Upper School Science Teacher (AY24-25)
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Start Date: August 2024
Reports to: Director of the Upper School
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. Candidates capable of teaching all science disciplines are encouraged to apply with a preference for Chemistry and Physics background. 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
Can teach a variety of levels of science and differentiate to a range of learners
Demonstrates skills and competencies that support BB&N’s goal to become an antiracist institution
Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to furthering their own scientific knowledge, to continued growth in their science teaching practice, and to the evolution and innovation of curriculum and pedagogy
Works collaboratively with colleagues to design and implement shared curriculum
Models and upholds BB&N’s mission and values
Values our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Global Education (DEIG) commitments as essential to teaching and learning, collaborating with colleagues and fulfilling our DEIG mission of creating a just community of belonging
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.