The Bement School, a K-9 day and boarding school in the charming, historic village of Deerfield, is looking for an experienced elementary teacher to join students and faculty from all over the region and the world. The Bement School intentionally fosters a community where members of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and perspectives actively share and grow together in a truly holistic learning environment. Candidates ready to embrace our uniquely diverse population should be:
collaborative, motivated, dedicated educators
knowledgeable about child development and learning styles
flexible, with a sense of humor and joy in working with children
experienced in project-based learning and prudent integration of technology
committed to individual and professional growth and to working on a team
eager to cultivate relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and the wider community
understanding of, and motivated by, the unique challenges and opportunities of working in an independent school
The successful candidate will embrace change, demonstrate flexibility, and balance the foundation of the past with the possibilities of the future. Candidates should be prepared to be fully immersed in our community, including involvement in our athletics and boarding programs. The school is currently undertaking a full review of curriculum and pedagogy in a continual effort to challenge and refine an already robust educational program, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the lower school’s trajectory for years to come.
A master’s degree and at least three years of teaching experience preferred. The Bement School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who represent diversity for the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please forward a letter of interest, resume, and list of 3-5 professional references to the attention of Toni Costa, Executive Assistant, The Bement School at firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
About The Bement School
The Bement School is a coeducational day/boarding school serving students in grades K through 9, with an enrollment of 220+ students. Located on Old Main Street in Deerfield, MA, the school occupies a unique relationship with a beautiful and historic community.
We hope you'll find the The Bement School a warm and supportive school community in which to put your commitment to young people to use. We add new faculty and staff each year. We enjoy giving new educators their first classroom, and we cherish the history and ballast that our forty-year veterans provide. Bement is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates who represent diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.