Winter & Spring Term Information for Phillips Academy Families

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Athletics Department & Coaches

Please visit our application portal to view all open positions. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each. Human Resources will acknowledge receipt of resumes through email and will contact qualified applicants directly.

Full background checks are required for all positions including fingerprinting, as required by MA State Law. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Crew Coach

Andover Crew is looking for an assistant coach for the Spring Season 20 March - 6 June 2021.
Typical responsibilities include:
• Competently driving/maneuvering a motorized 25-foot still water launch.
• Assists with opening, preparing, breaking down, and closing the boat house each day for practices. This includes lifting and moving equipment.
• Lead, mentor, and instruct secondary school rowers with varied levels of rowing experience.
• Executes scheduled team practices: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:00 to 5:45 PM, Wednesdays 2:00 to 4:30 PM, and some Saturdays TBD.
• Adheres to policies established in Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook
• Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, or origin.
The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
• Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to students.
• Be adaptable and enjoy working alongside the current coaching staff
• Be able to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals, and engage with peers, the public, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner.
• Have collegiate rowing experience along with experience coaching in high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Include a one-page statement articulating why you would be a good candidate for this position.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

For more info please contact Director of Andover Crew, Dale Hurley at dhurley@andover.edu

Water Polo Coach

Phillips Academy seeks a Head Coach for the water polo program.

Typical responsibilities include:

• Plans and executes team practices with assistant coach support. Coaches in all regular season scrimmages/tournaments as scheduled. (girls, spring interscholastic season and boys, fall interscholastic season)
• Adheres to policies established in Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook
• Stays current in and expands knowledge of coaching techniques.
• Working with the athletic director and others, engages prospective student-athletes and their families throughout the admissions process.
• Partners with college counseling office to assist student-athletes who aspire to collegiate athletics.
• Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, or origin.

The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
• Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to students, in and out of water.
• Be able to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals, and engage with peers, the public, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner.
• At least 2 years’ experience coaching in high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Water polo playing experience at high school, college or higher level.
• Ability and willingness to manage a Monday-Saturday practice/game schedule which includes travel to away opponents.

Include a one-page statement articulating coaching philosophy and/or vision for a varsity water polo program.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phillips Academy seeks an Assistant Athletic Trainer to begin in September of 2021. The Assistant Athletic Trainer, along with three certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. An academic year position, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide athletic training services (injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation along with sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Monday – Saturday depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is a full-time, exempt staff position.

The qualified candidate will have certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice as well as a BS degree in Athletic Training; A Master’s Degree preferred. Five years working as an Athletic Trainer, preferably with adolescents.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of student-athlete progress. The Assistant Athletic Trainer should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with student-athlete on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student-athlete while employing sound communication skills in communicating with student-athlete and parents/guardians alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on her/his feet throughout the day, lift student-athletes, as well as carry athletic training equipment. This is considered an essential employee of the Academy which would require the employee to be present during weather emergencies.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Bus Driver

Phillips Academy seeks a part-time bus driver to transport athletic teams to afternoon practices. Hours are 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; Wednesday the hours are 2:00 p.m-6:00 p.m. during the fall and spring academic terms (late September through mid-November and mid-March through the end of May). Applicants must have an immaculate driving record, be comfortable driving in the greater Lawrence and/or greater Boston areas. DMV and valid CDL required.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.