Elementary Assistant Teacher
Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking an exceptional Elementary Assistant 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 aspiring or experienced educator capable of meeting each child’s needs and supporting the lead teacher(s). The position is full-time and exempt.
Episcopal School’s Elementary team fosters a learning environment centered on high academic standards, innovation, creativity and personal attention. Teachers and assistants work as a close-knit team to support each other and collaborate on curriculum development to ensure appropriate vertical alignment and consistency.
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 elementary-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 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 Elementary Education. Elementary experience is 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 Assistant Head of School, Katie Donald at firstname.lastname@example.org.