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

We currently do not have open positions for faculty.
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Middle School Theater Director

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville
 
Position Type: part-time
 
Education Level: A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is required.
 
Job Description and Qualifications
Franklin Road Academy seeks a Middle School Musical Theater Director. Experience directing musical theater is required. Experience working with MS students preferred.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Select scripts appropriate for MS aged students and the FRA mission
  • Conduct auditions and casting
  • Direct set design and construction
  • Direct costuming
  • Oversee production light and sound needs
  • Communicates effectively with parents
 

Staff

Campus Security Officer

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full-Time

Education Level: College degree preferred.

Job Description

The Campus Security Officer reports to the Director of Security, and he/she is primarily responsible for protecting students, employees, visitors and school property. The Campus Security Officer must act with the utmost integrity and vigilance to support the safe experience for all members of the FRA community.


Qualifications

The Campus Security Officer is committed to the safety and security of the FRA community with a joyful disposition. He/she must have law enforcement experience and work well in a community of pre-kindergarten through high school seniors. The Campus Security Officer must obtain a State of Tennessee Armed Security Guard license and any other appropriate credentials.


Responsibilities

  • Assist with traffic control each morning from 7 a.m.- 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. (this will require the officer to assist vehicles coming and going onto Franklin Rd. )
  • Provide campus patrol (including parking areas) and summons administration, nurses, police, fire or first aid personnel as situations warrant.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses keys to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Monitors the perimeter of the campus.
  • Monitor campus cameras and assist with any video retrieval.
  • Assist in the preparation of middle school car line.
  • Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  • Welcomes visitors to campus and provides directions or escorts visitors as necessary; provides other public assistance, such as lockout services.
  • Have knowledge of fire systems, respond to alarms and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Complete and submit reports concerning incidents, unusual occurrences and violations that might affect the safety and security of persons and property on campus.
  • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies police as appropriate; may confront and/or detain violators, as required, until police arrive.
  • Attend large group assemblies (i.e. lunch, convocations, chapels etc.)
  • Investigate issues on campus as needed.
  • Assist for all home football games, select home basketball games and large spring athletic events.


Additional responsibilities (as directed)

  • May provide safe and efficient transportation to FRA employees and/or visitors, as requested, using an institutional vehicle. (obtaining a CDL is an option)
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Attend lunch on a regular basis with students and faculty.

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(Campus Security Officer)

Administrative Assistant to the Head of School

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full-Time

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Franklin Road Academy is a pre-kindergarten through 12 co-educational independent school located on a 57 acre campus in Nashville, Tennessee. Our mission is the following: Franklin Road Academy provides a challenging educational experience in an inclusive Christian community, with an unwavering commitment to develop leaders of integrity and purpose. We will:

  • 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.

This administrative assistant to the head of school reports to the Head of School, assists the Advancement, Athletics, Admissions Offices, and the Board of Trustees.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains and updates the head of school calendar
  • Schedules meetings and appointments
  • Completes any task given by the Head of School
  • Finalizes correspondence
  • Organizes and schedules luncheons
  • Supports business, athletics, admission and advancement offices with various all-school mailings
  • Answers all incoming telephone calls to the main school line
  • Manages mail room and distribution of daily mail
  • Schedules conference rooms and catering needs for certain campus events
  • Coordinates scheduling for outside school associations and requests payment for scheduled dues
  • Manages the calendar and logistics for the Board of Trustees for all committee and full board meetings

Qualifications

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in different areas
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Organized
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel and other web-based platforms
  • Able to handle confidential matters
  • Knowledge of office equipment and machinery

 

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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

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

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

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 p.m. to 6 p.m., during the school year (flexible hours- possible to leave at 5 p.m. 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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(Extended Day Teacher)