About Us


Current Openings

  1. Director of Day Admission (posted 5/1)
  1. Upper School Math Teacher (posted 4/21)

Nestled in an up-and-coming Southern city, McCallie School offers competitive compensation and an appealing benefits package within a collegial school community.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and transcript, as well as additional information (e.g., background check authorization, letters of recommendation, philosophy of education) when requested. Most positions are announced in late winter and early spring.

To manage the program, activities and staff to meet the day enrollment objectives of the McCallie School. The Director of Day Admissions reports directly to the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.

Capabilities Required: The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with a proven track record in an independent school and/or college admission office with experience in recruitment, management of applications and interviews, marketing and statistical reporting, and financial aid. The ability to create and capitalize on new opportunities in a competitive enrollment environment is essential. The candidate must possess the interpersonal skills to relate and interact with young children, teenagers, their parents, and the faculty and staff of McCallie School.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor's degree, strong written and oral communication skills, and a sense of humor.

  • Supervise and evaluate the work of the Day Admission staff.
  • Develop and supervise a Day Admissions recruitment plan and outreach initiatives.
  • Visit schools, alumni, current and past parents and perspective students.
  • Develop and control approved policies and procedures for such activities as responding to inquiries, creating a sustained contact plan, and arranging a comprehensive marketing plan.
  • Create, manage and attend all on and off campus Day Admission events
  • Supervise the collection of personal information on each applicant (teacher recommendations, personal recommendations, testing, school transcripts).
  • Assist with arrangements for campus visits, interviews and tours.
  • Interview candidates and their parents in an effort to identify their particular educational needs regarding education. With this knowledge, he articulates McCallie’s ability or inability to meet those needs.
  • Organize and manage the Day Admissions Committee, which reviews files and selects students based enrollment objectives and student profiles.
  • Review applications received and counsels parents and applicants regarding the application process.
  • Communicate with the families of each candidate reviewed by the Admission Committee and informs them of the committee’s decision.
  • Work closely with the Parent Program Coordinator to connect perspective families with our admissions volunteers (parents, alumni, friends of the school).
  • Work with Director of Summer Programs to develop Day and First Camp recruitment strategies and participates as a staff member in either program.
  • Review and reports regularly on current trends in day admissions in general and McCallie’s day admission efforts in particular. This includes regular counts on inquiries, applications, visits and deposits, as well as other information specified in our regular monthly reports.
  • Review and reports to the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid the results achieved by the day admission office in terms of goals, budgets, objectives and other related information.
  • Assist with all admission activities, as needed.
Please email resumes, transcripts, and other pertinent information to Troy Kemp, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.

McCallie has an opening for a math teacher in the Upper School. Applicants should have a background in mathematics education (degree in relevant field and/or teaching experience). Candidates need to be comfortable with the knowledge and skills to teach any of our regular level classes from Algebra 1 through Calculus. Applicants should be comfortable and eager to work with adolescent males, student centered in approach to learning, and engaging and clear with explanations and instructions.

In addition to classroom responsibilities, all teachers at McCallie are involved in extra-curricular activities. While we are in particular need of a soccer coach, other opportunities include coaching other sports, working in forensic, publications, etc.

Please email resumes, transcripts, and other pertinent information to Kathy Posey.
If no jobs are currently listed but you are interested in inquiring about a job or providing your resume for future consideration, please contact the following people:

  • Upper School faculty
    Kathy Posey
    Assistant to the Upper School Head
  • Middle School faculty
    Janet Best
    Middle School Administrative Assistant
  • Physical Plant
    Shannon Sewell
    Physical Plant Director
  • School Administration
    Theda Griffin
    Assistant to the Headmaster

McCallie is an equal opportunity employer.

School Information

McCallie is an All-Boys Private Boarding School and Day School, a Christian-based College Prep School.

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