MDE LogoThank you for your interest in a career at MSA. The Mississippi School of the Arts is a public school, governed by the Mississippi State Board of Education. While working at MSA, you represent the banner of the Mississippi Department of Education. Current positions are listed below. Questions about any job posting may be directed to the school office at 601-823-1300.

Contract/Part-Time Job Openings

Please note that contract positions may be established for up to 39 hours of work per week. These positions do not receive employment benefits such as medical insurance, personal leave, sick leave, or retirement with the state of Mississippi. A background check is required of all school employees, full or part-time.

Residential Life (Questions – Suzanne Hirsch email suzanne.hirsch@msabrookhaven.org)
Up to 39 hour position – 10 months per year

Residence Life Parent will have shift work on nights and/or weekends. They will work with students in activities, oversee study hours, room checks, nightly clean up duties, and chaperone student events. This position reports to the Residential Life Director. Hourly pay is based upon experience and responsibilities ($10 per hour). Minimum qualifications: high school graduation, experience with high school students preferred.

Application Deadline is June 26, 2020 | Download Application

Residence Life Night Nurse will have shift work on nights and/or weekends. They will work with students to oversee the self-administration of medicines, assist with students basic medical needs, and document all actions. This position reports to the Residential Life Director and works in tandem with the School Nurse. Hourly pay is based upon experience and responsibilities ($14-$20 per hour). Minimum qualifications: Licensed RN preferred, LPN or other related certification in medical field.

Application Deadline is June 26, 2020 | Download Application

Substitute Teachers (Questions – Debra Henderson email debra.henderson@msabrookhaven.org)
This person will work between the hours of 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. This position reports to the Principal. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, licensed teacher preferred, and experience with schools preferred. Hourly wage is based upon state mandates dependent upon candidates certification status and education experience.

Application Deadline is June 26, 2020 | Download Application

Science Teacher (Questions – Debra Henderson email debra.henderson@msabrookhaven.org)
MSA is searching for a licensed science teacher to high school level science, which could include Human Anatomy & Physiology, Botany/Zoology, Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics. The school will work with the chosen candidate to create a schedule of classes most aligned with the teacher’s abilities/license. The schedule will be two 94 minute classes in the fall and two 94 minute classes in the spring. The times of the classes will be dependent upon the candidate’s availability between 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. Minimum Qualifications: License to teach in Mississippi or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred, Chemistry license preferred.

Application Deadline is June 26, 2020 | Download Application

Additional Information

Selection Criteria for all positions:
• Level of education and experience
• Knowledge of related area of expertise
• Prior experience
• Availability

Mississippi code § 37-9-17 requires an F.B.I. fingerprint background check on all new school employees.