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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 Assistant 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.

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.

Athletics

Director of Squash/Head Varsity Squash Coach

Phillips Academy seeks applications for the position of Director of Squash/Head Varsity Squash Coach. The Director will oversee the boys and girls squash programs at Phillips Academy during the winter term and coordinate use of the Snyder Center facility with local community-based squash programs during both the regular session (September-June) and Phillips Academy’s Summer Session (June-July). The Director will also serve as the head varsity coach of one of Phillips Academy’s varsity teams and may oversee the scheduling of a variety of events that take place in the Snyder center. The Director of Squash will work under the direction of the Athletic Director. We seek dynamic applicants with an interest in additional assignments in admissions, residential life, and teaching sections of our empathy, balance and inclusion programming. Bachelor’s degree required and three years of experience working with students in a secondary school setting preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. 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, an application and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks applications for a one-year position as an Instructor in English for the 2017-2018 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. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. 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, an application and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu.  Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Full background check required.  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Physics

Instructor in Physics

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a one year 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.  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. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email cover letter, resume, and a list of references 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. Posted March 7, 2017.

Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center

Wellness Education Designer

Phillips Academy seeks an experienced wellness education designer to continue design and development of a four-year wellness education curriculum through the Empathy and Balance program and residential/advising programming. The successful applicant will focus specifically on health promotion, social-emotional learning, disease and risk prevention, and overall community well-being. In addition, this person will actively support house counselors in dorm-centered educational programming. As such, this will be a housed faculty position. Under the direction of the Dean of Students and in close collaboration with Wellness stakeholders in the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center and Dean of Students office, this position will:

  • lead the efforts of the empathy and balance course heads to successfully design, implement, and iterate a four-year curriculum
  • establish a supportive environment for student success and health behavior through house counselor and advisor-led educational initiatives
  • develop and apply qualitative and quantitative assessments to measure the impact of the empathy and balance course and related programs
  • engage and cultivate partnerships to address student health needs
  • apply and evaluate theoretical frameworks and planning models that address individual and community health and support academic and life achievement

A masters or doctorate in health education, community health, public health, nursing, psychology, or social work is preferred in addition to three to five years related experience in an educational and/or healthcare setting developing and implementing high quality health and wellness education. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. There is a strong internal candidate for this position. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (portable document files—pdfs—in a single file preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. 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.


Richard T. Greener, Harvard College's first African American graduate, graduated from Phillips Academy in 1865.

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