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Paideia Academy is a classical and Christ-centered Pre-K–12 school currently accepting applications from qualified candidates.

Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville, Tennessee is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best mid-sized cities. We enjoy four beautiful seasons, great neighborhoods, churches, restaurants, events, and people.

With the completion of our new facility, Paideia expects continued growth. Please see our current openings below.

2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

Academic Dean

Looking for excellent candidates for the position of Academic Dean. The candidate will possess a strong understanding of classical pedagogy as well a talent for leading a group of teachers towards excellence. The Dean will report to the Headmaster and will have oversight of teacher development and training, curriculum recommendations, and be instrumental in creating, planning and implementing and maintaining the program in academic excellence. All interested candidates should send their resumes to

Teaching Positions Available

Currently accepting applications from qualified teacher candidates. Prior teaching experience in classical methodology is preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a completed teacher application to applicants@paideiaknoxville.orgattn: Amy Hamill for Lower School (Pre-K–6) • David Leach for Upper School (7-12).

  • Upper School Math Teacher

  • Upper School Science Teacher

  • Upper School Omnibus & Rhetoric/Writing Teacher

  • Lower School Kindergarten Teacher

  • Lower School Grammar Teacher

School Custodian (PT/FT)

Currently accepting applications for school custodian. The School Custodian will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, classrooms, bathrooms, kitchen/lunchroom, and assembly areas as well as annual floor maintenance. The ideal candidate for this position will be highly motivated, detail-oriented, flexible, and willing to take on non-routine cleaning and special projects as the need arises. Interested candidates should send a completed staff application to applicants@paideiaknoxville.orgattn: Candy Hale.