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Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at Headwaters School!

Our esteemed Faculty are responsible for bringing our Purpose statement to life: to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.

When you join the Headwaters teaching community you will:
  • Model a lifelong love of learning;
  • Listen for the hopes, dreams, and commitments of our students;
  • Nurture compassion and love;
  • Hold students to extraordinary academic and social standards; and
  • Honor students’ promises with support, reminders, and apology-free delivery of consequences
  • As a 501(c)3 non-profit school, Headwaters does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classes protected by federal, state, or local law in its administration of policies regarding eligibility for faculty and staff positions.
  • All applicants are subject to a background check prior to being hired.

Headwaters Benefits

List of 13 items.

  • Professional Respect

    At Headwaters, we have created a family of highly qualified teachers who view education as a sacred occupation. Faculty have freedom and flexibility with regard to much of the course content, texts, and requirements.
  • Class Size and Teacher Load

    Classroom ratios: Young Children’s Community (13:1), Primary (12:1), Elementary (12:1), Middle School (12:1), High School (12:1). At the high school level, the faculty teaching load is normally five or six classes.
  • Health Benefits

    Group medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits for all full-time staff. Headwaters offers a 100% employer paid option with an employer HSA contribution for employee only coverage and subsidizes all medical plans.
  • Time Off

    Flexible paid time off in lieu of traditional vacation, personal days, and sick days.
  • Paid Medical Leave

    Paid time off options in the event of a medical leave for a serious health condition involving employees themselves, their children, or their spouse or partner.
  • Paid New Child Bonding Leave

    It is the School’s policy to honor the family. As part of this policy, the School will supplement an employee’s regular pay for up to 2 weeks to allow bonding time in connection with the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Paid Jury Duty Leave

    Paid time off to allow employees to serve on juries without incurring financial loss.
  • Paid Bereavement Leave

    Up to one week of paid leave in the event of the death of an immediate family member and up to 3 days of paid leave for non-immediate family members.
  • Supplemental Insurance

    Voluntary short-term disability, medical bridge, accident and cancer insurance.
  • Tuition Discounts

    Full-time employees receive a tuition discount.
  • Retirement Savings

    401(k) retirement plan with employer match. Employer matching contributions enjoy immediate vesting.
  • Career Support

    Support for continuing education opportunities.
  • Annual Giving Campaign

    Our community wide giving campaign provides the school with resources and protects and fosters the diversity of our campuses.

Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278