Harpeth Hall seeks a dynamic, creative Spanish teacher who possesses an enthusiasm for working with high school students, a commitment to innovative pedagogy and collaboration with colleagues, and excellent writing and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Spanish teacher capable of teaching the language at all levels, including Advance Placement. Other important qualifications include the desire to work in a tablet laptop environment, the willingness to implement technology to facilitate teaching and learning and an interest in the development of interdisciplinary curricula in the target language. The successful candidate will have cultural competence in multicultural classrooms and sensitivity to the needs of children from diverse backgrounds. A candidate who is qualified to teach more than Spanish will be given special consideration, and a master’s degree in Spanish is preferred. This position is part-time for the 2017-18 academic year, and may include being an advisor and sponsor of assigned co-curricular activities in the Upper School. Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, references, and a statement of educational philosophy at harpethhall.org.
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.