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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

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a Development Director for the 2021-2022 school year. Located in the historic Ross School Building at 1310 Ordway Place in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty and staff 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 and staff.

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Episcopal School of Nashville’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with The Head of School and the Board of Trustees in all development and fundraising endeavors.

Qualifications:
• Must embrace the mission of Episcopal School of Nashville.
• Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
• Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.
• Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
• Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.
• Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
• Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.
• Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
• A bachelor’s degree.
• 2 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.

Job Responsibility:
• Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
• Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
• Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
• Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.
• Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
• Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.
• Coordinate fundraising special events.
• Direct employee fundraising drives.
• Oversee prospect research.
• Work closely with the Head of School and Board of Trustees.
• Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the Episcopal School of Nashville with the community.
• Staff/ Board Development Committee meetings.
• Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
• Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
• Maintain gift recognition programs.
• Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
• Perform other related duties as requested.

Salary/Benefits:
Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Episcopal School of Nashville team through employment@esnashville.org.

 

Development Director

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a Long-Term Substitute Third Grade Homeroom Teacher from August 2021 through October 2021. Located in the historic Ross School Building at 1310 Ordway Place in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school 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.

 

At Episcopal School, a rigorous curriculum emphasizes the importance of individualized learning, giving each student the skills required to fulfill their potential. Collaborative work with Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies are balanced by a complementary curriculum in the Creative and Performing Arts and enriched by a vibrant Chapel Program. Technology is integrated into the daily learning of all students. Bachelor’s degree preferably in Education required.

 

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with other teachers to plan and deliver dynamic and relevant instruction in language arts, math, social studies, science, and social/emotional learning
  • Implement instructional strategies and use clear and consistent classroom management in ways that align with the Responsive Classroom approach
  • Provide supervision during lunch and recess periods
  • Adhere to guidelines, procedures, and policies in the Employee Handbook
  • Help children with organization, problem solving, and conflict resolution to support individual needs
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues
  • Attend required in-service days, meetings, and training sessions as designated
  • Have a professional desire to work in the classroom and to develop or continue to develop teaching skills in the academic disciplines, as well as the ongoing work of social/emotional development of children

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Episcopal School of Nashville team through employment@esnashville.org.

 

Long-Term Sub Job Description

Episcopal School of Nashville seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as a Lower School Teaching Assistant beginning July 1, 2021.

 

Located in the historic Ross Building in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. 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 Lower School Teaching Assistant will work in the classroom with the lead teacher. The candidate should have a commitment to student-centered learning and a solid understanding of pedagogical approaches aimed at deep and differentiated learning. They need an ability to work collaboratively with a positive spirit and sense of humor, as well as a growth mindset as demonstrated by a willingness to take feedback, be reflective, and adapt as needed.

 

Excellent communication and organizational skills and a strong understanding of child development (academically, socially, and emotionally) are a necessity. Passion for working with the young child and enthusiasm for relationship building with students, colleagues, and parents is a must. They need a commitment to support and be a part of building a diverse community. Bachelor’s Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree in Education and prior teaching experience preferred.

 

They will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:

  • Understand and support Episcopal School of Nashville’s mission, values, and culture
  • Be knowledgeable about and sensitive to the needs of young learners
  • Be a colleague of the classroom teachers and other Episcopal School faculty
  • Work in the classroom with the teacher, offering whatever assistance is needed
  • Support the plans of the teacher
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for the classroom
  • Assist teacher with individual or small group instruction and supervision during individualized learning times
  • Assist teacher with classroom discipline, following the lead of the teacher
  • Show initiative, including but not limited to, room appearance, bulletin boards, grade-level programs
  • Escort the students to and from Specials classes
  • Assist in the supervision of the playground

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Episcopal School of Nashville hiring team through employment@esnashville.org.

 

Lower School Teaching Assistant Job Description

Episcopal School of Nashville seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as a World Language Teacher beginning July 1, 2021.

 

Located in the historic Ross Building in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. 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.

 

Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree with solid knowledge of a foreign language—native or near native fluency. Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

 

The World Languages Program seeks to help students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, understanding, and fluency of languages; this includes culture, vocabulary, and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a visionary who is an organized and experienced educator, an excellent communicator, a compassionate team-builder, and an ethical leader focused on student-centered learning. They must be able to work collectively with other faculty and staff, be eager about working with students from diverse backgrounds, and lead and inspire students and colleagues. Maintaining a positive classroom culture is also essential.

 

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Teach Pre-K through seventh-grade world language classes with an emphasis on vocabulary, culture, and practical use of the language
  • Design and lead student-centered lessons that facilitate both an understanding of the language, in addition to how to speak and write in a meaningful way
  • Coordinate with homeroom teachers in Early Childhood and Lower School and Advisors in Middle School
  • Collaborate with colleagues in all classes to create a cohesive and integrated program
  • Attend faculty meetings and community events outside of school hours

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Episcopal School of Nashville team through employment@esnashville.org.

 

World Language Teacher Job Description

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a part-time bus driver. Located on in the historic Ross Building in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. 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.

 

Episcopal School of Nashville takes students off campus periodically through the year, so this is a part-time position. We typically have all field trips scheduled well in advance, but sometimes have more last-minute requests.

 

Candidates should hold a CDL, with the capacity to drive our 14,000# 2006 Thomas Minotour Ford E-450 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel bus. We prefer CPR certification, as well. Candidates must adhere to a background check and drug screening and present health records. They must be able to work collectively with our Special School Programs Coordinator and teachers, be eager about working around students, and be flexible with time.

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to employment@esnashville.org.

 

Bus Driver Job Description