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At Ensworth, our faculty and staff are more than educators—they are guides, mentors, coaches, and catalysts for growth. Every day presents an opportunity to inspire young minds, to challenge them to think critically, and to empower them to reach their fullest potential.


Join Ensworth

Working in an environment that promotes academic excellence and curiosity isn't just about shaping the minds of tomorrow; it's about being part of a transformative journey. It's about witnessing the spark of understanding in a student's eyes, the moment when they realize the power of their own intellect.

Joining Ensworth means becoming part of a community dedicated to nurturing intellect, fostering creativity, and instilling a lifelong love of learning. It's more than just a job; it's a calling—an opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of our students as we prepare them to make meaningful contributions to our community and beyond.


Distinctly Ensworth

Ensworth Benefits


HDHP & co-pay options; large provider network; preventative care covered at 100%


extensive provider network; diagnostic & preventive services covered at 100%


national provider network; $10 eye exams and up to $60 contact lens exam copay


pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible medical expenses; both Health & Dependent Care options available


earn up to $1,800 in contributions from Ensworth based on earned status level


Employer Match of 100% of the first 7% of employee contributions; 100% vested from Day 1


Ensworth-paid $50k basic life policy and long-term disability; additional voluntary coverages available

Virtual Care

free access to telehealth for you and your dependents, starting Day 1


50% tuition remission; financial aid priority; free aftercare


health insurance for your pets; multiple coverage options available; telehealth care 24/7

Click here for a full listing of Ensworth employee benefits. 

Ensworth offers extensive benefits. Click below for a more comprehensive look.

Faculty Spotlights

Jennifer Toppins

After attending Belmont University for undergrad, I moved to Shanghai, China where I received my M.A from Fudan University. I then earned my M.Ed from Vanderbilt University.  After graduating from Vanderbilt in May 2021, I was looking for a strong institution where I could grow as a teacher. I was attracted to Ensworth because of its welcoming atmosphere, its openness to creativity and collaboration, and the opportunity to work with younger students. I found that the children’s curiosity and joy for learning reminded me a lot of myself when I first began to learn Chinese.

Lower School Chinese Teacher
B.A., English; M.A., Chinese Language and Culture; M.Ed., Multilingual Learners Education
James Douglas

I grew up in Nashville, so I have always been aware of Ensworth as a strong academic institution with a tight-knit, family feel to it. However, it was the student profile that primarily drew me to the school. I knew Ensworth students to be inquisitive, intelligent, hardworking, and considerate—who doesn't want to teach a classroom full of kids like that? I was also excited about the opportunity to work with the tremendous faculty here at Ensworth, faculty who are the best in their fields and contribute to the sense of community that is so welcoming and encompassing.

Middle School Director of Admission; English Teacher
B.A., English; Communication Studies M.A., English
Debeshi Majumdar

After teaching for several years at an undergraduate level, I wanted to teach at a high school to help students build a strong foundation that will help them succeed in college. I realized that the guiding principles of Ensworth, including the mission and the vision of the institution, were very closely aligned with mine. After touring the community, I realized Ensworth was surely my second home.

High School Science Teacher
B.S., Chemistry (Honors); M.S., Biochemistry; Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Physiology