Employment

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.

Part Time High School Math Position

We are seeking a high school math teacher to teach Geometry at the high school level. This position is part-time two days a week. A teaching license and experience in a high school classroom is required, in addition to a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strength in mathematics, strong organizational skills, a great aptitude for working collaboratively, strong communication skills, and those who are inspired to model essential learning skills for their students. Odyssey teachers work from a student-centered model and are willing to both hold students accountable and take feedback from students into account in creating a strong, caring classroom environment.

 

BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply! The start date is August 17, 2021. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ellen Ricker at ericker@odysseycommunity.org

Part-time High School Spanish Teacher

We are seeking a high school Spanish teacher to teach Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 at the high school level. This position is part-time two days a week. Experience teaching Spanish at the high school level is required, in addition to a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strong organizational skills, a great aptitude for working collaboratively, strong communication skills, and those who are inspired to model essential learning skills for their students. Odyssey teachers work from a student-centered model and are willing to both hold students accountable and take feedback from students into account in creating a strong, caring classroom environment.

BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply! The start date is August 17, 2021. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ellen Ricker at ericker@odysseycommunity.org
High School Research Writing and Project Design Instructor

We are seeking an instructor to teach “Research and Design” at the high school level. “Research and Design” is a high school class that involves both research writing and project design. This position is part-time two days a week and includes working with students to develop a topic, perform academic research and make a bibliography, write a research paper, and complete a project based on research. Experience teaching writing and a background in English or Language Arts is required, in addition to a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strength in language arts, strong organizational skills, a great aptitude for working collaboratively, strong communication skills, and those who are inspired to model essential learning skills for their students. Odyssey teachers work from a student-centered model and are willing to both hold students accountable and take feedback from students into account in creating a strong, caring classroom environment.

BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply! The start date is August 17, 2021. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ellen Ricker at ericker@odysseycommunity.org

Intermediate School Language Arts & Homeroom Teacher (Asheville)

We have a homeroom position open in Odyssey’s 7th and 8th grade classroom! In addition to being a home base for our 7th and 8th graders, we are looking for a language arts teacher to teach 5th-8th grade. A teaching license and three years experience in a middle/intermediate school classroom is required, in addition to a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strength in language arts, strong organizational skills, in addition to having a great aptitude for working collaboratively, strong communication skills, and those who are inspired to model essential learning skills for their students. Our teachers are expected to work closely to develop a strong and heartfelt classroom community. As a homeroom teacher, we expect candidates to be able to demonstrate and grow outside of their comfort zones in multiple ways including, but not limited to: starting and ending the year with an overnight camping trip, participating in community events, and helping guide students through conflict with resilience and compassion.

BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply! The start date is August 17, 2021. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ellen Ricker at ericker@odysseycommunity.org

Intermediate School Part-Time Science Teacher, Fall Semester (Asheville)

We have a science position open in Odyssey’s 8th grade classroom for the fall semester! A teaching license and three years experience in a middle/intermediate school classroom is required, in addition to a strong desire to work, learn, and teach in an integral, creative, and dynamic community. Preference will be given to candidates with strength in physical science, strong organizational skills, in addition to having a great aptitude for working collaboratively, strong communication skills, and those who are inspired to model essential learning skills for their students. Our teachers are expected to work closely to develop a strong and heartfelt classroom community.

BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply! The start date is August 17, 2021. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ellen Ricker at ericker@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 the 21st century with an authentic sense of self.

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