Working at Brown

Looking for a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity?
Look no further than the J. Graham Brown School!

Located in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, J. Graham Brown School is a unique K-12 public school that offers a world-class education to students from across the county. As a teacher or staff member at J. Graham Brown School, you'll have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most motivated students in the region, helping them to achieve their full potential as self-directed learners and prepare for a successful future. Check out our School Report Card!

Our school is committed to providing a dynamic, collaborative learning environment where teachers are empowered to innovate and create. We encourage our teachers to bring their own unique perspectives and approaches to the classroom, and we provide ample support and resources to ensure their success. Our Self-Directed Learning magnet program theme focuses on student development within our four dispositions: Independence, Empathy, Advocacy, and Innovation! There is always something going on at Brown - visit our Facebook page for the latest events.

At J. Graham Brown School, you'll also have the opportunity to work with a team of passionate and dedicated educators who are committed to student success. Our faculty and staff are not just colleagues, but a close-knit community that works together to create an inclusive, supportive environment for all of our students.

Yes, we work hard, but we have a lot of fun, too. Our School Climate Committee develops a monthly program of events to facilitate connections and collegial relationships among faculty and staff. There are numerous opportunities to take part in spirit days, pot lucks, weekly Friday Happy Hours, staff gatherings before/after athletic events and dances, and holiday happenings. We also have a Hospitality Committee that honors pivotal events in the lives of our faculty and staff.

Nichele Washburn is our 2024 Rock Paper Scissors Champion!
Staff March Madness Rock Paper Scissors Championship 

Our facility just went through a $54 million renovation. We have a new HVAC system that keeps our building comfortable, bright LED lights illuminating our classrooms and hallways, and gorgeous common areas that are open for scheduling your next learning activity. Our Ursa Innovation Lab, our makerspace, is a remarkable place for staff and students to develop and create anything they can imagine! Plus, we have a class set of virtual reality headsets that can take learning and creativity to the next level!

Our faculty lounge & workroom is bright and cheery, and serves as the hub for many of our staff activities. Remember how the old water cooler used to be the destination for staff to connect? We have a commercial grade nugget ice machine in our staff lounge! While you are getting your cup filled with the best ice, you can catch up on all the latest happenings with your coworkers. We also have a dedicated "Mother's Room" for all our working moms who need to pump or just have a quiet moment.

As a part of JCPS, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. And with our location in the heart of Louisville, you'll have access to a vibrant city with a rich cultural scene and endless opportunities for adventure and exploration. For current job openings, CLICK HERE.

If you're looking for a teaching opportunity that challenges you to grow and empowers you to make a real difference in the lives of your students, we invite you to apply to join our team at J. Graham Brown School.