Job Duration: Indefinite

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree


Christ School seeks an enthusiastic, committed Physics Teacher to join its faculty in August 2022. Teachers in Christ School’s Science Department must be passionate about their discipline and excited about sharing that passion with students. In addition, they must be ready to juggle the diverse duties associated with life on a busy residential campus.  

This Physics Teacher will: 

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and curricula for 4-6Physics classes per semester (College Prep, Honors, and AP). 
  • Design course work that meets students’ needs and spurs their interestin Physics concepts, theories, and methods.  
  • Foster a structured, positive learning environment for all students,both in person and online. 
  • Investigate innovative teaching methods and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Prepare students for experiments, labs, and 
  • Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to students and parents.

Additional Athletic/Afternoon and Residential Life responsibilities will vary based on the candidate’s experience and interests, as well as the school’s needs. Candidates should be prepared to take on a combination of the following: 

  • Coaching sports teams (JV/Varsity) or leading Outdoor Programs (biking, hiking, climbing, etc.) 
  • Directing afternoon programs and clubs (Drama, Quiz Bowl, literary magazine, etc.)
  • Supervising a dormitory, either as a resident or adjunct faculty member, 1-2 times per week
  • Monitoring evening study halls, 1-2 times per week
  • Providing transportation and supervision for weekend activities, 1 weekend per month
  • Mentoring a small group of students through an advising program

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Sincere interest in educating, encouraging, and inspiring young men
  • An undergraduate degree in Physics, Engineering, or an associated STEM field; a master’s degree in one of these fieldsor relevant professional experience, preferred 
  • Proficiency in the use of technology in the classroom
  • A well-developed knowledge of classroom safety and laboratory preparation
  • The ability to communicate clearly and proactively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A demonstrated desire to learn and implement new teaching methods such as modeling instruction and project/problem-based
  • A commitment to Christ School’s Four Pillars: Academic Rigor, Leadership,Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor 
  • Energy, flexibility, and a robust sense of humor

Teaching positions are 10-month, academic-year appointments. Approximately 75% of Christ School’s faculty members live on the scenic 500-acre campus. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV with a cover letter or teaching statement indicating a specific interest in teaching at Christ School to Steve Stay, Executive Assistant to the Head of School ( 

About the school:   

Christ School was founded in 1900 and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Located nine miles south of downtown Asheville, North Carolina, Christ School is an all-boys boarding and day school for grades 8-12. Students come from 16 states and eight foreign countries. All world faiths are represented and welcome at Christ School. 

Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other legally protected status.