The Harpeth Hall School seeks a middle school English and language arts teacher. 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 ideal candidate will be an experienced educator capable of teaching various levels of middle school English. The position is full-time and exempt.

The ideal candidate is a thoughtful listener, who understands the best possible way to motivate and teach middle school-age girls. An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, colleagues, and families, both orally and in writing, is essential. Professionalism, a positive outlook, a good sense of humor, and a student-centered approach to middle school teaching are highly valued. We seek a colleague who enjoys being part of a highly collaborative team, with a commitment to interdisciplinary projects and innovative pedagogy.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in curriculum development, at least three years of full-time teaching experience, and a master’s degree are preferred. Comfort and familiarity with the use of relevant technology to enhance learning are also essential.

Candidates should complete an online application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of educational philosophy, and references at

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