students with a strong and supportive academic program, a familial environment, small class sizes, and enriching arts and athletic programs.

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Math Teacher and Department Chair

The Math Teacher and Department Chair will become a member of a dynamic Academic Team led by the Assistant Head of School and will be responsible for teaching Algebra II, Geometry and Statistics.

Our ideal candidate is an energetic and articulate team player. This person will have excellent communication and organizational skills, strong classroom management skills and will be passionate in promoting math achievement in our students. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience at a boarding school and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates who have department chair experience and/or who possess a master’s degree.

Teachers at The Knox School are expected to coach up to two seasons of sports, live in the dormitory and serve as dorm parents. Interested candidates who are willing to live and work in a residential program should submit a résumé via email to Human Resources at opportunities@knoxschool.org . No phone calls, faxes or unsolicited visits, please.


Chinese/World History Teacher

The Chinese Teacher will become a member of a dynamic Academic Team led by the Assistant Head of School. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for teaching Chinese I through III and two sections of World History. The Chinese Teacher will also be the School’s Liaison with our Chinese Families.

Our ideal candidate is an energetic and articulate team player. This person will have excellent communication and organizational skills, strong classroom management skills and will be passionate in promoting math achievement in our students. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience at a boarding school or college level and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a master’s degree.

Teachers at The Knox School are expected to coach up to two seasons of sports, live in the dormitory and serve as dorm parents.

Interested candidates who are willing to live and work in a residential program should submit a résumé via email.

opportunities@knoxschool.org

No phone calls, faxes or unsolicited visits, please.

Assistant Crew Coach

The Assistant Crew Coach will:

  • Assist in the direction and instruction in the sport of rowing/crew.
  • Ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the sport of rowing/crew.
  • Assist in the planning, organization and direction of all rowing/crew practices.
  • Understand the rules governing the sport of rowing/crew.
  • Assist in contest management for all rowing/crew regattas and practices.
  • Communicate regularly with student-athletes and parents.
  • Assist in attracting quality student-athletes to The Knox School.
  • Communicate effectively with the Head Coach.
  • Comply with The Knox School’s Employee Handbook.
  • Work with the School to market and promote the program.

Qualifications:

  • Previous crew experience at the College Level.
  • Minimum 1 year coaching experience (within a school setting preferred).
  • Ability to travel to and from athletics contests and practices between the hours of 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Some weekend travel is necessary, including overnight regattas.
  • Associate Degree; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • US Coast Guard Boating Safety Certificate/License.
  • Ability to drive boat trailer is highly preferred but not required.

On campus housing may be provided by the School. Salary is $10,000 per academic year. Interested Candidates should submit a résumé via email to Human Resources at opportunities@knoxschool.org. No phone calls, faxes or unsolicited visits, please.