Outstanding candidates are committed to the goals of Canterbury School, have unquestioned character, and demonstrate the characteristics of professional excellence.

Canterbury School provides an excellent professional work climate with selective student enrollment, small class sizes, considerable faculty input into course and curriculum development, supportive parents, a friendly environment, and a strong commitment to professional growth and development.

Employee financial compensation is based on an annual salary. A flexible benefits program strives to meet individual employee needs. Compensation is based on comparison with median day school salaries as published by the National Association of Independent Schools.

Job Postings


Job Summary

Canterbury School is seeking a Varsity Boys' Basketball Head Coach. This person will provide the vision, energy and direction to lead all facets of the boys' basketball program. This includes planning and implementing day-to-day activities for the high school boys' season, as well as supervising and overseeing all levels of play in our K-12 school system, throughout the course of a calendar year.

The successful candidate will possess the necessary skills of being organized and able to develop long term strategies for success; strong communication with all constituents including students, parents, colleagues and administrators; deep belief in, and use of, positive coaching methods and tactics; solid knowledge of basketball.

To apply, please submit the online application for employment (below), and upload a cover letter and resume by April 2, 2018.


Job Summary

Canterbury School is seeking an experienced high school instructor, for the 2018-19 school year, to teach some combination of:

  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • British Literature and Composition
  • Grade 9 Foundational Course
  • Introduction to Literary Genres

The ideal candidate holds a Masters Degree in English and has at least five years of high school teaching experience.

Canterbury has a writing-intensive English program; the expectation of English instructors is they ask students to write frequently, and they provide extensive feedback on student writing. Most of the teaching is interactive, discussion-based rather than lecture. Canterbury places a high value on student-teacher relationships.

To apply, please submit the online application for employment (below), and upload a cover letter and resume by June 8, 2018.

Application for Employment

If you would like to keep your resume on file, please fill out the online application and attach the Word or PDF documents. You may also mail the resume separately to:

Canterbury School
Business Office
3210 Smith Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Jerry Belcher