Brookwood seeks an outstanding science teacher to teach three sections of 7th grade life science and one section of 8th grade chemical and physical science as of July 1, 2018. The science teacher will also serve as a 7th grade advisor and ideally coach one or two seasons of 7th/8th grade athletics. In addition to developing lesson plans and instructional materials, the candidate must use a variety of strategies to meet the learning needs of children, and be willing to communicate regularly with other faculty and parents about the academic, social, and emotional health of students. The 7th grade science teacher reports to the Head of Upper School (grades 6-8), serves as a key member of the 7th grade teaching/advising team, and works closely with other science faculty.
The ideal candidate will have strong teaching experience, a deep knowledge of adolescent child development and best practices for teaching grades 6-8, exceptional written/verbal communication skills, and an infectious sense of fun. The candidate will put students’ needs at the center of decision-making, will be a self-reflective educator who models a growth mindset, and will be an inspiration to and collaborator with a high-performing faculty.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, résumé, and statement of educational philosophy to Patti Gillis, Administrative Assistant and Registrar (email@example.com).
About Brookwood School
Brookwood School is a PreK-8 independent school with 375 students located on a beautiful 30-acre wooded campus in Manchester, MA along the coastline of the North Shore of Boston. Brookwood provides an academically challenging education through a child-centered program focused on building 21st century skills and graduating students of conscience, character, compassion and cultural competence. It also offers a playful, collaborative work environment for more than 90 faculty and staff who go the extra mile to do what is best for kids.