About Us



  • Develop independent, joyful and curious learners. Shady Hill School in Cambridge has been a leader in progressive education since 1915.  Guided by our mission, we empower students to be intellectually adventurous and wholeheartedly just.
  • Engage students in important questions. Guide children as they explore their world and test their powers.
  • Be a part of our historical and contemporary commitment to social justice. We believe that an inclusive and equitable community is an educational imperative.
  • Educate differently. Our school employs the Central Subject methodology where students in Grade III-VIII engage in an in-depth integrated study of a particular subject, time or people in history.  
Experience the joy that comes from working at Shady Hill! Click on the job posting below for more information:

Faculty Openings

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Administrative & Staff Openings

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Other Openings

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  • Substitute Teacher

    We are currently taking applications to join our daily substitute pool for both Lower and Middle School for the 2023–2024 academic year.

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  • Summer IT Assistant

    We are currently seeking an IT Assistant for this coming Summer.

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