Career Opportunities

Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in a career at The Donoho School. Any organization is only as good as its people, and here at Donoho, we understand the value that passionate, lifelong learners can have in impacting young lives. Conveniently located near Interstate-20 between Atlanta and Birmingham, Anniston, Alabama, is ideally suited for family living and year-round recreational activities.

All interested applicants please contact Sharon Burt at (256) 237-5477 ex.4  or sburt@donohoschool.com to apply.

 Application requirements include a bachelor’s degree, outstanding communication skills and

the ability to lead and work as a team. A master’s degree is preferred and

classroom teaching experience desired. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit the following to Sharon Burt, Assistant to the Head of School, at sburt@donohoschool.com:

  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.

 

 

The Donoho School is seeking applicants for the following position for the 2022-23 academic year:

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL/UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER

Position Summary:
The Middle School/Upper School English Teacher is responsible for teaching various
levels of English/Language Arts to our middle and upper school students (grades 7-12).

The applicant should be skilled at preparing students to succeed in subsequent English
courses, while having a proven track record of building relationships and creating a
positive classroom culture with students of this age. The teacher must be a relationship
builder, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be well trained in
content knowledge and teaching strategies. While this particular posting is a bit broad
for an English position, we seek to put people in the best positions for success at our
School.

The specific responsibilities of the Middle/Upper School English Teacher include:

● Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities to students in grades ranging
from 7-12.
● Assist, support, and encourage students in development of new skills.

Responsibilities:
● Plan and implement English lessons based on required school standards.
● Develop lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the school’s
basic instructional philosophy and course standards.
● Develop student strength, confidence, and well-being by cultivating student
awareness and ownership of personal performance.
● Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to provide an orderly and
productive environment.
● Continually assess student progress and keep students and parents well
informed.
● Work cooperatively with teachers within the department to support the planning
and implementing of our English program.

● Attend all grade level and staff meetings and designated school functions outside
of school hours.
● Work with other teachers to proactively address and resolve student issues.
● Participate in school-wide professional development and seek continual feedback
and coaching to develop as a teacher.
● Perform necessary duties including but not limited to morning arrival, lunch,
dismissal, and after-school responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree or higher and mastery of core subject.
● Minimum 2-5 years’ experience preferred.
● Excellent facilitator with the ability to motivate, direct, and train people and
collaborate and interact with others effectively and productively.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills.
● Commitment to excellence and ability to work both independently and in a
collaborative environment.
● Demonstrated experience in organizing, conceptualizing and prioritizing
objectives.
● Adaptability in dealing with change, delays or unexpected events to ensure the
general welfare of the school.
● Pass criminal background check and drug test.

 

 Director of College Counseling

The Donoho School is seeking a college counseling professional to provide outstanding leadership to the School’s successful college admission process. The desired candidate will have demonstrated commitment to the education of young men and women and the ability to coordinate a program that will effectively counsel motivated students and their families. The Director of College Counseling is a key member of the Upper School administrative team, possesses a large degree of autonomy, and provides counsel, support, and coordination to a diverse population of students and their families.

Job Responsibilities:
The Director of College Counseling oversees all aspects of the college counseling process and works closely with administration and faculty to assist with the college essay and college recommendation writing process. The Director will be knowledgeable about all Upper School students’ college selections and will meet with all families in the process of college application.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the college search and application process for an Upper School of approximately 150 students with high and varied expectations regarding colleges;
  • Work effectively with the Registrar and with members of the Upper School administrative team;
  • Advise, guide, and support juniors, seniors, and their families each year throughout the entire college search and application process;
  • Coordinate with members of the Upper School administrative team to advise students on course selections;
  • Write effective letters of recommendation and communicating with colleges;
  • Organize and submit support materials for college and scholarship applications, including recommendations and transcripts;
  • Identify scholarship opportunities and shepard process for all graduating seniors;
  • Maintain and update school profile;
  • Maintain and educate incoming high schoolers about The Naviance Program;
  • Plan and host on-campus programs for parents, students, and college representatives;
  • Attend regular grade-level, faculty, and division meetings;
  • Work effectively with the Office of Admissions and the Office of Communications to accurately and regularly market the school and share college-related news;
  • Represent The Donoho School at regional and national conferences, as well as visiting colleges;
  • Serve as School Testing Coordinator overseeing the administration of SAT, ACT, AP, and ACT Aspire testing;

Fulfill other responsibilities assigned by the Upper School Head as deemed appropriate for the position.