Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the FernLeaf Community! We are a fun loving, positive and cohesive group of educators committed to the FernLeaf Mission. We value, respect and support each other in everything we do, which is a part of what makes FernLeaf an awesome place to work. From our thoughtful calendar to our noon dismissal every Friday, we are intentional in our school design to make sure our staff are supported. 

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Benefits of joining our TEAM
  • Noon dismissal every Friday for collaborative planning, staff meetings and training

  • Thoughtful calendar with breaks at the toughest times of the year for students and staff

  • Healthy snacks provided every Monday morning and Friday afternoon

  • Staff wellness initiatives including massage days, delicious lunches and more

  • Regular staff outings and annual staff retreat

  • 9% contribution to your 401K, no match required

  • Provides a professional financial advisor to help staff with personal finance

    Additional Full-Time Benefits

  • State Salary Schedule for Teachers

  • State Health Plan

  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy

  • Dental, Vision, Accident and other supplemental insurance options

There are two steps to apply for a position at Fernleaf:
  1. Complete a basic application online through NC TeacherMatch (Click here for instructions)

  2. Answer a variety of FernLeaf-specific questions here.

positions for 2021-2022 school year
part time after school program assistant

FernLeaf's After School Program Assistant will support the implementation and development of our After Care program.  This incredible person will collaborate with the After School Coordinator in implementing a wide array of activities and experiences for students after school.  In short, they will help make FernLeaf an awesome place for kids to engage after the close of the school day!

Part Time

On Site


FernLeaf's Lower Grades School Counselor provides a variety of critical supports to students, families, and staff and plays an important role in connecting stakeholders throughout the school community.  This position requires a vision for the long term growth and development of our counseling program as we continue to grow from K-8 to K-12 over the next several years.  Now is a great time to get your foot in the door and help FernLeaf grow!  As one of the few people in the school who has the privilege of engaging with the entire school community, this remarkable human is a crucial component of FernLeaf's overall culture!

Full Time

On Site

bus drivers

$500 SIGN ON BONUS & $20/HR!


Want to be a part of FernLeaf’s incredible community by helping students get to and from school each day or enriching their school experience by shuttling them to fieldwork destinations?  FernLeaf is seeking bus drivers to run daily routes to designated pickup and dropoff locations in the mornings and afternoons.  We are also looking to build our base of substitute and fieldwork drivers.  A current NC CDL Class B License with P and S endorsements is required.  Please complete the TeacherMatch application (step 1).  No need to complete step 2.  Contact Kathleen Askew for more information or if you’d like to learn more about CDL and Bus Driver training.