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Episcopal School of Nashville is an independent co-educational Pre-K through middle school, serving students of diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Valuing the education of the whole child, the school encourages students to engage their minds, bodies, and spirits as they grow in confidence and communion with others.
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Employment – Current

Part Time Yoga Instructor

 

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a Part-Time Yoga Instructor to begin on October 17, 2022 and will last for the duration of the academic school year. Episcopal School of Nashville 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 yoga teacher capable of effectively teaching different ages of students in developmentally appropriate ways. The compensation for the position is $20-25 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. 

 

Located at the Historic Ross Elementary Building in East Nashville, Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school, and is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors, and guides. Episcopal School continually strives for an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to facilitate a balanced yoga practice for participants of all levels and abilities, providing progressions and regressions when necessary, and

educating students on appropriate breathing principles and safe transitioning techniques. Additionally, they will be a thoughtful listener, who is able to effectively motivate and teach students ranging from PK-8th grade and with diverse learning needs and abilities. 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. 

 

A credential in Group Exercise/Fitness Instructor certification through a nationally

recognized organization (AFAA, ACE, ACSM, etc.) and/or a Yoga specific 200 hour training is expected. The successful candidate will have a knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies including class design, cueing technique, integration of music, tempo, and rhythm. 

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest to Dr. Deatrice Swett, PK-8 Principal, at deatrice.swett@esnashville.org. . 

Long term Substitute: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

 

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking an exceptional Middle School English and Language Arts Teacher for the 2022-2023 academic school year. Episcopal School of Nashville 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 different levels of middle school English, leading an advisory group, and sponsoring a club/elective. They will also possess a desire to help the School grow to full enrollment. The position is full-time and exempt.

 

Located at the Historic Ross Elementary Building in East Nashville, Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school, and is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors, and guides. Episcopal School continually strives for an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty.

 

The ideal candidate is a thoughtful listener, who is able to effectively motivate and teach middle school-age students with diverse learning needs and abilities. 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, preferably in English, Literature, or English Education. 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.

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest to PK- 8th Grade Principal, Dr. Deatrice Swett at deatrice.swett@esnashville.org.

Part Time Middle School Spanish Teacher

 

Episcopal School of Nashville is now accepting applications for a Middle School Spanish Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. This position’s primary focus is on our Middle School grades. This course intentionally focuses on the development of each student’s ability to explore and to draw conclusions about the structure of language. Students will examine and analyze the broad spectrum of “language,” while focusing on “how” to learn a different language. This process will enhance their ability to be successful learners and risk-takers in any language class. Topics covered include grammar concepts, spelling, word order, singular and plural, verb conjugation, declension, vocabulary acquisition, negatives, interrogatives, and the existence of exceptions in Spanish. Additionally, the class is designed to align thematically with skills and concepts embedded in the Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies curricula and the work of those colleagues.

 

Candidates must also be prepared to teach Level I Spanish over the course of students’ 6th, 7th and 8th grade years, preparing them for Spanish I honors or Spanish II in High School.

 

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Abide by ESN’s Employee Handbook and Code of Conduct
  • Commit to the ideals expressed in ESN’s Mission Statement, Vision Statement
  • Teach Middle School Spanish to students in grades 6, 7, and 8. Average class size of 8
  • Ability and willingness to explore new ideas, practices, and curriculum that serve all student learning experiences
  • Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Select and uses effective instructional methods, technology, and learning materials
  • Commit to best practices in language learning pedagogy
  • Establish cooperative relationships with students
  • Maintain open lines of communication with parents/guardians
  • Attend to all required grading and conferencing responsibilities
  • Become familiar with ESN’s technology, both hardware and software
  • Engage in professional growth activities
  • Work collaboratively with Middle School faculty and ESN Administration
  • Grading procedures must be aligned to MS standards
  • Classroom management plan must be implemented and aligned to ESN’s behavior matrix
  • Lesson plans must be aligned to ESN’s standards and aligned to Spanish standards
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in teaching Spanish; proficiency in Spanish
  • Intermediate understanding and ability to use computers and technology including Apple products, Google applications, basic office equipment, projectors, mechanical equipment, etc.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment, including students, co-workers, parents, alumni, volunteers, and the public.
  • Adaptability, honesty, self-reliance, teamwork, dependability, flexibility, willingness to listen and learn, work ethic, determination, problem-solving skills, loyalty, congeniality, and a passion for Spanish/language teaching are essential
  • Must successfully complete background screening and verification
  • Periodically participate in different training sessions identified by you, the employee and/or Divisional Leadership/Supervisor with the goal of keeping our teachers and staff up to date with current teaching methods, practices and any new knowledge in the field. Depending on the program, such training may need to take place outside of normal working hours and/or in the summer months.

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Regularly works in standard office or classroom conditions and climate, occasionally works outdoors in varying weather conditions and climate
  • Regularly uses close and distance vision, works at a computer screen for extended periods of time, ability to observe students from various distances
  • Frequently required to move around the office/classroom
  • Occasionally moves around campus
  • Ability to frequently move items weighing up to 30/50 lbs. across the campus/classroom
  • Frequently works in an occasionally stressful environment, effectively dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts, Stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions
  • ESN requires employees to be physically present on campus, with limited exceptions that are at the sole discretion of the School. Under extraordinary circumstances, some or all of the workforce may be required to move to a remote working environment.
  • Additionally, certain individuals may also be approved for limited remote work, based on the nature of the job description, specific circumstances, and only with written prior approval by the Head of School

 

Application Requirements:

Qualified candidates should complete an online application for employment and attach a cover letter, résumé, statement of philosophy, and/or copies of college transcripts. Contact Deatrice.Swett@esnashille.org with any questions.