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Careers at Dunham 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Dunham. As a leader in PreK-12 education in Baton Rouge, we are committed to hiring highly qualified teachers, coaches, administrators, and support staff who are mature in their professional growth and Christian faith to serve as educators, mentors, and role models to our students.

Current Opportunities

Band Director

The Dunham School is accepting applications for a full-time Band Director for the 2024-2025 school year.  The position includes teaching responsibilities in Middle and Upper School as well as some additional evening responsibilities. The integration of faith and learning is a key component of each Dunham classroom. Candidates should be mature in their professional growth and Christian faith and should expect to serve as a role model to students. A master's degree and teaching experience is preferred. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Head of Middle School Mary Theriot.

Middle School Math Teacher (McKay Academic Center)

The Dunham School offers fee paid tutoring, coaching, small group instruction and individual courses for students with a range of learning challenges, including ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, and high functioning autism through the McKay Academic Center for Excellence (MAC). The MAC operates as a support structure to the traditional college preparatory program and is available to students in all divisions.

The MAC is accepting applications for a full-time Middle School math instructor for the spring semester of the 2023-2024 school year. The position includes teaching responsibilities in 5th through 8th grade math.  Applicants should have teaching experience and a desire to teach, with an emphasis on inspiring students to understand and acquire foundational math skills and concepts necessary for success in math courses. The ideal candidate should have the ability to meet the learning needs of students through differentiated instruction, creativity in lesson design that balances content, skill, and student self-direction through the use of a variety of instructional methods and an appreciation for and understanding of middle school-aged children. The integration of faith and learning is a key component of each Dunham classroom.  Candidates should be mature in their professional growth and Christian faith and should expect to serve as a role model to students. A master's degree and teaching experience in independent schools is preferred. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Director of the McKay Academic Center, Ashley McIlwain.

Part-time tutors (McKay Academic Center)

The McKay Academic Center (MAC) is also accepting resumes part-time tutors. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Director of the McKay Academic Center, Ashley McIlwain.


The Dunham School takes affirmative action to ensure that the following are implemented at all levels of employment: recruit, hire, place, train, and promote in all job classifications without regard to non-merit factors; identify and use existing talent and potential through upgrading and promoting present employees (all promotions are based only on valid equal employment requirements); base decisions on employment so as to further the principles of equal employment opportunity; and ensure that all personnel actions be administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other non-merit factor.

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