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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  • + Bus Driver

    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6,000 young women since then. Currently, 130 faculty and staff serve 510 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and co curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Girls Preparatory School is looking for an experienced school bus driver for transporting students to and from GPS, following a preplanned route according to a defined time schedule through-out the school year. May include driving in the mornings, afternoons and evenings. Work will follow the school’s academic calendar. Due to this, work hours will be reduced during school closures/breaks (Summer Break, Fall Break, Winter Break, Spring Break, Holidays, etc).
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Reporting to the Transportation Manager:
    • Drive safely along designated routes.
    • Obey traffic laws, safety procedures, and transit regulations.
    • Pick up and drop off passengers at designated locations.
    • Follow a specific timetable while on duty.
    • Assist passengers with disabilities in getting on the bus.
    • Prevent or stop unruly behavior from passengers.
    • Communicate with passengers and employers regarding delays or any issues along a route.
    • Check the bus tires, lights, and oil when needed for essential maintenance.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must possess Class B CDL
    • Must be at least 25 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Must have experience as a bus driver
    • Must have clean commercial driving record, P endorsement, and no air break restrictions
     
     
     
    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.
     
    All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply. 
  • + Cadek | Part-Time Orchestral Strings Position (Violin, Viola, Cello)

    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6,000 young women. Currently, 130 faculty and staff serve approximately 520 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses and co curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, and community engagement. 

    ABOUT CADEK CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
    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 strings lessons to children and adults of all ages and skill levels.  The ideal candidate will be able to instruct beginner students on all orchestral string instruments, but with a focus on cello.  The anticipated workload for this position is 2-3 days per week, with classes split between our main GPS Location and The Bright School.  The ability to teach an additional half-day on Saturday is highly desirable but not required.
     
    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Actively recruit and maintain a studio of students at Cadek Conservatory of Music.
    • Teach individual lessons to assigned students, beginning through advanced levels, ages 5+ (or as appropriate for each instrument). 
    • 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 as well as have selected students perform in Cadek Community Recitals (fall and spring)
    • 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.

    DESIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCES, REQUIREMENTS, and CHARACTERISTICS 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Music required.
    • Experience in music instruction, as an instructor and musician.
    • Ability to teach at the beginner level the following instruments:  violin, viola, and bass
    • Ability to teach cello to students ranging from beginners to advanced students.
    • Personal commitment to confidentiality and value of an all-girls education. 
    • Demonstrated personal alignment with the school’s mission and values 
    • Extraordinary attention to detail and responsiveness to families.  
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication and organizational skills are essential. 
     
     
    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.
     
    All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.


    Click here to apply.
  • + Chair of the STEM Department

    Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, TN, has engaged DovetailED to lead a search for a Chair of the STEM Department beginning August 1, 2024. Interested candidates should review the position statement and should send their cover letter, resume, and list of references as a consolidated PDF to Zack Lehman, President of DovetailED Talent Sourcing, at zack@dovetailedsourcing.com.      
     
    Girls Preparatory School Chair of the STEM Department Position Statement: https://bit.ly/3UkPd5S
  • + Director of Development

    About Girls Preparatory School
    Girls Preparatory School seeks an experienced Director to innovate and initiate the philanthropic work of its storied school for girls. The ideal candidate will have a heart for all-girls education and be devoted to the work of the adults on campus entrusted with the growth of the next generation of female leaders.

    Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Director of Development is responsible for creating and implementing strategies, goals, and programs that generate philanthropic support and promote alumnae, parent, grandparent, alumnae parent, and community engagement. He or she ensures the success of all development efforts, including annual giving, major and planned giving, and capital and endowment campaigns. The Director of Development manages a department of five to seven staff members responsible for the stewardship of the School. As leader of the Development Office, the Director plays a critical role in elevating the culture of philanthropy at GPS to advance the mission, values, and vision of the School.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the development office, including the effectiveness and efficiencies of all processes and systems, the accuracy of donor histories and gift reporting, and the timeliness of stewardship.
    • Cultivate a culture of collaboration and communication among the development team, mentoring and guiding staff members with clear goals and regular feedback, and ensuring the office is optimally structured and staffed.
    • In collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer, develop and implement both long-range and short-term strategic plans for Development, including growing the number of donors, the consistency of giving, and the giving levels of current donors to otherwise strengthen the culture of philanthropy among all GPS constituents. 
    • Develop and refine strategies to strengthen the School’s culture of philanthropy by providing education programs for and communications to the GPS community, specifically for students, faculty/staff, trustees, parents, grandparents, alumnae, and alumnae parents so that all community members understand the importance of giving.
    • Partner closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to maintain accurate and consistent messaging to both internal and external constituencies regarding GPS’s mission, vision, values, accomplishments, and case for support. 
    • Create the annual operating plan for development activities of GPS and oversee their execution to ensure achievement of the School’s philanthropic revenue goals.
    • Oversee the ongoing identification, research, assignment, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all current and potential donors.
    • Continually seek new sources of philanthropic gifts, such as from new families or by reestablishing and strengthening relationships with alumnae and alumnae parents.
    • With the Director of Alumnae Relations, strengthen connections with alumnae and alumnae parents by developing multiple and varied avenues through which graduates and their families can engage with GPS and with each other.
    • With the Director of Special Events & Parent Engagement, foster a strong sense of community through special events and relationship building, and ensuring that all donors and volunteers feel valued and appreciated.
    • With the Director of Annual Giving, cultivate and implement a robust and ambitious plan to meet or exceed the goal for the annual fund.
    • Ensure all development volunteers are given clear expectations and the training and tools necessary to fulfill their role and support the school’s fundraising goals.  
    • Administer and monitor the Development budgets and policies (e.g., Gift Acceptance Policy, Events Policy.) 
    • Maintain ongoing communication and an effective partnership with the business office.  
    • Serve on the Administrative Team and staff the Advancement Committee of the Board of Directors.
    • Perform other tasks or projects as determined by CAO and Head of School.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Leadership
    • A strategic and systems-oriented thinker who sees the “big picture” and possesses the organizational skills, attention to detail, follow through, and high standards for ethics and excellence necessary to balance the externally facing responsibilities of the Director of Development role with effective day-to-day management of the development effort.  
    • An executive whose combination of gravitas, confidence, intellect, warmth, and genuine care for others allows him or her both to command an audience and to build and sustain individual relationships with a wide variety of constituents.  
    • A team-oriented manager who sets clear goals, delegates to and empowers staff and volunteers, generates a sense of ownership, and maintains ultimate accountability for success. 

    Experience, Skills, and Knowledge
    • At least ten years of experience in successful nonprofit fundraising in positions of increasing responsibility.  
    • An understanding of both the art and the science of fundraising, including the ability to use quantitative and qualitative data and platforms to envision, plan, and execute within a complex institutional environment.  
    • Exceptional communication skills to effectively and compellingly communicate the Girls Preparatory School mission, values, and vision.
    • Bachelor's degree in business, nonprofit administration, or related field required.
    Some travel expected.

    Click here to apply
  • + Major Gifts Officer

    About Girls Preparatory School
    Girls Preparatory School seeks an experienced Major Gifts Officer to manage a robust portfolio of alumnae, parents, grandparents, and friends of the School. The ideal candidate will have a heart for all-girls education and be devoted to the work of the adults on campus entrusted with the growth of the next generation of female leaders.

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the MGO is responsible for expanding the School’s donor base and strengthening relationships with its constituencies. The MGO will perform a key role in the qualification and solicitation of the most philanthropically capable individuals and families to secure leadership annual gifts, major gifts, and planned gifts. This is a largely external-facing position, requiring both local and national travel. 


    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintain current knowledge of school and campaign funding needs and priorities; identify prospective donors for those needs;
    • Manage a portfolio of approximately 125-175 alumnae, parents, grandparents and friends capable of making gifts of $25,000+;
    • Complete a minimum of 120 face-to-face visits with assigned prospects each year;  
    • Secure leadership gifts from assigned prospects;
    • Plan strategies from cultivation to gift closure and implement those strategies in coordination with DOD and Chief Advancement Officer; report progress toward achievement;
    • Work with the DOD and Development team to ensure donors are recognized and well stewarded;
    • Conduct screening meetings and develop philanthropic profiles with assigned prospects;
    • Assist specific Reunion Class committees with Reunion Gift Campaigns, as needed;
    • Travel for events, volunteer meetings, and prospect meetings and work evenings and weekends as needed; and
    • Perform other tasks or projects as determined by DOD, CAO, and Head of School.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Leadership
    • An understanding of and appreciation for independent schools and girls’ schools are preferred.
    • A leader who acts with a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
    • A collegial, flexible, and collaborative team player.
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    Experience, Skills, and Knowledge
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit administration, or related field required.
    • At least three to five years of fundraising or transferable experience, preferably in an educational setting within an independent school in major and/or principal gifts.
    • Must have a demonstrated track record of developing, engaging, and managing a portfolio with experience soliciting and closing major gifts.
    • Must have exceptional writing and communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels of an organization. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
    • High level of fluency with Raiser’s Edge NXT, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work, multi-task, and collaborate with people on various projects—from administrators, professional community members, volunteers, parents, and alumnae.

      Click here to apply.
  • + Midde/Upper School Science Teacher

    Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, TN, has engaged DovetailED to lead a search for a Middle/Upper School Science Teacher beginning August 1, 2024. Interested candidates should review the position statement and should send their cover letter, resume, and list of references as a consolidated PDF to Zack Lehman, President of DovetailED Talent Sourcing, at zack@dovetailedsourcing.com.
  • + Middle and Upper School Spanish Teacher

    About Girls Preparatory School
    The mission of Girls Preparatory School (GPS) is to inspire each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others. Currently, 130 faculty and staff serve approximately 520 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of courses in the humanities, STEM, the arts, and more, as well as a rich and varied cocurricular program. 

    GPS prioritizes healthy connections and relationships, fostering a culture where each girl is known, heard, and empowered to use her voice. This culture of acceptance and belonging nurtures and lifts her up in mind, body, and spirit so that she can find her place and discover her potential with confidence and joy for dynamic engagement in a rapidly changing world. 

    Faculty support each student in a learner-centered and collaborative culture that is aligned with our mission, vision, and values. Furthermore, faculty and staff are expected to understand and embody our tenets of excellence.

    Teaching Position Summary
    Girls Preparatory School seeks an excellent teacher who is excited to take a learner-centered approach to engaging, supporting, and challenging GPS students in Spanish classes within our Humanities department. The ideal candidate will be able to teach beginning-level Spanish through Advanced Placement.

    Our faculty strives to create personalized class environments that are responsive to girls’ academic and individual needs. Being a teacher at GPS means working in an inclusive team setting where shared ideas and constructive feedback are the fabric of our faculty culture. We seek a teacher whose daily instructional plans and broader curricular design are authentic, equitable, competency-based, and reflective of 21st-century learning best practices. Through high engagement, interdisciplinary connections, and learning activities that build critical thinking and problem-solving in students, the teacher in this role will offer a vibrant and relational experience for GPS students.

    Teaching Duties and Responsibilities
    As a member of the Humanities Department, the ideal candidate will have experience with interdisciplinary connections and an openness to embracing our evolving departmental visions and ideas. The candidate will be eager to collaborate within a team setting of shared ideas and constructive feedback. Reporting to the Division Heads, World Languages faculty are expected to

    • Design and maintain a classroom environment that supports girls’ academic and personal growth;
    • Plan, develop, and execute lessons that reflect the World Languages curriculum and adapt to the needs of students as they progress;
    • Establish effective rapport with students within a supportive and equitable classroom culture;
    • Implement a variety of learner-centered pedagogical approaches to instruction and assessment;
    • Evaluate and communicate student progress; 
    • Demonstrate knowledge of best practices in differentiated instruction;
    • Collaborate with learning support specialists in order to meet the needs of students with learning differences;
    • Serve as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students;
    • Contribute to school life by sponsoring a club, offering an after-school activity, coaching, or some other method based on faculty interest; 
    • Attend and participate in departmental and conference meetings, committing to professional development and the professional life of the faculty; and
    • Use outstanding and varied written and verbal communication skills to partner with students, families, and colleagues.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, education, or related field required
    • Master’s and/or doctoral degree in a relevant discipline preferred
    • Two to Five years of world language teaching experience preferred
    • Girls Preparatory School is committed to employing only individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

    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.
     
    All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.

    Click here to apply.
  • + Housekeeper (Afternoon Shift)

    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
     
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6,000 young women since then. Currently, 120 faculty and staff serve 500 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and cocurricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.
     
    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)
     
    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.
     
     All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply. 

Coaching Positions

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  • + Assistant Middle School Soccer Coach

    Girls Preparatory School inspires each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others.

    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education.  Since that year, GPS has proudly graduated almost 6000 young women.  Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum which includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and co-curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.

    ATHLETICS AT GPS:
    The GPS Athletics mission includes teaching girls to be team players, understand the importance of mental toughness, accept challenges enthusiastically, and value strength, fitness, stamina, and good health. The bonds of friendship that come from working hard everyday as teammates — striving for excellence toward an ambitious goal and developing the fundamental values of discipline and self-improvement — all are part of athletics at Girls Preparatory School.  Ultimately, the GPS athletic environment is about aiming to be the very best on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in life. That attitude is shared by the outstanding staff of award-winning GPS coaches and more than 300 athletes who are involved at the varsity and middle school level. GPS has a proud athletic history with 61 state championships won in 15 total varsity sports.  

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The successful candidate will show the ability to provide leadership, organization, and supervision of the GPS soccer program. This individual will be responsible for providing direction, instruction, and supervision to female student athletes, so they achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork. 
     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement in soccer, aiding the educational and individual growth of team members. 

    • Implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent with the institution’s goals of athletic excellence while supporting the school’s standards for academic and personal discipline. 

    • Assists with plans and set-up for activities, practices, and interscholastic contests. Drives activity vehicle to all practices. Drives or rides with student athletes on the team vehicle to and from all games.

    • Enforces discipline policies, emphasizes good sportsmanship in word and behavior, and advocates healthy lifestyles. 

    • Supervises students in locker rooms at home and away games and ensures appropriate behavior. Maintains a safe environment for all student athletes at all times. 

    • Assists with collection of team statistics, editing of game and practice film, and scouting of opponents. 

    • Maintains appropriate certifications and training as required. Follows and maintains knowledge of all TSSAA policies, rules and procedures.

    • Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with all students, staff, parents and officials and resolves conflict in a professional manner.  Professionally represents Girls Preparatory School at all times.

    Requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree Required
    A minimum of two (2) years coaching secondary Soccer, preferably female student-athletes, or playing soccer at the collegiate level
    Knowledge of NFHS and TSSAA Rules for soccer

    Click here to apply.
  • + Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach

    Girls Preparatory School inspires each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others.

    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. Since that year, GPS has proudly graduated almost 6,000 young women. Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum which includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and cocurricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.

    ATHLETICS AT GPS:
    The GPS Athletics mission includes teaching girls to be team players, understand the importance of mental toughness, accept challenges enthusiastically, and value strength, fitness, stamina, and good health. The bonds of friendship that come from working hard everyday as teammates—striving for excellence toward an ambitious goal and developing the fundamental values of discipline and self-improvement—all are part of athletics at Girls Preparatory School. Ultimately, the GPS athletic environment is about aiming to be the very best on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in life. That attitude is shared by the outstanding staff of award-winning GPS coaches and more than 300 athletes who are involved at the varsity and middle school level. GPS has a proud athletic history with 61 state championships won in 15 total varsity sports.

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The successful candidate will show the ability to provide leadership, organization, and supervision of the GPS lacrosse program. This individual will be responsible for providing direction, instruction, and supervision to female student athletes, so they achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement in lacrosse, aiding the educational and individual growth of team members.
    • Implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent with the institution’s goals of athletic excellence while supporting the school’s standards for academic and personal discipline.
    • Assists with plans and set-up for activities, practices, and interscholastic contests. Travels with student athletes on the team bus to and from all games.
    • Enforces discipline policies, emphasizes good sportsmanship in word and behavior, and advocates healthy lifestyles.
    • Supervises students in locker rooms at home and away games and ensures appropriate behavior. Maintains a safe environment for all student athletes at all times.
    • Assists with collection of team statistics, editing of game and practice film, and scouting of opponents.
    • Maintains appropriate certifications and training as required. Follows and maintains knowledge of all TSSAA policies, rules and procedures.
    • Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with all students, staff, parents and officials and resolves conflict in a professional manner. Professionally represents Girls Preparatory School at all times.
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum of two (2) years coaching girls lacrosse or playing lacrosse at the collegiate level
    • Knowledge of NFHS and US Lacrosse Rules for Girls Lacrosse
    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.

    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.

    All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.
  • + Assistant Varsity Rowing Coach

    Girls Preparatory School inspires each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others.
     
    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. Since that year, GPS has proudly graduated almost 6000 young women. Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum which includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and co-curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.
     
    ATHLETICS AT GPS:
    The GPS Athletics mission includes teaching girls to be team players, understand the importance of mental toughness, accept challenges enthusiastically, and value strength, fitness, stamina, and good health. The bonds of friendship that come from working hard everyday as teammates — striving for excellence toward an ambitious goal and developing the fundamental values of discipline and self-improvement — all are part of athletics at Girls Preparatory School. Ultimately, the GPS athletic environment is about aiming to be the very best on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in life. That attitude is shared by the outstanding staff of award-winning GPS coaches and more than 300 athletes who are involved at the varsity and middle school level. GPS has a proud athletic history with 61 state championships won in 15 total varsity sports.
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The successful candidate will show the ability to provide leadership, organization, and supervision of the GPS Rowing program. This individual will be responsible for providing direction, instruction, and supervision to female student athletes, so they achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    · Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement in rowing, aiding the educational and individual growth of team members.
     
    · Implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent with the institution’s goals of athletic excellence while supporting the school’s standards for academic and personal discipline.
     
    · Assists with plans and set-up for activities, practices, and interscholastic contests. Travels with student athletes on the team bus to and from all competitions.
     
    · Enforces discipline policies, emphasizes good sportsmanship in word and behavior, and advocates healthy lifestyles.
     
    · Maintains a safe environment for all student athletes at all times and ensures their appropriate behavior.
     
    · Maintains appropriate certifications and training as required. Follows and maintains knowledge of all GPS policies, rules and procedures.
     
    · Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with all students, staff, parents and officials and resolves conflict in a professional manner. Professionally represents Girls Preparatory School at all times.
     
    Requirements:
    · Completion of Bachelor’s Degree expected
    · Must be able to lift 50 pounds
    · Completed or ability to complete TN Boating Safety Certificate
    · A minimum of two (2) years coaching Rowing to female athletes preferred
    · Knowledge of US Rowing Rules for competition

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.
  • + Assistant Varsity Squash Coach

    Girls Preparatory School inspires each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others.
     
    ABOUT GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL:
    Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. Since that year, GPS has proudly graduated almost 6000 young women. Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum which includes a full complement of humanities, arts, and STEM courses, and co-curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.
     
    ATHLETICS AT GPS:
    The GPS Athletics mission includes teaching girls to be team players, understand the importance of mental toughness, accept challenges enthusiastically, and value strength, fitness, stamina, and good health. The bonds of friendship that come from working hard everyday as teammates — striving for excellence toward an ambitious goal and developing the fundamental values of discipline and self-improvement — all are part of athletics at Girls Preparatory School. Ultimately, the GPS athletic environment is about aiming to be the very best on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in life. That attitude is shared by the outstanding staff of award-winning GPS coaches and more than 300 athletes who are involved at the varsity and middle school level. GPS has a proud athletic history with 61 state championships won in 15 total varsity sports.
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The successful candidate will show the ability to provide leadership, organization, and supervision of the GPS squash program. This individual will be responsible for providing direction, instruction, and supervision to female student athletes, so they achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    · Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement in squash, aiding the educational and individual growth of team members.
     
    · Implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent with the institution’s goals of athletic excellence while supporting the school’s standards for academic and personal discipline.
     
    · Assists with plans and set-up for activities, practices, and interscholastic contests. Drives activity vehicle to all practices. Drives or rides with student athletes on the team vehicle to and from all games.
     
    · Enforces discipline policies, emphasizes good sportsmanship in word and behavior, and advocates healthy lifestyles.
     
    · Supervises students in locker rooms at home and away matches and ensures appropriate behavior. Maintains a safe environment for all student athletes at all times.
     
    · Assists with collection of team statistics, editing of game and practice film, and scouting of opponents as needed.
     
    · Maintains appropriate certifications and training as required. Follows and maintains knowledge of all US Squash policies, rules and procedures.

    · Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with all students, staff, parents and officials and resolves conflict in a professional manner. Professionally represents Girls Preparatory School at all times.
     
    Requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree Required
    Must hold a valid TN or GA Drivers’ License
    A minimum of two (2) years coaching girls squash or playing squash at the collegiate level

    Interested and qualified applicants, click here to apply.

Food Services

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