An engaging community committed to excellence, integrity and compassion

Exceptional faculty and staff underpin every great moment at Western Reserve Academy. WRA is a non-sectarian, independent college preparatory boarding and day school, that works diligently to attract and retain the finest faculty and staff by offering competitive salaries and exceptional benefits.

The excellence of our academics is strengthened every day by our more than 160 faculty and staff members who, in their own unique and diverse ways, bring world-class experience, creativity and passion to their job. We seek candidates who aspire to be their best, support others and want to get involved in our community.

WRA is committed to maintaining an educational and work climate for all members of the community that is free of all forms of discrimination. In particular, WRA strictly prohibits discrimination based on race, sex (including pregnancy), religion, color, age, national origin, veteran and/or military status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status and parental status.

Open Positions


Interning at Western Reserve Academy

Western Reserve Academy offers an exciting opportunity for recent college graduates who are considering a career at a boarding school. Through this program, interns gain understanding and have hands-on experience working in one or more areas of school. Past openings have included a meaningful role in the offices of admission, college counseling, advancement, communications, deans or summer programs.

Participants leave the intern program with a year of experience and greater understanding of the inner workings of a prestigious boarding school.

Interns actively contribute to the many facets of school life. Expectations include:

  • living in a dormitory and engaging in our residential life program, which includes two nights of dorm duty per week, weekend duty every four weeks, and attendance at meals;
  • coaching support throughout the school year (three seasons);
  • working closely with the director of the assigned area and colleagues in that department;
  • contributing to the office in which assigned;
  • guiding and interacting enthusiastically with students; and
  • participating in faculty gatherings.

Interns are on staff for one year and receive a salary of $24,000, plus housing in a dormitory where internet, local phone service, cable and all utilities are included. Also provided: all meals when school is in session; access to school facilities, including the fitness center; and medical/ dental benefits.

Candidates must be a college graduate before Aug. 1, 2017, have interest in working with teens, and possess the skills and talents that would benefit a boarding school community. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to wrarecruiting@wra.net. Materials must be submitted no later than April 12, 2017.

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