Employment Opportunities

Thetford Academy seeks dynamic, skilled and caring educators and support staff who value student engagement, collaboration with colleagues, and their own professional growth, to join our award-winning faculty and staff. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to become part of a strong professional community.

Thetford Academy is currently recruiting for the following positions. Candidates should send a cover letter along with a resume and a list of 3 references with contact information to jobs@thet.net before December 1, 2020.

  • Long-term substitute science teacher and pod leader: This position is a full-time substitute teaching role from mid-December through mid-April. It entails teaching 7th and 9th grade science classes and leading an 11th grade homeroom/pod. The 7th grade course is an introduction to laboratory science and the 9th grade course focuses on conceptual physical science. The science classes will be taught remotely, in both synchronous and asynchronous formats using Google Classroom.  Experience teaching laboratory-based science as well as knowledge of chemistry, physics, and astronomy required, along with experience mentoring students in an advisory capacity. To better understand the TA program during COVID and our approach to teaching and learning and safety, please refer to our Fall 2020 Reopening Handbook.
  • Team assistant in the counseling department: This is a part-time staff position, 20 hours/week. Strong candidates will have organizational expertise; an attention to detail; relational skills; and a customer service orientation to working with students, colleagues, parents, and external audiences such as college admissions. This position is scheduled to begin January 4, 2021; however, the start date is flexible and the search will remain open until the right candidate is found.

About Thetford Academy

Thetford Academy is an independent school with a public purpose. Located in Thetford, Vermont, TA was established as a town academy in 1819 and is Vermont’s oldest secondary school. The TA mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.

The town of Thetford is located in the Upper Valley, a region comprised of Vermont and New Hampshire towns along the Connecticut River and Dartmouth College, creating a unique cultural, academic, and outdoor community.

Thetford Academy is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discharge, compensation or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, gender, color, age, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability, or any other reason set forth in state or federal non-discrimination requirements, if the employee can perform the essential functions of the job, with a reasonable accommodation if necessary.