MATH & PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR, BU Academy (4667/F0217)

Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Boston University Academy is seeking a math and physics instructor for the 2017-2018 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching four sections total of high school math (Geometry, Calculus, Calculus 2, or Multivariate Calculus, depending on candidate’s experience), teaching 4-5 hours of physics class weekly (including classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory experiments) and assisting with the honors-level physics class (including grading homework and exams and holding office hours). Advising STEM students in their Senior Thesis project may also be needed as well as coaching the BU Academy Robotics team, Overclocked. Robotics coaching would include helping students prepare for annual competitions in FIRST Robotics and VEX Robotics leagues by overseeing daily after-school practices throughout the school year. The coach will attend weekend competitions with the team (in late fall and early spring) and will also organize and oversee two competitions for middle school students hosted by BU Academy (in December and January).

This role will be reviewed annually and may be renewed based on course scheduling needs.


Education and Experience:

At least 3-5 years’ experience teaching at an independent school or higher education setting is strongly preferred
Advanced degree strongly preferred, but not required

Boston University Academy is as small, independent, co-educational day high school located on the Boston University campus. The mission of Boston University Academy is to educate talented students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. BU Academy students are motivated, bright, and engaged. Classes are small and discussion-based. Most students in the eleventh grade study three courses at BUA, and take two of their courses at Boston University. Seniors take most of their coursework at Boston University and write a Senior Thesis on a topic of their choice. Find out more information about the Boston University Academy at


To apply, send a cover letter and resume or any inquiries to Lindsay Grindle (

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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