Employment Opportunities

Thetford Academy seeks dynamic, skilled, and caring educators to join our team. TA offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a vibrant learning community in which to work. Check out TA’s mission and values here. As we strive to increase representation of BIPOC faculty and staff and diversify our community, candidates who would add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity at Thetford Academy are especially encouraged to apply. Learn more about TA’s commitment to anti-racism and DEI efforts.

Administrator Openings @ TA:

• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator

The new DEI Coordinator position at Thetford Academy will help guide the school’s efforts to become a more inclusive and antiracist institution. The recommendations report issued by TA’s 2020-21 Anti-Racism Task Force provides the strategic vision for the school and outlines priority actions. The DEI Coordinator will work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, staff, and students and provide leadership around the next level of implementation of the task force recommendations. This is a year-round, half-time administrator position, with a start date of July 1, 2022.

• Director of Athletics & Activities

This is a year-round, full-time administrator position, with a start date on or before August 1, 2022. Position description forthcoming.

• Director of Finance

This is a year-round, full-time administrator position, with a start date of September 15, 2022. Position description forthcoming.

Faculty Openings @ TA:

• Spanish & ELL Teacher

Thetford Academy seeks a Spanish teacher to join the school’s world languages department. TA is a 7-12 school and the course load will include both middle school and high school levels. The TA languages program emphasizes spoken and written language skills along with cultural understanding. Competitive candidates will have experience with a standards-based approach to language curriculum and instruction. Dual certification in both French and Spanish is a plus. In addition to the Spanish teaching assignment (.83 FTE), the position will include a role working with students in support of ELL instruction (.17 FTE). This is a full-time faculty position with a start date of August 2022.

Staff Openings @ TA:

• HR & Payroll Coordinator

The Human Resources and Payroll Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of payroll and benefit administration including the orientation of new employees to benefit programs, educating and enrolling existing employees in benefit programs, assisting with counseling in matters related to human resources and maintaining detailed records of employee insurance information. Candidates for this position must be knowledgeable about human resources law, have excellent communication skills and have prior experience in benefit administration. This is a year-round, half-time, staff position with a start date on or before September 1, 2022.

• Paraprofessional Educator

Thetford Academy has an opening for a paraprofessional educator to join the school’s special education department. The job entails supporting students with individualized education plans to be successful in their course work and their academic growth. TA’s special education department is rooted in inclusion practices. Settings for the paraprofessional position will include general education classrooms and the learning center. Qualities and experiences that make for a strong candidate include patience, compassion, self-starter, creative thinker, and experience working with young people. This is a full-time, school-year, staff position, with a start date of August 2022.

• Summer Groundskeeper

TA is seeking a temporary part-time groundskeeper from May through September for 16 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible. Experience operating commercial mowing equipment is preferred, but training will be provided. Tasks will include mowing lawns, playing fields, operating a string trimmer and assisting with athletic field preparation.

Other Openings @ TA:

• Coaches

Thetford Academy is recruiting coaching staff for the 2022-23 athletics program. Openings include: Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach and Assistant Coach, Junior Varsity Boys Soccer Coach, Middle School Boys Soccer Coach. Contact Athletic Director Blendon Salls for more details.

• Substitute Teachers

Thetford Academy seeks to expand our substitute teacher roster for the 2022-23 school year and invites interested candidates to apply. We offer a competitive rate of $100/day.

Application Process

Interested candidates for any of the above positions are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to [email protected] Applicants should make explicit in the cover letter which position(s) they are applying for. We invite candidates who have expertise in multiple fields to pursue a combination of part-time roles.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

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our VALUES

Excellence

We set high expectations. we challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.

Commitment

We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.

Cooperation

We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.

Caring

We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.

Diversity

We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of varied perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.