MNPS Careers

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Careers with Metro Nashville Public Schools

Metro Schools is one of the largest and most diverse school districts in America. It takes nearly 11,000 employees and countless community partners to educate 86,000 students in 166 schools that cover a 500-square-mile area in Metro Nashville-Davidson County. 

Our district is implementing some of the most innovative reform strategies in the nation. We are looking for highly effective teachers and teacher leaders with a passion for urban education and a go-getter spirit to help us become the highest-performing urban district in the nation.


We have open positions for various subjects and grade levels. We encourage you to view our open positions, submit an application and join our district. Search and apply for career opportunities today.

2020欧洲杯决赛时间MNPS has launched a new applicant tracking system. If candidates would like to be considered for new or transfer opportunities, they must complete a new application. Thank you for your cooperation and continued interest in employment opportunities with MNPS.

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  • Transfer window opens Feb. 28:2020欧洲杯决赛时间 MNPS certificated employees, if you are interested in applying for positions for the 2020-21 school year, you can do so during the transfer window. 

    • Those applying prior to Feb. 28 will not receive consideration for current vacancies unless it is considered a promotional opportunity for the employee.

    • 2020欧洲杯决赛时间The transfer window runs through June 15. 

  • Bus Drivers2020欧洲杯决赛时间: Metro Schools is looking for energetic bus drivers to join our team! If that is you, or someone you know, please call 615-445-4195 for more information or apply online by

  • Bonuses are available for positions at MNPS Schools of Innovation.

Background Checks

The Metropolitan Nashville Public School System requires a Criminal Background Clearance (CBC), which includes fingerprinting on all new employees, re-hired employees, employees changing classification, substitutes, student teachers, student practicum, volunteers, tutors and vendors. 

Service Code

Service Name



28TY9Z Cafeteria Workers SCHOOL CAFETERIA WORKERS State schools/colleges
28TYBF Substitute Teachers SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS State Schools/Colleges
M28TYFX Teachers TEACHERS State Schools/Colleges
28TYHT School Worker, Other SCHOOL WORKER OTHER State Schools/Colleges
28TYJ7 Bus Drivers SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS State Schools/Colleges
28TYKR School Worker Volunteer SCHOOL WORKER OTHER VOLUNTEER State Schools/Colleges
28TYN5 Custodial Workers SCHOOL CUSTODIAL WORKERS State Schools/Colleges

 Other details:

  • The CBC must be on file before2020欧洲杯决赛时间 you start work.

  • Please do not get fingerprinted if you have not been offered a position with MNPS

  • 2020欧洲杯决赛时间To register for fingerprinting, please call (855) 226-2937 or visit:

    • 2365 Murfreesboro Pike
      (in the Crossgate Shopping Center)
      Nashville, TN37217  

    • 2020欧洲杯决赛时间Monday-Friday 8:00-1:00 & 1:30-6:00, Saturday 9:00-1:00

  • You will be prompted to provide personal information including our ORI CODE: TN930050Z

  • The total cost for fingerprinting is $35.15, which is the responsibility of the applicant. This fee will be due at the time of registration unless using money order or cashier’s check, which will be due before fingerprinting.

  • Payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, Money Order, or Cashier’s Check. (Payment by personal check or cash will not be accepted)

  • Fingerprint results are only valid for 180 days.