Fifth Grade Teacher – Math & Science Focus

Fifth Grade Teacher – Math & Science Focus

To start August 2023


Our Mission 

Every student. Every mind. Every heart. Known. Inspired. Challenged.


Our Vision

A compassionate community of diverse learners empowered and determined to reach their unique potential and positively impact the world.


Our School 

Brownell Talbot, founded in 1863, is a Nebraska state-approved preschool through grade 12 school. We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and are accredited by Cognia. Brownell Talbot is an exciting environment for professionals who like to be part of a supportive team of dedicated individuals who thrive on the challenges and rewards of working with an active community. Brownell Talbot fosters an educational environment that is inclusive and accepting of diverse individuals and viewpoints.


Desired Skills & Qualifications

Fifth grade teacher qualities, duties, and responsibilities include

  • Preparation and implementation of daily lessons, delivery of assignments, and timely evaluation of all relevant class work and student progress.

  • Design and implementation of appropriate, authentic assessments and support of individual student learning styles.

  • Passionate about math, science, and technology integration.

  • Commitment to global understanding and supporting international mindedness.

  • Knowledge of Project Approach/project-based learning/inquiry learning approach. 

  • Hands-on approach to teaching and learning.

  • Commitment to student learning. 

  • Timely and proactive communication with parents about student progress.

  • Collaboration with other members of the faculty, administration, and staff on experiential, interdisciplinary, and community-based opportunities that add to the school community.

  • Active participation in and engagement with the school community.

  • Effective and timely communication with various school constituencies in person, through email, and/or through voicemail.

  • Commitment to professional development and continuous learning, especially job-embedded learning.

  • Support of divisional and school-wide initiatives through committee work, where appropriate.

  • Supervision and/or participation in occasional non-academic activities, including lunch, study hall, arrival, and dismissal.


The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and be eligible for a Nebraska  teaching certificate in elementary education. A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the lower school/elementary level is preferred. The successful candidate will also possess a positive attitude, excellent written and verbal skills, strong organizational skills, and proven success within a work setting that requires collaboration, cooperation, and collegiality. The candidate must possess or acquire and maintain a State of Nebraska-issued teaching certificate.

**Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or based on any other status protected under local, state, and federal law, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment or educational programs and activities.**

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Additional Information


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Contact Information

Brownell Talbot School
400 N Happy Hollow Blvd
Omaha, NE 68132

Renae Mackender
(p) (402) 556-3772 1003

How to Apply

Application process: Interested candidates are invited to visit to obtain an application. Please submit the completed application, resume, and cover letter to