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Career Opportunities


St. David's School seeks faculty and staff who profess Christ as Lord and who are equipped to integrate this faith into their teaching.

St. David’s educators, administrators and staff hail from all parts of the country and beyond. In addition to degrees from distinguished colleges and universities, they bring many special interests, talents and experiences to their work. They are dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping students pursue a path of faith, virtue and knowledge.

These qualities dovetail St. David’s mission and vision, and so it is we seek talented Christian faculty and staff who profess Christ as Lord. Ideal candidates are scholars who demonstrate the joy of life-long learning. They are men and women of integrity who possess a passion for children coupled with the commitment and ability to inspire them.

We acknowledge that a school with such a focus is unique in culture, one to which some may not be called. Since our hiring policy involves mutual exploration for "best fit" within this culture, we ask interested candidates to consider our mission and vision. Ideal candidates for employment St. David’s will embrace Christian principles that are fundamental to our school.

St. David’s School offers an attractive and collegial work environment – with competitive salary and benefits, as well as small classroom sizes. St. David's is accredited through the Southern Association of Independent Schools/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SAIS/SACS).

Submitting an application

As part of our candidate search, our Employment Application & Questionnaire is an important tool for us as we seek to find candidates that are well suited to our environment. Qualified candidates may submit their application with these components:

  • Completed Employment Application & Questionnaire
  • Current resume
  • Transcript(s)
  • Two letters of reference

Please submit application and supporting documentation electronically to the division to which you are applying:

Lower School (Pre-K-4th grade): LSjobs@sdsw.org

Middle School (5th-8th grade): MSjobs@sdsw.org

Upper School (9th-12th grade): USjobs@sdsw.org

Staff Positions: nbuck@sdsw.org

If necessary, applicants may mail their information to the relevant division as listed above at St. David's School, 3400 White Oak Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Current Openings

Lower School

There are no current openings.

Middle School

There are no current openings.

Upper School

There are no current openings.

Staff Positions

Please submit your application and supporting documentation to Mrs. Naomi Buck at nbuck@sdsw.org.

Social Media and Design Specialist

St. David’s School is seeking a full time Social Media and Design Specialist who has a passion for creative design and a commitment to delivering engaging, high-quality brand experiences through social media, creative design and photography. Successful candidate has a keen eye for creativity and a strong sense of concept development, problem-solving, research and attention to detail. Verbal and written communication skills are vital to working effectively with faculty and staff. Flexibility, team-building abilities are critical and a willingness to hone your skills in the social media and graphic design arena is a must.


SOCIAL MEDIA
Work closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop social media campaigns that help achieve marketing goals for St. David’s School.

Develop content strategy calendar, working a month out, that is designed to engage users and create an interactive relationship between St. David’s School, students, parents and alumni on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social platforms like Pinterest and YouTube.

Setting initial benchmarks for followers, increased traffic, etc.

Create, including photography and design, buzzworthy/viral, thumb-stopping content for cross platforms and an extensive knowledge on scheduling posts.

Enhance the St. David’s brand and build strong online communities, growing social media followers, through targeted social medium platforms.

Also be able to collaborate with different departments on information gathering for posts.

Strategic thinking and planning regarding posts around spontaneous events.

Collect and review social media analytics to develop more effective campaigns.

Develop monthly reports on emerging social media trends that will be submitted to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Analyze the long-term needs of the school’s social media strategy and offer quarterly reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications that outline any necessary changes to the digital marketing plan.

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Ability to take creative direction from the Director of Marketing and Communications to create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate consumers.

Develop the overall layout and production design, as well as editing existing vector artwork, for promotional needs that include: invitations, digital boards, social media, brochures, magazines, campus signage, cut sheets and electronic newsletter.

Ability to multi-task, receive constructive feedback, meet deadlines and quickly adapt to new technologies.

Take approved creative and format for various channels of promotion.

Well-versed in the following software programs: Adobe Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, and Microsoft Office including Publisher.

Knowledge of typography, color and print production.

Willingness toward continual learning to keep skills and industry knowledge current.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Graphic Design

3-5 years in graphic design and social media management

Knowledge of camera equipment, lighting and photo correction, how to compose a shot, understand framing, color and light to create visually pleasing photographs used for promotion and social media.

Familiarity with Adobe Premier or iMovie preferred but not required.

Exceptional multi-tasking skills

Strong problem-solving skills

PORTFOLIO

Creative samples of your current work will be requested.

Substitute Teaching

Interested in substitute teaching at St. David's School?

Applicants should download and complete St. David’s Substitute Teacher Employment Application & Questionnaire and submit this along with a resume to Mrs. Naomi Buck. Electronic submissions are preferred.