The Bement School, a kindergarten through grade nine coeducational day and boarding school in historic Deerfield, Massachusetts, seeks a lower school teacher with a focus on grades 2 - 4 to join a vibrant learning community with students from all over the United States and the world. Our students enjoy a rigorous, hands-on, multidisciplinary approach to learning that prepares students to be compassionate, respectful, and resilient global citizens.
The Bement School intentionally fosters a community where members of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and perspectives actively share and grow together in a truly holistic learning environment. Candidates should be:
motivated, dedicated educators eager to collaborate across grade levels, divisions, and subjects
knowledgeable about childhood development and learning styles
flexible, with a sense of humor and joy in working with children
experienced in project-based learning and prudent integration of technology
committed to individual and professional growth and to working on a team
ready to cultivate relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and the wider community
familiar with, and motivated by, the unique challenges and opportunities of being part of an independent and boarding school community
The successful candidate will embrace collaboration, demonstrate flexibility, and balance the foundation of the past with the possibilities of the future. The Bement School offers a competitive salary, retirement program, and full benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Year-round on-campus housing with utilities and meals included during the school year for the incumbent and family may be offered to the successful candidate in exchange for service in our boarding community.
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree and at least three years of teaching experience are preferred. The Bement School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The Bement School
About The Bement School
The Bement School, founded in 1925, is a coeducational day and boarding school in Deerfield, Massachusetts serving students in Kindergarten through Grade Nine. Guided by an exceptional faculty, Bement students engage in a rigorous and joyful academic program balancing achievement across the academic, athletic, artistic, and leadership realms. The Bement School possesses a strong global reputation as an excellent junior boarding school with an exceptional record of secondary school placements. Students come to Bement seeking a strong academic and cultural preparation for secondary school. Our students are excited to face new challenges, happy to collaborate with their peers, and committed to an open community based on kindness and connection with their peers and teachers.