Upper School Science Teacher
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Start Date: August 2023
Department: Upper School Science
BB&N is seeking a full-time Upper School Science teacher. Upper School Science teachers are expected to be able to teach at least one of our foundational science classes in Biology, Physics, and Chemistry and to work closely with a team of subject teachers co-creating and evaluating curriculum. This full-time position includes teaching four science classes (including grade 9 Biology). Additional responsibilities include: attending weekly Science Department meetings, contributing to Science Department/Upper School initiatives as determined by the Department Head/Upper School Director, advising, and one other significant duty as determined by the Upper School Director.
BB&N seeks a candidate who values our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Global Education (DEIG) commitments below as essential to teaching and learning, collaborating with colleagues, and fulfilling our DEIG mission of a just community of belonging and BB&N’s mission of principled engagement.
- building relationships with students and colleagues with inquiry, intention, and compassion,
- anti-racist, anti-bias, culturally responsive pedagogy and practices that provide equitable learning opportunities and cultivate a sense of belonging for all members of our community,
- transparency and accountability in service of our students and our work with colleagues,
- fostering a practice of critical self-reflection and feedback that invites professional growth and individual/communal examination of our position, power, and privilege, and
- the pursuit of liberation, active solidarity, and civic engagement, rooted in the belief that every person deserves to show up as their whole, authentic selves.
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.