The Brimmer and May School, a co-educational day school in Chestnut Hill, MA is seeking an experienced, collaborative full time Upper School Science teacher for the 2021-20212 school year. The position includes teaching Biology and/or Chemistry with the possibility of electives as well as serving as an Upper School advisor. The ideal candidate will have a BA in Biology or Chemistry Education, or a related field (Masters preferred), three+ years of experience, and a passion for working with students in and outside of the classroom. We seek an individual with a growth mindset who is proficient incorporating emerging technologies into their instruction, seeks to grow through professional development, has a willingness to support the mission of the school, provides student-centered learning opportunities, and has a collaborative spirit. A sense of humor and a positive attitude are essential. Applicants should be willing to implement culturally responsive and anti-racist pedagogy in alignment with the School’s DEI goals and initiatives.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Cecelia Pan, Science Department Chair at [email protected]
Specific Duties/Responsibilities: -Plan and teach chemistry and/or biology and science electives in the Upper School -Work collaboratively with the Science department? -Serve as an advisor to students in the Upper School? -Supervise two study halls a week as well as break and lunch once a week -Work with students outside of classroom time as needed -Help foster a positive working and educational environment for students and colleagues and support the school’s mission, vision, and values
General Responsibilities: -Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail? -Punctuality and dependability? -Adherence to all personal policies, procedures, and rules contained in the Brimmer and May Faculty and Staff Handbooks
This position reports to the Science Department Chair and the Head of Upper School.
Qualifications: BS in biology, chemistry, environmental science, science education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. 3-5 years experience teaching at the upper school level
Brimmer is an equal opportunity employer. We select the best qualified applicant for the job based on job-related qualifications, regardless of age, race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law. As an inclusive community, we welcome candidates who will increase the diversity of our school, especially candidates who self identify as BIPOC.
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.