BB&N is seeking a Spanish teacher for the Middle School, grades 7 & 8. This is a 5-day position, but the range of 60% to 100% will depend on the assigned responsibilities. The candidate hired will teach three classes at a minimum and may work in our co-curricular/Advisory program, advise students and support student programs. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program need and new initiatives. The Spanish curriculum emphasizes the development of key reading and writing skills and oral proficiency, preparing students to be effective and confident communicators.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in Spanish, Spanish Education or a related field. A Bachelor's degree is required and a Master's is preferred. Preference will be given to teachers with fluency in Spanish and 3-5 years teaching experience. Proficiency in a third language is also a plus.
In addition, the ideal 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
Commitment to fostering an inclusive community
Collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
High standards of professional conduct
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.