Public Schools of Brookline

Brookline Public Schools

Brookline, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048142
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 30, 2019

Job Description

Job Description:  The Public Schools of Brookline seeks a Middle School Math Teacher for Grades 6 and 7 working at Heath School.  This is a full-time, long-term substitute position (March 4-end of school year).


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating  appropriate long and short term preparation for classroom instruction
  • Holding high expectations for all students and serving as a facilitator of student learning
  • Organizing and using a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings
  • Assessing student progress, providing students and parents with specific feedback, and using the results to adjust instruction as needed
  • Providing opportunities for academic support and challenge
  • Taking responsibility for teaching the district learning expectations as outlined in the curriculum documents
  • Demonstrating  an understanding of how knowledge in the subject areas is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences
  • Keeping  abreast of current developments in the field and continue to deepen understanding of the discipline(s)
  • Establishing and maintaining a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge about Middle School philosophy and the developmental needs of adolescents
  • Strong Math content knowledge
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and assess learning using a variety of methods
  • A strong foundation in student-centered pedagogy 
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Mass. DESE Math certification, 5-8
  • SEI endorsement


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience planning instruction to meet various needs in heterogeneously grouped classrooms


The Public Schools of Brookline is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching or practice to the diversity and excellence of the PSB community.

The Public Schools of Brookline is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Members of underrepresented groups and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Instructional Support > Substitute
  • Welcome to Public Schools of Brookline!

    The Public Schools of Brookline provide education to PreK through Grade 12 students in eight elementary schools , one comprehensive high school, and three Early Childhood Education sites with vision that guides education in all our schools. Brookline provides an extraordinary education for every child. Each child’s unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments. A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students. Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally. Students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas and participate as active citizens. Schools use a variety of assessments to get the fullest picture of student learning and growth over time. These data are shared regularly with the community, and they form the basis of how we understand and improve student, teacher and administrator performance. Parents are partners with the schools in supporting their children’s education, and schools communicate effectively so that parents are confident of the response to their child’s circumstances and needs. The community, well informed and involved in the schools, supports these efforts that continue a tradition of challenging ourselves to do better, efforts that ensure the enduring value of a Brookline education. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Brookline Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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    Contact Information

    • Jill Lawrence , Human Resources Manager
    • 333 Washington Street
    • Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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