Certified U.S History Teacher ['24-'25 School Year]

Nashville, TN
Faculty Positions – High School Faculty /
Full Time /
Job Title: Teacher
Dept:  School Team        
Reports To: Academic Dean
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Salary: Step Scale

Position Overview: Faculty at STEM Preparatory Academy will be responsible for planning, enacting, and evaluating highly effective and ambitious instruction tailored to students’ needs. The successful applicants will be responsible for the delivery of a college preparatory curriculum aligned to the Common Core and State of Tennessee standards. Moreover, all teachers are responsible for cultivating and sustaining the STEM Prep culture of excellence and achievement through modeling learning and leadership behaviors for students, teachers, parents, and all members of the community. Teachers are coached by Academic Deans and formally report to the Principal or Assistant Principal.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • At least a bachelor's degree or foreign educational equivalent in education or the subject to be taught and teaching license from state authority
    • Tennessee Teaching License with an endorsement in the subject to be taught
    • Strong Biology content knowledge
    • Demonstrated commitment to Anti Racism, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging
    • A commitment to STEM Preparatory Academy and its values; an understanding of STEM Preparatory Academy’s mission and unwavering commitment to fulfill it.
    • A high level of personal integrity and professionalism.
    • An unwavering commitment to high academic achievement and high expectations of all students.
    • A capacity to motivate and lead in order to yield the highest academic performance possible from all students.
    • A team-oriented approach and the ability to effectively communicate.


    • Plan, deliver, and assess highly effective instruction aligned to national and state content standards, and internal STEM Prep goals and benchmarks.
    • Enact the STEM Prep college preparatory curriculum using evidence-based instructional practices tailored to students’ needs.
    • Engage in continuous and sustained reflection on teaching practices and leadership behaviors, and adapt methods as needed to achieve school goals and performance objectives.
    • Develop strong and sustained relationships with parents and members of the community by creating opportunities for involvement in students’ learning and development.
    • Implement ELL and EE accommodations in your subject area.
    • Engage with a dynamic team of teachers, focusing on ensuring the success of all students.
    • Provide instructional best practices for students through attending high-quality PD, facilitated to all school-based teachers and leaders.
    • Serve as a test administrator for the yearly, state-wide assessment Collaborate with families and stakeholders to ensure the success of ELL students in their language development and grade-level content. 
    • Plan and collaborate with STEM Prep teachers and colleagues to reach shared goals and objectives.
    • Foster a motivating, supportive, learning-centered culture of excellence in a well-structured and managed classroom.Be innovative. 
    • Create exciting and engaging, inquiry-oriented learning activities.
    • Other duties as assigned including extended professional development days 
A salary schedule will be shared during round 2 sample teach.

Note: High school hours are 7:45am-3:30pm and an extended time once a week until 5:15pm.