Harpeth Hall seeks an innovative, dynamic, creative, and collaborative educator as its next theatre teacher, beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The ideal candidate has experience teaching, directing, and acting as well as passion for a diverse range of theatre productions. The theatre teacher will support and promote a strong theatre program within the context of a robust academic and performing arts program. An ability to promote and implement best practices in theatre education for grades 8-12 and collaborate with all areas of the performing arts program are essential.
The mission of Harpeth Hall is to educate girls and 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 feels seen, heard, and valued. Modeling an authentic commitment to cultural competence is essential for all successful candidates. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator capable of teaching various levels of theatre courses as well as directing school performances.
A bachelor’s degree is required. 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.
Harpeth Hall is an independent college preparatory school for young women where each student realizes her highest intellectual ability in the sciences, the humanities, and the arts, and discovers her creative and athletic talents. Harpeth Hall develops responsible citizens who have global perspectives and make meaningful contributions to their communities and the world. With a tradition of excellence and a commitment to life-long learning, Harpeth Hall educates young women to think critically, to lead confidently, and to live honorably.
The Harpeth Hall community—students and faculty—has chosen respect, integrity, individuality, and trust to be our guiding principles. These values reflect our reverence for expressing kindness toward and acceptance of others, our commitment to diversity, forgiveness, and achieving one's personal best, and our dedication to the service of others.
Our school aspires to bring together a student and faculty community reflective of a diversifying Nashville. We work to ensure our students and faculty have the skills to lead open dialogues about the issues confronting our community and our nation. We know it is imperative to prepare students to succe...ed in an increasingly multicultural society. At Harpeth Hall, we believe that to be an excellent school, we must cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which to teach and learn.