Employment Opportunities

 
Please send a letter of interest with personal statement, resume, and three references, preferably in one pdf document, to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org.


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  • Humanities Teachers

    The Burr and Burton Academy English and Social Studies departments seek two full-time, motivated, enthusiastic, team-oriented Humanities colleagues, beginning August of 2019. Candidates should have experience teaching high school students, a degree in either English or History, a strong command of English grammar, and the ability to develop and deliver a rich and meaningful integrated curriculum in a differentiated classroom setting. Applicants interested in joining a collaborative Humanities team that prepares students today to shape the world tomorrow should submit a personal statement, resume and references in a single pdf document to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Math Teacher

    The Burr and Burton Academy Math Department seeks a full-time colleague to fill a maternity leave from August 2019 - November 2019. The right candidate is dedicated to providing engaging and vigorous instruction, diverse assessments, and insightful, encouraging, informative feedback. Experience with interdisciplinary instruction, proficiency-based learning and project-based learning is a plus. Applicants should submit a personal statement, resume and references in a single pdf document to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Mountain Campus Position

    The Burr and Burton Academy Mountain Campus has a position open, beginning August 2019, to teachers in any content area or discipline. The team will adjust roles based on the strengths of its members. Candidates should demonstrate the following qualities:
    • Commitment to experiential, expeditionary, and service learning.
    • Dedication to collaboration, particularly with planning, instruction, and feedback.
    • Facility in community relations and off-campus partnerships that help students learn from their communities.
    • Willingness and ability to take the lead on student skill-building re: developing outdoor education, leadership, community, character and interpersonal skills.
    • Prioritization of patient, supportive relationships with individual students; this is particularly important in a program that demands intensively knowing and working with students all day, every day.
    • Enjoyment of hiking and camping several weeks each year, and of daily chores with students.
    For more information about the program and its courses, please reference the Course Of Study, accessible on the BBA website. Applicants should submit a personal statement, resume and references in a single pdf document to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Physical Education Teacher

    The Physical Education Department at Burr and Burton Academy seeks a full-time teacher who has the skills and knowledge to teach a variety of fitness and wellness classes, beginning August 2019.  Candidates should have a degree in Health and/or Physical Education, be dedicated to providing engaging and vigorous differentiated instruction, collaborative professional growth, and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Certification in personal training or yoga, and/or experience coaching (particularly football) is a plus. Applicants should submit a personal statement, resume and references, in a single pdf document, to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Science Teacher

    The Burr and Burton Academy science department seeks a passionate and dedicated full-time teacher who has the skills and flexibility to teach a range of science classes to a diverse set of learners, beginning August 2019. Candidates should be well-versed in inquiry-based pedagogy and Next Generation Science Standards, have experience facilitating laboratory work with all levels of high school students, and be dedicated to collaborative professional growth. A strong science background is essential, and the ability to teach multiple science disciplines is preferred. Teaching assignments will be based on candidate’s strengths and interests in the context of current staff. The department currently employs a physics-first curriculum in which students progress to Chemistry and then Biology. Opportunities may also exist to work collaboratively with the math department to design a STEAM curriculum. Applicants should submit a personal statement, resume and references in a single pdf document to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, at rurbanski@burrburton.org. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The posting will be removed from the school's website once the position is filled.
  • Varsity Football Coach

    Burr and Burton's highly successful Division I football program is looking for a head coach. In addition to being knowledgeable about the sport and having the ability to teach sport-specific skills, candidates should be able to provide vigorous educational experiences, teach respect for individual differences, demand the highest standards of performance and behavior, foster a mindset of perseverance, and establish a supportive and caring community. The ideal candidate views coaching as an opportunity to help young people develop into healthy adults.
    Please send letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

    Dave Miceli
    Director of Athletics
    PO Box 498
    Manchester, VT 05254
    dmiceli@burrburton.org
  • Substitute Teachers

    Burr and Burton Academy seeks substitute teachers and paraeducators for all subjects, grades 9-12. Ideal candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate strong communication skills, be able to implement effective classroom management techniques, and enjoy working with adolescents. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Erica Dunlap: edunlap@burrburton.org.