Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Type: Part Time
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.
Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, references, and a statement of educational philosophy at harpethhall.org.
- 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 harpethhall.org.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Full-time teaching experience and a master’s degree are preferred.
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About The Harpeth Hall School
Harpeth Hall is an independent college preparatory school for young women where each student realizes her highest intellectual ability in the sciences, the humanities, and the arts, and discovers her creative and athletic talents. Harpeth Hall develops responsible citizens who have global perspectives and make meaningful contributions to their communities and the world. With a tradition of excellence and a commitment to life-long learning, Harpeth Hall educates young women to think critically, to lead confidently, and to live honorably.
The Harpeth Hall community—students and faculty—has chosen respect, integrity, individuality, and trust to be our guiding principles. These values reflect our reverence for expressing kindness toward and acceptance of others, our commitment to diversity, forgiveness, and achieving one's personal best, and our dedication to the service of others.
Our school aspires to bring together a student and faculty community reflective of a diversifying Nashville. We work to ensure our students and faculty have the skills to lead open dialogues about the issues confronting our community and our nation. We know it is imperative to prepare students to succe...ed in an increasingly multicultural society. At Harpeth Hall, we believe that to be an excellent school, we must cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which to teach and learn.