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Founded in 1880, Brimmer and May is a PK – 12 co-ed day school located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Brimmer enrolls 390+ students each year, with an average class size of 12. Teachers personalize instruction in a student-centered, project-based learning environment. We recruit and retain an outstanding and diverse faculty who place students at the center of each decision, view their colleagues as essential collaborators, and are committed to their own growth and development as educators.
 
Brimmer celebrates our faculty as thought leaders in educational practice with a growth mindset and supports and fosters their professional development through the funding of conferences, workshops, and graduate courses. We hope you will browse our open positions and take the time to learn more about our School. Feel free to contact Cecelia Pan or Carl Vallely for more information.

The School follows the NAIS Principles of Good Practice in its hiring policies.

Brimmer at a Glance

  • Minutes from Boston with easy access to public transportation
  • Small, community-oriented setting where the student teacher relationship is important
  • Students from more than 50 communities in Greater Boston and several foreign countries
  • Critical Friends Groups to facilitate professional growth and development
  • Mentor Program for all new faculty
  • Small class size with 6:1 student-faculty ratio
  • Professional growth and advancement with the opportunity to take leadership roles and to design and implement new programs and curricula
  • Strong financial support for faculty professional development and summer study  
  • Cutting-edge technology program with in-house training
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, parents, and faculty and staff including affinity groups for parents and students

Teacher Mentor Program

Our Teacher Mentor Program is designed to support classroom performance, foster an understanding of working within the Brimmer community, provide opportunities for collaboration and professional growth, and support new teachers in all areas of School life. Each new teacher is paired with a colleague who serves as their mentor for two years. New faculty meet with their mentors regularly, as a cohort with the Co-Directors of Faculty Recruitment & Mentoring, and in Critical Friends Groups (CFG). Mentors also meet regularly as a group to discuss best practice as they work to support our new faculty.

Directors of Faculty Recruitment & Mentoring

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Cecelia Pan

    Cecelia Pan 

    Science Dept. Chair, Director of Ed. Initiatives, Co-Director of Faculty Recruitment & Mentoring
    617-264-1423
    Bio
  • Photo of Carl Vallely

    Carl Vallely 

    Head of Middle School, Co-Director of Faculty Recruitment and Mentoring
    617-278-2338
    Bio

Current Employment Opportunities

Middle & Upper School Librarian, Director of Libraries PK-12
Brimmer and May School seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative librarian to serve as our Middle and Upper School (Gr. 6-12) Librarian and Director of Libraries PK-12. We seek a person who will use the library program to help support the school in its mission of developing “informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders for the global community.” The librarian will fulfill a variety of roles to ensure that students and faculty are accessing and using information and technology effectively and will also oversee the School’s PK-12 Library programs.
Please send resume and cover letter to Carl Vallely, Head of Middle School and Co-Director of Faculty Recruitment. Read the full job description.

Upper School Science Teacher
The Brimmer and May School is seeking an experienced, collaborative full time Upper School Science teacher for the 2021-20212 school year. The position includes teaching Biology and/or Chemistry with the possibility of electives as well as serving as an Upper School advisor. The ideal candidate will have a BA in Biology or Chemistry Education, or a related field (Masters preferred), three+ years of experience, and a passion for working with students in and outside of the classroom. Please send a cover letter and resume to Cecelia Pan, Science Department Chair. Read the full job description.
Brimmer is an equal opportunity employer. We select the best qualified applicant for the job based on job-related qualifications, regardless of age, race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law. As an inclusive community, we welcome candidates who will increase the diversity of our school.
As an inclusive community, Brimmer welcomes students who will increase the diversity of our school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law, in the administration of our educational policies, admissions practices, financial aid decisions, and athletic and other school-administered programs.