- Middle School
Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Cambridge, MA
Accredited by NEASC
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BB&N is seeking a full-time Spanish teacher for the Middle School, grades 7 & 8. The candidate hired will teach four classes and work in our co-curricular/Advisory program, advise students and support student programs. Additional responsibilities could include coaching or assisting in 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.
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.
Skills and Competencies:
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
Please visit the employment opportunities page at www.bbns.org or click https://www.bbns.org/about/employment-opportunities to complete your online application. Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.