Science and Math STEM Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Burke Mountain Academy, Burke, VT

Title:  Burke Mountain Academy STEM Teacher

Burke Mountain Academy (BMA), a co-ed elite ski academy located in East Burke, VT, with approximately 70 students, is seeking a full-time Science and Math Teacher.

Burke Mountain Academy uniquely designs its college preparatory academic program to support the development of world-class skiers. The program values critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, intrinsic motivation, and strong communication skills across all subjects to foster lifelong learning in students. Instead of providing grades, faculty members give students individualized written feedback narratives focused on personal growth.

Burke Mountain Academy is seeking a passionate, energetic professional for the 2024-25 school year to teach a range of science and math courses at the high school level and engage in boarding school life. Courses could include Physics, Chemistry, Data Science or Computer Programming, Life Sciences, Qualitative Reasoning, or others along the STEM curriculum. Class sizes range from 6-12 students, and teaching at BMA provides the opportunity for curriculum development and design to best meet the needs of our students. Successful teachers at the school embrace flexibility and creativity in delivering academic content to athletes who travel frequently for ski racing and training opportunities.

Responsibilities Responsibilities

  • Teach three or four preps for the 2022-23 school year.
  • Provide narrative-based feedback for students.
  • Participate in weekly faculty meetings and collaborate with a small faculty team to create project-based and experiential learning curriculum across all courses.
  • Advise approximately four students.
  • Perform the requisite number of weekday and weekend duties required of all faculty and staff as part of a residential school community.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in math or related field and at least one year of high school math teaching experience.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation depends on experience.
  • Access to athletic facilities, a season pass at Burke Mountain, and Kingdom Trails.
  • Medical insurance and employer-funded HSA.
  • On-campus housing pending availability.
  • Meals when Dining Hall is in service.
  • Retirement Plan, including up to 7% employer match.
  • School-paid life insurance.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ida Sargent (

Burke Mountain Academy: Founded in 1970, Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) is a coed boarding school for elite ski racers in East Burke, Vermont. With a student body of approximately 70 students in grades 9-12, BMA is the first ski academy of its kind, yielding more than 154 National Ski Team members and 37 Olympians and earning the reputation as one of the top ski academies in the world. Burke Mountain Academy provides passionate ski racers the opportunity to pursue their limitless academic and athletic potential in a community based on trust. It embraces an ethos in which hard work is held in the highest esteem and believes that risking failure and learning from success are exceptional preparations for life beyond Burke.

Burke Mountain Academy

Burke, VT
Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender