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  • Lower School Teacher
  • Fundraising and Events Manager
  • Social Studies – Part-Time 
  • Volleyball Coach
  • Bus Driver – Part-Time 
  • Substitute Teachers 
  • Upper School English Teacher (Secondary Teacher)
  • Upper School Math Teacher (Secondary Teacher)
  • Computer Science Teacher (Secondary Teacher)
  • Custodian – Part-Time

Job Summary:
The Fundraising and Events Manager will plan and implement a development and fundraising program
to provide for the short- and long-term needs of the organization.


  • Works with the Head of School to determine the mission, purpose, and priorities of the
  • Sets annual monetary goals and budgets according to short- and long-term goals.
  • Establishes fundraising objectives for the organization, setting one year, five year, and longer-
    term goals.
  • Maintains a list of potential financial donors including corporations, foundations, and
  • Produces relevant and informative fundraising literature for distribution to previous donors and
    the public.
  • Researches potential sources of, and applies for, grants and public funding.
  • Oversees the fundraising process and maintains records of receipts and disbursements of funds.
  • Plans fundraising events that effectively communicate the purposes of the organization.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles.
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of tax planning principles and techniques that favor charitable giving.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three years of experience in fundraising for a nonprofit organization highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

Carlisle School has an opening and is accepting applications for a Head Varsity Volleyball Coach that will be available for the 2021-2022 school year.

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Athletic Director and/or Head of School, the coach must plan and implement a high-quality athletic program that stresses fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship while maintaining high safety standards for all athletes. The coach must also be committed to high academic standards for all athletes to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Must be age 21 or older
• Successful completion of the NFHS Concussion in Sports course accessible at www.nfhs.org prior to beginning coaching duties (there is no fee associated with this course)
• Ability to communicate effectively with parents, students, and school administrators
• Ability to motivate students
• Ability to be dependable and punctual
• Regular and predictable on-site attendance is required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience as a coach or participation in the sport at the high school or college level
• Current CPR certification

The Secondary (Upper) School Teacher will design and implement an educational curriculum in one or more academic or technical subjects appropriate for secondary (high) school students.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises students’ behavior in the classroom, on school grounds, and on educational trips.


  • Plans and develops an engaging, age-appropriate course of study in the classroom, adhering to educational best practices and school curriculum guidelines. 
  • Designs and delivers individual lesson plans in one or more academic or technical subjects using various teaching techniques and appealing to various learning styles.
  • Prepares materials for lessons, assignments, and tests; evaluates, corrects, and grades student performance.
  • Discusses academic difficulties or behavioral problems with students as they arise.
  • Monitors students’ progress throughout the year and evaluates preparedness for graduation or college, as appropriate.
  • Administers standardized tests as required.
  • Communicates progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to parents and, as appropriate, other faculty, staff, and/or principal.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents.
  • Enforces safety and security standards for students, staff, and visitors.
  • Maintains required paperwork for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, and other necessary records.
  • Monitors halls, study periods, and dining with other faculty and staff.
  • Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.
  • Maintains knowledge of research, developments, and best practices in secondary education.
  • Performs related tasks such as sponsoring student activities or organizations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of the pedagogy and best practices of education.
  • Desire to teach secondary (upper) school-aged children and ability to adapt to their developmental status.
  • The ability to design lessons that teach the curriculum in an engaging manner, applying various teaching methods such as the flipped classroom, lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and individual or collaborative projects and research.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Creative analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Classroom, or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Ongoing maintenance of all requirements regarding professional courses and in-services required.
  • Prior teaching experience is highly preferred.
  • Specialized training in teaching secondary school-aged children is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse school facilities and lead students to safety in the event of an emergency.

Perks of Employment

  • Benefits Available
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Tuition Remission Available
  • Supportive Administrators
  • Nurturing Family Environment
  • V3 Certified Employer

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Employment and email it to hr@carlisleschool.org.

To be considered for a substitute teacher, please complete the above application and send it with a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Division at hr@carlisleschool.org.

All resumes received will be acknowledged and sent to appropriate division directors for review. Should an interview be desired, we will contact the applicant via email or phone. We will retain resumes for 12 months.

For additional information or if you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 276-632-7288.

Carlisle School is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a policy of non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Carlisle School makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment.