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Teaching & Administrative Faculty Positions

If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please email your resume, a cover letter, two letters of reference, and an application (as a single PDF) to pafac@andover.edu. Applicants will be reviewed by:

Mr. Patrick J. Farrell Dean of Faculty on the Edward E. Elson Foundation
Phillips Academy
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810-4161

Successful candidates for certain positions assume teaching, residential, and athletic responsibilities. FULL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED. EOE. Master's degree and minimum of three years teaching experience preferred for all faculty teaching positions. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community.

Open Coaching Positions 2017-2018

Phillips Academy seeks applicants for school year 2017-2018 for coaches of the sports listed below:

Boys and Girls Crew
Varsity Boys Lacrosse
Varsity Boys Squash

We are particular interested in individuals who are also applying to teach in one of the disciplines listed below. If you are applying for a teaching position and would like to be considered for one of these coaching positions, please let us know in the body of the email containing your resume and references.

If you are interested strictly in coaching, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@andover.edu

Addison Gallery of American Art

Visiting Scholar in Art History

Phillips Academy and the Addison Gallery of American Art seek to fill a visiting scholar position in art history. The scholar will work with the Addison’s curatorial staff on exhibitions, object research, and acquisitions, in addition to teaching one course per term. The visiting scholar will work with members of the art department and the Addison staff on a course in which students curate a small exhibition from the Addison’s extensive collections. Other courses will be determined by the visiting scholar in consultation with Addison staff and will incorporate classroom time and direct engagement with objects in the collection. The Academy invites applicants with a BA or MA with a strong background in photography, American and/or contemporary art. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Alice and Hugh Falls Teaching Foundation

Instructor on the Alice and Hugh Falls Teaching Foundation

Phillips Academy seeks to appoint a mid- to late-career instructor capable of teaching in two (or more) of the disciplines taught at the Academy. Specific assignments will comprise three or four sections in multiple departments and may include collaborative teaching or interdisciplinary subject matter. We seek a dynamic teacher who will be an active participant in our academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master’s degree required and twenty years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, atpafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Chemistry

Instructor in Chemistry

Phillips Academy seeks to make a one-year appointment for an Instructor in Chemistry for the 2017-2018 academic year. Specific assignments will comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations. We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants in our academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

College Counseling

Associate Director of College Counseling

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for a one year, sabbatical leave replacement appointment to the position of Associate Director of College Counseling. This is a full time position to begin in summer of 2017. Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college selection and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing recommendations, advising students on course selection, residential and athletic duties, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director. The qualified candidate will possess excellent listening, counseling, and verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills, and the desire and ability to connect with a diverse group of students and parents are also desired. We seek individuals interested in being active participants in our residential and athletic programs. Master’s degree or a minimum of five years college counseling and/or selective college admission experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Community Engagement

Fellow in Community Engagement

Phillips Academy's Community Engagement Office seeks to appoint a one-year Fellow in Community Engagement beginning in August 2017 with the possibility of a one-year renewal. The Fellow program has a strong mentoring component designed for an individual new to a full time professional position.  Responsibilities include mentoring student leaders; supervising on-and off- campus community engagement programs on weekday afternoons and evenings, as well as some weekends; overseeing the office's social media accounts and creating an end-of-term newsletter; helping to organize Non Sibi Weekend, the Academy's annual weekend of community engagement; and designing and implementing programming related to social justice and social issues. The Fellow will work as a house counselor in the school's residential life program. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills; a demonstrated commitment to community engagement and issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice; an eagerness to work with a diverse group of high school students and community partners; as well as strong organizational and problem-solving skills and attention to detail.  Please note that candidates for this position must have a valid driver's license, a minimum of one year of driving experience, and a willingness to drive Academy-owned vans to transport students to off-campus community engagement programs.  In addition to house counseling, the Fellow in Community Engagement will be expected to participate actively in campus life.

Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, resume, and two letters of references (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about the Community Engagement Office, please visit the Community Engagement website.  Please contact Monique Cueto-Potts, Director of the Community Engagement Office, at 978-749-4140 or mcuetopotts@andover.edu, with any questions specific to the Fellow in Community Engagement position.

History and Social Science

Instructor in History and Social Science

Phillips Academy invites applicants for a one year appointment as an instructor in history and social science for the 2017-18 academic year. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses required for the diploma in World History or US history. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, teaching, house counseling, and coaching. Opportunities exist for multidisciplinary, experiential and on- and off-campus program development through a range of Academy resources. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically email your resume, a cover letter, two letters of reference, and an application (as a single PDF) to pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a one year, leave replacement position as an Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science for academic year 2017-18. Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach students at every level in one or more of the three disciplines. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Instructor in Philosophy

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as an Instructor in Philosophy starting in September 2017. Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach a broad range of courses including Ethics, Logic and Political Philosophy. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Physics

Instructor in Physics

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as an Instructor in Physics starting in September 2017. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level of physics, including AP Physics and algebra-based physics. Over time the opportunity exists to develop an elective in electronics, robotics, engineering, or some other topic. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center

Psychological Counselor/Wellness Educator

Phillips Academy seeks to make a continuing appointment for a psychological counselor and wellness educator starting September 1, 2017. This is a full time, 10-month position, housed in the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center and reporting to the Director of Psychological Services. Counseling responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing individual and group counseling to students, supervising graduate school practicum students and pre-doctoral interns, and consulting with students, parents, faculty members and outside providers. Wellness Educator responsibilities include but are not limited to: implementing and teaching wellness programming, advising student groups, and collaborating with other departments to increase wellness education throughout the school community. There may also be an opportunity to teach a psychology elective. Generally the hours worked are 8:30am-5pm Monday through Friday, with additional evening and weekend commitments including shared on-call responsibilities. Housing is provided and involvement in the athletic program is expected. Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree and three years clinical experience. The candidate must be licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, an application and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.


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