Middle School Content Area Teacher (2019-2020)

The Position:

With high expectations and hard work, Nashville Classical’s Middle School teachers will build the foundation for our sixth grade, continue the success of our newly founded fifth grade, and lead a cohort of 75 scholars to unprecedented academic success. Our teachers will achieve this 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:  

  • Science 

  • Math

  • ELA

  • Social Studies  


The Responsibilities 

  • Implement curricula and activities to meet TN and Common Core academic standards with joy and urgency, designing course blueprints, assessments, and daily lesson materials

  • Pursue excellence by leading students to measurable academic achievements in classroom, state, and national assessments including TNReady and NWEA MAPP

  • Use formative assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices

  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions

  • Provide consistent rewards and consequences to drive scholar culture

  • Meaningfully engage families in academic achievement through phone calls, home visits, bus rides, and notes

  • Receive and implement feedback from an outstanding leadership team and faculty

  • Participate in an annual three-week staff training prior to school year’s opening

  • Commit to teach an extended daily schedule and participate in 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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