Potential Lower School Math Specialist Grades 1&2
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Start Date: August 2023
Department: Lower School
BB&N is seeking a full-time Lower School Math Specialist for grades 1&2. The role of the mathematics specialist is vital to the success of students’ mathematics achievement and to the ongoing development of BB&N’s mathematics program. The specialist is available to plan and co-teach with homeroom teachers in the implementation of the mathematics curriculum and to work with teachers to develop grade level common assessments. The focus is to determine the appropriate pace and differentiation for each unit of study that will meet the needs of all learners. Having a deep knowledge of mathematics to enrich each grade level’s content is a priority. Additionally, preparing progress reports and conferences with families throughout the year, leading/co-leading affinity groups, attendance at weekly faculty meetings, ordering materials, tools, instructional aids, budget management, admissions work, Back to School Night presentations, and any other duties that may be assigned by Administration.
Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should have at least three to five years of full-time teaching experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate should have a strong math background, knowledge of the cognitive development of math learners in mid-elementary grades, in-depth knowledge of different learning styles, and experience coaching teachers to support their ability to differentiate their math instruction.
- Joy working with early childhood aged students, and an understanding of child development for this age group
- Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
- Knowledge and commitment around diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and the impact it has on the classroom climate and curriculum
- A desire to continue seeking professional development
- Excellent writing skills
- Ability to collaborate with colleagues inside and outside of the curriculum
- Ability to communicate effectively with students and families
- Curriculum design and assessment experience
- Ability to receive feedback
Salary: $67,000.00 – $97,400.00
BB&N offers competitive salaries and benefits and employs equitable and consistent compensation practices. Our compensation strategy prioritizes equity of pay for faculty with similar years of teaching and other related experience. Starting salaries for the 2023-2024 school year typically range from a starting salary of $67,000 to the median 20 year teaching experience salary of $97,400. Both of these salaries are exclusive of additional compensation granted to faculty with relevant advanced degrees. The starting salary for any hired candidate is based on experience within salary bands.
Compensation for full-time employees includes a 403(b) plan with up to a 10% match of salary and other competitive benefits offerings. Benefits offered to eligible employees include health & dental insurance; commuter benefits; long-term disability insurance, and more.
Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement, and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools takes the health and safety of its community members very seriously. Because we serve students, many of whom are not eligible for vaccination due to their age, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment. Documentation showing vaccination status will be required as part of the application process.