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 team of faculty and staff. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to become part of a strong professional community

Current Openings

• Spanish Teacher

Thetford Academy is hiring a half-time Spanish teacher to join the school’s World Languages department, which includes instruction in both Spanish and French. The position will include teaching beginner and intermediate levels of Spanish to middle school and high school students. TA’s language program emphasizes spoken language skills, written proficiency, and cultural knowledge and understanding. Experience with a standards-based approach to language curriculum and instruction is a plus.

• Counseling Office Team Coordinator

The counseling team coordinator plays a critical role in supporting the department, supporting TA’s three school counselors in providing services to TA’s 300 students in grades 7 through 12. It is a half-time staff position, 20 hours/week during the school year. Strong candidates will demonstrate organizational expertise; attention to detail; relational skills; and a customer service orientation to working with students, colleagues, parents, and external audiences such as college admissions representatives. Bachelor’s degree preferred. This position is scheduled to begin in August with the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, with training sessions over the summer.

• Custodian

Thetford Academy is hiring a full-time custodian. This position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining TA’s campus buildings and entrances for safe everyday use and making sure the buildings are secure and safe. This position will include occasional maintenance work such as snow removal, grounds work, painting, mowing, etc. Required skills include having a pleasant demeanor, the ability to work as a team member, the ability to modify working days as needed, and pride in one’s work and workplace. A high school diploma or equivalent and previous custodial experience are preferred, as is experience working in or around schools. Typical work schedule during the school year is 3pm – 11pm and 7am – 3pm during the summer and school breaks.

• School Nurse

Thetford Academy is hiring a school nurse. The school nurse at TA plays a central role in the life of the school, overseeing efforts to promote and teach wellness and maintain a healthy environment for teaching and learning. The school nurse provides direct care to students in cases of illness and injury and is also responsible for working with students and families when individual health plans are needed for successful schooling. The position is .8 FTE and will begin in August 2021.

• Part-Time Science Teacher

Thetford Academy will be hiring a part-time science educator for the second semester of the school year, January-June 2022, to teach 9th grade conceptual physical sciences. Competitive candidates will possess prior experience teaching laboratory-based science and strong background knowledge of chemistry, physics, and astronomy.

• Human Resources & Benefits Coordinator

TA’s business department seeks a qualified candidate with expertise in HR and benefits administration. The position is part-time (.4 FTE). This position 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. Hiring goal is July 2021, but the timeline is flexible.

• Outdoor Learning Program Coordinator

TA seeks a qualified candidate with expertise in outdoor education and experiential learning to coordinate the school-wide Thetford Outdoor Program (TOP). Responsibilities include collaborating with faculty to integrate the outdoors into teaching and learning at TA, leading the summer trips program, serving as the advisor for the outing club (fall/spring) and cross-country ski club (winter), and providing assistance with maintaining and developing the infrastructure of the outdoor resources on campus. This is a part-time, year-round position and could be combined with a part-time teaching or staff role.

• Coaches for Fall Athletics Program

Thetford Academy is looking for knowledgable coaches with a positive attitude for our Fall athletics season.  We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

  • Boys Varsity Soccer Assistant Head Coach
  • Boys Junior Varsity Head Coach
  • MS Boys/Girls Soccer Coach
  • MS Boys/Girls Cross Country Coach

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to jobs@thet.net. Applicants should make explicit in the cover letter which position(s) they are applying for. Qualified candidates are encouraged to consider combining part-time positions. We will be in contact with those who are selected to participate in a first interview; please understand that we cannot guarantee acknowledgment of every application received.

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.

Upcoming Events

September 2021

Friday September 17

11:05 am – 11:55 am
Power Hour - Clubs & Activities
Recurs weekly

Saturday September 18

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
V Girls Soccer AWAY
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
V Boys Soccer AWAY

Sunday September 19

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fall Welcome Barbecue for International Students

Monday September 20

11:05 am – 11:55 am
Power Hour - Advisory & Lunch
Recurs weekly

Tuesday September 21

11:05 am – 11:55 am
Power Hour - Advisory & Lunch
Recurs weekly
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
V Girls Soccer HOME

Wednesday September 22

11:05 am – 11:55 am
Power Hour - Assembly
Recurs weekly
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
V Boys Soccer HOME

Thursday September 23

11:05 am – 11:55 am
Power Hour - Office Hours
Recurs weekly
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
V Girls Soccer AWAY

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 carried perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.