About MA
About MA


Working at Marin Academy

Working at Marin Academy is a rewarding and invigorating experience. Whether teaching, coaching, or staffing an office, adults at MA work with students and colleagues who are smart and hard-working and who care deeply about the school.
We are a co-educational independent high school of 437 students and approximately 50 faculty. The course curriculum is varied and deep, and our teachers enjoy teaching students at all grade levels. Our co-curricular program is incredibly strong with opportunities abounding in athletics, the arts, student-led groups, and outings. In addition we have a week of "Minicourse" in March where students and teachers take a week away from the classroom to focus on experiential learning in a non-traditional setting.

MA is a vibrant and diverse community, and students and employees alike continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. The school's Diversity Council is designed to make issues of justice and equity the responsibility of all adults in the MA community and its membership includes board members, the Head of School, administrators, and teachers. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer and people of color and women are encouraged to apply for open positions. Salary and benefits are very competitive.
Full-time teachers teach four classes, advise a group of students, commit to a school "service" (work with a student club, lead an initiative on campus, etc.), and take an active role in the life of the school. Our teachers are passionate about their subject areas and about working with high school students. Marin Academy's block schedule (classes meet every other day for 80 minutes) requires teachers to be creative and thoughtful in pedagogy and content. Professional development opportunities are readily available and include the E.E. Ford Fellowship program (summer), graduate school support, and access to many Bay Area conferences and workshops. Teaching positions will typically be posted in the winter and spring for openings that begin in August.

Search for Faculty, Staff, and Coaches

Marin Academy asks every individual to think, question and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.

Application Process

Faculty Positions
Letters of interest and resumes for faculty positions may be sent via regular mail or email to:
Stella Beale, Dean of Faculty
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Electronic submissions of resume and letter of interest may be sent to sbeale@ma.org.

No phone calls, please.

Each year after identifying our needs, the Dean of Faculty, along with Department Chairs and administrators, will review the appropriate resumes and schedule interviews with candidates. Finalists will be invited to Marin Academy's campus for a day-long visit to meet with members of the hiring team (Head of School, Dean of Faculty, Academic Dean, Dean of Students) as well as see classes, have lunch with the department, and teach a class. If a candidate is also interested in the school's Outings Program or in coaching, appropriate meetings will also be scheduled. Successful candidates typically have two or more years of teaching experience. Prior to the final interview, the school is required to do a background check on all candidates.

Staff and Administrative Positions
Cover letters and resumes for staff positions are usually emailed to the specific manager in charge of the hiring process. The interview process will vary depending on the position.

Current Faculty Openings

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  • Substitute Teachers (All Disciplines)

    Marin Academy is seeking individuals interested in substitute teaching in all areas/disciplines including, Biology, Chemistry, Physical Sciences, Spanish, French, Mandarin, and all levels of mathematics.  Candidates should be able and willing to teach in grades 9-12 in student-centered classrooms and should hold a bachelor’s degree (minimum) in the subject area they desire to teach. Teaching experience at the high school level is strongly preferred, though not required.

    Read full job description here.

Current Staff Openings

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  • Director of Alumni Engagement

    Marin Academy seeks a full-time Director of Alumni Engagement. The Director is the extension of Marin Academy into the alumni community. The Director is responsible for the strategy, planning, and implementation of programs and projects that engage alumni with one another, students, and with MA today. Serving as an ambassador for the School, the Director of Alumni Engagement is charged with motivating alumni to be engaged and involved in a variety of ways. The Director should be a strong collaborator and communicator with a vision for alumni participation in the life of the School. The Director will report to the Director of Advancement and will be an integral member of the Advancement team. The Director will work collaboratively with the Head of School, members of the Board of Trustees, the Alumni Board, and the school’s administrative team and faculty to develop and execute programs of a local, regional and national interest to the School’s 4000 alumni.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Director of Marketing and Communications

    Marin Academy, a mission-driven Bay Area leader in cutting-edge high school education, seeks an innovative and strategic marketing professional to lead and deliver on increased engagement across the school’s many constituencies. At the highest level, you’ll ensure MA maintains and expands its market position in a way that’s aligned with our mission and that supports ongoing healthy enrollment and fundraising. You’ll work with the school’s leadership team to define how MA’s voice and brand resonate with prospective and current families and alumni. You’ll bring a keen business sense and integrated marketing lens to our community and set strategy for how and where we tell our story.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Librarian

    The Librarian and Tech Specialist is a full-time position held by an individual with a master’s degree or equivalent experience in library science or other pertinent field.  The LTS works in conjunction with the Library Director and the Director of Technology to promote and facilitate all aspects of the library’s and the technology department’s service-oriented mission.  We are looking for a person of innovation and imagination to help us advance programming for both the library and the technology department.

    Read the full job description here.

Current Administrative Openings

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  • Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations

    Marin Academy, a mission-driven Bay Area leader in cutting-edge high school education, seeks an experienced Director of Facilities, Safety & Operations (“the Director”). Reporting to the Head of School, the Director is charged with managing the school’s plant services, facility use, maintenance and renovation of buildings, grounds, landscaping, campus security, custodial services, transportation assets, construction activities, and communication systems. All management and oversight of the school’s physical assets and properties is performed from an operational and strategic perspective.

    Read the full job description here.

Current Coach Openings

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