K–4 Lead Teachers (2019-2020)
With high expectations and hard work, Nashville Classical’s K-4 teachers will build foundational literacy, numeracy, and character. A scholar’s teacher will lead scholars to unprecedented academic success by designing curriculum, managing a classroom, and partnering with colleagues. Nashville Classical seeks educators committed to making history with joy and urgency. Positions available include:
K-1 Self-contained lead teachers
2-4 Departmentalized ELA, Math, and Science & Social Studies teachers
Write weekly lesson plans in one subject to be shared across the grade level
Build an achievement-oriented culture during morning and afternoon circle
Internalize, individualize, and execute common lesson plans
Make instructional choices with joy and urgency
Teach all lessons with rigor
Engage in an ongoing data-driven cycle of assessment, analysis, and action
Provide consistent rewards and consequences for behavior
Implement school-wide systems for academics and behavior
Engage families through phone calls, home visits, bus rides, and notes
Participate in an annual three-week staff training prior to school’s opening
Commit to teach an extended daily schedule and daily professional development
Do whatever it takes to achieve the mission of Nashville Classical
The ideal candidate possesses
Full-time classroom experience in a school setting
Experience teaching their content, either in small group or large group setting
A Master’s Degree in the content area is preferred; a Bachelor’s degree, teaching certification, and desire to make history is required
We offer a generous compensation package that surpasses our local district and equip staff with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated workspace, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and necessary classroom supplies. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
Ready to apply?
Please fill out the application below. After submission, please email a cover letter and resume to careers@NashvilleClassical.org.
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