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Careers at Highlands

Highlands School is a vibrant leader in independent education in the Birmingham metropolitan region. Our whole-child focused academic program – guided by a comprehensive emphasis on physical, social-emotional, creative and intellectual development – educates and inspires students from early childhood through 8th grade. The School was founded in 1958 and holds dual accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.

We are looking for teachers who are passionate about education and are committed to 21st century teaching and learning. The Highlands Faculty is collaborative and innovative, and we seek candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to provide excellent educational opportunities for our students. We are a vibrant professional learning community for children, parents, and teachers. Teachers receive regular support from colleagues and administrators. Regular professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged.

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Current Employment Opportunities

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How to Apply

Highlands School is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and professional opportunities. Interested candidates should submit the following electronically to

Application for Employment

*We cannot accept electronic signatures on the application. Candidates must scan or send an application with an original, print signature. 

Highlands School does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religious belief, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other protected class pursuant to applicable local, state or federal laws.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Kavita Vasil, Head of School 

  • Highlands School, 4901 Old Leeds Road, Birmingham, AL 35213

  • 205.956.9731

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.