Middle School English Teacher
  • English
  • Middle School
  • Teacher

Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Accredited by NEASC

The Brimmer and May School, a co-educational day school in Chestnut Hill, MA is seeking a full-time Middle School English teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The position includes teaching 6th and 7th grade English and well as serving as a Middle School advisor. The ideal candidate will have a BA in English, the Humanities, Education, or a related field (Masters preferred), 3-5 years of experience, and a passion for working with middle school students in and outside of the classroom. Developing fundamental skills in writing, reading comprehension, grammar, and research, as well as higher-order skills, is an essential part of this position, as is the desire to work with other members of the Middle School faculty. We seek an individual with a growth mindset who is proficient in incorporating emerging technologies into their instruction, seeks to grow through professional development, has a willingness to support the mission of the school, provides student-centered learning opportunities, and has a collaborative spirit. A sense of humor and a positive attitude are essential.

 Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach two sections of 6th grade English and two sections of 7th grade English with a pedagogical approach using Reading and Writing Workshop
  • Teach one other Humanities course in the Middle or Upper Schools or serve in the Middle School Learning Center
  • Work collaboratively with the Middle School Humanities team and with other departments
  • Serve as an advisor to 6-8 students in the Middle School
  • Supervise two study halls a week as well as break and lunch once a week
  • Help foster a positive working and educational environment for students and colleagues and support the school’s mission, vision, and values
  • Work with students outside of classroom time as needed

General Responsibilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Adherence to all personal policies, procedures, and rules contained in the Brimmer and May Faculty and Staff Handbooks

This position reports to the Humanities Department Chair and the Head of Middle School


Please send a cover letter and resume to Carl Valley, Head of Middle School, at CVallely@brimmer.org