Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

Buckingham Browne & Nichols Middle School Science Position

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Buckingham Browne & Nichols

Job Posting Notice

Position Open:   Middle School Science Teacher

Date Posted:  February 2019              Date available:  Fall 2019

Department:  Middle School Science

Contact Information:

Questions about this position should be emailed to: - (Please, no phone calls/e-mails to Head’s office and/or HR.)

Job Summary

BB&N is seeking an experienced, full-time science teacher to teach seventh and eighth grade science. The candidate hired will teach three to four classes and work in our co-curricular/ Advisory program, advise students and support student programs, such as science club. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program need and new initiatives. The science program in grade seven introduces students to topics in physics (forces, motion and energy), while science in the eighth grade explores the general principles of chemistry. Both classes incorporate hands-on activities and independent projects, and technology is infused throughout the curriculum.  

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.


The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in laboratory or environmental science or a related field, a masters' degree in education or science and experience teaching middle school science. A strong background in technology is required.

In addition, the 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

  • Collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

  • High standards of professional conduct

  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive community

To Apply: Please visit the employment opportunities page at or click complete your online application.  Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and Reference List as a single combined Document.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran's 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 to apply.

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