Thank you for your interest in employment at St. Bernard Academy.  Our talented faculty and staff are the backbone of our commitment to providing a culture for learning and development which supports a high level of achievement and success for each student. Saint Bernard Academy seeks employees who desire to further the mission of providing an excellent, Catholic academic education built on a foundation of discipline, compassion, and a sense of responsibility for social justice in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy. 
Accredited by the SAIS/SACS and a member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), SBA is proud of its rich heritage and of being named as one of Nashville’s Top Workplaces by the Tennessean for the last four years. In 2017, St. Bernard Academy was recognized by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School under the designation of High Performing Schools.
St. Bernard Academy is currently accepting resumes for the 2018-2019 school year. St. Bernard Academy seeks professionals who are creative, enthusiastic, well-versed in at least one core subject area and current pedagogy. The candidate should possess excellent writing and communication skills, an ability and desire to work collaboratively, and a familiarity with technologies standard in the educational profession.
The responsibilities of the classroom teacher at St. Bernard Academy include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Accepting and supporting the values and principles of our mission to provide an excellent Catholic academic education built on a foundation of self-discipline, compassion and a sense of responsibility for social justice in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Directing and evaluating the learning experiences of students in curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities.
  • Providing students with appropriate academic guidance that will promote their educational understanding.
  • Cooperating and participating in the planning and the evaluation of the school program.
  • Taking part in the professional development program of the school.
  • Creating a classroom environment that recognizes and respects the value of each student, while exercising appropriate classroom management.
  • Developing a rapport with each student fulfilling a role as both mentor and teacher.
  • Working in partnership with parents in the ongoing process of educating their child.

Available Opportunities

  • Aftercare Counselor
    Job Title: Aftercare Counselor
    Reports To: Aftercare Co-Directors
    Objective: Provide care and supervision after school

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  • Substitute Bus Driver, with potential for permanent route
    Job Title:          Substitute Bus Driver, with potential for permanent route
    Reports To:     Assistant Head of School
    Objective:        Provide transportation to the students and staff

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Work at SBA

To apply for a teaching position at St. Bernard Academy, please submit a cover letter and resume to Hannah Dwyer, Assistant Head of School, at