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.

Administration

Head of Upper School

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

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Independent secondary school teaching and leadership experience
  • Humble spirit with a collaborative decision-making mindset
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Strong desire to work in a faith-based community
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Desire and joy in working with adolescents

Job Description and Qualifications

The head of upper school, who reports directly to the head of school with guidance from the assistant head of
school, must have a strong desire to work in a faith-based community, a fierce commitment to the preservation
and advancement of FRA’s mission, an advanced degree, a collaborative mindset toward decision making, a
humble spirit, endless energy, and a desire to grow and improve the upper school and the academy. Specific
responsibilities and qualities include the following:

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of the upper school
  • Exercise primary responsibility for setting and administrating the division budget
  • Play an active leadership role in:
    • Communication with parents
    • Admission events and decisions
    • Teacher assignments
    • Teacher supervision and evaluation
    • Academic and non-academic program development
    • Development of an appropriate schedule that is reflective of the priorities and values of of the division and the overall school
  • Collaborate with the dean of students on all student discipline matters, including any positive drug tests
  • Partner with the dean of academic affairs on evaluating curriculum, developing new courses, and hiring and retaining faculty and staff
  • Collaborate with the head of school, lower and middle school division heads, department chairs, grade chairs, and upper school counselor
  • Coordinate, oversee, and lead the grade chair structure in the upper school 
  • Lead weekly upper school leadership team meetings
  • Oversee baccalaureate and graduation preparations in coordination with the 12th grade chair
  • Oversee upper school awards day
  • Plan division meetings
  • Attend co-curricular events
  • Teach one class

To apply for this position, please contact John Murray, dean of academic affairs.

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(Head of Upper School)

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.
 

Long-Term English Substitute

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

Job Description and Qualifications

FRA seeks a long-term substitute English teacher in the middle school. Candidates with experience teaching English in the middle grades are preferred. Exposure to and experience with the foundations of teaching literature and writing are desirable. All candidates should desire to be a part of a collaborative faculty that resonates with FRA’s mission to provide a challenging educational environment an inclusive Christian community, with an unwavering commitment to develop leaders of integrity and purpose. The English Department will meet regularly to share best practices and ensure a collegial atmosphere of growth and development. Candidates for this position should have a passion for their content area and have a desire to grow as instructors and mentors of students. Community life is a huge part of FRA, as teachers regularly attend games, recitals, and other campus events outside the classroom. All teachers at FRA are advisors of groups of 8-10 students that meet for 20 minutes daily, and teachers are strongly encouraged to lead clubs, coach teams, and integrate themselves in the school community.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver instruction curriculum to meet the needs of the class
  • Serve as advisor for a group of 8-10 students that meet daily
  • Meet weekly with their grade-level team in a collaborative effort to provide well for their students
  • Meet regularly with their department to ensure streamlined curricula, expectations, and best-practice pedagogy
  • Performs general teaching tasks such as tracking attendance, assigning homework, grading assignments, giving feedback, and communicating effectively with students at all skill levels

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English or related field
  • Experience in teaching middle school
  • Experience with current software, current hardware, and computer applications
  • Demonstrates a passion for and expertise in the teaching
  • Eagerness to research and learn new technologies and bring them into the classroom
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Collaborative personality

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(Long-Term Substitute Teacher)

 

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 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

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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.