School Safety Officer

Woodlawn School, a PreK-12 college preparatory school located in Mooresville, NC, seeks a School Safety Officer starting in August 2023. This is a 10-month position that will work closely with the school administration in an effort to ensure a safe environment for students, faculty & staff as well as families and visitors. As a member of the school’s internal Security & Safety Council and liaison with the community, this employee serves as a safety & security expert, enforcer & educator for our community. Previous safety & security experience is required. A team-oriented work ethic and strong relationship skills are what we are seeking in a candidate.



Responsibilities include maintaining a visible presence on campus, serving on the Safety & Security Council, and providing crisis management and training to students and faculty/staff. This is an ideal opportunity for a retired law enforcement professional.

The normal workday is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm for the 177-day school year.

This is a full-time position offering competitive wages and benefits.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

Must be able to work outside in seasonal temperatures & conditions.

Must have the flexibility to work during both daylight and evening hours as needs arise.

Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

Must be willing and able to assist in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).

Must have legal authorization to carry a firearm on campus, per GS 14-269.2.

Must possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision on campus.

Reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and moving light equipment are required.

Regularly walk for extended periods of time.


Qualified candidates should send an email with cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please do not call the school directly.