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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

Experiential Entrepreneurship Teacher

An integral component of the entrepreneurial learning program, The Hub is a counter-service café and campus store featuring spirit swag and items by student Chargerpreneurs.  As such, this position maintains a safe, sanitary, and supportive hands-on learning environment and teaches upwards of fifty students in a rotation of 4-person 80-minute experiential learning shifts in The Hub throughout each school day, developing personal connections through active participation in the life of our learning community.

Supervises and performs Cary Academy Café and Campus Store daily retail and food and beverage operations for assigned shifts including the supervision of paid and volunteer support personnel.  Mentors students in operating a food service and retail environment that also functions as an entrepreneurship learning lab.  Maintains and monitors the Café and Campus Store facility in accordance with established policies, plans, and procedures for the safe, sanitary, and professional operation of the facility.  Assists the Entrepreneurship Director with the performance of other Café and Store responsibilities. Serves as a member of the Center for Community Engagement.

Start July 2023


Middle School English and Social Studies Teacher (One Year Appointment)

As part of a larger faculty team in the Middle School dedicated to meeting and nurturing the unique developmental needs of younger adolescent learners, shares a passion for English & Social Studies in engaging and meaningful ways that build on the students’ natural curiosity and foster interactive, participatory and discovery learning.  Serves as an advisor, developing personal connections with a group of student advisees.  Contributes to the school’s rich extracurricular program and participates actively in the life of our learning community.

Start date:  July 31, 2023


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

Administrative Assistant to Counselors (part-time 25 hours/week)

Provides administrative support for general department operations and projects undertaken by the College Counseling and Student Support Services offices.  Serves as a primary contact and resource for students, parents, and visitors to the College Counseling office.

This is a part-time position that works 25 hours/week when school is in session (no benefits other than sick time, paid holidays & retirement matching).

START DATE:  July 31, 2023


Campus Safety Officer

Patrols 65 acres of land to include the perimeter of the campus, the interior of eight buildings, and the athletic complex to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. Collaborates with the Campus Safety Manager to monitor the activities taking place on grounds, communicating pertinent information such as security breaches and threats to the Campus Safety Manager and the Director of Campus Operations.

THIS POSITION IS ON HOLD UNTIL LATER THIS SUMMER but feel free to apply if interested.


Campus Safety Officer (Part-time weekends)

Patrols 65 acres of land to include the perimeter of the campus, the interior of eight buildings, and the athletic complex to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. Collaborates with the Campus Safety Manager to monitor the activities taking place on grounds, communicating pertinent information such as security breaches and threats to the Campus Safety Manager and the Director of Campus Operations.

2 openings:  Day shift & Evening shift


Motorcoach Driver (part-time)

Drive Cary Academy’s 45-foot motor coach bus for field trips, athletic games and other school programs and activities, which could include overnight and weekend trips.

Pay is $25/hour with $15 per meal allowance; $50 per night adttional pay plus paid accommodations for overnight trips.


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

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