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, making this the oldest continuously operating Catholic diocesan school in Nashville, TN.
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 its 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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  • Math teacher (full-time)

    The person for this job should have a Master of Arts Degree or higher and a major in the field of Mathematics. A minimum of three years of teaching experience is preferred but not required.

    Employment Opportunities

    Father Ryan High School is accepting resumes for teaching for the fall of the 2019-2020 school year. For all openings, please send the following;
    1) a letter of introduction,
    2) resume, and
    3) a minimum of three references
    to Jennifer Anton, Academic Dean, at

    Teaching Positions

    The following positions are teaching positions. For each teaching position, Father Ryan seeks a person of faith who is creative, enthusiastic, well-versed in the core subject area and current pedagogy. The candidate should possess excellent writing and communication skills; an ability and desire to work collaboratively; a familiarity with technologies standard in the educational profession. All teaching positions have the following responsibilities attached to them. Candidates should expect to have extra- curricular duties assigned to them, as well, and should include areas in which they could moderate clubs or coach.

    The responsibilities of the classroom teacher include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Accepts and supports the values and principles of Catholic education within the mission of the Church, in an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect, and integrity. The person does not have to be a Catholic; however, a person who practices his/her own faith is important.
    • Directs and evaluates the learning experiences of students in curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities.
    • Provides students with appropriate academic guidance that will promote their proper educational welfare.
    • Cooperates and participates in the planning and the evaluation of the school program.
    • Follows the school curriculum guides and diocesan mandates for curriculum.
    • Takes part in the professional development program of the school.
    • Maintains cordial relationships with colleagues.
    • Follows the ethics of the profession.
    • Creates a classroom environment that recognizes and respects the value of each student, while
    exercising appropriate classroom management.
    • Works in partnership with parents in the ongoing process of educating their child.

  • Dance Team Coach

    Father Ryan High School (TN) is seeking an experienced dance instructor/coach for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.  The Father Ryan Dance Team Coach is a part-time position requiring two to three weekday practice sessions during the academic day generally from 1:20-2:50pm from August through May.  In addition, the Dance Team Coach would lead auditions during the spring semester, coordinate youth dance camp (June), Lead team Choreography Camp (July), as well as additional afterschool practice sessions as needed.  The Father Ryan Dance Team will perform at 3 home football games, 4 home basketball games, 3 all school pep rally’s, TSSAA State Dance Competition, and other Fine Arts Department events throughout the school year.  In alternating years.  The Father Ryan Dance Team will compete in the UDA/NDA Nationals in Orlando, FL (if qualification standards are met). 
    The anticipated start date for the 2019-20 school year is July 1, 2019. To see a full job description please visit the Father Ryan High School Website:
    To apply, please email Susan Ellis, Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director:
    Please include the following documents in PDF form (Include Dance in the subject line)
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume and
    3. Reference List