K–4 Lead Teachers (2019-2020)

The Position:

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

The Responsibilities

  • 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 Qualifications

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

The Compensation 

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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