- Middle School
- Upper School
Brimmer and May, Chestnut Hill, MA
Accredited by NEASC
The Brimmer and May School, a co-educational day school in Chestnut Hill, MA is seeking an experienced, collaborative full time Middle and Upper School Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The position includes teaching Spanish across grade levels as well as serving as an Upper School advisor. The ideal candidate will have a BA in Spanish, Education, or a related field (Masters preferred), three+ years of experience, a passion for working with students in and outside of the classroom, and will be capable of working with beginning through advanced language learners at the Middle and Upper School levels. He or she will also exhibit mastery of Spanish grammar and linguistics, both written and oral. We seek an individual with a growth mindset who is proficient 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.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Carl Vallely, Head of Middle School and Co-Director of Faculty Recruitment to CVallely@brimmer.org
Specific Duties/Responsibilities: -Plan and teach five sections of Spanish in the Middle and Upper Schools
-Work collaboratively with the World Languages team and with other departments -Serve as an advisor to 6-8 students in the Upper 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 World Language Department Chair, the Head of Middle School, and the Head of Upper School
Brimmer is an equal opportunity employer. We select the best qualified applicant for the job based on job-related qualifications, regardless of age, race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law. As an inclusive community, we welcome candidates who will increase the diversity of our school.