MNPS Careers


Metro Schools is one of the largest and most diverse school districts in America. It takes nearly 11,000 employees and countless community partners to educate 86,000 students in 166 schools that cover a 500-square-mile boundary in Metro Nashville-Davidson County. 

Our district is implementing some of the most innovative reform strategies in the nation. We are looking for highly effective teachers and teacher leaders with a passion for urban education and a go-getter spirit to help us become the highest performing urban district in the nation.

Learn why Nashville, Tennessee is a great place to live and work. 

We have open positions for various subjects and grade levels. We encourage you to view our open positions, submit an application and join our district. Search and apply for career opportunities today.



  • Employee Self Service Portal: Starting in January 2017 Metro Employees will no longer receive a printed pay stub. The same information and more can be accessed via the Employee Self Service Portal (ESS). If you have not logged in before, please do so as soon as you can. Instructions on how to log in and the steps to find your electronic paycheck can be found on this page

  • The Distinguished Professionals Education Institute (DPEI) contracts with MNPS to recruit and hire licensed teachers and degreed, eligible professionals for part-time teaching positions in music.  Applicants should have a Tennessee Teacher's license with an endorsement in music or have a Master's or Bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester hours in music and five years of working experience in the field of music.  Current openings include:  class guitar, class piano, world percussion and songwriting.  Applicants may go to to apply online.


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