Public Schools of Brookline

Brookline Public Schools

Brookline, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077121
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 4, 2019

Job Description

Job Description:  The Public Schools of Brookline seeks a Middle School Math/Science Teacher for Grades (__) working at the (School Name) School.  This is a full-time position.

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
  • Continuously 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
  • Demonstrating  an understanding of how knowledge in the subject areas is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences
  • Keeping current in the fields of Math and Science, innovative teaching strategies and learning research; sharing learning with others; and applying what they learn in the classroom
  • Believes in frequent communication with families
  • Willingness to engage in coaching cycles to strengthen teaching and learning
  • Collaborating with colleagues to examine student data, plan curriculum, and ensure appropriate learning experiences for all students 
  • 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 and Science content knowledge
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and assess learning using a variety of methods
  • A strong foundation in student-centered pedagogy 
  • A strong committment to culturallly proficient teaching 
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • DESE Math certification, 5-8 and Mass. DESE General Science certification, 5-8
  • SEI endorsement
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Astronomy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Earth & Space
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • 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.

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

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

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