Job Posting: Teacher of English

Deerfield Academy announces a search for the position of Teacher of English to begin duties August 15, 2015.

The primary classroom responsibility is to teach the various levels of English and American Literature and Language appropriate for a secondary school. Other responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.

Prior teaching experience in English is required and a master’s degree in English Literature is preferred.  A candidate must also possess the interest and energy to thrive with a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a desire to live and work in a residential academic community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts.  Nonsectarian and coeducational, the Academy enrolls 650 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages. 

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to John Taylor, Dean of Faculty, via e-mail to The subject line in the email should be titled English Teacher.

Deerfield Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.