English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Governor’s Academy, Byfield, MA

The Governor’s Academy, the oldest boarding school in New England, inspires and engages inquisitive students in ninth through twelfth grade. Our 456-acre campus is located thirty miles north of Boston and five miles south of Newburyport, a classic New England coastal town. Govs has approximately 400 students and 250 employees. 

Govs faculty and staff are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive community that allows students to discover their passions, use their unique voices, and achieve academic and co-curricular excellence. Adults in our community are professionals who appreciate individuality, collaboration, and service to others – all so that we can go far together.

Position Summary:

This full-time English teaching position will have ongoing contact with and direct responsibility for the academic and social life of students on campus (in loco parentis), and will involve specific responsibilities that include coaching or other afternoon program involvement, possible residential life duty, and student advising. With Teaching Faculty status comes the expectation of total involvement in the lives of students on campus.  

Academic Year 2022-2023


  • Teaching:
  • 4 sections of English with emphasis on teaching writing
  • Afternoon Program:
    • 2 seasons 
  • Residential Life Program: dorm parenting or equivalent 
  • Other:  Serving as an advisor to students
  • A demonstrated interest in social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion work.
  • Participates in professional development as related to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion work.  


B.A. is required, M.A. is preferred; experience in coaching and/or playing interscholastic athletics preferred; must be able to work collegially; facility with technology; must be committed to working in a diverse community and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations; must enjoy working with young people in a boarding school environment and have a valid driver’s license.



Statement of School Values:Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, military service, application for military service, or any other category protected under state or federal law.  If you wish to request a reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview for the position, or otherwise participate in the hiring process, please notify us. We will consider all such requests in accordance with applicable law


The Governor’s Academy

Byfield, MA
High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender