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University School of Jackson is West Tennessee's college preparatory school. It offers a challenging curriculum in a nurturing and safe environment. We educate students from infants through the 12th Grade. From the child-centered environment in the Lower School to the college advanced placement courses in Upper School, USJ offers students an education that will prepare them for college and success in life. Through the fulfillment of our mission and its focus on academic, artistic, and athletic excellence and personal integrity, mutual respect, and lifelong learning, we prepare our graduates to be responsible and informed world citizens.

Current Openings

University School of Jackson is seeking a dynamic and talented teacher to join a committed team of educators in a collaborative environment that places a high value on flexible thinking and problem-solving. Ideal candidates are passionate and self-motivated professionals prepared to teach a range of college prep courses that support a wide range of learning styles and abilities. Teachers are expected to apply best practices and educationally sound approaches to integrating technology into the curriculum.

Read More about Upper School Physics Teacher (Including AP, Honors, and Conceptual Physics)
After School Care Worker (2pm-5:30pm)
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Please submit your application below, even if you don't see the position you are interested in listed above. We periodically have positions come available, and we review previous submissions prior to posting available jobs. 

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Why Choose USJ?

USJ is the largest independent school in West Tennessee outside of Memphis. We are a non-denominational college preparatory school located on 130 acres in northwest Jackson, TN.

For over 50 years, USJ has focused on preparing our students for college beginning with our youngest Bruins who join us as early as six weeks of age.

Our campus features two academic facilities, one which houses our Lower School (infants through 5th grade) and the other our Middle and Upper Schools.

We also have an extensive athletic complex that boasts an indoor turf room, indoor/outdoor batting facility, a multipurpose turf field, golf and tennis center, and a dedicated Lady Bruins Facility.

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Why Choose Jackson, Tennessee?

Located halfway between Nashville and Memphis on Interstate 40, people visiting Jackson find there is a lot to like. When Country connected to the Blues in Jackson the sound was heard around the world and Rock-A-Billy was born. Jackson is where baseball players, beauty queens, heroes, and legends are all connected. Jackson offers great places to stay, great places to eat, great places to shop, fun things to do and interesting things to learn. 


Employment Application

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To be considered for employment with USJ, please fill out the online application and attach a current resume, three references, and a cover letter explaining your experience and interest in our school.
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Important Notice to Applicants

I, the undersigned, affirm that the information included in this application is true and complete. I understand that failure to include true and complete information may result in my disqualification for consideration for employment and/or dismissal from my position. I also understand that the references and personal information, which become a part of this application, are regarded as confidential and shall not be revealed to me.