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Teaching & Administrative Faculty Positions

If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please email your resume along with a cover letter and two letters of reference (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 diverse and inclusive academic global community. If you are interested in any of the open administrative positions, please email the requested materials to hr@andover.edu.

The Phillipian (Phillips Academy’s school newspaper)

Advisor to the Phillipian

Phillips Academy seeks an advisor for the school’s newspaper – the Phillipian. The advisor works closely with the paper’s editors before the publication of each issue, teaches standards, ethics, and best practices in regard to both journalistic and business decisions, and communicates regularly with the school’s administration as they interact with editors and writers from the paper. The paper’s advisor is typically a full-time instructor at the school; hence we invite those interested to apply for one of the openings listed below and to indicate that on the cover letter submitted for this position. The position will likely include teaching a course in digital journalism. Preference will be given to experienced digital journalists or those with coursework in digital journalism. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (a single pdf file is preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, to the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Art

Visiting Scholar in Video and Digital Art/Design

Phillips Academy seeks to fill a one-year visiting scholar position in the art department. Courses will include one multi-level elective video (digital cinema) course and one media foundations course each trimester. The visiting scholar will also develop a digital art/design course and assist in integrating digital design into courses across the Academy. The course in digital/art or design will be determined by the interests of the visiting scholar: video, animation, interactive media, web/mobile media design, critical game making, physical computing, wearable computing, creative coding, digital design or fabrication, 3D modeling and printing. The Academy invites applicants with an advanced degree or equivalent experience in art or a related field, teaching experience, competency in Final Cut X and Adobe Photoshop and an exhibition record of digital/electronic, time-based, and/or other new media work. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, a link to applicant’s portfolio or website, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Chemistry

Instructor in Chemistry

Phillips Academy seeks a one year sabbatical replacement position for Instructor in Chemistry for academic year 2015-2016. Candidates must be prepared to teach introductory chemistry to students at every level in this four-year school. The ability to teach at the AP level is preferred. Specific assignments generally comprise four sections, with two preparations. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master’s degree or three years of teaching experience and a degree in chemistry is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Community Service

Fellow in Community Service

Phillips Academy’s Community Service Office seeks candidates for a two-year Fellow in Community Service. Responsibilities include mentoring student leaders; supervising community service programs on weekday afternoons and evenings, as well as weekends; and designing and implementing programming related to social justice. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills; a demonstrated commitment to community service and issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice; an eagerness to work with a diverse group of high school students and community partners; and strong organizational skills and attention to detail. The Fellow in Community Service will live on campus and will be expected to participate actively in campus life. Bachelor’s degree and full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (a single pdf is preferred) to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in English beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school. 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. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

History and Social Sciences

Instructor of History and Social Sciences

The History and Social Science Department of Phillips Academy, Andover invites applicants for a continuing instructorship beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses in World History, or, US history required for the diploma. We seek candidates who will bring expertise in at least one of the following areas: micro and macroeconomics, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference [portable document files—pdfs—preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Office of Academy Resources

Major Gifts Officer

Phillips Academy seeks candidates for the role of Major Gifts Officer.  The MGO will manage a portfolio of alumni and parent leadership gift prospects ($100,000+). Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, and working collaboratively and strategically with colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources, faculty, senior leadership of the Academy and volunteers, the MGO will secure resources essential to maintaining Andover’s place at the forefront of private secondary education.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum of 5-7 years of successful fundraising experience in development or academic advancement fields required. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts is highly desired. Ideal candidate will have excellent writing and oral communication skills. Knowledge of fundraising databases and Microsoft Office. Strong organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to being a member of the OAR team.

A full background check is required. Please submit cover letter and résumé to hr@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Physics

Instructor in Physics

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in Physics beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level of physics, including AP Physics and algebra-based physics. We welcome applications from candidates interested in teaching robotics, engineering, or electronics. 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. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (a single pdf file is preferred) to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.

Spanish

Instructor in Spanish

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in Spanish beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level of Spanish. 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. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (a single pdf file is preferred) to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.


Nearly 90 percent of all students participate in one of the school’s 40 community service programs at some point during their time at PA.

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