The Buckley School seeks faculty members who are well-trained in their discipline and care deeply about the growth and development of boys. Candidates should be committed to contributing to the development of each student and to the School both inside and outside of the classroom. Qualifications vary depending upon the position. The Buckley School seeks teachers with varied interests and talents outside their classroom subject to add to the overall strength of our program. 

Buckley believes in offering professional development opportunities for its teachers and staff members to learn both from their colleagues as well as from formal programs held outside the School. New Buckley teachers are afforded the opportunity to participate in an extensive orientation process that introduces them to the School, its culture and traditions. In addition to introductory meetings with department heads, administrators and the full staff in the late summer and early fall, faculty members are paired with mentor teachers who support and guide them through their first year at the School. 

Current Openings:

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  • Lower School Assistant Teacher

    Assistant Teachers are an integral part of Buckley’s Lower School, working with the Head Teacher in each Kindergarten through 3rd Grade homeroom. Our Assistant Teaching program allows teachers to stay and train under Head Teachers for two years. 
    Responsibilities include:
    • Collaborating with the Head Teacher to plan, prepare, and teach lessons in math, language arts, and social studies.
    • Actively participating in daily classroom management.
    • Communicating regularly with the Head Teacher about the students’ academic progress and their social/emotional growth.
    • Teaching a reading group.
    • Supporting the Head Teacher in preparing written reports for each student twice a year.
    • Participating in parent-teacher conferences.
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Desire to learn how to teach in primary grades
    • Strong communication skills both in writing and speaking
    • Proficiency in Gmail, Google Docs
    • Organizational skills
Please submit a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to Please put the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls, please.
The Buckley School is an equal opportunity employer. Buckley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, carrier status or any other characteristic protected by law.  The Buckley School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.