Middle School Humanities Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA

Nashoba Brooks School is an independent school for all genders, age 3-Grade 3; girls, Grades 4-8. The School is committed to personal excellence in academics, athletics and the arts within its mission of preparing students for “…a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world.”  Nashoba Brooks believes that diversity enriches and strengthens community and challenges individuals to become agents of change in creating a more fair and equitable world. 


Nashoba Brooks School seeks a Grade 4 middle school humanities teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful candidate will possess the desire to work in a dynamic school committed to continuous learning and excellence in 21st century education. A teacher at Nashoba Brooks models the mission of the School to create a student-centered, mission-driven learning environment for students.


Nashoba Brooks teachers:

  • Teach two sections of Grade 4 humanities and two sections of Grade 4 reading.
  • Develop and implement curriculum, daily lesson plans, and assessments for students. 
  • Work closely with teachers and administration to support the academic, social and emotional development of students.
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with students and parents, including writing individualized student reports, and participating in parent/teacher conferences.
  • Participate as an active member of teaching teams to support curriculum development and integration.
  • Work collaboratively with teaching team members, the director of academic support, and school counselor to identify and address student learning needs.
  • Model excellent problem solving and project management skills with a commitment to viewing challenges as problems that can be solved rather than obstacles that cannot be overcome.
  • Appropriately and effectively integrate technology and assessments into instruction to enhance student learning.
  • Support effective communication and collaboration within the Middle School team.
  • Support grade level homeroom, and duties such as recess, study halls, and lunches.


Strong candidates will demonstrate:

  • The ability to engage middle school students in joyful, vigorous, and inspiring learning in humanities.
  • Excellent knowledge in teaching humanities to middle school students (range Grades 4-8).
  • Excellence in integrated curriculum development, lesson planning, technology integration, and formative use of student assessments for middle school students.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, which include: an ability to write detailed comments on students’ progress reports, including the ability to communicate directly, effectively, respectfully and constructively with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • An ability to effectively differentiate curriculum to teach students with diverse learning styles.
  • Proactive teacher-parent interaction and communication.
  • A proven track record of efficient project management and problem-solving skills with the ability to initiate and complete multiple tasks, independently or collaboratively, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of middle school students.
  • Minimum of three years of experience teaching humanities or English to middle school students.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to coach and/or lead a student activity preferred.

The successful candidate will model professionalism, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all persons, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing the School’s core values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, empathy, and resilience.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references to:

Kaitlyn McHugh, Assistant Head of Middle School

Email: humanities@nashobabrooks.org  Homepage:  www.nashobabrooks.org

Nashoba Brooks School

Concord, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
Girls, All Gender