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Milton Academy is an independent college preparatory K–12 school, boarding and day in grades 9–12, located just outside of Boston.

Milton Academy cultivates in our students a passion for learning and a respect for others. Milton students grow by developing their own identities, learning from and listening to the lived experiences of others, and living and working among peers whose differences they accept with respect and care.

Milton Academy seeks teachers for The Saturday Course, an enrichment program for public school children in Grades 4-8 with strong academic skills. Independently motivated students can learn compelling material in a fun and exciting environment. Founded in 1978, The Saturday Course has been an integral part of the Academy’s commitment to public/private partnerships. Ideal candidates will have experience in teaching subjects in which they are passionate. We are hiring for all subject areas, including but not limited to social justice, science, mathematics, social media (writing, blogging, marketing, etc.), woodworking, and the performing arts.  Sample Courses

Hours for this position are 8:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays during program dates. There are 5 sessions during the academic year – each session consists of five Saturdays. Candidates are not required to commit to teaching all sessions. 

  • Dedication to teaching a diverse group of students
  • Experience teaching in lower school grades
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of students in grades 4-8
  • Competence with progressive teaching approaches
  • An inquisitive professional learning stance
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of technology to enhance teaching and learning

A demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and inclusive community is essential. Additional key qualities for this position include warmth, compassion, cultural competence, flexibility, and humility. A successful candidate will be able to work effectively and constructively with faculty, staff, administrators, and parents for the benefit of students and the community.

Teacher certification is not required.

For more information about Milton Academy, please visit our website at Please apply for the position through the Careers webpage at

With your application, please include:

  • A resumé
  • A cover letter

In our ongoing work to create an environment that confronts bias, injustice, and bigotry, we encourage each other to be open to learning, explore our histories and identities, and seek to understand the world around us with a critical lens. At Milton we prepare students to partner with their future communities to create a more just world, and to have the courage to speak up and live by our motto, “Dare to be true.”