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Employment Opportunities

Cushing Academy encourages résumés from teacher candidates with successful teaching experience as well as those who have earned their bachelor's, master's, and/or doctoral degrees, and who possess strong academic training in relevant subject areas.

Cushing seeks teacher candidates interested in the full life of our boarding school beyond the classroom. Teachers at Cushing typically work with 50 or fewer students divided among four classes. Faculty members generally coach two seasons each year and live in a dormitory where they supervise and counsel students.  
Cushing provides faculty with generous benefits, including health insurance, TIAA/CREF or Summit retirement annuities, and housing and dining privileges.

We encourage all qualified candidates to pursue career opportunities at Cushing. Unless otherwise instructed in the job postings below, please submit a letter of interest, résumé, and our application to:

Cushing Academy
Human Resource Office-Attention: Cynthia Mitchell
39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430
or email to humanresources@cushing.org

Cushing Academy seeks candidates who share our commitment to diversity in all aspects of our school. It is the policy of Cushing Academy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran's status, genetic predisposition or any other legally protected status.  Cushing is fully accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Academic Year Employment Opportunities

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  • Visual Arts Instructor

    Cushing Academy seeks to hire an instructor in visual arts with particular expertise in painting. Responsibilities will include teaching four or five classes each semester during the regular academic day and leading a portfolio class for advanced students in the afternoon. 

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  • Biology Teacher

    Cushing Academy seeks to hire a teacher of biology to begin in August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of biology, coaching or supervising afternoon activities for two seasons, and supervising a dormitory. 

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  • Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

    Cushing Academy seeks to hire a Head Varsity Volleyball Coach for the 2018-2019 school year.  
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  • History Teacher

    Cushing Academy seeks to hire an energetic and dynamic teacher of history for the 2018-2019 school year. 
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  • Maintenance Worker

    Cushing Academy is seeking a full time Maintenance Worker. This non-exempt (hourly) position is 40 hours per week, M-F 7-3 daily, including some shift changes, holidays and weekends, as assigned by Facilities management. The position is eligible for all benefits, including Health, Life, AD&D, Dental, Retirement and Vacation. 
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  • Mathematics Department Head

    Cushing Academy seeks to hire a Mathematics Department Head to start August 2018. The Mathematics Department Head serves to align the Mathematics Department with the vision and mission of the school. He or she is responsible for creating a critical, creative, challenging, and supportive learning environment among colleagues and students. The Department Head fosters and supports a culture of collaboration, feedback, and reflection; advocates for the needs of individual members and the department as a whole; and serves as a liaison for internal and external constituencies.
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  • Spanish Teacher/Department Head

    Cushing Academy seeks an experienced, energetic and dynamic teacher of Spanish to begin August 2018. 
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  • Teaching Fellows: Humanities and Mathematics

    Cushing Academy is committed to promoting the professional development of teachers new to independent schools. The Cushing Academy Teaching Fellows Program allows recent college graduates the opportunity to develop teaching skills with the support of mentor teachers and administration, while also becoming fully involved in the life of our boarding school community. We are currently accepting applications for Teaching Fellow candidates for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
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  • Registered Nurse or LPN

    Cushing Academy, a culturally diverse residential boarding school in Ashburnham, Massachusetts is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for a position in their Health Center. Strong triage assessment skills within an outpatient setting and clinical experience with adolescent health preferred.

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Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy is a coed, college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in and out of the classroom through outstanding academic, art and athletic offerings. Visit our welcoming community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.