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. 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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FernLeaf is GROWING! Be a part of our team.

Scroll down for positions for the 2022-2023 school year!

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
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.

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.

PART TIME TEACHER ASSISTANT - SPECIAL EDUCATION/EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

Want to join a wonderfully skilled, kind, and caring team serving students in Kindergarten through 9th grade in a variety of settings?  FernLeaf Teacher Assistants form the backbone of our school community and our EC Assistants provide support to our students, teachers, and families in innumerable ways. We have the best Assistants anywhere!  CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.

PART TIME TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANTS - SPECIAL EDUCATION/EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

FernLeaf has an opening for a Part Time Special Education Assistant whose primary responsibility is to ride along on bus routes to support students.  Available routes/hours are 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM and/or 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM.  Please complete the TeacherMatch application (step 1).  No need to complete step 2.  Please contact Connie Denning by email or at 828-684-3645 for additional information.

PART TIME EXTENDED CARE 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. CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.

PART TIME EXTENDED CARE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR

FernLeaf's After School Program Coordinator will continue the development of our after school programming with the goal of continually expanding offerings in support of the FernLeaf mission. This incredible person will coordinate and oversee a variety of after school programs including FernLeaf’s After Care program, after school classes, programs provided by outside organizations, and after school clubs.  In short, they will make FernLeaf an awesome place for kids to engage after the close of the school day! CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION.

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.

PART TIME FIELD TRIP & SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVERS

$500 SIGN ON BONUS & $20/HR!

 

FernLeaf students go on a LOT of field trips!  Want to be a part of FernLeaf’s incredible community by shuttling them to and from their field trip destinations and subbing for AM and PM routes when you're available?  A current NC CDL Class B License with P and S endorsements is required.  Call 828-684-3645 for more information.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

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. Please complete the TeacherMatch application below (step 1).  No need to complete step 2.

GREAT PEOPLE

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.