Thank you for your interest in working at Father Ryan High School. Father Ryan’s long and celebrated history of providing quality Catholic education to the Nashville community began in 1925.
We could not have achieved the successes that we have without the contributions of our skilled, talented and hard-working faculty and staff. Father Ryan is an employer of choice for individuals seeking employment in education. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and the chance to be a part of an exciting community.

Consider some of the reasons why you should work at Father Ryan: whether it's broadening our understanding of the world around us, fostering a sense of diversity, developing innovation or educating the leaders of tomorrow, it’s all happening at Father Ryan today. We hope you will join us.

Current Job Openings

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  • 10-Month Personal Counselor

    Father Ryan is seeking to hire a self-motivated and experienced candidate to join our Personal Counseling Team.

    This is a 10-month position (August-May) with some evening and weekend responsibilities throughout the school year. Ideal candidates should be skilled in providing social and emotional support to adolescents, be able to work independently and have a solid working knowledge of the latest behavioral health interventions. Previous experience working in a school setting is an advantage.

    Interested candidates must hold a master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. Preference given to candidates who are licensed in their field or are license eligible.

    Key Responsibilities of Personal Counselor:
    -Provide individual mental health counseling, de-escalation, crisis intervention, case management and referral services

    -Provide Risk Assessment and Screenings as appropriate

    -Communicate with parents/guardians to address concerns and support student development

    -Collaborate with outpatient providers to ensure continuity of care

    -Work in partnership with school faculty and staff to support social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students

    -Co-facilitate family education groups

    -Assist with overseeing Peer Mentor Program

    -Conduct classroom presentations as needed

    -Work directly with Director and Associate Director of Personal Counseling to identify and coordinate other duties to support student needs

    -Maintain professional standards and present as a role model for master’s level interns within the Personal Counseling Department

    Interested candidates should send the following: 1-letter of introduction, 2-resume, and 3-personal philosophy of counseling to Rhonda Jones, Director of Personal Counseling at please include “10-Month Counseling Position” in the subject line. Be prepared to provide 3 professional references upon request.