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Kestrel Heights School, a public charter school, currently educates children grades K-12. We provide an environment where academics are emphasized, where children are encouraged to excel and perform at their maximum potential and that promotes creativity and excellence in accordance with the Paideia Principles.

We are seeking dynamic, engaging, and dedicated educators to join our staff and help create our culture of educational excellence.  Employment at Kestrel Heights School requires a commitment to our core mission and values, and to ensuring the success of all of our students. We applaud service and commitment to our youth.

Located minutes from RTP, Kestrel Heights School has been in existence for over 14 years and is now over a 1000 students, K-12.  Waiting lists are common at most grades.  KHS is accessible to anyone living in the Triangle. 

KHS Employment Opportunities

Kestrel Heights School is currently accepting applications from highly qualified educators for the following positions:

Elementary School (Grades K-5)
4th Grade Teacher
Teaches core subjects (Language Arts, Mathmatics, Social Studies, and Science) to a diverse class of students.

Bachelors degree with North Carolina Teaching Licensure (K-6)
[or eligible to hold NC Teaching Licensure]

Prior successful teaching experience
North Carolina Licensure

10 Months

Position Available:
February 9, 2015

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Utilize the Core Knowledge Curriculum
  2. Work in a Professional Learning Community
  3. Collaborate with EC staff and school specialists
  4. Make growth according to the NC Teacher Effectiveness Evaluation
  5. Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
Physical and emotional ability and dexterity to perform required work and move about as
needed in a fast-pace, high-intensive work environment.

Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and a list of at least 3 references (name, title, organization, telephone, and email) to: Dr. Renita Webb (Elementary Principal) – esjobs@kestrelheights.org. Please include 4th Grade Teacher as your email subject.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Middle School
8th Grade Science Teacher

Kestrel Heights Middle School is currently hiring an 8th grade Science teacher who can provide instruction, and maintain student discipline for a diverse group of learners.  Candidates should have a strong background in science, biology, chemistry, and physics education.  Relevant experience working with middle school aged learners is preferred.  

Please send resumes to middleschooljobs@kestrelheights.org or call (919) 484-1300 x200. Get an application online or stop by the school at 4900 S Prospectus Drive.

High School
None at this time

General and Administrative Positions
Substitute Teachers


Individuals interested in employment opportunities should send a cover letter with resume and application to the appropriate administrator listed below:

Dr. Renita Webb, Elementary School Principal
(Grades K-5) | webb@kestrelheights.org

Mr. Richard Sinclair, Middle School Principal
(Grades 6-8) | sinclair@kestrelheights.org

Mrs. Kimberly Yates, High School Principal
(Grades 9-12) | yates@kestrelheights.org

Applications may also be mailed to
Kestrel Heights School
4700 South Alston Avenue
Durham, N.C. 27713

Kestrel Heights School is an equal opportunity employer.

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