Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the faculty and staff of The Episcopal School of Knoxville. We seek dynamic and approachable professionals demonstrating a love for children and education. The faculty and staff are the heartbeat of our mission in Faith-Knowledge-Culture, and are willing to go above and beyond the standard course of study to create an outstanding educational experience.

We invite you to review our website for information about ESK academics, athletics, arts, and other school programs and activities. Should you find a position listing that matches your interest and professional qualifications, we encourage you to apply.

Employment Opportunities:


Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume (or questions about the positions) to the attention of Dr. Jack Talmadge (head of school) at talmadge@esknoxville.org.


It is the policy of The Episcopal School of Knoxville to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants in hiring, compensation, discipline, training, benefits, evaluations, promotion and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment to all qualified persons. As such, ESK is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities to individuals and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential, and competency. This Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines govern all aspects of employment, selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. ESK’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, past, present, or future status in the Uniformed Services of the United States of America or any other status or characteristic that is protected by federal, state, or local law. All such discrimination is unlawful.

Discrimination against any person is a violation of school policy. If you believe you have been subjected to any form of prohibited discrimination or if you believe you have witnessed any form of prohibited discrimination, you should bring your complaint or observation to the Head of School. Your complaint should be specific and should include the names of the individuals involved and the names of any witnesses. ESK will immediately undertake a thorough and objective investigation and attempt to resolve the situation. We want to assure you that any concerns or reports of discriminatory behavior can be made without fear of reprisal. If ESK determines that a violation of this policy has occurred, it will promptly implement effective corrective measures that are commensurate with the severity of the offense and that are reasonably calculated to deter any future violations. Employees who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Our non-discrimination policy also extends to our students. Every applicant, student and his/ her family must be treated properly without regard to his or her race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, or veteran status. Failure to comply with this policy is grounds for immediate dismissal.