The Governor’s Academy, the oldest boarding school in New England, inspires and engages inquisitive students in ninth through twelfth grade. Our 456-acre campus is located thirty miles north of Boston and five miles south of Newburyport, a classic New England coastal town. Govs has approximately 400 students and 250 employees. 

Governor's faculty and staff are committed to creating and cultivating an intentionally diverse and inclusive community that allows students to learn from each other's unique backgrounds and experiences, discover their passions, use their unique voices, and achieve academic and co-curricular excellence. We welcome employment applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Adults in our community are professionals who appreciate individuality, collaboration, and service to others— all so that we can go far together. 

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Interested in working at The Governor’s Academy, but do not see an opening that fits with your credentials and interests? Please click the button above to fill out our general application and we will reach out to you if an employment opportunity arises. 

Employee Benefits

Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, military service, application for military service, or any other category protected under state or federal law. If you wish to request a reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview for the position, or otherwise participate in the hiring process, please notify us. We will consider all such requests in accordance with applicable law.

Yvonne Abenante

Yvonne Abenante

Director of Human Resources
Mike Kinnealey

Mike Kinnealey

Assistant Head of School