Upper School Latin Teacher (AY24-25)
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Start Date: August 2024
Reports to: Director of the Upper School
BB&N seeks an Upper School Latin Teacher capable of teaching various levels of high school Latin. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections (courses will be some combination of Latin I through Latin V Honors, depending on the teacher’s strengths and department needs) as well as assigned extracurricular duties such as advising, clubs, and/or coaching.
The candidate must be comfortable collaborating with Latin colleagues and the larger World Languages Department in designing, innovating, and delivering a comprehensive curriculum in Latin, emphasizing language proficiency, grammar, and cultural context. Furthermore, we seek a candidate who advances students’ language acquisition, is student-centered, and promotes cultural competency that caters to diverse learning styles.
Skills and Competencies:
BB&N seeks a candidate whose passion for the Classics and teaching contributes to a dynamic and engaging classroom experience for students; who is dedicated to encouraging adolescent growth in inquiry and analysis while making connections to the rich tapestry in the instruction of the Classics; who thrives as part of a collaborative team; who works effectively with a diverse group of people, including students, parents, faculty, and staff, while maintaining great communication, accountability, and reflective practices that lead to professional growth; and who strives to advance the efforts of equity and anti-racism in their classroom and our community. The ideal candidate is a creative and multi-dimensional teacher who commits 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: $67,000.00 – $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 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, 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.