Working at PDS

The school selects highly qualified and motivated life-long learners who are eager to instruct and mentor based on educational research and for whom our Christian principles are a good fit.

Open Positions

Elementary Administrative Assistant Posted 6/14/21

Presbyterian Day School is seeking a full-time administrative assistant for the Elementary Division for the 2021-22 school year. The candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and planning skills, and be proficient in a variety of computer skills. Most importantly, the candidate should have a genuine desire to meet the needs of others and find joy in being around and interacting with students. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application in electronic format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Technology Support and Systems Analyst Posted 5/28/21

Presbyterian Day School seeks a Technology Support and Systems Analyst for the 2021-2022 school year to work alongside the Network and Systems Administrator, Technology Coordinators, and Chief Information Officer. The ideal candidate should have experience with macOS, iOS, and Windows, and the technical skills necessary to support, repair, and manage hardware and software used in our school’s 1:1 Apple device program, as well as a variety of other technical devices.

The Technology Support and Systems Analyst must maintain accurate inventory, records, and other databases requiring strong organizational skills and focus on detail. The candidate needs experience and will be responsible for, managing all audiovisual support for events and programs. This 12-month position reports to the Chief Information Officer. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in electronic format to Melissa Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Child Development Center Posted 5/17/21

Presbyterian Day School is seeking a full-time infant/toddler teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.  The candidate should have a passion for working with our youngest students, as well as, the energy required to enthusiastically embrace the exuberance of this age child.  Childcare experience is required and a degree in Early Childhood is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and application to:

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Substitute Teachers

Presbyterian Day School seeks college educated candidates for substitute teaching positions for the 2020-2021 school year.

Interested applicants should submit aresume, and application in electronic format to Cyndy Wright (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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The school invests significant resources in teacher training and professional development.

  • Over the last nine years, the school has sent over 85% of PDS teachers to Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • The school invests heavily and aggressively in professional development.
  • The school provides summer grants for curriculum study and international travel.
  • Teachers participate in school-wide summer reading.
  • New teachers are assigned a mentor teacher to guide them through the first year at PDS.
  • Teachers occupy leadership positions as facilitators of teacher book groups, instructional team chairs, committee chairs, and grade level lead teachers.
  • Teachers attend workshops, seminars, and institutes.
  • Teachers are encouraged to share their expertise as conference presenters (have done so in South Africa and New Zealand and throughout U.S.).
  • Teachers network with other experts in the field of education by participating in action research and visiting other schools.
  • Teachers are encouraged to seek graduate degrees, and PDS offsets some of the cost toward that end.
  • Teachers are a mix of veteran, mid-career and young teachers who all contribute richly to the school community and our on-going conversation about what it means to be well educated in the 21st century.
  • Teachers are given both support and flexibility and the opportunity to exercise curricular leadership in a stimulating professional environment.

PDS provides significant technological resources for boys and teachers:

  • Every classroom has a SmartBoards to encourage a higher degree creative and flexibility in teaching.
  • Every classroom has access to a student laptop carts for PK-6th grade.
  • Three technology curriculum specialists support teachers in their efforts to integrate technology into their teaching.
  • PDS provides every teacher a laptop for school use.

PDS graduates eventually matriculate at many of our nation’s most competitive universities, and our alumni have distinguished themselves as scholars and leaders around the country.

PDS offers a very competitive compensation package.

PDS invites applications for consideration for jobs that may be available in the fall.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, transcript, transcript, background check authorization, and job application including a philosophy of education where applicable for consideration. Typically, applications are reviewed in late winter and early spring. Due to the competitive nature of the applicant pool, it is advisable that interested applicants apply as early as possible. After careful review, a select group of applicants will be contacted for a first round interview.

For more information contact:

Debbie Todd
Head of Early Childhood (YK-SK)

Laura Glenn
Head of Elementary School Division (1st-6th)

Presbyterian Day School
We know boys.

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving 500 boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111


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