Middle School English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Brimmer and May School, an all-gender day school in Chestnut Hill, MA is seeking a full time Middle School English teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The position includes teaching 7th grade and 8th grade English and well as serving as a Middle School advisor. The ideal candidate will have a BA in English, the Humanities, Education, or a related field (Masters preferred), 3-5 years of experience, and a passion for working with middle school students in and outside of the classroom. Developing fundamental skills in writing, reading comprehension, grammar, and research, as well as higher order skills, are an essential part of this position, as is the desire to work with other members of the Middle School faculty. 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, will work to implement a culturally responsive curriculum and pedagogy in alignment with the School’s DEIB goals and initiatives, and who has a collaborative spirit.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
-Plan and teach two sections of 7th grade English and three section of 8th grade English.
-Work collaboratively with the Middle School Humanities team and with other departments
-Serve as an advisor to 6-8 students in the Middle School
-Supervise two study halls a week as well as break and lunch once a week
-Help foster a positive working and educational environment for students and colleagues and support the school’s mission, vision, and values
-Work with students outside of classroom time as needed

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 Assistant Head of School/Head of Middle School and the English Department Chair

Please send a cover letter and resume to Carl Valley, Assistant Head of School and Head of Middle School, at CVallely@brimmer.org

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.

Brimmer and May School

Chestnut Hill, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender