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Cary Academy seeks employees who are knowledgeable and experienced in their fields and united in their commitment to students. To ensure that our faculty and staff remain on the leading edge within the school’s mission, we offer generous and competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a strong and varied program for professional growth and development. If you would like to become part of a learning community that seeks to be a model for all schools in the pursuit of discovery, innovation, collaboration, and excellence, we welcome your application for an available position.

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Being so supported in the classroom, being given the autonomy to create a new class, to pursue a passion, to take a risk—it is unmatched in any other school.”

Kristi Ramey

Upper School Math Teacher


Career Opportunities

Cary Academy is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, disability, genetic information, possession of sickle cell or hemoglobin C traits, or any other classification protected under applicable law. Cary Academy makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. This commitment is evident in all aspects of Cary Academy’s employment practices and policies, including recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, discharge, benefits, and training.  


There are no open leadership positions at this time.

Faculty Positions

Substitute Teacher

If you would like to be considered for our substitute teaching pool, you may submit your materials. Payment is $110/day ($55 for half day).


Staff Positions

Special Events and Engagement Coordinator

Plan, organize, and oversee school events, primarily for the Development office, from set-up to clean-up. Develop annual plans of engagement for various constituencies throughout the year. Assist individuals in finding pathways of meaningful engagement and volunteerism within the school. Represent the interests of the school and provide an encouraging atmosphere of involvement from various constituencies through events, meetings, and volunteerism. Oversee the volunteer management of the PTAA.


Annual Giving Director

Working alongside a dynamic Development Team, the Annual Giving Director manages Cary Academy’s comprehensive annual giving program with primary responsibility for strategic planning, implementation, and execution.


Junior Accountant

Performs a variety of accounting functions in the areas of student billing, accounts receivable, cash management, accounts payable, and general ledger accounting. Assists with various aspects of financial and regulatory processing and reporting. Serves as an initial contact and resource for parents, employees, students, and other outside groups. Provides administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer. Assists with and/or coordinates other tasks and projects for Cary Academy Business Operations as assigned.



Athletics Positions

Head Coach, Middle School Boys Lacrosse
Middle School Track & Field, Assistant Coach (Distance – Spring 2023 )
Varsity Track & Field – Pole Vaulting Coach (Spring 2023)
Varsity Track & Field – Throwers Coach (Spring 2023)
Middle School Girls Lacrosse, Head Coach
Middle School Girls Lacrosse, Assistant Coach
Varisty Girls Lacrosse, Assistant Coach

Not seeing that perfect-fit position?

We’re always looking for passionate and inspired individuals that share our commitment to diversity, innovation, collaboration, and excellence. To set up alerts for new opportunities in which you might be interested and to submit your materials for future consideration, create a presence in our recruiting system.

Join our unique learning community

Cary Academy is a learning community dedicated to discovery, innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

Benefits and Perks

At Cary Academy, we reward our employees with competitive salaries and a benefits package that exceeds most other local schools and rivals large corporations. CA either pays 100% or a generous portion of the cost of most of the following benefits for eligible employees:

* Items marked with an asterisk are eligible for Domestic Partnership benefits.

Health and Life Insurance
  • Medical and Vision Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield NC)*
    • PPO Plan
    • High-deductible with HSA Plan
  • Dental Insurance (Delta Dental)*
  • Vision Insurance (Eye Med) *
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare/Dependent Care) *
  • Healthcare Savings Account *
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Life/Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Counseling
  • Employee Assistance / Discounts
Retirement Savings
  • 7.5% monthly matching with a 5% minimum contribution
  • 403(b) and Roth 403(b)
Paid Time-off
  • Sick Leave*
  • Personal Leave*
  • Vacation Leave (Faculty follow school calendar)
  • Holidays (including Holiday break last week of December)
  • Parental Leave*
  • Bereavement Leave*
  • Military Leave
  • Inclement Weather
Discounts and Privileges
  • 50% Tuition Remission (Extended Day fee is waived)*
  • Tablets provided to all employees
  • Free lunch (yes, there IS such a thing at Cary Academy)
  • Campus Store discounts
  • Use of Cary Academy facilities (fitness center, athletics, library/media resources, etc.)
  • Activity Tracker reimbursement
  • Community purchasing discounts
Continuing Education and Professional Development
  • Paid continuing education, including travel expenses
  • Employee Degree Assistance
  • William G. Friday Summer Fellowships (faculty)
  • National Board Certification Support Program (faculty)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Immigration Assistance
  • Pet Insurance Discount
  • Referral Bonus
  • Periodic socials/outings for employees and families