Equal Opportunity Employer

Odyssey School is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to celebrating diversity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If an applicant needs assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Odyssey School is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

We are a small private school and our mission is preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century from an authentic sense of self. Odyssey School combines high academic standards with a deep sense of self-knowledge and encourages a meaningful relationship between the two. We are a small, community-centered institution spanning pre-k through high school with a low student-teacher ratio.

We are always looking for great candidates. If you think Odyssey is a great match for you, we encourage you to apply! Please email cpenny@odysseycommunity.org with your interest.

Employment Application (see specific jobs for where to send applications and resume): Odyssey Job Application Form

Current Positions: 

Odyssey School is hiring Substitute Teachers! (Asheville)

Odyssey is looking for dedicated substitute teachers for PreK – 12th grades. Applicants should have a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strong proficiency in technology and leadership skills. Modeling enthusiasm, compassionate communication, and strong organizational skills for students is key!

Criminal Background checks are required before the first day of employment.

If you are interested in our philosophy and would like to join our community, please apply. Provide a cover letter and resume to Carly Penny at cpenny@odysseycommunity.org.


Odyssey School is an independent, non-profit school with a focus on whole child, emotionally intelligent, personalized curriculum for students in PreK-12. Our mission is to prepare students, families, and educators to lead lives of intention and purpose with an authentic sense of self.

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Community Announcements

  • Registration for Odyssey's (8) weeks of summer camp opens Monday, February 6th.
  • Odyssey to host Open House "Meet the Teachers", February 8th at 6:30 PM. Please rsvp with Admissions Director, kharkey@odysseycommunity.org. Include you name, student name and the grade you seek to learn more about.
  • Purchase "Pick Up Your Toys, Kirk" -- an amazing children's book by Odyssey kindergarten teachers, Shirley Rotolo (writer) and Sam Sole (illustrator) available now on Amazon! Be sure to list Odyssey on Amazon Smile.

Get In Touch

If you have questions about Odyssey’s mission, community, or programs, please give us a call! You can also contact us to schedule a tour, meet our teachers, our directors, and visit our learning spaces.          

Covid-19 Policies and Procedures

Odyssey School has had a strong start the year! As of late October, we've made an update to our Covid policies and procedures.


Odyssey's administration sends out a quarterly newsletter of upcoming events, community news, and notable opportunities. Keep your ear to the ground and subscribe!