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Re: Teaching near Nashville
Posted by Jennifer on 6/05/08
(10) Comments

    Personally, the best schools are in northern, TN. This would
    be Sumner and Robertson Counties or even Macon and Trousdale
    Counties. This counties are mainly small schools with small
    class sizes. For Sumner County, the starting salary is
    $32,000. The further you go out such as Macon and Trousdale
    counties these will have very small class sizes since these
    are mainly farm kids. Sumner County is only about 20 minutes
    to downtown Nashville, but still is very rural also. Good Luck
    to you guys!!!

    Jennifer


    On 6/02/08, Glenda 4TN wrote:
    >
    > It is possilbe to find a "small town" school outside of the
    > Metro Nashville area, but it won't be easy. Try some of the
    > surrounding areas: Williamson County, Franklin City School
    > District (highest paying area), Rutherford County,
    > Murfreesboro City School District, and Wilson County. These
    > areas are south, east and west of Nashville. I'm not
    > familiar with the northern areas. There are several private
    > schools in the Metro Nashville area.
    >
    > My daughter teaches in the Metro Nashville area. She loves
    > it, but you must have a heart for the inner city child.
    >
    > I wish you luck.
    >
    > Glenda 4TN
    >
    > On 5/30/08, Jamie wrote:
    >> My husband is toying with the idea of tranfering in his
    >> job to Nashville. I teach in SC now (first grade) and was
    >> wondering if you could tell me about Nashville schools. I
    >> tried looking for salary info on the dept. of ed site but
    >> couldn't navigate it well. I have never been to TN. I
    >> would love to teach in a small town outside of Nashville
    >> as I'm a small town kind of girl. My current school is K4-
    >> 2 with 400 students. It has a real family feel. Any
    >> school districts like that around? Any info you can give
    >> me would be appreciated.