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Upper School History Teacher

The mission of Harpeth Hall is to educate 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 is seen, heard, and valued. An emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential to this endeavor. We are searching for candidates who can further the school’s goal of ensuring all faculty members and students feel that they belong. The school aims to go beyond featuring a diverse faculty and staff; we seek to continue developing a school that supports a diverse community of learners.

The candidate should be a dynamic and collaborative teacher of United States history who is qualified to teach a wide range of Upper School social science courses, including AP. The ideal applicant is an experienced teacher who has an enthusiasm for working with high school students in an all-girls environment, a commitment to innovative pedagogy, and excellent writing and communication skills.  A master’s degree, teaching experience at either the high school or university level, and Advanced Placement experience or training are preferred. The Upper School Social Science Department works closely as a team to maintain and ensure a strong social science curriculum. This position is a full-time opening for the 2023 - 2024 academic year and includes being an advisor and a sponsor of assigned co-curricular activities in the upper school.

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, resume, references, and a statement of educational philosophy at Later in the interview process, we may request a philosophy of education and references. 


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.