Upper School History Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

Start Date: August 2024

Reports to: Upper School Director

Job Summary:

BB&N is seeking a full-time Upper School History to teach four sections of Upper School history. Experience with the AP Human Geography and/or AP Macroeconomics curriculum is beneficial, but not required. We are seeking a knowledgeable History teacher who values student voice and agency, utilizes a variety of pedagogical approaches, can work independently, and is excited to work as part of a team in curriculum development.

Other faculty member responsibilities at BB&N encompass advising, as well as community, athletic/coaching, and student life activities and program needs. Candidates should be comfortable working with colleagues in designing, innovating, and delivering a curriculum that incorporates skill development, metacognition, and cultural competency and that caters to a range of student learners.

Skills and Competencies:

BB&N seeks candidates who:

  • Have teaching experience and an educational background in United States history and Global history. Experience with the AP Human Geography and/or AP Macroeconomics curriculum is beneficial, but not a requirement. Preference will be given to teachers with 3-5 years of experience teaching history at the high school level.

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in history or a related field. An advanced degree in history, education, or a similar field is preferred.

  • Possess a passion for history and teaching that contributes to a dynamic and engaging classroom experience for students

  • balance pedagogical approaches to teaching (inquiry based, small group work, seminar discussions, socratic conversations, project and problem based assignments, etc.)

  • Work effectively with a diverse group of people, including students, parents, faculty, and staff

  • Thrive as part of a collaborative team of colleagues within the History Department and with teachers in other disciplines

  • Demonstrate dedication to supporting adolescent growth and development

  • Value advancing students’ knowledge and affirmation of themselves and others

  • Are  committed to working in and fostering an inclusive community by advancing the efforts of anti-racism and equity in their classes and the broader community

Salary: $67,500.00 – $100,146.00

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 experience. Starting full-time salaries for the 2024-2025 school year typically range from a starting salary of $67,500 to the median 20-year teaching experience salary of $100,146.00  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.

To Apply:  

Please visit the Careers at BB&N page to complete your online application. 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, we strongly encourage all employees to receive at least one of the Pfizer, or Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines before commencing employment.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender