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Are you ready to reimagine education?

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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 lead one of our 3 studios (Spark 5-6), the elementary studio (Discovery: ages 7-10), or middle school (Exploration 10-14).

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

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