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Teaching & Administrative Faculty Positions

If you are interested in any of the open teaching faculty positions, please email your resume along with a cover letter and two letters of reference to However, please address the letter to:

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, except Teaching Fellowships.

Andover Institute

Precourt Director for Innovation in Outreach

The Precourt Director for Innovation in Outreach will be charged with initiating, developing, and advancing strategic objectives and projects designed to bring the best of Andover’s teaching and learning to students, practitioners, and other audiences beyond our immediate community. Housed within the Andover Institute, this position requires a proven collaborator who is skilled in leading start-up projects and wants to work closely with faculty, students, and other community members to incubate and grow innovative projects. The Precourt Director will explore opportunities to deepen Andover’s impact, including the role of new technologies in reaching new audiences. The Director will have primary responsibility for identifying opportunities to scale creative practices where appropriate and to engage and partner with a broader range of stakeholders in the process. In particular, s/he will collaborate closely with the current Directors of our Outreach Programs to consider opportunities for new forms of impact and reach. S/he will work similarly with the Director of the Andover Institute and the Dean of Studies to evaluate initial Connected Learning and Global Citizenship projects and to identify opportunities for continued growth and potential partnerships.

Qualifications:  Management experience within a business or non-profit setting, preferably at an early stage.  Experience leading start-up projects, and incubating and cultivating new and existing partnerships. Business development skills with an emphasis on entrepreneurial endeavors and project management experience. Bachelor's degree or comparable experience required. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at by May 7, 2014. 

The Andover Teaching Fellowship Program

Teaching Fellowships

During a one-year teaching fellowship, the recent college graduate (bachelor's or master's level) is introduced to a professional career through a program of guided classroom work, professional seminars, and exposure to the theories and methods of experienced faculty. For school year 2014-15, we are no longer accepting applications. For information, please review the Teaching Fellow Program application and brochure . (Please send your material by email as a single PDF.) You may also contact Lynda Diamondis, at or 978-749-4003. 

Previous Teaching Fellows have noted the benefits of working in the school's Summer Session ( and (MS)2 program ( prior to start of the regular session. As such, we strongly encourage all applicants to consider applying to one or both of these programs. Also, please note that successful applicants in mathematics, chemistry and English are offered employment for the summer in our Accelerate - Challenge - Enrich program.


Instructor in Chemistry--One year position

Phillips Academy seeks a one-year leave replacement for the position of Instructor in Chemistry for the academic year 2014-15. 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. Graduate degree and experience as a teacher or teaching assistant preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send by email, in a single PDF if possible, a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Full background check required. EOE.

College Counseling

Associate Director of College Counseling

Phillips Academy, an independent, secondary, coeducational boarding and day school with a diverse community of students and faculty seeks qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of College Counseling. This is a 12-month position to begin in July 2014. 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 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. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of eight years college counseling and/or selective college admission experience preferred. Familiarity with social media, financial aid, international student issues, and/or the arts is a plus. Competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled. Review of applications will be begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. If interested, please send by e-mail—in a single PDF—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to Letters should be written to the attention of Mr. Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Full background check required. EOE.

In 1789, Phillips Academy's first scholarships are recorded "in consideration of further promoting the virtuous and pious education of Youth."

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