Thayer Academy seeks a 5th grade teacher to teach English, math, and social studies to one section of 5th grade. The successful candidate will also serve as the students' advisor, coach at least one season of athletics, and participate in our club and activity program. The class size will be approximately 14-16 students.
Thayer Academy enrolls approximately 200 students in its Middle School and has a faculty and staff of 30. In addition to its rich academic curriculum, the school also has a robust athletics and extracurricular program, in which all students participate.
Interested candidates should address their cover letter to Mr. Carson Smith, Middle School Director.
About Thayer Academy
Thayer Academy is an independent, college-preparatory day school for boys and girls in grades 5 - 12. It was founded in 1877 by the bequest of General Sylvanus Thayer, “Father of the U.S. Military Academy” at West Point and founder of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.
Thayer Academy is located in residential Braintree, Massachusetts, 13 miles south of Boston on a 34-acre campus comprised of 9 buildings and 57 classrooms.
Thayer's enrollment for the 2013-2014 academic year is 688 (211 Middle School, 477 Upper School), with students coming from 57 surrounding towns and cities. There are 108 faculty members, 70% of whom have graduate degrees.