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Middle School Science Teacher

The Harpeth Hall School seeks a full-time middle school science teacher to teach all levels of middle school science. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and creative science teacher with enthusiasm for working with middle school students and demonstrated knowledge and expertise in middle school science curriculum and innovative pedagogy. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to collaboration with colleagues as well as excellent writing and communication skills. Comfort and familiarity with using relevant technology, as well as a commitment to staying current with developments in the STEM fields are essential to the Harpeth Hall science program. 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 full-time position offers an exciting opportunity to inspire and engage students in science for the 2024-25 academic year. This position begins August 1, 2024.


  • Design, develop, and deliver quality lessons that align with the scope and sequence of the curriculum.
  • Monitor the progress of students on a lesson-by-lesson basis, adapting instructional strategies and lesson plans in response to student needs.
  • Assess student learning using a variety of modalities and provide timely and thoughtful feedback.
  • 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


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.