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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
Boys Lacrosse
Boys and Girls 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.

Admission Office

Associate Director of Admission and Multicultural Outreach

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as Associate Director of Admission and Multicultural Outreach.   The successful applicant will report to the Director of Admission and will focus on a national and international enrollment management strategy for underrepresented students of color. The Associate Director also assumes traditional admission responsibilities, including recruiting, interviewing and assessing candidates.  Four to six years of experience in admissions in a liberal arts college or national boarding school setting, or similar experience working with underrepresented families of color is preferred.  A bachelor's degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.  We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic and residential programs.    Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the position, résumé, and two letters of reference (a single pdf file preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: 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 one year, leave replacement 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. 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. 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. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Summer Session

Assistant Director and Dean of Admission, Summer Session

Andover Summer seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director and Dean of Admission. Founded in 1942, Andover’s Summer Session offers a rigorous program that brings together more than 550 students and 150 faculty members from across the United States and around the world for five weeks of academic enrichment. The Assistant Director is responsible for partnering with the Director in all strategic planning and decision-making related to summer programming, providing guidance and oversight to summer deans and faculty members, and ensuring the delivery of a high-quality academic program. The Assistant Director also assists in the hiring and evaluation of faculty, as well as of the staff members working in Cooley House. In addition, the Assistant Director leads all efforts related to marketing and advertising the summer programs, recruitment and selection of students, allocation of financial aid and development of partnerships with sponsoring organizations, development of the course catalog and associated print and web materials, student enrollment and registration, and development and execution of efficient business processes. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), five years of related administrative and/or admissions experience working with high school students and teachers, experience with admission folder reading, computer fluency, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred. This is a twelve-month full time administrative faculty position, with the possibility of additional duties including teaching, house counseling, or coaching. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. 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.

World Languages

Instructor of Spanish

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing appointment as Instructor of Spanish starting September 1, 2017. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the language. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school including 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. Andover is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. 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.


Alumnus Oliver Wendell Holmes, poet, literary leader, and doctor, wrote his 1878 poem, The School-Boy, about Andover.

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