Career Opportunities at West Nottingham Academy

Thank you for your interest in joining the professional community at West Nottingham Academy. As positions become available they will be listed here.

Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a grade 9-12, college preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school located in Maryland near the picturesque Chesapeake Bay, an hour’s drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore. Our mission is to prepare students for the challenges of college and life through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a commitment to the intellectual, spiritual and social growth of each student. In 2012-2013, over 130 students were enrolled, including 37% from other countries.

More than 70% of faculty members and their families live on campus, where housing includes utilities. Faculty families are welcome for all regular meals when school is in session. Resident and non-resident members of the faculty are expected to participate in the full life of the school-from morning meeting, through classroom and after-school activities, athletics, residential life supervision and weekend activities.

Faculty members carry a usual load of 5 classes, 2 co-curricular seasons, and residential dorm duty. All positions include a competitive salary comparable with peer schools and commensurate with experience and education, as well as benefits (major medical insurance, dental, and vision, TIAA-CREF, disability insurance, life insurance, meals, and professional development.) Some positions may include housing and utilities.

West Nottingham Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools, the Association of Boarding Schools and the Maryland State Department of Education. We are accredited by AIMSDC and accordingly we subscribe to the principles of good practice of these organizations.

For information, or to apply for positions posted here, please email

West Nottingham Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or age in the administration of its hiring procedures.

Administrative Positions

Assistant Director of Development

Director of Student Life

Teaching Positions

Math Teacher

West Nottingham Academy
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917

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phone: (410) 658–5556
fax: (866) 381–3684

Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a 9-12 grade co-educational boarding and day school located in Northeastern Maryland, an hour's drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore, 90 minutes from Washington DC and just over two hours from New York City.

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