Teacher Hiring Fair February 19

Metro Schools Teacher Hiring Fair is February 19
Posted on 02/16/2022
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Future teachers – and those who want to transfer to MNPS – are invited to join Metro Schools principals and human resources representatives at the district’s in-person hiring fair this Saturday, February 19. 5 teachers holding up t-shirts that say Teacher

Metro Schools currently offers the highest educator pay in the state for teachers and is offering bonuses for specific positions like:

  • School Psychologists, who are eligible for a $2,000 signing bonus, and
  • Teachers in our Schools of Innovation
Upcoming graduates, current teachers seeking transfers, and teachers from other districts will be able to speak with HR professionals and school principals about current vacancies, application processes, the district’s comprehensive benefits package and professional growth initiatives. 

“Metro Schools is a great place to be a teacher, and now is the time to join Team MNPS,” said Amber Tyus, director of talent acquisition for Metro Schools. “We pay our teachers more than anyone else in the state; we support their professional learning and growth with robust offerings; and as a large organization, we offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in the city.”

“We look forward to welcoming future teachers, and teachers from around the region and state, at our hiring fair,” she said.


Candidates should register in advance.

Hiring Fair

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 19
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Current MNPS teachers who may be affected by the K to 5 transition or those who are interested in school transfers are invited to come during the 8 a.m. hour to network with principals.
  • Location: Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena, 4021 Granny White Pike

Why Join Team MNPS?

Professional Growth & Support
  • Just as we want to instill a love of learning in our students, we want the same for our employees.
  • Metro Schools offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities and a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to teaching and instruction in the classroom. As a new-to-MNPS teacher, you’ll have an immediate network of support through our unique New Teacher Academy program.
  • Your career growth is important to us – and we want you to never lose your love for learning. 
Health & Wellness
  • Metro Schools is a pioneer in employee health and wellness and is home to an award-winning employee health and wellness center, which features an on-site Vanderbilt Health Clinic, a full gym, a walking track, free group fitness classes, free personal training sessions, physical therapy offices and more.
  • Our partnership with Vanderbilt Health offers five clinics throughout the metropolitan Nashville area for retirees, employees and their families, giving employees access to affordable, quality health care that addresses needs ranging from the common cold to preventive care and health coaching.
  • Learn more about employee benefits and review full coverage plans.
Our Schools & Our Students
  • MNPS is one of the largest and most diverse school districts in the country. Our teachers educate more than 80,000 students across 132 schools.
  • Learn more about teaching and learning in Metro Schools on our Academics web page, and learn more about our students in the MNPS Quick Guide
  • Read the Careers section for more information.
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