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Middle and Upper School Artistic Director of Dance

Position available 2023-24 school year

Harpeth Hall seeks an innovative, creative, and collaborative educator as its next dance teacher and artistic director of the Dance Company. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator with a genuine appreciation and respect for girls and young women, with enthusiasm for all aspects of school life. Harpeth Hall is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the candidate will be an experienced educator with a vision for dance concerts and performances and experience building a curriculum.

The dance teacher will support and promote a strong dance program within a robust academic and after-school program. An ability to promote and implement best practices in dance education for grades 5-12, teach middle school and high school girls, and collaborate with all areas of the performing arts program is essential.

The mission of Harpeth Hall is to educate girls and young women to think critically, to lead confidently, and to live honorably. To fully realize that mission, Harpeth Hall is committed to creating an environment in which every member of its community feels seen, heard, and valued. A bachelor’s degree is required. Full-time teaching experience and a master’s degree are preferred.

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, references, and a statement of educational philosophy at




Joining Our Community

The mission of The Harpeth Hall School is to educate young women to think critically, lead confidently, and live honorably. To fully realize that mission, Harpeth Hall is committed to creating an environment in which every member of the community is seen, heard, and valued. We encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups for all open positions.

Interested candidates should complete the online employment application and upload a cover letter and resume. All materials should be addressed to: Office of Human Resources, 3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville, Tennessee, 37215.

Once a conditional offer of employment is made, background screening will be required. Employees must also provide appropriate documentation establishing their identity and authorization for employment in the United States.

We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits as well as opportunities for professional development. Questions can be directed to the Office of Human Resources at or 615-297-9543.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Harpeth Hall School is an equal opportunity employer. Faculty and staff are recruited, hired, and promoted without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state, or federal laws.