• Full Time
  • Danville, CA
  • This position has been filled

Website The Athenian School

Athenian | Intellectual Exploration & Meaningful Contribution


The Athenian School is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school that serves students in grades 6 – 12, from throughout the East Bay, California, the US and the world. Since our founding, we have been dedicated to educating students through experiential, collaborative and interdisciplinary learning. We foster critical thinking and value reasoned discourse, mutual respect, and social justice. Please read through our site to learn more about our community. We look forward to meeting you as you consider Athenian!


The Athenian School is seeking a full-time shop manager to teach and supervise learning spaces that support Carter Innovation Studio (CIS) users across the Athenian School. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the capabilities to  ensure that all proposed programming and associated projects are adequately supported and executed through safe best practices, maintain a presence within CIS, and supervise the safe operation of machinery and capacity rules. Such candidates will also contribute meaningfully to the Athenian community and find ways to express our mission and values in the CIS studio. In addition to instruction, staff at Athenian are expected to participate in community life through a variety of programs, events, and ongoing learning opportunities.

We are looking for candidates that have expertise and knowledge of best practices with the studios’ tools, technology, maintenance, materials, and processes while upholding a safe and equitable professional studio culture for a diverse body of students, staff, and faculty. The CIS Studio Manager is responsible for delivering Safety Orientation and Training to all shop users of the CIS and Athenian community members, act as an instructional resource by promoting student creativity and building  professional development sessions, as well as provide technical demonstrations for all shop resources within the CIS. They will also engage with and support students who serve as CIS interns and CIS community service students.

In addition to the role in the Carter, candidates will be responsible for the safety, set design, and  construction in the theater. This includes teaching the theater tech’s build cohort three times per each week, scheduling and attendance of all theater build sessions, ordering build materials, and delivering mandatory safety training.


Athenian provides excellent benefits and salaries are competitive and commensurate with work experience and education. The salary for this role will range from $65,000 – $85,000. Additionally, Community members enjoy meals on campus and use of athletics facilities, including a pool, gym and fitness center.

All employees participate in school wide professional development, and have the opportunity to pursue a range of additional professional growth opportunities. These include, but are not limited to, funded participation in professional conferences and continuing education opportunities. Athenian provides needed training for CPR/AED certification.

All employees are expected to attend all-school functions relevant to their role and to participate in supporting the student experience with other school duties as requested by their direct supervisor.


The Athenian School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to basing judgments concerning the employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities. The School is firmly committed to equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and applicants in all areas of employment. The School does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic characteristic or genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

How to apply: Please visit the Career page at Athenian’s website and include a cover letter and resume. Please reference the source where you learned about this position.

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