Employment 2018-01-17T11:47:03+00:00


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

Kids Club Program Assistant
Support the Program Director of the Kids Club afterschool program for the Lower School. This is a
part time position with the schedule of 2:30-6:00 p.m. while school is in session.

Communications and Marketing Manager
Responsible for leading development and implementation of the school’s communication and marketing strategy to promote a strong brand identity, and accurate, consistent and compelling messages about the school. Responsible for coordinating implementation of that strategy for all aspects of admissions and public relations, writing copy for all of the school’s print and electronic publications and serving as the manager of website content. Conduct work in concert with the Development and Admissions teams, and the senior administrators. Reports to the Director of Development.

Substitute Teachers
All full-time faculty positions are filled for the 2017-18 school year. However, we are currently
accepting applications for substitute teachers for all grade levels, and especially those with
experience in Spanish, French, and Japanese languages, performing arts, science and math.
Offering a flexible schedule, substituting is an excellent way to work with great students and
their families while achieving a work/life balance customized for you, stay active in your field,
or experience independent school teaching.

Charles Wright Academy

Contact Us

Admissions: 253.620.8373
Lower School: 253.620.8800
Middle School: 253.620.8400
Upper School: 253.620.8300
Charles Wright Academy
7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467

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