Work with Us

We believe that high performing leaders and teachers will actively seek to be a part of this groundbreaking work, the first full transformation of a high school in Tennessee.

Frayser Community Schools will be a rewarding work environment, characterized by urgency, professionalism, collaborative opportunities, collegiality, excellence and transparency.

There will be no agenda other than our students’ success and everyone will work together to achieve it. In addition to leadership opportunities, such as facilitating an academic department or grade level, teachers will participate in intensive instructional coaching that will allow them to become excellent practitioners – the kind of professional development that high quality teachers crave.

To ensure that your application highlights your fit with Frayser Community Schools, we recommend taking the following steps before you apply:

  • Thoroughly review our entire website to learn about Frayser Community Schools’ mission and model
  • Familiarize yourself with the hiring process outlined below


The specific timeline of our hiring process varies per position and applicant. However, the information below provides a typical overview of our process.

  • Completion of application: resume, cover letter, written responses to prompts and the Gallup Teacher Insight Survey
  • Application screening
  • Phone screening
  • On-site interview
    • one-on-one interview
    • demonstration lesson
    • written activity in which the candidate reviews student performance data to identify trends and develop an action plan
    • an observation and critique of a video-taped sample lesson, if demo lesson is not possible)
  • Verification of credentials (transcripts) to ensure highly qualified status, state and federal background checks
  • Reference checks
    • A member of the Recruitment Team will contact your references at some point during the hiring process.
  • Offer of employment

Salary increases will be tied to teacher and student performance metrics. We will also offer benefits to all full-time employees, including health and dental insurance, medical and flexible spending accounts and retirement planning opportunities.

Before you apply, please note the following:

  • The Recruitment Team will only contact you if your qualifications meet our current needs.

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