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.


This is a full-time, year-round, benefit-eligible position working from 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday. This staff member assists members of the Upper School administration and serves as the receptionist to the Upper School.


Head Varsity Boys' Soccer Coach

Serve as Head Coach to the Boys' Varsity Soccer Team for the 2016 Season.


Lower School Classroom Paraprofessional

This is position is a part-time faculty appointment for the 2015-16 academic year. Hours are approximately 8:15-11:15 a.m. on days school is in session. The classroom paraprofessional will assist with classroom activities and lessons and also with material preparation and clerical support.


Office Assistant

This is a full-time, year-round position that provides clerical/administrative support to various campus offices; position is based in the Development Office but employee will work in multiple school offices over the course of the work week.


Executive Assistant to the Head of School

This is a full-time, year-round position. The Executive Assistant to the Head of School is responsible for supporting and coordinating the work of the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. The position requires the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities and to anticipate issues needing the Head of School’s attention. The position requires independent judgment, initiative, discernment, and discretion regarding highly sensitive institutional matters, and a sense of humor. The Assistant works in a collaborative partnership with the Head of School. Timeliness and responsiveness are central to carrying out position responsibilities.


Director of Athletics

Serve as Director of Athletics who will oversee 41 different interscholastic teams serving both Middle and Upper School students and a comprehensive physical education program for the Lower School.

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