MNPS Careers

CAREERS WITH METRO SCHOOLS

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.

announcements

  • 2017-18 Signing Bonuses for High-Need Subject Areas: Under the direction of Dr. Shawn Joseph and the Human Resources leadership of Deborah Story, Metro Nashville Public Schools is excited to announce the new teacher incentive for educators in high-need areas a signing bonus. What does that mean? External applicants for positions designated by MNPS as high-need subjects will be eligible to receive up to $6,000 per school year, as funding permits. The signing bonuses are based on school ranking, content area and district priority. Signing bonuses will be paid out in two equal payments (less applicable taxes).  One at the completion of the first semester and the remainder after the successful completion of the second semester.
    • Eligible Subjects:
      • Math 7 – 12
      • Science 7 – 12
      • Exceptional Education K – 12
      • ESL K – 12
      • Spanish
  • 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 www.dpteach.org to apply online.

Criminal Background Check Information

The Metropolitan Nashville Public School System requires a Criminal Background Clearance (CBC) which includes fingerprinting on all new employees, re-hired employees, employees changing classification, substitutes, student teachers, student practicum, volunteers, tutors and vendors. 

The CBC must be on file before you start work.

Please do not get fingerprinted if you have not been offered a position with MNPS

To register for fingerprinting, please call (855) 226-2937 or visit https://www.identogo.com/locations/tennessee

2365 Murfreesboro Pike
(in the Crossgate Shopping Center)
Nashville, TN37217  

Monday-Friday 8:00-1:00 & 1:30-6:00, Saturday 9:00-1:00

You will be prompted to provide personal information including our ORI CODE: TN930050Z

The total cost for fingerprinting is $32.65, which is the responsibility of the applicant. This fee will be due at the time of registration unless using money order or cashier’s check, which will be due before fingerprinted.

Payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, Money Order, or Cashier’s Check. (Payment by personal check or cash will not be accepted)

Fingerprint results are only valid for 180 days.

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