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Teaching & Administrative Faculty Positions

If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please email your resume along with a cover letter and two letters of reference (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.

If you are interested in any of the open administrator positions, please email the requested materials to hr@andover.edu.

Director of Outreach and Summer Session

Phillips Academy seeks a Director of Outreach and Summer Session beginning June 15th, 2016.

Phillips Academy Summer Session is an intensive 5-week, pre-college, residential, academic program. A summer faculty of 125 offer more than 60 courses representing all disciplines, a focused college counseling program, a multi-level English as a Second Language program, SAT Prep, and a variety of afternoon and weekend activities. Last year’s Summer Session enrolled 550 students from 42 states and 48 countries. As Director of Summer Session, the successful candidate will manage a year-round office staff of 6, oversee all marketing and recruitment strategies, assign campus facilities during the summer and be responsible for hiring deans, program coordinators, teachers and teaching assistants.

The Academy operates four outreach programs - Andover Bread Loaf, Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, Math and Science for Minority Students, and PALS As Director of the Academy’s Outreach programs, the successful applicant will work with and oversee the four individual outreach directors on all operational, financial, and personnel aspects of the programs. This role includes meeting regularly with the outreach directors during the academic year.

Reporting to the Dean of Faculty, the Director is the summertime lead contact person with Office of the Physical Plant, dining services, and the athletic department and manages decision making associated with determining programmatic use of the academy’s physical plant. The Director also works collaboratively with the Office of Academy Resources and the Director of Communications in support of outreach programming, publications, publicity, fundraising, and research. The Director collaborates with the Academy’s administration to advance the institution’s progressive mission of promoting intellectual growth, character development and diversity. A Master’s degree plus five years of administrative experience including managing a large and complex budget is preferred.

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 (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Art

Instructor in Art/Video

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Art/Video beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school. Specific assignments in the art department will comprise three or four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. Courses will include multi-level elective video courses, media foundations courses, and, depending on the candidate¹s breadth of expertise, courses in other areas such as drawing, design, photo and art appreciation. 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. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) 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.

Biology

Instructor in Biology

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Biology beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at all levels of Biology. 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. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) 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.

Chemistry

Instructor in Chemistry

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Chemistry beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. 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. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) 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.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in English beginning in the 2016-2017 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 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. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) 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.

History

Instructor in History

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in History and Social Science beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses required for the diploma in World History or US history. We seek candidates who will bring expertise in East Asia or South Asia. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, 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 minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. 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 (preferred in one pdf) 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.

Institute for Recruitment of Teachers

Assistant Director/Manager of Programs

Phillips Academy Andover seeks an experienced, dynamic and creative individual to fill an eleven month administrative position of Assistant Director/Manager of Programs. Collaborating with members of the IRT staff, especially the Executive Director, the ADMP will work with the consortium graduate program deans and admissions officers to coordinate the graduate school application process, support the Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist to execute strategic recruitment and retention plans, and organize and participate in advisory board meetings. The ADMP’s functions will be largely internally-focused, acting as the primary internal supervisor for staff and supporting all staff in the successful completion of their shared and leadership responsibilities. Answering to the Executive Director, the ADMP will maintain authority over implementing and managing processes that relate to the educational and training offerings of the IRT, including but not limited to the Summer Workshop, Teaching Fellows Partnership with Phillips Academy, and the Phillips Academy Intern Program. Other key responsibilities will include recruitment, extensive student advising on graduate school applications as well as program degree and field selection, convene and lead staff meetings, retreats and trainings, and work with the Executive Director to create and implement strategically meaningful and innovative educational programs and activities that advance the IRT mission.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A critical knowledge of MA/PhD research and practical programs in the Arts and Sciences fields supported by the IRT
  • An academic background in the social sciences or humanities
  • An advanced degree in the social sciences, humanities, or education, preferably a PhD in his/her area of study
  • A record of successfully working with diverse and underrepresented students
  • Experience successfully writing and managing grants
  • Mastery of software and technology used in the daily processes and functioning of the office (including but not limited to Canvas, Google, Outlook, Word, Excel, ChromeRiver)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multitask
  • Superior teamwork ethic and willingness to collaborate
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle process and program changes
  • An entrepreneurial spirit: the willingness to self-direct in the area of leadership responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to travel

This position is 11 months per year beginning on September 1 and ending on July 31 annually. Full background check required. Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@andover.edu no later than February 15, 2016. Expected start date is late March or early April.

Phillips Academy is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

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 hr@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Philomathean Advisor

Advisor to the Philomathean Society (Debate Team)

Phillips Academy seeks an Advisor for the school’s Philomathean Society (Philo), the second oldest secondary school debate society in the United States. Philo is a member of the Debate Association of New England Independent Schools and competes regionally, nationally, and internationally. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching debate. Specific responsibilities include weekly meetings, accompanying the team to 10 tournaments per year (Sunday competitions), and hosting one competition on PA’s campus. 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 (preferred in one pdf) 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.

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Instructor in Philosophy

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. This person will teach three sections and have related responsibilities equivalent to 80% of a full-time job with a corresponding salary. Full benefits are provided. We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants in our academic, athletic, and residential programs. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. 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 (preferred in one pdf) 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 a Psychological Counselor and Wellness Educator beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a full time, 10-month position, housed in the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center and reporting to the Director of Counseling. 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. There may also be an opportunity to teach a psychology elective. 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 and residential 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. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) 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.


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