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Founded in 1995, Trinity School is a community convinced that a vibrant Christian faith fosters a rich and deep education. The Christian education we offer here involves the education of the whole person, created in God's image: We honor the life of the mind through the pursuit of deep understandings. We practice good habits and give students a moral framework for their lives. And we seek to awaken the imagination of students, so that their lives are full of wonder and awe at the works of God and the glories of human culture. A Christian school is well-poised to sustain an education in truth, goodness, and beauty. We invite you to read more about this in Trinity’s mission statement. The faculty and staff of Trinity School bring their unique skills and passions and their love for students to the challenging and rewarding work of education. We take delight in our calling to serve God together at Trinity.

Trinity is accredited by Christian Schools International and the Southern Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools.

As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background screening and a complete reference check.

Trinity is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant for employment with Trinity shall be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age.

Full-Time Employment Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Matching retirement
  • Immediately vested
  • Tuition remission
  • Afterschoolprogram faculty discount
  • Flex medical savings
  • Professional development
  • Weekly worship service
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • iPad and/or laptop for faculty and staff

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Available Positions at Trinity School

Below are our current open positions. In addition to completing our online application, we request that all applicants submit a cover letter and current resume. Additionally, it is recommended that faculty applicants include college transcripts and licensure certifications.

Applicants for positions at Trinity are asked questions about Trinity’s mission and doctrinal commitments.

Expanded Mission Statement

Mission
The mission of Trinity School is to educate students in transitional kindergarten to grade twelve within the framework of Christian faith and conviction—teaching the classical tools of learning; providing a rich yet unhurried curriculum; and communicating truth, goodness, and beauty.

At Trinity School we seek to create a community in which there is delight in learning and an atmosphere that encourages the sort of intellectual, moral, and aesthetic development that is fitting for those who bear the image of God. We want to challenge our students in a way that stimulates their natural curiosity, guiding their discovery toward personal, intellectual, and spiritual growth.

We offer a more detailed explanation of some of the distinctives of our school here.

Education is primarily the responsibility and privilege of parents, and Trinity School seeks to enter into a partnership with our parents toward the goal of an excellent education. Our aim is to support families by bringing our special resources to bear to help them attain their educational and spiritual goals. To this end, we encourage each family to be actively involved in their child's life as a Trinity student, and we look forward to working together to develop this community of learning called Trinity School.

Read Trinity’s Expanded Mission Statement.


Doctrinal Commitments
Trinity School is a Christian school, dedicated to a vision of education that is rooted in the Triune God. As an independent school, without institutional ties to any church or denomination, we remain committed to what C.S. Lewis called “mere Christianity”: “no insipid inter-denominational transparency, but something positive, self-consistent, and inexhaustible.” We hold to those truths that have united Christians through the ages, across the boundaries of time, place, race, denomination, and tradition:

  • The only true God, the almighty Creator of all things, existing eternally in three persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—full of love and glory.
  • The unique divine inspiration, entire trustworthiness, and authority of the Bible.
  • The value and dignity of all people: created in God’s image to live in love and holiness, but alienated from God and each other because of our sin and guilt, and justly subject to God’s wrath.
  • Jesus Christ, fully human and fully divine, who lived as a perfect example, who assumed the judgment due sinners by dying in our place, and who was bodily raised from the dead and ascended as Savior and Lord.
  • Justification by God’s grace to all who repent and put their faith in Jesus Christ alone for salvation.
  • The indwelling presence and transforming power of the Holy Spirit, who gives to all believers a new life and new calling to obedient service.
  • The unity of all believers in Jesus Christ, manifest in worshiping and witnessing churches making disciples throughout the world.
  • The victorious reign and future personal return of Jesus Christ, who will judge all people with justice and mercy, giving over the unrepentant to eternal condemnation but receiving the redeemed into eternal life.

Current Employment Opportunities

Activity Bus Driver (Part-Time)

Trinity School has an immediate opening for activity bus drivers to transport students to and from athletic events and occasional field trips. Applicants should possess a valid NC CDL and have a clean driving history. The ideal candidate will have experience in driving a 40+ passenger bus and will have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for students.

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After-School Child Care Assistant

After-School Child Care Assistant

Trinity School is seeking a child care assistant for its afternoon Trinity Neighborhood after-school program for the 2017–2018 school year beginning in August. This is a part-time hourly position. The hours will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on days that school is in session.

Some of the duties will include:
  • Serve as a role model of Christian faith and action; interact with students, family, staff in a manner consistent with Biblical values.
  • Assist the Coordinator with preparation, instruction, and clean up of materials and activities daily.
  • Interact with children in ways appropriate to child growth and development.
  • Carry out supervisory teacher duties in a prompt and reasonable manner when necessary, as agreed on with the Coordinator.
  • Communicate all relevant concerns about students to the teacher.

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Upper School English as Second Language (ESL) Teacher (Part-Time)

Trinity’s Upper School is seeking an ESL teacher to teach one fall semester class to support Chinese students new to Trinity in our freshmen class. Qualities sought for this position include experience teaching ESL and living abroad, strong reading and writing skills and effectiveness at teaching these, and a high Emotional Quotient and knowledge of cultural literacy. The course includes a curriculum provided to the instructor.

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Facilities Technician (Part-Time)

Facilities Technician (Part-Time)

Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill is currently seeking a Facilities Technician. This part-time position will begin on January 3, 2017 and is a year-round position. Normal hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday with occasional special event hours and 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. when the Facilities Manager is away. The responsibilities of the Facility Technician will mainly center on maintenance and minor repair of the interior and exterior of Trinity's campus and assisting the Facilities Manager.

Please see the attached job description for specific details of the position. The ideal candidate should have a high school or equivalent degree, experience reflecting the ability to perform the duties listed in the job description, and have problem-solving skills with a “make it happen” attitude.

Qualified candidates should fill out a Trinity School application and attach a cover letter and resume.

Facilities Technician

Part-Time (approximately 20-25 hours a week) for 12 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES

General: To perform the day to day duties required to maintain a clean and safe environment supporting the faculty, staff, and students that is consistent with Trinity’s mission and commitment to education.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintenance and minor repairs of the interior and exterior of the school, which would include but not be limited to:

  • Opening the campus in the morning
  • Working with Advancement on Special Events
  • Making minor repairs: which would include carpentry, drywall, and plumbing
  • Assist in maintaining the campus grounds and parking lot
  • Completing assigned SchoolDudes
  • Maintaining relationships with our subcontractors
  • Daily inspections of the property including playgrounds and parking lots
  • Being professional and courteous to employees, students, and families
  • Participate on the Security Alarm list
  • Other duties as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidate will be experienced, and self-motivated with problem solving skills and a “make it happen” attitude.

Physical Capabilities

  • Lift 50 lbs.
  • Use a backpack blower
  • Able to climb a ladder
  • Operate a golf cart

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Lower School Fourth Grade Teacher

Fourth Grade Teacher

Trinity's Lower School seeks a full-time fourth grade teacher for the 2017–2018 school year. This position will begin August 1, 2017.

Minimum qualification for this position is a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Being a “generalist” is desirable; however an interest or experience teaching history with the emphasis on ancient civilizations combined with the Old Testament is preferred. Understanding differentiation in the skill areas of reading and writing and having some knowledge and experience with instructional technology are important.The following abilities are key elements to this position:

  • An understanding of pre-adolescent development.
  • An interest in science and nature.
  • A desire to provide a learning environment that encourages questions and exploration.
  • A willingness to partner with parents.
  • A value of collaboration and camaraderie with colleagues.
  • A pursuit for professional development and opportunities.
  • An enthusiasm about Trinity's unique mission and putting it into practice.

Enjoying the full spectrum of learning in all areas of the pre-adolescent is essential as well as living out the Gospel in the classroom and outside in the Trinity community.

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Lower School Teacher Assistants for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten (Part-Time)

Trinity School is seeking teacher assistants for Transitional Kindergarten and for Kindergarten for the 2017–2018 school year beginning in August.

Qualifications for these positions include a minimum of two years of college, preferably a Bachelor's degree.

Applicants must embrace and understand a Christian worldview and Biblical integration. These specific roles assist the teacher with clerical and lesson preparation; provide instructional support; and meet the physical and emotional needs of young children. These teacher assistant positions requires a commitment for Monday–Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is a part-time position.

Applicants for these positions should have the following skill sets: They should enjoy young children and have an understanding of early childhood development; be able to follow and complete instructions provided by the teacher; be able to multitask and solve problems in a variety of situations; have some knowledge and understanding of reading, writing, and math development for young children; and be able to supervise young children with compassion and consistency. Flexible, hospitable, reliable, empathetic, and joyful personalities do well in this position.

School Counselor (Part-Time)

School Counselor (Part-Time)

Trinity School is seeking a part-time School Counselor. This position will begin on August 1, 2017. This is a 10-month, 20 hours per week position.

RESPONSIBILITES
Utilizing advocacy, leadership, and collaboration, Trinity’s School Counselor promotes student success, provides preventative support, and responds to identified student needs by developing and implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses the academic, personal/social, and spiritual developmental needs of all students in a way that demonstrates the love of Christ.

In conjunction with the Director of Student Learning and Support Services, assumes responsibility for managing, developing, implementing, and evaluating a school counseling program within the framework of Trinity’s mission.

  • Provides direct services for students individually, in small groups, and in the classroom setting and indirect services through referrals and consulting with teachers and parents.
  • Provides students, parents, and faculty with information about, but not limited to, character education, social skills, emotional regulation, organization and time management, stress and anxiety, etc., individual student planning, and preventative and response support.
  • Develops and delivers developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented curriculum/lesson plans that meet all student’s needs and fosters a desire and self-discipline to be honest, caring servants of other people as they grow toward maturity in Christ.
  • Conducts periodic needs assessments to determine the key needs of students that can be met through the comprehensive school counseling program.
  • Is accessible to all students, employees and families.
  • Responds to crisis situations and serves on the school crisis team.
  • Remains informed of current research in effective practices regarding school counseling programs.
  • Maintains current and appropriate resources and records.
  • Attends grade level meetings and parent-teacher conferences as needed.
  • Consults and collaborates effectively with parents, faculty, and administrators and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.
  • Serves as a member on the Student Support Team.
  • Writes articles for the Trinity School communications on counseling topics and issues.
  • Collaborates, consults and communicates with the School Nurse, the Learning Specialist, the Upper School Dean of Students, the Diversity Coordinator, Division Directors, and the Director of Student Learning and Support Services on a regular basis.
  • Assists the College Counselor in coordinating the CWRA+ and PSAT testing for 9th , 10th , and 11th grade students.
  • Assists in the coordinating and proctoring for ERB testing in the Lower and Middle School.
  • Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student test scores to assist teachers, students, and parents/guardians as needed.
  • Adheres to the ethical standards of the counseling profession and abides by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern schools.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor or headmaster that are consistent with the general requirements and qualifications for the position.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in school counseling.
  • Experience counseling in a school setting preferred.
  • Current North Carolina School Counseling License desired.
  • A mature Christian faith along with the desire to provide school counseling within the framework of Trinity’s mission.
  • Ability to create a safe, confidential, and supportive environment where student feel welcome to share their feelings, thoughts, beliefs, and doubts in order to cope with life’s difficulties.
  • Is proactive and initiates with students, teachers, administrators, and parents.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in organization, managing details, and the ability to keep concise records.
  • Commitment to adhere to ethical principles, confidentiality, integrity, and trustworthiness in all areas.
  • Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of students of all ages, grades TK-12.

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Upper School Ancient Civilizations Humanities Teacher (Part-Time))

Upper School Ancient Civilizations Humanities Teacher (Part-time)

Trinity School may need an additional section of a grade 9 Ancient Civilizations course for the 2017-18 school year and is inviting applications for this possible part-time position. We may know by mid June about this, but it could be mid August. It is possible that other advertised positions could be added to this part-time one to create a full-time position.

Trinity’s Humanities courses provide a fully integrated study of history, English, and the Bible for the freshman (Ancient Civilizations), sophomore (Western Studies), and junior years (American Studies), deep understandings of the interconnectedness of ideas, culture, and events, and a rich engagement as developing writers and thinkers. Primary and secondary historical sources and literature in the form of novels, plays, and poetry form the spine of the program’s study, and these are supplemented by study of music and art from within and beyond the relevant time periods. Humanities classes meet eight periods weekly— twice the amount of time allotted to most other disciplines—and students receive one credit in history and one in English for each Humanities course completed.

The courses’ literature, interwoven with the themes (1) God, Philosophy, and Truth, (2) Government and Politics, (3) Social Structure (4) the Impact of Technology and Science, and (5) Art and Aesthetics, includes a variety of novels, plays, and poetry, helps students interconnect and deepen their understandings of ideas and themes, and often serves as the focus of the courses’ frequent and varied writing assignments. The courses also include the study of grammar and vocabulary. The courses integrate the Bible into the five overarching themes, and students study it as a document written within specific historical contexts so that they can appreciate it as both a sacred text and as a primary source.

Humanities goals include deepened fluency in the interconnectedness of ideas and the events that shape them; a rich understanding of historical cultures and their impact on the present; the continued development of persuasive, compelling prose; the solidification of grammar skills; the continued development of a broad and sophisticated vocabulary; refined abilities to read texts closely and analytically; and deepened skill in critical and creative thinking.

Qualities sought for this position include successful experience as an English or history teacher; rich and broad knowledge of literature, history, and scripture; love for writing; superb writing skills; skill at facilitating seminar-style discussions and interconnected “big questions,” running writing workshops, and using instructional technologies; skill at differentiating learning and assessments; and a delight in teenagers. Substantial study of the humanities at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active life as a reader and writer are preferred.

Candidates should possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree.

Required Key Performance Characteristics

1. mature Christian commitment
2. flexible team player
3. effective boundaries for class management
4. creatively resourceful
5. warm rapport with children
6. well-organized
7. comfortable rapport with parents
8. motivated to grow professionally

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Long-term Substitute Teacher for Upper School Humanities/Yearbook

Long-term Substitute Teacher for Upper School Humanities/Yearbook

Trinity School seeks a long-term substitute teacher to teach in the Upper School during the 2017 fall semester. The classes would include a section of Humanities 9 (Ancient Civilizations), a Senior Elective, and Yearbook. Depending on interests and background, this position may be divided into smaller ones.

The substitute will start in September (date to be determined) and last until a to be determined date in December. The substitute will work with the regular teacher a week before the teacher's leave begins.

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Upper School Math Teacher

Upper School Math Teacher

Trinity's Upper School seeks a full-time math teacher for the 2017–2018 school year. This position will begin August 1, 2017.

The successful candidates should possess the knowledge and experience to teach the full range of Upper School mathematics, from Algebra through Calculus and Statistics. Candidates should be knowledgeable in and value NCTM standards-based curricula and instruction and goals such as reasoning abstractly and quantitatively, modeling with mathematics, perseverance, and attending to precision.

In their teaching, they should emphasize not only the mastery of procedures, but also deep understanding through exploration of mathematical problems that require complex and creative thought. The ideal candidates also will possess knowledge of and interest in instructional technologies to enhance the study of math.

Trinity is a highly missional school, and an understanding of and commitment to the school's mission is essential: to “educate students in transitional kindergarten to grade twelve within the framework of Christian faith and conviction-teaching the classical tools of learning; providing a rich yet unhurried curriculum; and communicating truth, goodness, and beauty.” We delight in our students, who range from academically average to exceptional.

Candidates should possess at minimum a bachelor's degree, preferably in mathematics, and delight in being with and teaching teenagers.

Certification as a grades 9-12 mathematics teacher and/or advanced study in mathematics is preferred, along with proven experience as a secondary-level math teacher. In Trinity's young but fast-growing Upper School community, camaraderie, collaboration, showing up for student events, enthusiasm for Trinity’s mission, and pitching in for the good of each other and our students are high values. Trinity also values faculty who are involved in school life beyond the classroom and , therefore, applicants who can coach, advise a club, or otherwise enrich our vibrant community.

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Upper School Spanish Teacher (Part-Time)

Trinity School seeks a part-time Spanish teacher with the knowledge, passion, and experience to teach up to two sections of Upper School Spanish I for the 2017–2018 school year. This position will begin August 1, 2017.

Qualities valued in applicants include an enthusiastic embrace of and effective use of communicative pedagogies,
a strong grounding in Spanish grammar and vocabulary, rich knowledge of literature written in Spanish, a delight in teenagers, and effective use of differentiated instruction techniques.

It is feasible that there could be some flexibility in the teaching schedule for this position according to the needs of the person hired.

Applicants should possess at minimum a bachelor's degree. Proven teaching of Spanish at the secondary school level is preferred.

Required Key Performance Characteristics

  • mature Christian commitment
  • flexible team player
  • effective boundaries for class management
  • creatively resourceful
  • warm rapport with children
  • well-organized
  • comfortable rapport with parents
  • motivated to grow professionally

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