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Employment Opportunities

Upper Elementary Teacher

Founded in 1986, Academy Hill is an independent, coeducational, private elementary and middle school in Springfield, MA. Our mission is to develop the visionaries, innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Academy Hill provides an intellectual, nurturing, and enriching foundation in a welcoming environment for its bright and curious students. For more information about our school, visit our website at www.academyhill.org. We are currently seeking an outstanding educator to serve at the upper elementary level for the 2021 - 2022 academic year and beyond. Teachers must possess a strong desire to create an individualized learning experience for high potential students. Class sizes are extremely small and creativity is warmly embraced.

Academy Hill School has been engaged in diversity work since our founding. We recognize diversity alone does not lead to inclusion, and we are committed to taking active steps to create an environment in which the identities and cultural backgrounds of our families, students, and employees are valued and respected. At Academy Hill we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to achieving educational and academic excellence, and that students’ learning experiences are enriched by the diversity of the curriculum, student body, and adult community. Academy Hill is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable community in which all individuals can participate in and contribute to the life of the school, regardless of race, gender, class, religion, sexual orientation, or any other aspect of their identity. We are actively working to gain a deeper understanding of difference and how we honor it in our daily lives at school.

If you are interested in submitting an application for consideration, please forward a letter of interest, resume or CV, and three references to mearls@academyhill.org.

Substitute Teachers

We always look for new substitute teachers to add to our roster. The only qualifications are an Associates Degree and a love of children. All substitutes must pass appropriate background checks. Please contact Kelli Brodhagen at kelli@academyhill.org if you are interested in serving as a paid substitute.

Enrichment Teachers

If you have a talent or passion to share, we would like to speak to you. We are seeking enthusiasts to facilitate after school and June enrichment programs. We welcome adults interested in the outdoors, performing and visual arts, academic content areas, cooking and baking, and just about anything you might imagine! We currently offer programs for early learners (preschool and kindergarten age groups) and elementary students. Please contact Melissa Earls at mearls@academyhill.org for more information about these paid positions.

Before and/or After School Staff

We are seeking a Before School staff member to facilitate our before and after school care program. If you are available from 7:20a - 8:30a OR 3:30p - 5:15p Mondays - Fridays and enjoy working with children, please contact us at mearls@academyhill.org.

Academy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: AHS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Academy Hill are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the state of Massachusetts. Academy Hill will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. AHS encourages qualified applicants of all ages.