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All current employment opportunities available at Thornton Academy are listed here. Employment application forms for various positions are available for download below.

Please note: Thornton Academy requires all employees to provide proof of an active criminal history records check (CHRC) certificate issued by the Maine Department of Education. More information may be found at the MDOE website (link provided upon request).

Thornton Academy considers all applicants without regard to race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, gender or gender identification, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Long Term Substitute: Grade 6 Classroom Teacher

JOB POST: Long term substitute Grade 6 teacher

Thornton Academy seeks a long-term substitute with appropriate preparation to assume teaching and related sixth grade classroom responsibilities at TA Middle School (TAMS).

Instructional focus will be in math, social studies, and writing.

Term of service (estimated): Daily from November 30 through December 21, 2018

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in appropriate field
  • Current/active CHRC certificate
  • State teaching certification preferred but not required

To apply, please submit the following materials electronically to Susan Tarver (susan.tarver@thorntonacademy.org).

  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume
  • Completed “Faculty” application form (available for download below)
  • Documentation of active CHRC certificate
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Copies of all post-secondary transcripts (Unofficial/student-issued transcripts are acceptable for initial application; official transcripts may be requested later.)

Please put “LTS: Grade 6” in the subject line.

The Thornton Academy Board of Trustees has adopted a non-discrimination policy. Thornton Academy considers all applicants without regard to race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Substitute Teachers/Ed Techs, grades 6-12

Thornton Academy is seeking capable and reliable substitute personnel to join our team of middle and high school educators

Summary: Substitute teachers work in the absence of regular teachers and educational technicians, helping students to accomplish daily tasks and meet educational objectives.

Job expectations A substitute teacher/substitute ed tech is expected to:

  • Have the capacity to give instruction and manage student behavior confidently and effectively, follow written and/or oral instructions accurately and dependably, in the absence of a regular teacher
  • Establish respectful relationships with students in a brief time period
  • Maintain a professional attitude in all manner of conduct with students, faculty, and parents
  • Communicate well with other personnel and faculty, sharing any issues of concern to administration in a timely fashion
  • Seek help appropriately from deans, counselors, and/or administrators
  • Complete any required online trainings (e.g., mandatory reporting) promptly as directed
  • Respond calmly and with good judgment in the rare event of a school emergency
  • Become familiar with all information contained in the Substitute Handbook

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of college completed (bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • Prior teaching and/or substitute experience preferred
  • Proof of active criminal history records check (CHRC) certificate
  • Completion of a 2-hour on-campus substitute orientation session (compensated)

Hours:

  • Check in to receive the day’s assignment from the Substitute Coordinator by 8:15AM
  • Stay through the final bell at 2:45PM

To apply, please submit:

  1. Completed and signed employment application (available for download below)
  2. Copy of post-secondary transcript
  3. Names and contact information for three professional references
  4. Proof of an active CHRC certificate

Electronic submission is preferred: susan.tarver@thorntonacademy.org

If necessary, materials may be mailed or delivered to: Susan Tarver

Thornton Academy 438 Main Street Saco, ME 04072

The Thornton Academy Board of Trustees has adopted a non-discrimination policy. Thornton Academy considers all applicants without regard to race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Maintenance/Facilities Worker

Thornton Academy seeks a full-time year-round Maintenance Worker in the Facilities Department.

Job Goal: To perform multi-craft work safely to maintain and repair the physical structure of Thornton Academy’s buildings and may specialize in one or more of the journeyman’s areas: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, or HVAC.

Responsibilities

Tasks for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating safe work habits all times, including the proper care and use of all tools, equipment, vehicles, hazardous materials, and observing all established health and safety regulations.
  • Demonstrating aptitude or competence for performing basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, painting, HVAC, grounds maintenance, mechanical repair, alarm monitoring, trouble shooting and reset, door and door hardware repair, and metal fabrication.
  • Taking responsibility for general mechanical repair and maintenance of vehicles and grounds equipment.
  • Installation and repair of machinery, plumbing, physical structure, and fixtures of the school buildings in accordance with blueprints, manuals, building codes and safety regulations; using hand tools and carpenter’s, electrician’s, and plumber’s tools.
  • Irrigating and mowing lawn and field areas; maintaining trees, shrubbery, and other grounds and athletic field-related work
  • Notifying the Facilities Director or his/her designee immediately of any maintenance problems or the need for services by an outside contractor.
  • Supporting the overall maintenance/custodial and educational program.
  • Performing other duties and tasks as assigned by the Facilities Director or his/her designee.

Qualifications:

  • Evidence of satisfactory experience and knowledge of maintenance and repair of buildings.
  • Must hold a valid Maine driver’s license.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions, read and understand work orders and building plans, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, students, and community members.
  • Must be able to operate Maintenance Department equipment, vehicles, and other equipment associated with this type of work.

Note: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and should not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

To apply: Submit current resume and completed job application (available for download below) to: Sara Paquette

  • By email: sara.paquette@thorntonacademy.org
  • By mail: Sara Paquette, Thornton Academy, 438 Main St, Saco, ME 04072

For questions or to request an application be mailed: Call Sara Paquette at 207-282-3361, ext 4484

The Thornton Academy Board of Trustees has adopted a non-discrimination policy. Thornton Academy considers all applicants without regard to race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.



Thornton Academy Employment Application Forms

Faculty (teacher, counselor, ed tech, social worker, administrator)
Substitute (teacher or ed tech)


Thornton Academy
438 Main Street
Saco, Maine 04072
(207) 282-3361
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