Leading by example in the classrooms and laboratories, on the playing fields, theater stages, dance floors, art studios, or behind the scenes, Thayer Academy's faculty and staff members continue the tradition of excellence, achievement, and inspiration that has characterized our school since its founding in 1877.
When you work at Thayer Academy, you join a warm community of students, parents, and colleagues who value not only academic achievement but also a supportive environment in which continual growth and learning is encouraged.
Thayer offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Group life insurance
- 403(b) Retirement Plan with match
- Tuition remission (partial)
- Discounted summer camp
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Thayer also provides faculty with robust professional development opportunities such as tuition support for graduate courses and year-long sabbatical and summer sabbatical programs for further growth and advancement. Thayer also encourages faculty to participate in the Teachers-as-Scholars Program.
Thayer teachers bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to the classroom, and 68 percent of Thayer faculty have a master’s degree.
"The commitment to lifelong learning is a characteristic of great teachers, and Thayer's students are certainly fortunate that so many teachers, in remarkably varied ways, have pursued opportunities for professional development that have enriched the educational experience here at Thayer Academy."Head of School Ted Koskores '70 P '10, '13
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Thayer Academy is an equal opportunity employer. The Academy complies with and adheres to all state and federal anti-discrimination laws with respect to its employment practices. Thayer Academy does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin or ancestry, age, or disability, or any other category protected under state or federal law. This policy extends to recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, assignment, working conditions, promotions, transfers, termination, re-employment, education, tuition assistance, employee treatment, and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. All employment-related decisions are made on a nondiscriminatory basis so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.