Employment Opportunities

Southampton Academy is a vibrant leader in independent education in southern Hampton Roads. Focused on education of the whole child--academic, social, and emotional, we are staff and faculty who are passionate about education and committed to providing stimulating and developmentally appropriate instruction. The school was founded in 1968 and holds dual accreditation from Cognia and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS).

We are a vigorous and effective professional learning community for children, parents, and teachers. Teachers routinely work together with support from colleagues and administrators. Regular professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged. 

The school offers discounted tuition for employees, including priority in the financial assistance application process, and other HR benefits such as medical insurance.

Current Openings for 2022-2023


The Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the position of upper school math instructor. Candidates should have a comfort level teaching Algebra II, Math Analysis (advanced Algebra II), and Precalculus. The position may be negotiated to be full-time or part-time dependent upon the expertise and availability of the candidate. Click here for more information and to access the application process.


The Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of JJV (middle school) football assistant coach (Fall), head varsity boys basketball coach (Winter), and head varsity soccer coach (Spring). Compensation is offered per season and role. If you have an interest in working in any of these sports or age groups, please reach out to Rebecca Fretz, Assistant Athletic Director at rfretz@southamptonacademy.org

ECP Instructors

The Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the position of extended care program instructor (part-time) for the 2022-2023 school year. Candidates should have a comfort level working with ages three through elementary age in an active, fun, and high energy setting after school. Undergraduate students pursuing education, early childhood development, or other roles are ideal for this 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. position. Please reach out to Faith Best, Assistant Head of School, at fbest@southamptonacademy.org.