Employment Opportunities

Benchmark School is truly an amazing place to be. It is energizing and deeply fulfilling to help students grow as learners and individuals and then watch as they go on to thrive in school and life. 

Benchmark’s mission is to help our students develop into confident and strategic thinkers, learners, and problem-solvers who take control of their own learning. Defining characteristics of the school include our fundamental commitment to excellence and research-based innovation.  

As a result of these emphases, our graduates are self-advocates who approach tasks strategically, think flexibly, demonstrate persistence and resilience, and meet with success in school and in life.  

Current Employment Opportunities

Evening Custodian

Benchmark School is seeking applicants for a full-time Evening Custodian with an ability to provide students with a safe, comfortable, and clean place in which to learn.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains the school buildings and grounds to ensure high standards of cleanliness and safety across the campus.
  • Demonstrates reliability and responsibility in preparing the school for opening each day.
  • Completes tasks to prepare for school events as requested.
  • Evening cleaning of all buildings, plus once a week in August and once a month windows, edges, etc.
  • Participates in snow removal operations including use of shovels, ice melt spreaders, and other equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of custodial/maintenance supplies and equipment.
  • Ability to lift heavy loads not in excess of 50 pounds.

Experience
One year (minimum) experience in custodial and plant operations is preferred. Proficiency in cleaning and anticipating maintenance needs is required.

Other General Duties

  • Create a warm and supportive environment.
  • Be reliable and able to work independently.
  • Provide courteous and timely communication with students, parents, staff members, and the public.
  • Demonstrate an openness to learning, growth, and change, in accordance with the educational philosophy of Benchmark School.
  • Actively pursue professional growth and development through participation in professional development activities at Benchmark and in the area.

Application Notes
Interested candidates should apply online below and should include a letter of application, a current resume, and three professional references. Background checks are required.

Benchmark School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the school.

Middle School Teacher

Benchmark School is seeking applicants for a full-time language arts teacher with an ability to work with a head teacher to provide research-based instruction in all aspects of literacy for a language arts class and to provide support in math.

The school seeks a teacher with an ability to provide explicit instruction within the context of a project- or inquiry-based instructional framework and who will demonstrate an openness to learn and grow professionally.  The successful candidate will be a clear communicator with colleagues and parents and a role model for middle school students.

Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree is required.

Application Notes
Interested candidates should apply online below and should include a letter of application, a current resume, and three professional references.

Benchmark School is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the school.

Lower School Teacher

Benchmark School is seeking applicants for a full-time lower school teaching position with an ability to work with a head teacher to provide research-based  instruction in language arts and math. The school seeks a teacher with an ability to provide explicit  instruction within the context of a project- or inquiry-based instructional framework and who will  demonstrate an openness to learn and grow professionally. The successful candidate will be a clear communicator with colleagues and parents and a role model for lower school students.

Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree is required.

Application Notes
Interested candidates should apply online below and should include a letter of application, a current  resume, and three professional references.

Benchmark School is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the school.


 

 

Interested in a current job opening? Please complete the application below.  

Benchmark School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or membership in any other protected classification as defined under applicable federal, state, or local law.

When people ask me what is the best school I have seen in action, my go-to school is Benchmark. It is incredible and
without peer.

Steve Graham, Ed.D., Currey Ingram Professor of Special Education and Literacy, Vanderbilt University