Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Girls Preparatory School. We are committed to finding educators and staff who have excellent credentials and who are dedicated to educating girls and supporting girls’ education.

If you have questions about careers at GPS or need assistance, please contact Kimberly Reid by email or phone at 423.634.7651.

Faculty + Staff Positions

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  • + Cadek Guitar and Ukulele Instructor

    About Cadek
    Cadek Conservatory of Music, founded in 1904, is a conservatory for everyone. We offer private and group music lessons for all ages, skill levels, and instruments at our three locations—Girls Preparatory School, The Bright School, and McCallie School.

    General Description
    This position reports to the Cadek Director and is part of the team of instructors at the Conservatory who provide after-school and daytime lessons at Cadek’s three locations—Girls Preparatory School, The Bright School, and McCallie. 

    The primary function of this role is to provide private guitar and ukulele lessons to children and adults of all ages and skill levels.

    Major Responsibilities
    • Actively recruit and maintain a studio of guitar students at Cadek Conservatory of Music.
    • Teach individual lessons to assigned students, beginning through advanced levels, ages 5+. 
    • Provide each student with the appropriate amount of purchased lessons, adhering to the school calendar.
    • Prepare students with performance etiquette for recitals. 
    • Hold one (1) studio recital each fall and spring semester.
    • Prepare qualified students to participate in Cadek Scholarship Auditions and other Cadek sponsored performance opportunities.
    • Conference with parents and students to address problems or provide direction on students' musical development.
    • Perform administrative tasks associated with students’ attendance, scheduling, and communications.
    • Create and host group classes, workshops, or camp opportunities throughout the year. 
    Qualifications and Requirements
    • Experience in reading and teaching rhythm, chords, and tablature for acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and ukulele as requested by the student
    • Previous experience in music education is required; a degree in music preferred 
    • Strong people and communication skills and ability to work with children of all ages is required
    • Able to work with children of diverse backgrounds and abilities
    • Knowledge of Google Suite
    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply. 
  • + Housekeeper (Afternoon/Early Evening Shift)

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school. The Housekeeper is responsible for an area and will be expected to clean to the frequency and standard set. This position is an afternoon/evening shift (Estimated shift: 2pm -10pm).

    REPORTS TO:  Custodial Manager

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so that health standards are met.
    • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
    • Empty wastebaskets, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
    • Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
    • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
    • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
    • Perform other duties as directed.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and method
    • Working knowledge of operating cleaning equipment
    • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel and bend
    • Ability to lift, push and pull required load (usually about 30lbs to 50lbs)

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.
  • + Part-time Housekeeper (Afternoon Shift)

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school. The Housekeeper is responsible for an area and will be expected to clean to the frequency and standard set. This position is an afternoon/evening shift (Estimated shift: 2pm -10pm).

    REPORTS TO: Custodial Manager

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so that health standards are met.
    • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
    • Empty wastebaskets, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
    • Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
    • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
    • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
    • Perform other duties as directed.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and method
    • Working knowledge of operating cleaning equipment
    • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel and bend
    • Ability to lift, push and pull required load (usually about 30lbs to 50lbs)

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.
  • + Swim Instructor

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    GPS Swim America offers technique-focused swimming lessons to children and adults in the community. There are immediate openings for reliable and responsible swim instructors for our year-round youth lesson program. Applicants should have an enthusiastic desire to teach and work with children, and a swimming background is preferred but not required. Our heated indoor pool and low student-teacher ratio provide a great teaching environment. All accepted applicants begin as paid apprentices as you learn our curriculum and teaching methods. Swim America is the perfect part-time job for anyone looking for steady pay while pursuing other goals and passions.

    The swim lessons director is John Woods, an American Swim Coaches Association Level 5 coach, who has extensive experience at the age group, high school, and USA National level. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual achievement in swimming.
    • In concert with Head Varsity Swimming Coach, implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent with the institution’s goals of athletics excellence while supporting the school’s standards for academic and personal discipline.
    • Communicates and interacts thoughtfully and courteously with all students, staff, and parents and resolves conflict in a professional manner.  Professionally represents Girls Preparatory School at all times.
    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply. 

Coaching Positions

Food Services

If you are interested in applying for a position in Food Services, please contact Mr. Brad Grafton, Food Services Director, by email or by phone at 423.634.7635. 
Girls Preparatory School is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. It is the School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, or disability or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

It is the intent and resolve of the School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
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