Employment Opportunities

Suffield Academy Library Assistant

The Library Assistant’s position is a part-time 15-20 hour per week staff position, including evening and weekend coverage, paid on an hourly basis.  This position involves a variety of tasks primarily associated with the processing and circulation of materials.  The Library Assistant also supervises student use of the library.  The Library Assistant works under the supervision of the Director of the Library.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Assists students with reference questions, bibliographic instruction, and database searching
  • Encourages students to use a broad range of resources for research
  • Assist students with mechanical operations of library equipment
  • Supervises students in appropriate use of the library
  • Performs circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out materials.
  • Shelves library materials and reads shelves
  • Assists with library displays
  • Maintains the upkeep of the inside of the library (picking up trash, straightening shelves, and keeping furniture organized)
  • Performs other related work as required

Interested applicants can apply to Kelli Tosone with a resume and cover letter or mailed to: 185 N Main Street, Attn:  HR,  Suffield, CT 06078

Suffield Academy Maintenance Technician

The maintenance technician will report to the Maintenance Foreman and Assistant Director of Physical Plant and perform maintenance on all SA buildings and faculty housing.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Ability to lift at least 75lbs and walk the campus daily.
  • To be available for emergencies and scheduled “off hours” work. This will include snow cleanup and special events.
  • Carry emergency pager on a rotating basis.
  • Deal regularly with campus faculty and outside contractors, keeping a positive outlook at all times.
  • Overall maintenance of buildings and grounds and perform duties such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC, but not limited to.
  • Ability to work on locks and door hardware.
  • Change and maintain lighting systems, inside and out.
  • Ability to multi task, stay organized and be flexible when priorities arise.
  • Assist with scheduled contractor and vendor work.
  • Assist in security system inspections, fire extinguishers, emergency lights, etc.
  • Help in any facet needed in The Physical Plant.
  • Perform all other duties as requested by Supervisor/Management.
  • Strong electrical skills preferred.

Interested applicants can apply to hr@suffieldacademy.org with a resume and cover letter or mailed to:
185 N Main Street, Attn:  HR,  Suffield, CT 06078

Suffield Academy Custodian

Suffield Academy, an independent preparatory boarding school has an opening for a dependable Part Time Custodian.  Hours are Monday – Friday (some Saturdays) 7am -1pm.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Previous custodial experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid drivers license  
  • Ability to lift 50lb 
  • Knowledge of hygiene and safety standards
  • Ability to work as a team player with a diverse student and employee population  

Interested applicants can email their name and contact information to: hr@suffieldacademy.org or send a cover letter with resume to: Suffield Academy, Attn: Human Resources, 185 N. Main Street Suffield CT 06078

Suffield Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Overview

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.
The following components are required parts of teaching positions:
  • Classroom teaching—four sections totaling around 50 to 60 students
  • Providing formal assessments with grades and comments six times per year
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • 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
Teaching positions are ten-month, academic year appointments.

Suffield Academy   185 North Main Street   Suffield, Connecticut 06078   Phone 860.386.4400  |  Fax 860.386.4411