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.


Phillips Academy is looking for Lifeguards to support our Athletic and Community Recreation Aquatic programs. Multiple part-time positions available with flexible hours that include Monday – Friday afternoons 3:30PM – 8:00PM and varying weekend shifts when school is in session, and extended weekday and weekend hours during the summer.

Certification and Licensing Requirements:

  • Certified Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, or equivalent nationally recognized certification
  • American Red Cross First Aid / CPR / AED Certification for the Professional Rescuer, or equivalent nationally recognized certification

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 16+ years of age with lifeguarding experience preferred.
  • Swimming proficiency.
    Ability to adjust programs as necessary to ensure the safety of the visitors and other staff.
  • Ability to judge and evaluate evolving dynamics of individuals participating in aquatic activities to immediately assess their capabilities and threats to their safety.
  • Knowledge of on-site protocols, operational procedures, and safety policies with the ability to enforce safety objectives firmly but politely.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for providing on-site emergency medical services.

Phillips Academy requires that all student-facing faculty, staff, and administrators, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, be up to date with their COVID vaccination, which includes any boosters that have been added to meet the CDC definition of up to date including the bivalent booster.

Phillips Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service or any other characteristic protected by law. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.