Biology Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Boston University Academy, Boston, MA

Biology Teacher

Boston University Academy

Boston University Academy is seeking a full-time biology teacher to begin in August 2023. Primary responsibilities include teaching four sections of ninth-grade biology and supporting students engaged in science-focused senior theses. The teacher will join a three-person department committed to inquiry-based approaches and student-centered teaching and learning. BUA faculty are also involved outside the classroom in a variety of ways, including advising, chaperoning trips and events, and leading extracurricular activities.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of teaching experience, an advanced degree in biology or a related field, a student-centered approach, deep content knowledge, an inclination toward place-based learning, and a passion for working with high school students. This is a new course at BUA, as we are shifting from physics-first to ninth-grade biology. Experience in and a passion for curriculum design are critical; we are excited about a biology program that not only takes students through the fundamentals, but also leverages the City of Boston as an extension of the classroom and takes advantage of the world-class resources at the University. For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment, who are flexible and creative, who will fully engage in the life of the school, and who are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable community.

As the only high school in New England that is part of a major research university, Boston University Academy (BUA) offers students who love learning both a traditional, caring independent school experience and access to a broad range of university courses. In the eleventh and twelfth grades, students follow their passions by regularly completing up to twelve courses from Boston University’s undergraduate curriculum. The school’s 220 students are curious, capable, and kind. They come from 60 cities and towns in the Greater Boston area. 58% of students identify as students of color. 28% of students are on financial aid — a reflection of BUA’s commitment to equity and access.

Boston University’s generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off. Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for graduate work at Boston University, and remission extends to dependents as well. For more details on benefits, please refer to the Boston University benefits page here.

To apply, please send a resume, list of references (if available), and cover letter addressed to Dr. Rosemary White, Associate Head of School, to buacareers@bu.edu.

Boston University Academy

Boston, MA
High School
Day
All Gender