Work hard on basic skills and your own Hero's Journey.
Demonstrate mastery of the basic Acton Academy processes and show a deep respect for the genius within Eagles, parents, and other Guides.
Have the confidence to lead a studio and design powerful curriculum.
Acton Academy Owner
You're fully prepared to launch your own Acton Academy.
APPRENTICE GUIDES are our most important hires because we only accept those who believe they are on a Hero's journey and who we believe have the DRIVE, PERSEVERANCE and TALENT to someday run their own Acton Academy.
Encourage every child, parent and Guide
to discover a "calling" that will change the world.
Show up prepared, on time,
every time during our eleven month calendar.
Stress "learning to do" and "learning to be"
over "learning to know".
Never answer a question in the studio.
Plan to be at Acton Academy for a minimum of two years and provide twelve months of notice so I can help find and train my replacement.
Support your personal Hero's Journey.
Offer pre-start challenges to prepare you for
your first day in the studio.
Set you on a path to open your own Acton Academy.
Provide you weekly feedback from children and
parents plus a full review every three months.
Offer a path for advancing to become a Lead Guide and Acton Academy Owner.
“The Acton Academy mission is to inspire each person who enters our doors to find a calling that will change the world.”
We always are searching for extraordinary Guides for our Main Campus in Austin.
No. We put a premium on protecting the time and privacy of our Eagles and Guides so we ask that you respect the steps in the hiring process.
No, but our Guides have had little trouble arranging their own health care coverage.
Acton Academy runs eleven months a year, typically with five to seven week “sprints” followed by a week off.
Take the quiz
and do your research.
Tell us about yourself.
If you're ready to
start your journey and
become an apprentice guide