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Admissions Open House

On Saturday, May 4 from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. we are opening our doors to all members of the local community! Come meet our faculty and students as you learn about our unique learning environment for boys in sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. 

Please call the Admissions Office at (413) 774-9111 or email admissions@eaglebrook.org to RSVP before April 20.
Additional Information
A junior boarding and day school for boys in grades six, seven, eight, and nine
Center for Middle School - Teaching at Eaglebrook

Teacher Skills & Responsibilities

Skill Set
  • Belief in School Mission and Values
    • Appreciation for and interest in middle school students
    • Ability to model exemplary adult behavior and school values
  • Good Communication Skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Understanding of importance of prompt communication
  • Ability to Plan and Organize
    • Anticipate upcoming events
    • Balance demands of class preparation and planning and other responsibilities
    • Provide students with necessary structure to learn to organize themselves
  • Knowledge of Adolescent Behavior
    • Model mature, caring, and responsible adult behavior
    • Basic understanding of child development and psychology
    • Willingness to learn more about adolescent behavior
  • Knowledge of Subject Area
    • Understands and recalls important information in main area of teaching
    • Knowledge of appropriate level of content for middle school students
    • Willingness to learn more about areas in which assigned to teach
  • Knowledge of Adolescent Pedagogy
    • Understand range of ability for middle schools students in area of teaching
    • Basic understanding of how to develop differentiated lesson plans
    • Willingness to learn more about and employ good teaching practices
  • Approachability
    • Openness to helping students
    • Ability to create clear boundaries in teacher/ student relationship
  • Consistency
    • Ability to follow policies and procedures consistently
  • Cooperativeness
    • Willingness to take direction and apply it
    • Desire to work as part of a team and accept departmental decisions
Responsibilities
  • Active support of the school's Mission
    • Individualize approach to each student
    • Modeling of appropriate teacher conduct
    • Advocate for students
    • Individualize approach to each student
  • Teach Classes
    • Daily Class Preparation
      • Organize short and long terms class goals and lesson plans
      • Correct and return student work in a timely manner
      • Help coordinate make up work when student is absent
    • Communicate with advisers and parents on student progress
      • Emails and phone calls depending on situation
      • Write thoughtful complete class comments
      • Participate in meetings about students
    • Maintain appropriate classroom discipline
      • Maintain clear standards for behavior in classes
      • Assign appropriate consequences when standards are not met
      • Follow through with administrators and advisers about discipline issues
    • Model good practices
  • Read and apply information gained from memos and meetings
    • About students
    • About curriculum and routines
  • Communicate information gained from your own experience to others
    • Parents, administrators, and other faculty
  • Support and advise other faculty in the execution of their jobs
  • Help school and department develop sound age appropriate curriculum
  • Keep abreast of new developments in adolescent development and subject area
  • Anticipate events and workload, maintaining a personal calendar
  • Properly arrange necessary coverage for absences
  • Attend weekly Department and Full Faculty meetings
  • Manage paperwork (grades, grade book, student memos)
  • Participate in evaluation program
A teacher’s immediate supervisor for matters related to academics is his or her department chair.