Brearley One Word

Teacher of Science

610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA Req #67
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

The Brearley School, an independent girls’ school serving over 770 students K-12, welcomes candidates for a full-time position as a Teacher of Science beginning August 2024.


We invite interested candidates to apply for this position by completing an application and uploading a cover letter and resume.


Responsibilities include:

  • teaching four courses in the Science curriculum, including Chemistry and Physics in Upper School and at least one section of science in Middle School
  • competence in inclusive, anti-bias, anti-racist pedagogy
  • participating in and/or leading grade-level team planning meetings with Science colleagues
  • contributing to the life of the school and the students outside of the department.


The ideal candidate will:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in the subject area; an advanced degree is preferred
  • have experience in teaching at the middle and/or high school levels
  • have an understanding of teaching both conceptual and quantitative physics and chemistry
  • demonstrate strong skills in communication
  • demonstrate the desire to work collaboratively and in consultation
  • have a commitment to the education of girls
  • understand the needs of students at various levels of intellectual and social development.


About the School

Founded in 1884, the school is a center of intellectual exuberance, attracting students from across and beyond New York City. Our mission has long combined outstanding academics with an insistence on a larger purpose:  to cultivate in our students a commitment to the greater good. In pursuit of this goal, we actively strive to build, nurture and sustain a diverse faculty and student body. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and antiracist school community, and we expect our faculty, staff, students, parents, and trustees to pursue meaningful change through deliberate and measurable actions.



In 2023-24, the total salary for this position ranges from $75,100 (base salary $70,100 + flexible spending plan $5,000) to $143,500 (base salary $138,500 + flexible spending plan $5,000), depending on experience. Salary ranges are updated annually in January.



Benefits offered to eligible employees include a range of options for health insurance coverage with generous employer contributions across the plans; an HSA plan; pre-tax transit benefits; long-term disability insurance; a retirement plan that includes a school contribution starting at 10% of salary with no mandatory employee contribution; breakfast and lunch without charge; support for professional growth and development; and the opportunity to participate in a community based on collaboration, mutual care, and a commitment to the greater good.  Faculty may also apply for housing in a nearby Brearley-owned building at favorable rates.


The Brearley School is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally-protected classification.

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  • 610 E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028, USA