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In our hallways and classrooms, students expect much of each other, and faculty and staff benefit from that high standard. We seek educators who are enthusiastic about their learning as well as their students' growth.

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USN provides opportunities for teachers to shape their progress in the field with the support and guidance of administrators who recognize the arc of a teacher's career. Summer opportunities abound for faculty and staff to attend workshops and create curriculum and programming to further understanding of best practices and to renew, inspire, and energize their work.

Know Before You Apply

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  • Our Employment Application Process

    • To access our online application, please use our Paycom careers system. Our online application consists of several steps. You do not have to complete all the steps in a single session; your application will be considered “in process” until you complete it. The school will have the ability to view your application even if it is not complete. All fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required. The recommended browsers are Chrome or Edge. 

    • To receive email updates of new job postings, click "Current Openings" and above. Then click the "Create Your Job Alert" red box on the far left column and follow the prompts.
  • Employee Benefits

    At USN, we offer competitive salaries; health, dental, and vision insurance as well as HSA contributions; a 403(b) retirement plan with 6% match; generous paid time off; professional growth opportunities; an educational assistance program; public transportation passes and more.
  • Nondiscrimination Policy

    • University School of Nashville does not discriminate on the basis of color, creed, gender identity and expression, handicap, national origin, race, sex, sexual orientation, or transgender status in the administration of its educational, admissions, and financial aid policies, faculty and staff recruitment and hiring policies, athletics, or other programs or activities administered by the school.
  • Our Commitment to Equity

    • USN is an institution focused on developing lifelong learners and future leaders. Diversity and inclusion are critical to the fulfillment of our mission to create an educational environment that mirrors the cultural and ethnic composition of greater Nashville. We have a deep commitment to equitable and just community spaces. USN encourages a diverse applicant pool and provides equal employment opportunities for employees and candidates.

    • University School of Nashville is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, disability/handicap, gender identity including transgender status, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.
  • School History

    • Established in 1975 as the successor to Peabody Demonstration School, USN is a K-12, independent, all-gender, nonsectarian day school. University School of Nashville's location next to Vanderbilt University and its Peabody College for Teachers reminds us every day of our century-old roots in the demonstration school culture of innovation and educational best practices. Discover more about USN's history.

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USN Mission: 
University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic, and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.