Employment Opportunities

As an equal opportunity employer, Hilton Head Preparatory School does not discriminate in its hiring of employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital or veteran status, age or disability. We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration, as well as among students.

We appreciate your interest in working at Hilton Head Preparatory School. We seek highly-qualified teachers, administrators, and staff who can help the school fulfill its mission of educating college-bound students in a safe environment. We give strong preference to candidates who have full-time experience in the area in which they would work at our school. We also prefer candidates who can contribute as coaches or advisors to our many athletic teams and various clubs and organizations.

Please contact Margot Brown with a cover letter, resume, and list of references if you would like to be considered for current openings.  Please contact Ilise Garvin for substitute teaching positions.


Current Openings

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  • Middle School Soccer Coach

  • Prep Plus Aftercare

    Our Prep Plus Aftercare program is needing assistants! Prep Plus is offered every calendar school day here at Hilton Head Prep. The hours are Monday-Thursday from 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm and Friday from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. Compensation will be $20 per hour. 

    Contact Dustin Etheridge for more information!
  • Program Director of Football/Varsity Head Football Coach

    Hilton Head Preparatory School (HHP) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Program Director of Football/Varsity Head Football Coach with a positive attitude and eagerness to re-establish a competitive, disciplined, and organized football program; through developing a structured plan for progression and growth from middle school through varsity competition. The new head coach should embrace the understanding of the importance and role of athletics within the school, as a co-curricular activity that helps to develop the whole child. 
    Faculty/Administrative Responsibilities:  TBD (flexibility in various opportunities)

    Coaching Responsibilities:  

    • Serve as the Program Director of Football overseeing the development, promotion, and growth of the football program (Grades 7-12) in conjunction with the mission of HHP
    • Serve as Head Coach for Varsity Football establishing philosophy, style of play, terminology, and expectations; serve as a leader of young men and coaches in building relationships, while being a role model for those in your program
    • Report to and work closely with the Director of Athletics
    • Abide by the rules and regulations established by HHP – we are a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA)
    • Be encouraging while training and coaching the participants in your program
    • Work collegially with fellow coaches and Athletic department staff
    • Instruct players in the rules, regulations, and techniques of the sport
    • Implement sound strategies to build competitive teams
    • Role models good sportsmanship, and maintains appropriate conduct towards athletes, officials, and spectators
    • Schedule and organize effective practice sessions
    • Schedule games in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and Scheduling Coordinator (our Associate AD)
    • Coordinate summer coaching/playing opportunities and camp selection with players (and families), when applicable
    • Generate additional support of the program through building connections with lower school students and families
    • May coach one additional sport, varsity or middle school level as assistant or head coach 


    • Must possess at minimum a bachelor’s degree 
    • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated success as a head coach, or offensive or defensive coordinator at the high school level or above 
    • Previous strong leadership experience preferred
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with coaching staff, faculty, and administrative team members
    • Utilize excellent communication skills with players, parents, and the athletic department
    • Exhibit great attention to detail in communication, preparation, and organization
    • Have a strong commitment to the multi-sport student-athlete concept
    • CPR certification training is required
      • Complete all required SCISA paperwork
        Pass a background check

        Please submit your resume to Shon Hardy, Director of Athletics, at shardy@hhprep.org.
  • Social Emotional Counselor

    Hilton Head Preparatory School is seeking a dynamic, student centered social emotional counselor to join our team. Strong candidates will have experience (preferably in an independent school setting) and an understanding of the critical role excellent programming plays in building a strong All-School Counseling Program. Involvement and engagement in regional and national school counselor associations is encouraged. 
    The School’s Social/Emotional Counselor works with all students at Hilton Head Preparatory School in grades junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. This position will add an additional counselor to collaboratively serve alongside our current counselor. The school is focused on student mental and physical health and is increasing staff to ensure that both personal attention and proactive programming can be provided to all students. 
    The school counselor performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to:
    • Provide short-term crisis counseling for all students as needed.
    • Refer students/families outside for additional support.
    • Consult with parents/teachers to discuss the social, emotional, and academic needs of the students.
    • Collaborate with Division Heads and Learning Resource Specialists to develop strategies with students of concern.
    •  Develop with Division Heads grade-level calendars and resources to support academic advisors in their goal to incorporate WinAtSocial curriculum during weekly advisory meetings.
    •  Coordinate outside community speakers/organizations to present to the student body on issues of concern.  
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, prefer MA or other postgraduate work in School Counseling.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Love for children and proactive mindset
    Hilton Head Prep is a leading independent JK-12 grade school that enrolls approximately 450 students.  The School is located in the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, nestled between the Atlantic Ocean to the East and the Sea Pines Forest Preserve to the West. The community is thriving and enrollment has flourished in recent years as people have migrated to the area to enjoy the idyllic environment and quality of life. The Head of School began in July of 2022 and the coming years will include a new strategic plan and campus master plan, setting the stage for an exciting time of programmatic enhancement and campus improvement. 
    Please email your resume and any other pertinent information to Margot Brown at mbrown@hhprep.org
  • Part-Time Elementary School Spanish

    Hilton Head Prep is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable part-time Elementary School Spanish teacher starting in August 2023. This kindergarten through fifth-grade Spanish teacher is responsible for building lessons and developing a curriculum to help students strengthen their vocabulary, as well as help them speak basic Spanish. This position would introduce students to Spanish-speaking world cultures in a creative and active learning environment. The lessons could include songs, books, and cultural activities that are often related to weekly themes. 
    We are looking for a positive teacher who is enthusiastic, responsible, and most importantly enjoys working with children.  While being able to work with all ages of elementary school students, faculty, and parents their main goal is to get students excited about learning exploratory Spanish. 
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or previous instructional experience teaching Spanish 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    All interested applicants should complete a Hilton Head Preparatory application and submit a letter of interest as well as a resume. We look forward to you joining the Prep family!
  • Full-time CDL Bus Driver

    This full-time position is responsible for safely transporting children to and from school, related events and athletic events (to and from). This position includes a competitive salary and great benefits package. 

    Must contain your CDL license.
  • Part-time CDL Bus Driver

    This position is responsible for safely transporting children to and from school and related events. Primary responsibility will be for athletic events (to and from) which can occur in the afternoon/evenings. 

    Must contain your CDL license.
  • Substitute Teachers

    We are seeking talented and inspired elementary through high school Guest Teachers for our multi-age classrooms. A position at Prep is an opportunity to grow as a teacher/researcher in a supportive and active community. This position requires a person who is detail oriented, child centered, has a sense of humor and most of all, is able to work in a team. 
    •Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher
    •Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
    •Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned
    •Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives
    Please submit a resume along with three references to igarvin@hhprep.org.