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, national origin, disability, marital or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Open Positions

Athletic Director
Summary: 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.

After-School Care Assistant
Summary: The part-time after-school care assistant will monitor Middle School students (grades six through eight) who are on campus after 3 p.m. in a warm, caring, and consistent manner by establishing an environment that is respectful and conducive to study. Hours are 3 to 5 p.m. on school days.

Head Varsity Boys’ Soccer Coach
Summary: Serve as head coach to the boys’ varsity soccer team for the 2016 season.

Summary: This position is a part-time position for the 2015-16 academic year on days school is in session, approximately six hours per day/30 hours per week. The dishwasher washes dishes, cleans and organizes the kitchen, and assists with food preparation as time allows.


Summary: The full-time custodian is a fully benefited, year-round position, working Monday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 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.