Westminster seeks out gifted individuals who have a passion for God, for teaching, for children, for their subject, and for the classical Christian method. Because of the particular requirements of our model of education, every member of our faculty is involved in continuous training. To learn more about our school and our beliefs, please visit wamemphis.com/about.
Upper School Positions
Position: Upper School Civics and Ancient History Teacher
Westminster Academy, in Memphis, TN, a classical, Christian school of 420 students, is growing and seeks a qualified full-time Upper School Civics and Ancient History teacher, beginning fall of 2021, to teach grades 7th and 8th. Applicants should hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field, display a great passion for these disciplines and should be able to cultivate a love for them within students. Priority will be placed on applicants who can implement the hallmarks of a classical education—Socratic teaching, the integration of subjects, and the integration of Christian faith to show how these disciplines reveal the nature and character of God. The ideal candidate will be eager to teach classically, build a biblical worldview for students, and to collaborate with other faculty members to foster integration. The applicant must possess a love of students and a passion for mentoring and discipleship. Westminster Academy is committed to teaching all truth as God’s truth through the lens of Scripture and a Christian worldview. If interested, please contact Kathryn Walker, by e-mail: email@example.com.
Position Title: Administrative Assistant to the Office of Admission and Marketing
Westminster Academy, in Memphis, TN, a classical Christian school of 420 students, seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admission and Marketing. This position will support all admission and marketing activities, including administrative details for applications, scheduling appointments, and maintaining CRM and student databases for Westminster Academy. The admissions assistant represents Westminster Academy to the public; and requires the interpersonal skills of choosing joy, discretion, good judgment, and confidentiality. The assistant will serve as the first point-of-contact for the office of admission and marketing, receiving and screening all telephone calls. The assistant will field in-person and phone inquiries regarding admission to the school including: collecting personal information, disseminating admissions information, scheduling tours, answering questions related to the admissions process and routing more in-depth questions to the Director of Admission.
Additional duties will include updating appropriate spreadsheets and databases, maintaining the public calendar with event creation and ticketing, supporting the school Spirit Shop, and coordinating the preparation and mailing of the welcome packets for new students.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable with IT, enthusiastic about classical Christian education, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and occasionally be willing to work non-traditional hours. Alumni are strongly encouraged to apply!
This is a part-time position of up to 20 hours per week, as scheduled with the Director of Admission and Marketing. The position starts this summer in preparation for the 2021-22 school year. Inquiries, cover letter, and resumes/CV should be addressed to Kathryn Walker via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Title: Chief Financial Officer
Westminster Academy seeks an experienced leader to become our Chief Financial Officer, beginning in the late spring of 2021. As an administrative position, the CFO reports to the Headmaster and is a member of the school’s administrative team. The officer is responsible for all financial matters for the school, including tuition management, accounts payable, payroll, monthly reporting, managing a budget in excess of $5 million, and achieving strategic goals set by the School Board and Head of School. The CFO will manage Human Resources for the faculty and staff.
An accounting/finance degree (or other appropriate degree) and experience are required and we seek an experienced user of Quickbooks accounting software and Microsoft Excel. A working knowledge of accounting principles and practices in independent school and non-profit sectors is preferred. The candidate must be skillful in dealing effectively with a wide variety of personal and financial issues, situations, and problems. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with, and respond effectively to questions from, parents, faculty, and visitors.
Westminster Academy is committed to teaching all truth as God’s truth through the lens of Scripture and a Christian worldview. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and adherence to the school’s statement of faith. If interested, please contact Kathryn Walker, by e-mail: email@example.com.