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Upper School Film and Video Teacher

Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Cambridge, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Job Summary:

BB&N is seeking a part-time Upper School Film and Video Teacher to teach two sections of Grade 9 film and video. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a studio and attending meetings when necessary. The instructor will engage in the creative and institutional life of the Upper School

About BB&N:

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 should have at least 2 years of experience teaching high school art and running an equipment room and editing lab, as well as an understanding of the unique developmental stages of high school students. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate is expected to have strong experience in film and video including film lighting and audio production, and able to present a strong portfolio of personal and student work. Experience handling all facets of studio and gear maintenance is necessary.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with the following programs:

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Suite
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Basic photography knowledge
  • DSLR cameras
  • Web applications including Vimeo &; Youtube

In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Enjoyment working with adolescents
  • Strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • High standards of professional conduct

Application Instructions:

Please visit BB&N’s employment opportunities page to complete your online application. Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List. Additionally, please submit samples of student and personal work.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, 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.