Careers

MISSION

Franklin Road Academy provides a challenging educational experience in an inclusive Christian Community with an unwavering commitment to develop leaders of integrity and purpose.

Inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning through a dynamic academic program which will prepare them for success in life;
Encourage students to discover their passions through opportunities in academics, the arts, athletics, and servant leadership;
Nurture leaders of integrity, guided by Christian principles, compelled to lead lives of compassionate global citizenship.

CAREERS

At FRA, our faculty often become lifelong mentors, coming alongside our students through academic and co-curricular programs and encouraging their students to become more than they often times think is possible. Our teachers challenge students to grow as leaders and develop their sense of purpose in this world. We hire faculty who are committed to our mission to inspire, encourage, and nurture our students from our earliest pre-kindergarteners to our graduating seniors.

Community life is a huge part of FRA, and faculty regularly attend games, recitals, and other campus events outside the classroom. All staff members are encouraged to lead clubs, coach teams, and integrate themselves into the school community.

Open positions are listed below.

Faculty

Lower School 2nd Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full-time (anticipated March - May, 2018)

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in education and/or teacher certification required

Job Description and Qualifications

The lower school is searching for 2nd grade teacher with a collaborative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience in a lower school environment. A strong knowledge base of literacy and math instruction and experience using multiple types of data are essential in this position.

Responsibilities

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and instructional materials and teach assigned curriculum to all students in class, with ability to use data to drive instructional decisions and provide differentiated lessons as needed.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve an optimal learning environment
  • Establish positive and effective rapport with students and create a classroom environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth
  • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for lifelong learning while exhibiting those qualities themselves
  • Identify student needs and collaborate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students
  • Collaborate with co-workers for the purpose of improving the overall quality of instruction and student learning
  • Communicate regularly with parents to provide updates on student academic progress and behavior through progress reports, report cards, conferences, and weekly parent communication
  • Provide after-school help sessions once a week for students in need of remediation and/or enrichment
  • Serve on various committees to ensure functionality of the school (Vertical Teams, Committees, etc.)
  • Participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities

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Lower School 2nd Grade
Long Term Substitute

Upper School Long Term Substitute

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Long-Term Substitute beginning November 1, 2017

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree required

Job Description and Qualifications

Franklin Road Academy is seeking a long-tern substitute to teach in our upper school math department. This position is a maternity leave position and is likely to begin in early November (with the first week involving shadowing the current teacher) and will run through February.

This position will teach sections of pre-calculus and calculus. The strongest candidates will have experience teaching upper school mathematics and will hold a Bachelor’s degree in math or education. Experience in an independent school setting is preferred but not required.

Candidates should desire to be part of collaborative faculty that resonates with FRA’s mission to provide challenging academics in an inclusive Christian community.

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(Upper School Long Term Substitute)

Lower School Kindergarten Long Term Substitute Teacher

Job Location:USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full time (anticipated March – May, 2018)

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in education and/or teacher certification required

Job Description and Qualifications

The lower school is searching for Kindergarten teacher with a collaborative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience in an early childhood school environment. A strong knowledge base of early childhood development and academic abilities of young learners is essential for this position.

Responsibilities

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and instructional materials and teach assigned curriculum to all students in class, with ability to use data to drive instructional decisions and provide differentiated lessons as needed.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve an optimal learning environment
  • Establish positive and effective rapport with students and create a classroom environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth
  • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for lifelong learning while exhibiting those qualities themselves
  • Identify student needs and collaborate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students
  • Collaborate with co-workers for the purpose of improving the overall quality of instruction and student learning
  • Communicate regularly with parents to provide updates on student academic progress and behaviorthrough progress reports, report cards, conferences, and daily/weekly parent communication
  • Provide after-school help sessions once a week for students in need of remediation and/or enrichment
  • Serve on various committees to ensure functionality of the school (Vertical Teams, Committees, etc.)
  • Participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities

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Lower School Long Term Substitute

Staff

Bus Driver

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville
Position Type:
Part-time

Requirements:

  • CDL with P Endorsement and updated Medical Card
  • Must be able to meet all Federal and State driving regulations and requirements
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check and have no driving violations

Job Description and Qualifications

Under direction of the director of finance and operations, the bus driver will be assigned to transport pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, coaches, teachers, and other adults using 70-, 40-, 32-, 20-, and 14-passenger vehicles to athletic events, local field trips and out of town trips. Must be available for weekday and some weekend trips as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Operate the bus in a safe and effective way to minimize risk of passenger injury and property damage
  • Make sure the bus is safely and securely stored
  • Advise supervisor of any requirements for maintenance and repairs

Substitute Teacher

We are looking for highly qualified substitute teachers for lower school, middle school, and upper school.

Requirements and Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required; teaching experienced strongly preferred.

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(Substitute Teacher)

After-School Extended Care Staff

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Part-Time (Daily work during school year from 2:15pm- 6pm)

Education Level: Current College/Graduate work students/ Bachelor’s degree.

Job Description and Qualifications

Franklin Road Academy’s after-school program serves students in grades Pre-K3 through middle school. We are looking for reliable, motivated, friendly people who are enthusiastic about working with children. We need individuals who have had previous experience working with or supervising groups of children in a variety of settings such as camp, classroom, etc. This job provides invaluable experience for those who are committed to working with children long-term (i.e. future educators, counselors, social workers, physical education, etc.). This is also a great opportunity for those pursuing a Master’s degree.

Responsibilities

  • Extended Day Teacher
  • Work from 2:15 pm to 6 pm, during the school year (flexible hours- possible to leave at 5 pm or only work several days a week)
  • Ability to communicate with children on their level
  • Comfortable assisting children with homework
  • Supervise indoor and outdoor games
  • Plan appropriate and meaningful activities for students
  • Ability to maintain a classroom
  • Effectively implement school Mission and guidelines

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After-School Extended Care Staff