CAREERS AT FERNLEAF
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 & Vision. 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 school calendar to our noon dismissal every Friday, we are intentional in our school design to make sure our staff are supported.
Don't take our word for it! Watch the video below to see what our staff have to say about working at FernLeaf.
FernLeaf is GROWING! With the addition of our new “Wilderness Campus” opening in August 2023 we are able to add additional classes at our original “Creek Campus”.
This expansion is allowing us to offer our unique programming to more students and families and to bring on more creative and talented teachers like YOU! There is no better time to become a part of the FernLeaf Community than right now!
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
Staff wellness initiatives including delicious lunches, fun staff activities and more
Regular staff outings and annual staff retreat
Generous retirement plan designed to meet or exceed the state retirement system even if you're already vested in it. We'll show you how!
Additional Full-Time Benefits
State Salary Schedule for Teachers
State Health Medical Insurance Plan
$50,000 Life Insurance Policy
Dental, Vision, Accident and other supplemental insurance options
AVAILABLE POSITIONS FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
FernLeaf’s Administrative Assistant is the face of school and the glue that holds it all together! This position conceivably has more variety in responsibilities than any other role in the school and requires an ability to connect with and build relationships with students, families, school staff, and the wider community. If you’re into getting pulled in a million different directions, putting up with the shenanigans of school leaders, teachers, students, and parents, engaging in high level administrative functions while answering the phone, applying bandages, and tending to bloody noses simultaneously, then this is the gig for you! In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree and administrative experience, qualifications for this important position include: strong organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills; an ability to multitask; and the ability to remain focused and detail oriented in the face of distractions. Not to mention a love for children and a willingness to do anything and everything to make FernLeaf great! CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
Do you love the unique intellectual and social dynamics of working with high school students? Are you passionate about math and sharing that with others? FernLeaf has an opening for a High School Math Teacher to collaborate with a ridiculously thoughtful and talented group of educators. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
5TH & 6TH GRADE MATH TEACHER
Do you love the growing intellectual capacities and social dynamics of 5th & 6th graders? Are you passionate about Math? FernLeaf has an opening for a 5th/6th Grade Math Teacher to collaborate with a ridiculously thoughtful and talented group of educators on a 5th & 6th grade team. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
7TH & 8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER
Are you a talented educator who can tap into the rapidly developing cognitive skill sets of middle school students to help them better understand the world around them through inquiry, behavioral sciences, civics and government, economics, geography, and history? FernLeaf has an opening for a 7th/8th Grade Social Studies teacher to collaborate with a team of compassionate, dedicated, and creative educators. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
K - 2ND GRADE CLASSROOM TEACHERS
FernLeaf is growing! We are adding additional Kindergarten through 2nd grade classrooms next year and are seeking great new teachers to join our community. FernLeaf’s Kindergarten through 2nd Grade Teachers represent the foundation upon which our school is built and play a vital role in shaping children’s experience at school for the duration of their education. Focusing on developmentally appropriate approaches, FernLeaf’s lower elementary teachers support students in all areas of their growth and development, provide a solid academic foundation, and create dynamic learning environments that set the stage for a rich and meaningful school experience. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
3RD GRADE TEACHER
Want to join a talented team that masterfully helps students transition from 2nd Grade into an increasingly complex academic school experience? FernLeaf has an opening for a 3rd Grade Teacher to work with a dynamic, smart, and fun-loving team to provide rich learning environments that propel students forward in their growth and development. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
Are you looking for a unique environment to put your OT skills to good use? Want to be a part of one of the most amazing EC teams out there? FernLeaf has an opening for a creative Occupational Therapist to collaborate closely with an amazing group of thoughtful and talented Regular Ed and EC teachers. Please contact Connie Denning by email or at 828-684-3645 for additional information.
5TH & 6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER
Are you a talented educator who can tap into the rapidly developing cognitive skill sets of 5th & 6th graders to help them better understand the world around them through inquiry, behavioral sciences, civics and government, economics, geography, and history? FernLeaf has an opening for a 5th/6th Grade Social Studies teacher to collaborate with a team of compassionate, dedicated, and creative educators. Current NC Teacher License preferred but not required. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.
AVAILABLE POSITIONS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
FernLeaf is seeking a custodial and maintenance person to be a part of our amazing school community! FernLeaf's Custodians are an incredibly important part of our culture, regularly engage with our students, and play an important role in the success of our school.
This is a full time position but we are open to exploring part time with the right person. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
PART TIME BUS DRIVER FOR AM AND PM ROUTES
$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? FernLeaf is seeking bus drivers to run daily routes to designated pickup and dropoff locations in the mornings and afternoons. Optional opportunities to drive for field trips are also available. A current NC CDL Class B License with P and S endorsements is required. Call 828-684-3645 for more information.
We are always on the lookout for fascinating people that want to be a part of the FernLeaf Community and have the flexibility to slide in when needed.
If there are not any current opportunities that apply to you, but you feel like you would be a good fit at FernLeaf please let us know. We love meeting new people who are thinking about the future. We are adding two classes a year, and building a new campus so there are more opportunities coming.