Director of Talent Recruitment

STEM Prep Academy - Nashville, TN

Full-timeEstimated: $53,000 - $73,000 a year


  • Design and implement strategic plan for recruiting and selecting teachers and leaders to join the STEM Prep team.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with potential candidates through ongoing conversations, school-based events, and external job fairs.
  • Oversee selection process to ensure a positive, smooth, and inspiring experience for candidates and current staff members.
  • Evaluate candidates based on submitted materials, interviews, and site visit demonstrations; advise school teams of candidate strengths, gaps, and aspirations.
  • Create online content and communications; maintain relevant pages of school website and social media accounts.
  • Build partnerships with teacher training institutions – i.e. Teach for America, Relay Graduate School of Education, Nashville Teacher Residency.
  • Maintain record of teachers’ licensure status; design and implement programs to ensure compliance to state and local licensure requirements.

Characteristics and Qualifications:

  • A commitment to STEM Preparatory Academy and its values; an understanding of STEM Preparatory Academy’s mission and unwavering commitment to fulfill
  • A self-starter interested in working in a fast-paced, startup environment that requires flexible
  • A high level of personal integrity and
  • An unwavering commitment to high academic achievement and high expectations of all
  • A capacity to motivate and lead in order to yield the highest academic performance possible from all
  • A team-oriented approach and the ability to effectively
  • Ability to give constructive feedback to facilitate student growth and academic
  • Openness to receive feedback on issues that will facilitate growth and achievement of both students and
  • Experience in working with middle grades students in urban
  • Evidence of advancing student achievement on state assessments required if candidate has prior teaching experience. If candidate does not have prior teaching experience, evidence of achieving ambitious goals required.
  • Experience in working with English Language Learners preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Compensation: Compensation and benefits packages are highly competitive and exceed limits of local public school districts.

Job Type: Full-time