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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.

Employment is contingent on the successful completion of a national background screening and fingerprinting process.

Open Positions

Groundskeeper
Helps maintain the campus grounds by mowing, trimming, edging lawns, weeding, raking and picking up leaves and debris.

Lower School 4th Grade Teacher
This is a full-time, one-year faculty appointment for the 2018-2019 academic year. The classroom teachers at the grade level work together as a team, planning together and often co-teaching.

Lower School Science and Technology Teacher
This is a full-time, one-year faculty appointment for the 2018-2019 academic year. The teacher will teach science to all Lower School students once per week. Additionally, the teacher will provide technology instruction, coordinated with the technology department, to a portion of the Lower School students. This position could also be a 75% faculty appointment teaching only elementary science.

School Psychologist
The School Psychologist serves in a primary way as manager of social-emotional well-being of the entire CWA community ~ students and adults. This work is accomplished by interactions, support, teaching and counseling of students; and support, educating, and guiding the adult cultures of the school in concert with the student support team and Head of School.

Substitute Teachers
All Substitute positions are filled for the 2017-18 school year. We will begin accepting applications in September for the 2018-2019 school year. We hire Substitute Teachers for all grade levels, 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, stay active in your field, or experience independent school teaching.

Welcome to 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
admissions@charleswright.org

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