Career Opportunities

One common thread weaves its way through faculty and staff experiences: JA’s community has impacted their lives in a positive way.

Greetings, and thank you for expressing your interest in a position with Jackson Academy. Our school thrives on the dedication of teachers and staff who not only know each student individually but also genuinely care for them on a personal level, creating a warm and familial atmosphere at JA.

Nestled in the Sheffield Drive neighborhood of northeast Jackson, Mississippi, Jackson Academy stands as an independent college preparatory day school catering to students from K2 through twelfth grade. Providing a blend of traditional academic courses and diverse opportunities in fine arts, athletics, and extracurricular activities, JA is recognized as an Apple One-to-One school. Situated on a 38-acre campus, it is lauded as one of the most exceptional school environments by the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools.

With over 200 dedicated faculty and staff, JA serves a student body of 1,200, boasting an average staff tenure of nine years. Impressively, more than 40% of our teaching faculty hold advanced degrees in their respective fields. The Clarion Ledger‘s Best of Mississippi poll has repeatedly named JA the “Best Place to Work” and our faculty members have been honored as the “Best Teacher” on multiple occasions.

Interested Candidates For Positions Are Invited to Apply Online

Non-Discrimination Policy

JA is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty and programs, including the provision of employment, compensation, promotion, transfer, and unrestricted access to training at all levels of employment. To that end, the School prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment and retaliatory behavior, on the basis of an applicant’s or employees’ race, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy), religion, and national or ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information or other characteristics protected by state or federal law.

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Our Mission

Within our nurturing and spiritual community, Jackson Academy inspires and equips each student to lead a life of purpose and significance.

Visit Jackson Academy

Schedule your personal tour of Jackson Academy’s campus to learn more about JA by calling 601.364.5761 or signing up online.