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 email@example.com. However, please address the letter to:
Mr. Patrick J. Farrell
Dean of Faculty on the Edward E. Elson Foundation
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
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 seeking candidates who are new to the vocation of teaching in the fields of English, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, Russian, German, Spanish, and history. For additional information, please review the Teaching Fellow Program application and brochure . You may also contact Lynda Diamondis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-749-4003.
Previous Teaching Fellows have noted the benefits of working in the school's Summer Session (http://www.andover.edu/SummerSessionOutreach/SummerSession/Pages/default.aspx and (MS)2 program (http://www.andover.edu/SummerSessionOutreach/MathScience/Pages/default.aspx) 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.
Office of Academy Resources
Director of Academy Advancement
Phillips Academy is searching for a director of academy advancement. This position will report directly to the head of school and will serve as his principal advisor on all alumni and development matters. S/he will be an active participant on the senior administrative council and will work closely with the board of trustees and external academy constituencies. The director will assess and further define the strategic direction of the development function and implement the necessary infrastructure to support a comprehensive alumni engagement and development program that effectively engages diverse constituencies in the life of the academy and strengthens a culture of philanthropy. S/he will further define and advance the case for support, set clear and achievable goals, evaluate and augment existing annual and major giving efforts, promote and strengthen alumni involvement through creative and relevant programming, and lead and inspire the staff to meet and exceed expectations. S/he will directly and personally participate in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major and principal gifts and will become an active and visible member of the Phillips Academy and Andover communities. The director will launch systematic initiatives to identify and cultivate the next generation of donors to Andover while maintaining and strengthening ties to existing donors, seek out new philanthropic opportunities with determination, and work with others across the institution to create strong, accurate, and consistent messaging about Andover to its constituencies.
The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership skills, a keen understanding of best practices in fundraising, and have a proven ability to meet objectives with a record of accomplishment in developing successful strategies to build a highly efficient and effective development program. The individual should have a collegial, team-building style with a proven ability to motivate staff to keep them engaged, energized and focused on results. S/he will create a professional work environment that rewards individual and collective success, builds confidence and promotes diversity. The candidate must demonstrate a high level of integrity and trust; exhibit the credibility and sophistication to effectively engage and partner with key internal and external stakeholders; be a self-starter with a sense of urgency and a clear set of priorities; and have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a complex environment. The candidate must possess extraordinary communication skills and be an open, achievement-oriented professional. At least ten years of executive leadership and management of a successful multi-million dollar advancement program is required. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
A more comprehensive job description can be found here.
Phillips Academy has retained Mr. Jack Gorman, of the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller, to conduct the search. Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications may be directed to Laurel Duggan, Associate at PhillipsAcademy@imsearch.com. Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Instructor in Mathematics
Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Mathematics for academic year 2014-15. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level of mathematics including AP Calculus. Ability to also teach Statistics or Computer Science is preferred. 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 to email@example.com. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Background check required. EOE.
Psychology and Counseling Center
Phillips Academy seeks a full time psychologist for a joint appointment in the school’s Department of Psychology and Counseling Center. Responsibilities include direct clinical services to a diverse population of students including individual, psycho-educational group work as well as teaching Introductory Psychology and a course for 10th graders which addresses issues of gender, race, class, and both physical and emotional wellness. The position requires living on campus and assuming residential and athletic responsibilities as appropriate. Requirements include a doctoral degree in clinical, counseling or school psychology. The applicant should be licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and have post doctoral supervised experience working with adolescents presenting with a broad range of difficulties, including eating disorders and self–injury. Candidates with experience in a boarding school environment and teaching high functioning high school students are preferred. Currently, there is a strong internal candidate. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Background check required. EOE.