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Middle School History/Social Studies Teacher

The Harpeth Hall School seeks a full-time middle school history/social studies teacher to teach all levels of middle school social studies. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and creative social studies teacher with enthusiasm for working with middle school students, a commitment to innovative pedagogy and collaboration with colleagues, and familiarity with using relevant technology to enhance learning. Experience and expertise in guiding students through critical skills such as reading comprehension, writing proficiency, research techniques, and executive functioning strategies is highly encouraged. A bachelor’s degree is required, and a master’s degree is preferred. Harpeth Hall is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work are encouraged to apply. This position is full-time for the 2024-25 academic year.

JOB DUTIES

  • Plan, prepare, and create activities for social studies classes, teaching lessons that correspond with the school's curriculum.
  • Monitor the progress of students on a lesson-by-lesson basis, offering extra practice and instruction when needed.
  • Create, administer, and grade written and oral presentations, tests, and quizzes.
  • Offer individual assistance outside of class to students who need extra help.
  • Communicate with students, advisors, and parents through comments, emails, phone calls, conferences, and Schoology.
  • Engage in other aspects of the middle school experience, including advisory, extracurricular activities, and other school programs
  • Organize, plan, and attend meetings with department members in the Middle School, as well as those from the other departments and divisions.

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, resume, references, and a statement of educational philosophy at harpethhall.org.

 

 

 

 

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 hr@harpethhall.org 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.