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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 (as a single PDF) to However, please address the letters of reference 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.

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 2015-2016 openings will be posted on this site in the coming months. For information about the program, please review the Teaching Fellow Program application and brochure. Please send your material by email as a single PDF to You may also contact the Dean of Faculty office at 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.

Andover Institute

Scholar in Connected Learning, Andover Institute

The Andover Institute seeks an experienced mathematics educator to join a dynamic team working on taking highly successful materials from existing mathematics courses and building online modules to deliver content. Our target audience is middle/high school age students seeking enrichment in  mathematics through challenge and exploration.  Working closely with PA colleagues, s/he will be charged with developing, implementing, piloting, and assessing relevant content in ways that support the overarching goals and explorations of the Institute. This is one-year position starting in fall of 2014. The successful candidate will likely teach one section of mathematics. Secondary school mathematics teaching experience and/or graduate work in mathematics or mathematics education and experience with online course development and teaching preferred.  Full background check required. 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 (a single .pdf file preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address:


Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing

Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, an independent, coeducational, secondary boarding and day school with a diverse community of students and faculty, seeks a writer-in-residence to fill the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing. This is a two-year appointment to begin in September 2015, with a possibility of renewal for up to two more years. Responsibilities include teaching two seminar classes (maximum 15 students per class) in creative writing per term. Minimum requirements include at least one published book and demonstrated success in the teaching of creative writing at the university or secondary level. Generous salary and benefit package are competitive with those for similar university appointments. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review to begin on November 3, 2014. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to Letters of reference should be addressed to Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Background check required.

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.

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 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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