Campus Life

Employment Opportunities

Suffield Academy is a structured school, and it is the faculty who bring this structure to life. The responsibilities required here reflect the mission of a largely residential school community committed to every member’s total growth. The teaching faculty at Suffield are deeply involved in all areas of school life—both the academic and campus life programs. Suffield Academy is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Counseling

The following components are required parts of this position:
Overall supervision and responsibilities for the Counseling Program of the school including supervising counseling staff and coordinating services with the school’s consulting psychologist and other outside mental health providers

  • Provide counseling services to students and consulting and supporting student families
  • Overseeing overall counseling programing and outreach including but not limited to wellness, reproductive health, and substance abuse prevention
  • Work with Dean of Students’ Office on residential matters
  • Member of the student support team and weekly student support meeting
  • On call responsibility coordinated with other counselors
  • Part of emergency management team
  • Licensed Mental Health Professional

This is a ten-month exempt staff, academic year position beginning on August 15, 2019.
If interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to:

Patrick C. Booth, Chief Financial Officer  /  hr@suffieldacademy.org
Suffield Academy  185 North Main Street  Suffield, Connecticut 06078

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Upper Level (III-V) High School French Teacher

The following components are required parts of this position:
  • Classroom teaching – four sections totaling around 50 to 60 students
  • Providing formal assessments with grades and comments six times per year
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • Prompt communication with all constituencies
  • Replying to communications from students, parents, or colleagues within 24 hours  
Additional Expectations for full-time faculty members:
  • Being involved in dormitory or other evening coverage
  • Serving as an advisor to approximately five to eight students
  • Coaching two seasons or covering an approved equivalent activity
This is a ten-month, academic year appointment beginning August 15, 2019
 
If interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to:
Sara B. Yeager, Dean of Academics and Faculty / syeager@suffieldacademy.org
Suffield Academy  185 North Main Street  Suffield, Connecticut 06078

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Levels I-IV High School Spanish Teacher

The following components are required parts of this position:
  • Classroom teaching – four sections totaling around 50 to 60 students
  • Providing formal assessments with grades and comments six times per year
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • Prompt communication with all constituencies
  • Replying to communications from students, parents, or colleagues within 24 hours  
Additional Expectations for full-time faculty members:
  • Being involved in dormitory or other evening coverage
  • Serving as an advisor to approximately five to eight students
  • Coaching two seasons or covering an approved equivalent activity
This is a ten-month, academic year appointment beginning August 15, 2019
 
If interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to: Suffield Academy  185 North Main Street  Suffield, Connecticut 06078

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  • » Mission Statement

    Suffield Academy is a coeducational independent secondary school serving a diverse student body from across the United States and from many foreign countries. The school is grounded in a tradition of academic excellence combined with a strong work ethic. Respect for individual differences and a commitment to scholarship guide our curriculum and our pedagogy. We engender among our students a sense of responsibility, and challenge them to grow in a school community which is both structured and nurturing. We expect our students to emerge from their Suffield experience prepared for a lifetime of learning and active citizenship.
  • » Non-discrimination Policy

    Suffield Academy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, physical attributes, disability, age or sexual orientation. We administer our admissions, financial aid, educational, athletic, extracurricular and other policies so that each student is equally accorded all the rights, privileges, programs and facilities made available by the school.
Suffield Academy   185 North Main Street   Suffield, Connecticut 06078   Phone 860.386.4400  |  Fax 860.386.4411