Employment

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.”

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.

Candidates are welcome to submit application 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, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Open Positions

Director of Enrollment Management
Summary:  This position is a full-time, year-round, exempt position, reports to the Director of Advancement and sits on the school’s directors leadership team.  With the Head of School and the Director of Advancement, the Director of Enrollment Management develops a strategic vision that meets school-wide admission and enrollment goals. This person will lead the Admission team to realize that vision through the design and implementation of both a multi-year strategy and yearly tactical action plans.

Middle School Teacher – Science and Math, One Year Appointment
Summary:  This is a full-time, one-year faculty appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year. This
position includes sections of both sixth grade life science and sixth grade math.

Lower School Fourth Grade Classroom Teacher
Summary:  This is a full-time faculty appointment. The classroom teachers at the grade level work together
as a team, planning together and often co-teaching.

Lower School First Grade Classroom Teacher
Summary:  This is a full-time faculty appointment. The classroom teachers at the grade level work
together as a team, planning together and often co-teaching.

Cook I
Summary:  Prepare and serve menu items under direction of sous chef. Responsible for ensuring presentation
standards are met for all hot and cold items. Schedule is generally 8 hours per day on days when
school is in session, plus 4 days before and after the school year. Some evening and weekend
hours are required.

Bus Driver
Summary:  This is a regular part-time position averaging approximately 20 hours per week. Selectee will
drive students of all grade levels and other authorized persons on our regular routes within our
transportation range and beyond for special and athletic events.

Custodian – Full-Time, Third Shift
Summary:  The full-time Custodian is a fully-benefited, year-round position, working Monday through Friday 10:00 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. for the majority of the year, second shift over the summer months.  Weekend hours are possible at times.  The custodian maintains school premises in a clean and orderly condition.