Employment Opportunities


Mountain Discovery Charter School is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Job Posting: Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

Mountain Discovery Charter School is looking for a highly qualified elementary teacher for the 2022-23 school year.

Our lead fourth grade teacher instructs students in data-based reading strategies, writing, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, math, science and social studies while creating a positive, engaging and nurturing environment for experiential learning. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated successful experience in project-based instruction, effective teaching of upper-elementary literacy and numeracy, a natural aptitude for cultivating relationships with students and families, and significant knowledge of data-driven and differentiated instruction. He or she will work collaboratively to design and facilitate experiential learning that engages students in the work of real scientists, historians, mathematicians, and researchers.  He or she will also be a flexible, collaborative team player, knowledgeable of child development, a lifelong learner modeling both growth mindset and a true love and passion for young children (and their educational success), and have an authentic sense of adventure. This candidate will also possess the qualities inherent in Mountain Discovery’s core values: courage, teamwork, respect, integrity, kindness, compassion, and commitment to empowering our students to lead their own learning. Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or a related educational field. Preferably, at least 2 years experience in an upper elementary classroom. 

MDCS is located in Bryson City, NC, one of the gateways to Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  For more information on the school, visit www.mountaindiscovery.org.  Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to admin@mountaindiscovery.org

Deadline for applications: Until Position is Filled


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to cpetty@mountaindiscovery.org


Thank you for your interest in Mountain Discovery.



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