BB&N is seeking an Upper School Orchestra teacher for an 80% position. Primary responsibilities include teaching Orchestra and several chamber groups that meet from 1-2 times a week. This role also includes serving as musical collaborator with the choral teacher and dramatic director on the winter musical. The Orchestra Director and Chamber Music Coach collaborates closely with colleagues in the Fine Arts Department and attends regular department and faculty meetings. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program need and new initiatives.
The ideal candidate should have a strong background in music instruction. The candidate should also have proficiency on at least one instrument, preferably piano. A Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s is preferred with at least two years' full-time teaching experience.
In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:
Enjoyment working with adolescents
Excellent writing skills
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
Ability to collaborate with colleagues
Strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
High standards of professional conduct
About Buckingham Browne & Nichols
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.