24- 25 Faculty Fellow

  • Franklin Road Academy
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Nov 19, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

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.

 Our 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.

We will:

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.


Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full-time, 12-month position beginning Fall 2024

Education Level: Bachelor's degree


Franklin Road Academy is seeking a faculty fellow with a collaborative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate is a dynamic early-career educator who will engage in a one-year fellowship. Fellows are typically only one to two years removed from their undergraduate work and possess a strong desire to impact the lives of students through teaching and engagement in co-curricular activities throughout the year. Each faculty fellow is considered a full-time faculty member throughout the year-long experience. All fellows are paired with a mentor teacher with whom they collaborate throughout the year, adding another instructor to the classroom and another mentor for our students.



  • Engage in regular and ongoing professional development throughout the year including, but not limited to, faculty meetings, department meetings, peer-to-peer observations, and seminars led by local university professors
  • Work under the direct guidance of the mentor teacher planning lessons and classroom activities, communicating with students and families, and providing students feedback on their work
  • Maintain a professional and collaborative relationship with their mentor teacher
  • Assume responsibility for teaching one to two classes after a period of observing the mentor teacher
  • Under the guidance of faculty coaches and sponsors, faculty fellows coach and mentor students in various after-school programs in athletics, arts, community service, and enrichment each season of the school year
  • Assist in leading retreats, mission trips, and advisory groups
  • Other duties as assigned by the divisional head or mentor teacher



  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have strong conflict management skills
  • Must be a student-centered educator
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills