Job Opening for 2022-2023

Early Childhood Lead Teacher in Nashville, Tennessee, US

Position: Preschool Lead Teacher
PT/ FT: Full Time
School: Overbrook School

Submit resume, cover letter, and complete on-line application, to Sr. Marie Blanchette at

Responsibilities: Forming young children in an environment where love for God and neighbor is lived and taught and the dignity of every person created in God’s image and likeness is upheld and honored is essential for an Overbrook Teacher. The Preschool Lead Teacher for the 3 year-old classroom is responsible for educating students based on the Montessori curriculum and pedagogy.

Teaching religion and forming students in the Catholic Faith is taught intentionally and integrated throughout the day. The Lead Teacher collaborates in creating a nurturing and compassionate classroom atmosphere where children thrive.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and Montessori certification from MACTE accredited institutions or working towards it, master’s degree preferred, three years of teaching experience preferred. Creativity, understanding of the young child, highly effective communication and collaborative skills are essential. Experience with Montessori methods is preferred and openness to professional development is required.

A Catholic independent school, Overbrook School educates children in the Dominican Tradition of Catholic Liberal Education. Founded in 1936 by the Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation, Overbrook is a co-educational, prekindergarten through sixth-grade Catholic independent school with a dynamic tradition of educating children within a strong and nurturing community through study, prayer and service. Parents and Faculty work together for the benefit and well-being of the children with care and respect for all. Learning engages the whole child to grow spiritually, academically, physically, and emotionally. Overbrook encourages love of God, academic excellence, creativity, and the development of servant leadership within each student. The school is located on the Dominican Campus at 4210 Harding Pike also home to St. Cecilia Academy (high school) and Aquinas College.

Start Date: August 2022

Contact: Sister Marie Blanchette, O.P.
Overbrook School
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205

Phone: 615-292-5134


This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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