Upper Elementary Literacy Teacher

The Position:

With high expectations and hard work, Nashville Classical’s Upper Elementary literacy teachers lead scholars to multiple years of reading growth and social development within a single school year.  Literacy teachers ensure unprecedented academic success by designing reading curriculum, managing a classroom, and partnering with colleagues across subjects and grade levels. Nashville Classical seeks educators committed to making history with joy and urgency for an immediate opening.  

The Responsibilities:

  • Implement reading curricula and activities to meet TN and Common Core literacy standards with joy and urgency that include 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 Reading.

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

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

  • Provide consistent rewards and consequences to drive student culture.

  • Meaningfully engage families in their scholar’s academic achievement through phone calls, home visits, bus rides, and notes.

  • Receive and implement routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and faculty.

  • Commit to teach an extended daily schedule and daily professional development.

  • Do whatever it takes to achieve the mission of Nashville Classical.

 

The Qualifications:

  • Our experience has shown that success at Nashville Classical has little to do with years teaching, graduate degrees, or your prior school. Instead, our star performers possess:

  • A High Bar: Pursues excellence by practicing and maintaining a high bar for academics, student engagement, and professional development.

  • Growth Mindset: Exhibits a growth mindset by feeling personally responsible for all students and working successfully alongside peers.

  • Joy: Powered by joy to drive classroom culture, peer relationships, and family interactions.

  • Valid state certification 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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