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

Faculty Application

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.  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.
 
APPLY
Please submit your materials at the link below. We will contact you should a position open that is a good for your experience and expertise.
 

Lower School Teacher Assistant

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville
 
Position Type: Full time
 
Qualifications: A love for young children, experience working with young children, and a college degree. Certification is preferred but not required.
 
Job Description and Qualifications
The lower school is searching for a Teacher Assistant with a collaborative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of working in an elementary/lower school environment. A strong knowledge base of childhood development and academic abilities of young learners is essential for this position.

Responsibilities
  • Monitor and support positive social growth and development of the students in assigned grade level
  • Assist assigned teachers in maintenance of classroom environment
  • Assist in preparation of teaching materials
  • Assist with literacy development and other classroom activities in multiple grade levels
  • Work with individual students in need of extra support, as directed by classroom teacher(s)
  • Provide before-school supervision, as assigned, both outside at drop-off and inside, supervising early arrivals until classrooms open
  • Assist with afternoon dismissal process as directed
  • Supervise Extended Care students on Late Arrival and Early Dismissal Days, when Director is unable to otherwise secure enough care for the numbers who stay
  • Assist with administration of assessments for prospective students

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
(Lower School Teacher Assistant)

Vocal Music Department Accompanist

Responsibilities
  • Accompany the five middle school and upper school choirs three days a week, approximately 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.. Hours and days have some flexibility based on scheduled performances and director needs.
  • Accompany concerts and performances, convocations, adjudication festivals and called rehearsals related to these events.
  • Accompany Upper School Choirs Spring Tours every other year.
 
Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is required. At least two years as an accompanist is required.
 

Staff

Advancement Services Manager

Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville
 
Position Type: Full time
 
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree (or higher)
 
Job Description
As the primary administrator of the School’s Raiser’s Edge Development Database, the Advancement Services Manager is responsible for the accurate and timely entry, processing, and acknowledgement of gifts; generating mailings lists; coding event attendance and constituent interactions; pulling relevant reports; and performing data analyses. Collaborates with advancement leadership to identify and launch strategies for successful fundraising campaigns. Provides custom reports for the annual fund and the capital campaign when underway. Works to maintain database integrity and to use the database to its full potential to support the development team. Plans and hosts successful annual fund meetings and select cultivation and stewardship events.

Desired Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, organizational, critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Willingness to continually learn new systems and adopt database efficiencies
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as to be self-directed
  • Familiarity with independent schools
  • Full-time, exempt position with some evenings, weekends or early mornings required

Requirements
College degree plus two to three years’ work experience in a development office. Fundraising, event planning, and volunteer management experience is essential. Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or similar database experience required, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel. The candidate must also demonstrate a desire to continue to grow as a culturally competent professional with sensitivity to the needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Benefits
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Four weeks’ vacation in first year of employment: two weeks typically used in the summer months, two weeks in December (inclusive of holidays) and March during the School’s winter and spring breaks.
  • Reduced work hours for eight weeks in June and July
Reports to: Director of Advancement. Works closely with Development Officer/Director of Annual Fund
 
 
 

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

 

 

Technical Support Specialist

Position Type: Full Time, 12-Month

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, technology, telecommunications, or a closely related field and a minimum of four years of experience in the installation, maintenance and technical support of computer software and hardware applications.

Job Description and Qualifications
The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for providing all areas of computer related technical support including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of computers, peripherals, applications software and other classroom equipment. Candidates must be able to:
 
  • Communicate clearly and easily with users of varying levels of technical expertise; ask questions and get information in order to diagnose computer problems and discern what level of support is needed when a problem is presented.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Operate a wide variety of computer hardware and software and quickly learn the use of new technologies and applications.
  • Compose routine correspondence from brief instructions.
  • Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Independently diagnose and resolve computer problems.
 
Responsibilities
  • Help desk - Provide daily technical support, advice and assistance to faculty and staff with technical, hardware and system problems.
  • Implements preventative maintenance in accordance with IT department policies.
  • Installs applications software on the network and maintains documentation.
  • Discusses software applications with teachers and staff to determine level of satisfaction and/or the need to modify software.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to faculty and staff including training in the use of software and equipment.
  • Maintains database of inventory of campus hardware (desktops, laptops, projectors, printers, etc.) and software inventory and resources.
  • Responsible for the management and inventory of printers and toner.
  • Set up and operate technology equipment for meetings, school functions or class related activities.
  • Prepare and setup Laptops (Fujitsu) and Apple iPads (Meraki) for student deployment in the summer and for deployment.
  • Set up and operate technology equipment for meetings, school functions or class related activities.
  • Collaborate with the technology team regarding computer hardware and software and all other related technology issues; attend regular technology meetings.
  • Pursue professional development through technology related classes, seminars, conferences and publications.
  • Perform other duties to support the mission of the school.
 
Salary/Benefits
Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and qualifications; full benefits package.

 

Application Process
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Mr. Steven Compton, Director of Technology @ comptons@franklinroadacademy.com by June 1, 2019.

 

 

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.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
(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 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 guidlines

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
After-School Extended Care Staff

Franklin Road Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age, in its employment practices, or in administration of educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, athletic programs, or other school-administered programs. Franklin Road Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.