The Orme School was established in 1929 by the Orme Family and is located in beautiful central Arizona. We are a nonprofit school and we pride ourselves on our close-knit and extremely diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a family atmosphere for staff, faculty and students. Our college preparatory boarding program serves students in grades 8 through a Post Graduate year. Orme’s oasis-like location and history provide a unique career opportunity. We maintain high academic expectations and also offer excellent athletic and arts programs, horsemanship, gardening and sustainability initiatives, and outdoor exploration. Most of our faculty live on campus in faculty housing, and are involved in academics, extra-curricular activities, and residential education as teachers, coaches, mentors, and advisors. A career at The Orme School is much more than a job; it is about being welcomed into our healthy, distinct and supportive community.

The School is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Hiring Status

Currently there are no open faculty positions.

Gardener/Educator – Seeking a Gardener/Educator at The Orme School. You’ll live within the Prescott National Forest, an island of green surrounded by cattle ranches and mesquite. As the Gardener here at Orme, you’ll work closely with students teaching them about the realities of growing a large Garden and Orchard through the Chores Program. You will have their help and curiosity throughout the day assisting in forming relationships between land and humans. The Garden is an integral part of the school’s culture, growing food for our dining hall, from seed to final product. Please send letter of interest and resume to rsanner@ormeschool.org. Experience/Expectations needed for success in this job:

-Gardening in Zone 8b or similar
-Working closely with inexperienced youth in a garden
-Large scale produce production
-4 season management
-Dwarf fruit orchard care, 200 trees
-Community engagement through garden
-Boarding school residential duty coverage
-Student Advisor

Line Chef Needed – Full Time with benefits. The Orme School is seeking an experienced line cook with a strong background in cycle style menus and food safety. Orme is a boarding school for approx 145 students. Start date as soon as possible. Salary & Benefits. Please contact John Wells, Director of Food Services, at 928-632-7601 ext 1582 or at jwells@ormeschool.org. Mandatory requirements: COVID-19 vaccination and must pass a background check.

For Facilities/Maintenance or Kitchen applicants, please complete the Job Application Form.