Mathematics Teacher – Upper School

Faculty / Full-Time

Thornton Academy, Saco, ME


JOB POST:  Classroom Teacher

Mathematics Teacher – Upper School


Position available for a full time Mathematics teacher, starting academic year 2024-2025.

Successful candidates will fill a role within a large and diverse Mathematics Department.

Teaching assignment: Upper School math classes, grades 9-12.  Specific schedule yet to be determined.




Accountability:  Classroom teachers are overseen by the Associate Head, and report directly to either the Principal (middle school) or the Assistant Head for Faculty and Academic Affairs (upper school) in fulfilling all responsibilities.


Expectations of the position — Working individually and collaboratively, Thornton Academy classroom teachers: develop and provide appropriate, meaningful, and coherent learning experiences that match, challenge and extend students’ knowledge and skills; assess student progress regularly through a range of methods; incorporate digital age tools and resources to apply learning to authentic, real-world problems; and utilize best practices and assessment data in planning and delivering curriculum and instruction. 


Qualifications desired:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in appropriate field
  • Two or more years of teaching experience preferred but not required
  • State certification preferred but not required


To apply, please submit the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume
  • Completed application form (available for download here)
  • Three letters of reference, including contact information for each individual
  • Copies of all post-secondary transcripts 
    • Unofficial/student-issued transcripts are acceptable for initial application; official transcripts may be requested later.
  • Evidence of a current criminal history records check (CHRC) certificate, required by state law


All materials should be submitted electronically to  


If electronic submission is not possible, papers may be mailed via USPS to:

Lisa Estabrook

Thornton Academy

438 Main Street

Saco, ME  04072


Thornton Academy is an independent town academy located in Saco, ME, serving a range of students including both publicly funded local students as well as private day students from towns across the region as well as an international boarding program.


The Thornton Academy Board of Trustees has adopted a non-discrimination policy.  Thornton Academy considers all applicants without regard to race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.


Thornton Academy

Saco, ME
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender
Town Academy