Career opportunities

Durham Academy seeks dedicated teachers with advanced degrees and classroom experience that put them at the top of their field. DA faculty actively engage in the extracurricular life of the school and create connections with the larger Triangle community. DA is committed to a faculty that reflects the diversity of our student body. Our teachers inspire and encourage our students to strive for growth by challenging themselves through a broad variety of opportunities including academics, arts, athletics, experiential learning, and service.

Founded in 1933, Durham Academy is a coeducational, independent day school with 1,231 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. DA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools

Current Openings

Please also visit our friends at The Hill Center and Student U for a list of their career opportunities. 

Durham Academy accepts applications to fill vacancies as they become available. Due to the high volume of inquiries we receive, we regret we cannot respond to telephone calls and we are unable to interview every candidate. We will process employment application materials as quickly as possible and make every effort to acknowledge receipt of your application. 

It is the policy of Durham Academy to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification.

Meet our Faculty & Staff 


Faculty & Staff Spotlight

Karen Richardson doesn't remember a time when she wasn't singing. One of her earliest musical memories is sitting at the dining room table with headphones on — a 4-year-old listening to her mom and dad's records of Barbra Streisand, Linda Ronstadt and Ella Fitzgerald — "just singing to my heart's content" to music that only she could hear.
Jordan Babwah knew he wanted to be a physical therapist since sixth grade. He even charted an 11-year plan for his path to physical therapy school. But that all changed two weeks into his job supervising the Durham Academy's new Upper School weight room.
Susan Ellis played for UNC's legendary women's soccer team for four seasons and won four national championships, an impressive accomplishment that becomes downright jaw-dropping when you discover Ellis didn't set foot on a soccer field until her senior year in high school.
Baseball and music were James Bohanek's loves when he was growing up in Staten Island, New York. He was a fixture on the baseball diamond from Little League to midway through high school. He played the piano from age 7, and his schoolmates knew him as a musician. But all of that changed when he discovered theater.
Jessica Soler doesn't shy away from change. She thrives on it. "I find change exciting. I like to try different things."
Contact

Patti McLamb-Creed
Human Resources Manager 
919-489-6569 (x6135) 

Benefits for Full-Time Employees
  • Competitive salary
  • Tuition discount & discounted Extended Day program for children of employees
  • Health/vision/dental insurance
  • Flex medical spending program
  • Retirement/long-term disability benefits
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Summer grant and sabbatical program
  • Purchase program for computer desktops/laptops
An independent, coeducational day school, pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
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