Brimmer and May, a PK-12 co-ed independent day school in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, seeks candidates for the position of Head of Lower School for the 2019-2020 school year. We seek an energetic and innovative leader with significant teaching and leadership experience at the elementary level. Candidates should have a desire to work with a diverse faculty and student body. This position starts on July 1, 2019.
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Brimmer is an equal opportunity employer. We select the best qualified applicant for the job based on job-related qualifications, regardless of age, race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law. As an inclusive community, we welcome candidates who will increase the diversity of our school.
• Bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree or higher in education, school administration, or related field • Experience using a school’s mission to guide decision making • A deep understanding of and excitement and appreciation for the PK- 5th grade years and the associated opportunities and challenges to facilitate the growth and development of students • Substantial lower school teaching experience along with proven leadership skills, knowledge of appropriate lower school curriculum, and experience with the support and instruction of children with different learning styles • A desire to collaborate with, coach, motivate, and mentor the LS faculty • A deep commitment to equity, social justice, and inclusion in independent schools • Excellent and clear written and oral communication and presentation skills
About Brimmer and May School
Brimmer and May is a Pre-K to 12 coeducational day school that upholds high academic standards while implementing innovative ideas. We develop lifelong learners who are informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders in our diverse world.
Founded in 1880, the School is located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts and enrolls 390+ students yearly. Brimmer seeks to hire candidates with a diversity of backgrounds who have a desire to grow professionally and enrich our educational community. The School supports and fosters the professional development of its faculty and staff through the funding of conferences, workshops, and graduate courses.
Brimmer and May is an equal opportunity employer.