Grade 5 Assistant Teacher
  • Teacher

Brookwood School, Manchester, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Brookwood is a PreK-8 independent school of 300 students located on a beautiful 30-acre wooded campus in Manchester, MA on the coast of the North Shore of Boston. At Brookwood, kids come first—not the test, not trophies, not to-do lists. We know how kids learn best. Every day, we use our expertise to challenge kids intellectually and ensure they feel valued so that they can grow into their best selves. Our program focuses on building 21 st century skills and graduating students of conscience, character, compassion, and cultural competence. Brookwood also offers a playful, collaborative work environment for our faculty and staff who go the extra mile to do what is best for kids.

Position Summary

Brookwood seeks an outstanding Grade 5 Assistant Teacher to join the 5th-grade team. Our 5th-grade program is a homeroom model with literacy, social studies, and math within the classroom and specialist teaching world language, science, music, art, and technology. The Assistant Teacher will work closely to support the Lead Teacher and use a variety of strategies to meet the learning needs of children. The Assistant Teacher reports to the Head of Upper School (grades 5-8) while working closely with the 5th Grade team.

Ideal candidates should have teaching experience, a deep knowledge of child development and 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.

Preferred Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience

To Apply Interested candidates should email a cover letter, résumé, and statement of educational philosophy to Dave Samson, Head of Upper School (dsamson@brookwood.edu)