Employment Open Positions

Employment Opportunities

 

Administrative Openings

 

No openings at this time.

Faculty Openings

Science Teaching Position (chemistry)

Cheshire Academy seeks a full-time Science teacher for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year.

The successful candidate will be able to provide quality instruction in various levels and disciplines of science. Ability to teach a combination of at least two or more sciences (Chemistry, Physical Science and Physics) is preferred. Candidates who have a dynamic presence in the classroom, an innovative and open approach to curriculum design, a collaborative approach to teaching, and who incorporate new technologies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interest in or experience with IB science is a plus. Candidates with instructional coaching and/or
leadership experience is a plus. Candidates must embrace participation in the entire boarding
school experience.

Minimally, this candidate will have a Bachelor of Science in either chemistry or related field. A Master’s degree, teaching credentials, and/or relevant teaching experience are preferred.

Other responsibilities include:

• Advising;
• Coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities;
• Weekend team responsibilities;
• Residential/dormitory duties (if housing is provided.)
• Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain an CT “A” endorsement for purposes of transporting students.

School-provided housing is not guaranteed for the academic year of 2020-2021.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check. School housing is not guaranteed. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kristin Welage, Director of Human Resources at kristin.welage@cheshireacademy.org.

Language Teaching Position

Cheshire Academy seeks a full-time Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Candidates should have Native or native-like fluency in Spanish with the ability to teach all levels of Spanish. Three or more years’ teaching experience and a master’s degree are desired.  International Baccalaureate teaching experience is also preferred. Ability to teach both Spanish and French is a definite plus. Candidates with instructional coaching and/or department chair experience is preferred.

Teachers who have a dynamic presence in the classroom, an innovative and open approach to curriculum design, a collaborative approach to teaching, and who incorporate new technologies are strongly encouraged to apply.  Candidates must embrace participation in the entire boarding school experience. 

Minimally, this candidate will have a Bachelor degree.  A Master’s degree, teaching credentials, and/or relevant teaching experience are preferred.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Advising;
  • Coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities;
  • Weekend team responsibilities;
  • Residential/dormitory duties (if housing is provided);
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain an CT “A” endorsement for purposes of transporting students.

 

School provided housing is not guaranteed for the academic year of 2020-2021.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kristin Welage, Director of Human Resources at kristin.welage@cheshireacademy.org.

 

English Teaching Position

Cheshire Academy seeks an experienced, collaborative, and energetic teacher to join the English Department for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year.

 

Cheshire Academy is a dynamic work environment. The school values flexibility and support from its teachers. An ability to differentiate instruction and work with students of varying learning strengths is key. Our academic vision focuses on students becoming increasingly independent at observing, explaining, interpreting, analyzing, and reflecting on the world around them.

 

Candidates must have a strong academic and/or professional teaching background in teaching English language learners, with a preference for experience teaching students whose home language is Mandarin or another East Asian tongue. The Academy’s diverse student body has a large percentage of international students for whom English is not their native language, so candidates who are CELTA or TESOL certified, or equivalent, are strongly preferred.

 

Ideal candidates will also have experience or familiarity with the International Baccalaureate Program, as all Cheshire Academy students take an IB course during their Junior and Senior years, and the IB’s pedagogical philosophy forms the backbone of our teaching across all grade levels.

 

Minimally, this candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in English or related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.

 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Advising;
  • Coaching and/or leading extra-curricular activities;
  • Weekend team responsibilities;
  • Residential dorm duty (if housing is provided);
  • Must have a US driver’s license with the ability to obtain a CT “A” endorsement for purposes of transporting students.

 

School provided housing is not guaranteed for the academic year of 2020-2021.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check. School housing is not guaranteed. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kristin Welage, Director of Human Resources at kristin.welage@cheshireacademy.org.

Staff Openings

 

No openings at this time.

Intern Openings

 

No openings at this time.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Cheshire Academy, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination.  Cheshire Academy is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.