About Charles Wright Academy

Employment Opportunities

Charles Wright's faculty and staff are highly trained, innovative and committed. In 2012, the Business Examiner named Charles Wright one of the Top Places to Work in the South Sound and presented the school with its Integrity Award. The newspaper writes: "Integrity has figured prominently into every value and purpose the school has set since its beginning.... While the school prides itself on growing students who work toward the most productive future they can envision, it’s thanks to a workplace that inspires the faculty to encourage them." Read more of what the Business Examiner had to say about Charles Wright.

Application Process

All applications will be screened against the stated qualifications and experience requirements of the position. Applicants are advised to provide complete and specific information describing your background, education, skills and experience as specified in the position announcement. Qualified applications will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager who will select the candidates to be interviewed. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The simplest way to begin your candidacy for employment is to submit your resume, cover letter, references, and any additional information requested to our human resources office as attachments to an email to humanresources@charleswright.org

You may also download an employment application in PDF format for either a staff position or a faculty or administrative position and submit it along with your other candidate materials in person to the human resources office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or via regular mail at the address below. Please be sure to identify the specific position or area of interest for which you are applying, and where you first learned of the opportunity.

Charles Wright Academy 
7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467-2099

All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of the receipt of their candidate materials. Please do not call to check on the status of your application.

Thank you for your interest in Charles Wright Academy. We wish you the best in your career search!

Charles Wright Academy will provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person working at Charles Wright will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Upper School Math Teacher

This position is a full-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year. This position will teach four sections of upper school math. Other duties will include leading a major extracurricular responsibility, leading an advisory group of ten to twelve students, and participating in the community life of Charles Wright Academy.

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Middle and Upper School Spanish Teacher

This position is a full-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year. This position is an Middle School (6th-8th) and Upper School (9th-12th) position. The successful candidate will teach two classes in each division. Additional duties will include leading a major extracurricular responsibility, leading an advisory group of ten to twelve students, and participating in the community life of Charles Wright Academy.

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Upper School English Teacher

This position is a full-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year. This position will teach Upper School English. Additional duties will include leading a major extracurricular responsibility, leading an advisory group of ten to twelve students, and participating in the community life of Charles Wright Academy.

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Introduction to Java Programming Teacher (Part Time)

This position is a 20%-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year, teaching one section of Introduction to Java Programming that meets daily. While not formally an Advanced Placement course, this course should prepare students to take the AP Computer Science A exam.

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Lower School Spanish Language Teacher (1-Year Appointment)

This position is a one-year, full-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year only, teaching the Spanish language curriculum for grades Junior Kindergarten through five.

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