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Guide (Full Time, in-person)

Are you passionate about guiding children in their journey of lifelong learning while advancing your own personal and professional growth?  Do you want to be part of a new, innovative school at the cutting edge of learner-driven education? Acton Academy Silicon Valley is part of the Acton Global Network reimagining education. We believe that each person who enters our doors will find a calling that will change the world. 

Acton Academy Silicon Valley is seeking a full-time Guide. Depending on experience this Guide would help launch Acton SV’s founding middle school program or support one of our other studios (Discovery: ages 8-10 or Spark: ages 5-7). We are looking for a curious and passionate individual ready to lead learners on their hero’s journey and guide them to explore, be curious and be authors of their education. 

As a Guide at Acton Silicon Valley: 


  • You are on your own journey to leave the world a better place

  • You have a love of learning and curiosity and are ready to ignite the spark in our learners

  • You are a game-maker, storyteller, observer and encourager

  • You have a deep understanding of progressive, inquiry based education

  • You are a creative curriculum designer ready to create engaging multidisciplinary projects that ignite curiosity 

  • You are tender-hearted and tough-minded

  • You are an excellent communicator. You actively listen and ask probing questions.

  • You have a strong sense of empathy. You put yourself in the shoes of students, and parents and communicate in a way that values their lived experience.

  • You are comfortable with ambiguity. You are intellectually curious and have a strong sense of agency.


Position: Full-Time


Salary: Our Guides receive competitive pay, commensurate with experience.


Sounds exciting? First step:

If you’d like to begin the process to apply for this world-changing opportunity, please email your resume to


Libby, Spark Guide

My favorite thing about AASV is the small, connected community. I'm excited about being able to bring an innovative model of education to young learners through the Spark Studio!


Mo, Discovery Guide

My absolute favorite thing about Acton SV is enabling our learners to solve problems on their own. I'm excited for the student exhibitions every 6 weeks. Watching them present their discoveries with so much pride, thoughtfulness, ownership, and joy is totally priceless.