Brimmer and May School seeks a third-grade teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. We are a caring community of learners committed to maintaining rigorous academic standards while implementing innovative educational ideas. Homeroom teachers work collaboratively with their grade-level partner and the Head of Lower School, Assistant Head of Lower School, Lower School Director of Academic Services, and the Lower School Director of Teaching and Learning to ensure a developmentally appropriate program for a range of learners. We seek an individual with a growth mindset and a collaborative spirit.
Teach language arts, math (Envisions and Investigations), social studies, science, social emotional learning, and anti-bias curricula
Work collaboratively with the creative arts, physical education, library, technology, and world language teachers to ensure an integrated and differentiated approach
Incorporate emerging technologies into instruction
Work collaboratively with the Director of Counseling, Director of Health Services, and Physical Education teacher to offer a social-emotional and wellness curriculum
Work collaboratively with the grade-level team, Lower School Director of Teaching and Learning, Assistant Head of Academic Affairs, and the Head of Lower School to develop, refine, and document the curriculum and its comprehensive scope and sequence
Work with the Lower School Director of Academic Services to implement informal and formal assessments to monitor and document student’s social, emotional, and academic development
Communicate student progress to administrators and in written reports, parent meetings and conferences, and Student Support Team meetings
Differentiate instruction and set individual goals based on students’ strengths and areas of growth, including those identified in the student’s Accommodation Plan
Attend weekly faculty meetings, committee meetings, admissions events, and community events and cover lunch, recess, and other routine duties
Engage in a program of continued professional growth and development, including the school’s strategic priorities
Foster a mission-centered, inclusive classroom culture that honors differences and promotes parent engagement
Participate fully in the School’s new faculty mentor program
Adhere to all personnel policies, procedures, and rules contained in the Brimmer and May Faculty Handbook
• Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Background in anti-bias and anti-racist curriculum development, materials, and resources • Knowledge of the social, emotional, and cognitive development of third-grade students • Ability to teach an integrated curriculum
About Brimmer and May School
Brimmer and May is a Pre-K to 12 coeducational day school that upholds high academic standards while implementing innovative ideas. We develop lifelong learners who are informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders in our diverse world.
Founded in 1880, the School is located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts and enrolls 390+ students yearly. Brimmer seeks to hire candidates with a diversity of backgrounds who have a desire to grow professionally and enrich our educational community. The School supports and fosters the professional development of its faculty and staff through the funding of conferences, workshops, and graduate courses.
Brimmer and May is an equal opportunity employer.