BB&N is seeking an experienced, full-time science teacher to teach seventh and eighth grade science. The candidate hired will teach three to four classes and work in our co-curricular/ Advisory program, advise students, and support student programs, such as science club and/or coaching. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program needs and new initiatives. The science program in grade seven introduces students to topics in physics (energy, forces, and motion), while science in the eighth grade explores the general principles of chemistry. Both classes incorporate hands-on activities and independent projects, and technology is infused throughout the curriculum.
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
BB&N’s mission is to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness in diverse, curious, and motivated students. The School prepares students for lives of principled engagement in their communities and the world. We value a diverse and inclusive community that fosters respect for the identities and perspectives of all.
Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in laboratory or environmental science or a related field, a Masters' degree in education or science and experience teaching middle school science. A strong background in technology is required.
In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:
· Passion for working with middle school aged students
· Commitment to promoting a growth mindset
· Commitment to fostering an inclusive community
· Capacity to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
· Excellent writing skills
· Warmth and a positive spirit
· Collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
· High standards of professional conduct
Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List. Application Link:
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidateswho will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.