The Harpeth Hall School seeks a dynamic and engaging math teacher who is qualified to teach all levels of upper school mathematics, and preferably including Statistics. The ideal candidate will be an experienced math teacher who has an enthusiasm for working with high school students, excellent writing and communication skills, a commitment to innovative pedagogy and an ease in using technology and the tablet laptop as classroom tools. A master’s degree and high school teaching experience are preferred. The Upper School Mathematics Department works as a team in maintaining and ensuring a strong math curriculum in grades 9-12. This position is a full-time opening for the 2018-2019 academic year, and includes being an advisor and a sponsor of assigned co-curricular activities in the Upper School. Harpeth Hall is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should complete an online application including a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of educational philosophy, and references.
The Harpeth Hall School is one of the country's premier independent college preparatory schools for girls and young women in grades 5-12. A pioneer in the field of women's education with origins in the 1860s, the school combines a superior program deeply rooted in the liberal arts tradition with proven instructional techniques that are most meaningful for girls. Teachers and administrators cultiva...te a love of learning, a commitment to honor and integrity, and the leadership skills students will need in the future. This is a vibrant, forward-looking school with a rigorous, innovative curriculum and exceptional teaching. In addition, outstanding and extensive arts, athletics, service learning, and co-curricular activities provide students with a rich educational experience. The strength of the school today results from the extraordinary vitality and richness of its past. The school is situated on a beautiful, college-like suburban campus of 43 acres in the Green Hills area of Nashville.
Harpeth Hall is a national leader in the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. The campus-wide wireless network was the first in Middle Tennessee. Since 2001, every girl in grades seven through twelve uses her own laptop computer. At every level, the faculty and students use technology to advance learning.