PENCIL’s work is guided by the needs of Metro Nashville Public Schools, is student centric, and is achieved through partnerships and tangible engagements.

As the PENCIL team, we will:

  • Be collaborative and transparent
  • Act with integrity
  • Demonstrate kindness and gratitude

We prioritize hiring team members who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, hold themselves to high standards, and can show us how their unique talents align with our work.  To attract excellent applicants, PENCIL offers competitive starting salaries, advancement opportunities and a collaborative working environment.

  • 15 Days Paid Time Off (PTO) upon hire
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Summer Fridays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (employee-only coverage partially paid by PENCIL)
  • 401K Retirement including up to 3% match with a 3-year vesting
  • HSA Plus Employer Funding for select Medical plans
  • Employer-paid long-term disability, AD&D, and life insurance
  • Optional additional insurance including cancer insurance, etc.
  • Paid Family & Medical Leave
  • Paid Sabbatical
  • Cell Phone Stipend


Executive Manager (part-time)

The Executive Manager’s responsibilities are both very detail-oriented and yet require a high level of customer service. Ability to quickly take direction and execute tasks independently are critical to success in this role. The responsibilities are varied and will demand the ability to manage many open items simultaneously without letting any one item stay open too long.  Must ask questions when more information is needed in order to be successful. Attention to timelines is also critical. 

This position is integral to the high functioning of PENCIL’s executive team. The goal is that this team member makes the senior management team more efficient by managing their emails, calendars, etc.

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DEI & Equal Employment Opportunity: we celebrate and value diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We are intentionally working to diversify our team so that our employees reflect the diverse communities that we serve. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply! Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented and diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential. We provide equal employment to all applicants and employees regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or other legally protected characteristics.