English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA

Thayer Academy’s Upper School seeks a student-focused collaborator to teach in its Upper School English Department. This full-time position includes instructing four classes, advising a small group of students, and participating in the life of the school with students through coaching and/or supervising student activities. This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position. Upper School teachers report to the Upper School Dean of Faculty.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Teach four sections in the English department, which focuses its curriculum on developing strong communicators
  • Advise a group of 7-8 students
  • Contribute to the school community as an athletic coach (preferred) and/or leader of student activities
  • Apply inclusive classroom practices that value the humanity of all students
  • Participate in professional growth opportunities


  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in an English or related field
  • 3-5 years teaching experience at the high school level
  • Passion for working with adolescents
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the classroom, in curriculum, and in relationships with members of the school community
  • High level of comfort and experience with technology in a educational setting
  • Willingness to work on a team in a collaborative department
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, their families, and colleagues

Application Information

Thayer encourages applications from candidates who support the Academy’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.

To apply, please upload your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three to five references, including two present or past supervisors.

Thayer Academy

Braintree, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender