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Part-Time Middle School Orchestra Teacher

Harpeth Hall seeks an innovative, creative, and collaborative part-time middle school orchestra and music teacher. 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.

The orchestra and music teacher will support and promote a strong orchestra program within a robust academic program. An ability to promote and implement best practices in orchestra education for grades 5-8, teach middle school music classes, 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.


  • Bachelor of Music or Music Education
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Performance experience
  • Directing experience



  • Teach beginning string orchestra in alignment with the current curriculum
  • Direct winter and spring performances
  • Teach middle school general music classes

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, resume, 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.