Overbrook School is a Catholic, coeducational school for grades prekindergarten through eight where children grow and learn through prayer, study, community, and service. This dynamic tradition of learning melds the time-honored with the innovative, shaping children's minds and hearts through a faith-based program of academic rigor and wonder that emphasizes the pursuit of wisdom as a shared journey of discovery.
We are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. If you are interested in joining our outstanding faculty, please send a cover letter, resume and application form to osprincipal@overbrook.edu for one of the following open positions:

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  • Athletic Director and History Teacher

    PT/ FT:    Full Time

    General Description: The Athletic Director creates and sustains an athletic culture in the Dominican Tradition founded upon the Gospel and Liberal Arts Education. The Athletic Director is a leader who develops, manages, and supervises the athletic programs through the lens of the mission and vision of the school. This position holds the role of 8th grade American History teacher who is responsible for teaching content in light of the Catholic worldview with a clear understanding of our country’s history and role in world events with a pedagogy that encourages critical thinking and discussion.

    • Bachelors degree in Education and/or Sports Administration, Masters preferred
    • History Licensure with experience teaching and coaching or leading an athletic department
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner
    • Ability to collaborate with and lead groups of various coaches
    • Ability to problem solve in multiple situations
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to details
    Primary Responsibilities: 
    • Actively fosters Dominican Tradition and spiritual formation of students
    • Collaborates with the junior high teachers
    • Collaborates with and supervises the Assistant Athletic Director and coaches
    • Supervises athletic events (both interscholastic and intramural), such as games, practices, meets, tournaments, and clinics
    • Ensures that all coaching positions are filled with qualified and trained coaches
    • Prepares equipment and provides assistance and support to coaches and athletes 
    • Maintains accurate records and equipment
    • Collaborates with the Overbrook Booster Club in order to ensure athletic growth in the department
    Start: August 2021
    Submit: Resume, Cover letter and online application www.overbrook.edu
    Contact: Sister Immaculata, O.P., srimmaculata@overbrook.edu
                  Vice Principal of Academics
                  Overbrook School
                  4210 Harding Pike
                  Nashville, TN  37205

  • Latin Teacher

    PT/ FT:    Part Time
    Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or pedagogy with an emphasis on classical languages (Master’s degree preferred), three years of teaching experience teaching Latin. Highly effective interpersonal skills to communicate with a varied audience in a collaborative spirit are essential. Ability to teach both ecclesiastical and classical Latin is required. Attention to and ability to educate children spiritually, emotionally, and academically according to the mission of the school.
    Responsibilities:  The primary responsibility of this teaching position is teaching Latin to 3rd – 8th grade students providing a foundation in the Latin language for junior high students in preparation for taking high school foreign language classes. Ecclesial and classical Latin pronunciation as well as an understanding of the historical use of ecclesiastical Latin with its religious and cultural significance in the Catholic Faith. Candidates must possess the desire to transmit a knowledge and love of the language.
  • Receptionist and Afterschool Assistant

    PT/ FT:    Part Time
    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with experience working with children in an elementary education setting experience preferred. Supervisory and communication skills are required. 
    Responsibilities: The Overbrook Receptionist and Afterschool Assistant works as school receptionist beginning at 1:00 p.m and at the end of the school day transitions to assist the Director of ExtendedCARE and Afterschool Programing in the day to day operations. Attention to supervision and care of students using the services and programs and working with parents for safe transitions of students into their care is a primary responsibility. Organizational and administrative skills are necessary. 
  • STEM Teacher

    PT/ FT:  Full Time

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s, knowledge of and experience with sustainable farming. An interest and demonstrated ability in teaching and supporting preschool – 8th grade students. Evidence of productive experience with inquiry learning and ability to apply science and/or math content knowledge to agricultural projects and physical science using block science approach. Experience in teaching an integrated approach to science, connecting abstract concepts and hands-on learning, integrating scientific method with engineering design model in answering questions based on observed reality. The ability to teach to a diverse range of student abilities and levels. Experience with fostering and maintaining supportive and professional relationships with teachers and enthusiastic parents. Evidence of planning, organization, and time management skills.

    • Continue to develop and sustain the Beyond the Brook Farm managing all aspects of agricultural program, including animal husbandry and care for all components year round utilizing volunteers
    • Teach students STEM science lessons based on the farm and physical science with particular instructional emphasis in lessons having agricultural, environmental based inquires and/or physical science inquiries/challenges that fit Overbrook School’s outdoor classroom and promote a spirit of wonder and joy of learning though hands-on experiences in education.
    • Teach collaboration, discussion, and respect while effectively working in a group to solve a problem or answer a question
    • Works directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of STEM initiatives and science curriculum.
    • Involve and work with parent and community partners in developing and sustaining the farm and STEM initiatives
  • ExtendedCARE Workers

    Overbrook School is seeking applicants to work part-time in its ExtendedCARE program from 2:20-6 p.m. when school is in session. Applicants should enjoy working with school-age children, must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. Some responsibilities include playground supervision, assisting students with homework, arts and crafts activities, and monitoring of computer usage. Contact Keelan Ready at 615-292-5134, ext. 3673 or readyk@overbrook.edu

4210 Harding Pike Nashville, Tennessee 37205
Phone: (615) 292–5134 Fax: (615) 783–0560
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