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Jobs Opportunities at Asheville Academy

Employment at Asheville Academy – We Are Growing!

Thank you for your interest in employment at Asheville Academy.  As we grow, we continually seek qualified candidates looking for jobs where they can make a difference in the lives of young girls.

Please note: The first step in applying for any position at Asheville Academy is to complete the Application for Employment below.

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Email this application along with a resume and cover letter to humanresources@ashevilleacademy.comNo phone calls or walk-ins please.

Thanks again for your interest in employment at Asheville Academy.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Asheville Academy will extend equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, disability, national origin, ethnic background, military service and/or citizenship, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Current Openings:


Are you interested in working with a company whose mission is to provide a community that fosters healthy relationships, personal growth, and academic confidence in an activity-intensive environment? We are searching for staff to support our goal to rebuild, repair, and restore relationships between students and their families. 


  • The Mentor position is a “live-in”, 7 days on 7 days off schedule.
  • Staff report to work on Monday morning, stay and work on campus for the next 7 days (including overnights) and leave shift the following Monday after shift exchange.
  • Schedule is similar to a wilderness program; except you’re sleeping in a comfy bed in a cabin and are provided chef-prepared meals 3x a day plus snacks!


  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required.
  • Those who have succeeded in this job include athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, and team-focused individuals.
  • Individuals with prior experience as a counselor, direct support professional, social worker, and caregiver are encouraged to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $34,030.75 – $37,709.75 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Weekly mandatory testing on campus, copy of vaccination card required if applicable

Licensed Therapist

We are currently seeking a Masters or PhD-level Licensed Therapists to join our clinical team. A minimum of one year experience in adolescent residential treatment preferred. This is a salaried, full-time position including full medical benefits, 401(K), paid time off and sick pay. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Masters degree or Ph.D. from an accredited graduate program in a behavioral health-related field, including graduate degrees in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy is required. Current licensure preferred within their professions (LMHC, LPC, LMFT, LCSW etc.) by their respective State Boards and be eligible for and acquire licensure in the state of North Carolina.

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Confident and comfortable working with parents and family system dynamics
  • Experience working with adolescents in a residential treatment setting
  • Excellent communicator, and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in and contribute to a team environment
  • Ability to work independently to establish structure within a highly dynamic environment
  • Excellent organizational skills for timely documentation and record-keeping
  • Experience leading large group activities

Please send a resume and cover letter for consideration. Equal Opportunity Employer. Smoke Free Campus. Drug Test, TB test, and Background Screen required. No walk-in’s please! Please respect this, as we have strict protocols at our campus due to COVID-19.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $43,000.00 – $53,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Weekly mandatory testing on campus, copy of vaccination card required if applicable

Long-Term Substitute Teacher

We are seeking a long-term substitute Learning Support staff to join a team of passionate educators and mental health professionals to work with students with a variety of learning challenges. This position is intended to cover a maternity leave in the months of September through December 2022, with the potential for additional work beginning in January 2023.


  • Support students in study hall, whole group, small group, and 1-1 settings. 
  • Support work completion and executive functioning by providing scaffolding and explicit skills teaching and reinforcement. 
  • Asheville Academy specializes in working with students with mild to moderate social-emotional and behavioral struggles whose academic profiles range from challenged to gifted. 
  • We operate year-round, with core content classes held Monday through Thursday.


  • Those with special education, exceptional children, mental health, and similar backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  • Experience teaching or tutoring math preferred.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

COVID-19 considerations:
Weekly mandatory testing on campus, copy of vaccination card required if applicable

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