Working at JBS

Be part of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive community.

Great teachers make a great school.

We define great teachers as enthusiastic, intelligent people, who know their subjects, truly like young people and like to teach. Burroughs provides them with opportunities for professional development; and rewards them for pedagogical excellence. Finding great teachers is a priority at Burroughs.

Burroughs offers salaries competitive with the top independent schools in the country. Salary advancement is based on performance and workload. Benefits include life, dental, medical and disability insurance; TIAA retirement; and substantial tuition remission for faculty children.

We look to college contacts; local schools; faculty, parent and alumni contacts; professional organizations; and search consultants to help us find qualified candidates.


113 full time; 29 part time

75% hold advanced degrees

20 year average teaching experience (14 at JBS)

In addition to classroom teachers, Burroughs has a solid network of support structures:

  • assistant head of school for academic affairs
  • grade-level principals
  • advisors
  • academic support faculty
  • college counselors
  • DEIE team
  • librarians
  • personal counselors and a health educator
  • student life coordinators
  • technology department

Non-Discrimination Policy
Burroughs makes all hiring decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Burroughs' educational objectives and institutional needs. The school does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, or disability.