Join the Academy Staff

National History Academy is passionate about teaching students American history through an innovative, place-based approach, and our staff plays a vital role in this experience.

2020 Dates

  • Staff training: June 21 – June 28, 2020
  • National History Academy: June 28 – August 1, 2020

How to Apply

Candidates who are interested in applying for a position should submit a resume and cover letter specifying the position and their interest in National History Academy to:

Michelle Burrelli at

Teaching Fellows

National History Academy is recruiting a staff of accomplished teaching fellows to develop and teach this exciting curriculum. Our goal is to make the summer experience a valuable and enriching experience for the top high school history teachers in the nation, who will be as excited about participating in the camp as the students are.

The National History Academy’s teaching fellowship program will provide teachers from across the country a unique opportunity to teach and learn in this historic region first-hand. This will be an enviable professional development opportunity for all who participate in the program.

Teaching Fellows will receive room, board, and a stipend for their employment.

Teaching Fellow job description

Assistant Director

The National History Academy is also seeking an Assistant Director with experience in school or summer camp administration to manage the daily operations and logistics. The Assistant Director will receive room, board, and a stipend for their employment.

Assistant Director job description


We are seeking a full-time RN to be responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the National History Academy community through sound health practices while complying with all federal regulations. Nurses will receive room, board, and a stipend for their employment.

Nurse job description

Counselors and Teaching Assistants

The National History Academy is seeking Counselors and Teaching Assistants from History, Government, and Pre-Law programs from colleges and universities across the nation. They will receive room, board, and a stipend to serve as teaching assistants and provide leadership to our students.

Counselor/Teaching Assistant job description