BB&N is seeking an experienced, full-time science teacher to teach seventh and eighth grade science. The candidate hired will teach three to four classes and work in our co-curricular/ Advisory program, advise students and support student programs, such as science club. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program need and new initiatives. The science program in grade seven introduces students to topics in physics (forces, motion and energy), while science in the eighth grade explores the general principles of chemistry. Both classes incorporate hands-on activities and independent projects, and technology is infused throughout the curriculum.
The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in laboratory or environmental science or a related field, a masters' degree in education or science and experience teaching middle school science. A strong background in technology is required.
In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:
Passion for working with middle school aged students
Commitment to promoting a growth mindset
Capacity to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
Excellent writing skills
Warmth and a positive spirit
Collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
High standards of professional conduct
Commitment to fostering an inclusive community
About Buckingham Browne & Nichols
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
BB&N’s mission is to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness in diverse, curious, and motivated students. The School prepares students for lives of principled engagement in their communities and the world. We value a diverse and inclusive community that fosters respect for the identities and perspectives of all.