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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in joining the exceptional team of professionals at George Walton Academy. It is the wonderful people, including the teachers, administrators, counselors, coaches and staff members, who make GWA truly special.


Open Positions


George Walton Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Open positions are posted below along with application instructions. Those interested in substitute teaching should contact our front office by calling 678-635-3800; all substitute teachers must attend a mandatory training session.  


The Director of Development reports to the Headmaster. Working closely with the school’s advancement team, Headmaster and GWA Board of Trustees, this individual will:
  • Conceive of and execute creative and flexible new strategies for outreach to prospective donors and strategic partners in order to achieve aggressive development goals.

  • Effectively promote the school to local and regional audiences in order to collaborate and establish strong relationships with other community organizations.

Specific responsibilities to advance these priorities include the following:
  • Direct the Annual Loyalty Fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.

  • Work closely with other departments and school leadership teams to identify, cultivate and solicit donors on behalf of school.

  • Direct capital campaigns when needed.

  • Oversee grant applications, including research, proposal writing and follow up.

  • Coordinate and manage Corporate Partnership Program.

  • Coordinate, plan and implement on-campus and community events in order to promote constituent engagement.

  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.

  • Maintain gift recognition programs through thank you letters, Annual Loyalty Fund Report and special events, including the Headmaster’s Dinner and Top Donor Party.

  • Coordinate, plan and implement Lucky Dawg Gala and Benefit Auction.

  • Write articles as needed for Bulldog Magazine and/or In Focus newsletter.

  • Keep information on fundraising and alumni activities current on GWA website.

  • Track and report all campus fundraising efforts by other groups and organizations.

  • Track and report alumni success stories.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Dan Dolan.
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