The mission of The Harpeth Hall School 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.

Harpeth Hall seeks a Faculty Substitute for the Upper School or Middle School. The Faculty Substitute position is a critical part of supporting a teacher who is absent from the classroom. The substitute will be assigned to a teacher’s classes as well as advisory, study hall, and other duties. The substitute will report directly to the Director of the Upper School or the Director of the Middle School. The position is part-time and exempt.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communicator.
  • Experience working with students.
  • Classroom management skills.
  • Able to use technology confidently.
  • Timeliness and organization.


  • The teacher will create the lesson plans and maintain the PowerSchool pages.
  • The substitute will take attendance, assist students with the lesson, and manage the technology in the classroom.
  • Classroom management is an important aspect of the role and requires oversight of students’ adherence to safety measures, such as desk cleaning, mask wearing, and social distancing.

Position Requirements:

  • The Faculty Substitute must be comfortable using technology hardware and software.
  • The substitute is expected to work the full school day from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Employment is “at will,” meaning Harpeth Hall or the substitute may end the employment relationship at any time with or without reason or notice.
  • All employees of Harpeth Hall are expected to support and adhere to school policies, procedures, rules, and regulations, including safety protocols.

Harpeth Hall is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, resume, and references.

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