Winter 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.

Adjunct Coach in Hip-Hop Dance

Phillips Academy seeks an Adjunct Coach in Hip-Hop Dance to plan and execute hip-hop dance sessions this winter and perhaps also spring.

The dance program plays a vital role at Phillips Academy. Dance can be taken for academic credit, as a sport, or as an extracurricular or club experience. We see our studios and stages as an extension of the classroom, celebrating dancers as movers, creators, and scholars. Our goal is to have our dancers’ community be a collaborative and welcoming environment where students learn about themselves, others, humility, perseverance, and accountability. We want all of our interested students to dance while preparing some student-dancers for the rigor of college dance programs or conservatories.

The successful Adjunct Coach in Hip-Hop Dance candidate will mentor high school students ranging in age and level, conduct weekly classes in a formal dance studio, and may choreograph an original piece for our end of term dance productions. Classes are scheduled in 80-minute blocks on four afternoons per week. During the 3:15-5:50 sports block, we hope to offer as many as 8 sessions of hip-hop instruction per week, consisting of two levels of instruction. The Adjunct Coach in Hip-Hop Dance will work with the Theatre and Dance Department Chair, Athletic Director, other dance instructors, and administrators to provide our students with a versatile and sound foundation in hip-hop dance as part of a broad curriculum of dance forms.

This position is temporary and will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the winter term to determine whether it should continue through the academic year.

The typical responsibilities of the Adjunct Coach in Hip-Hop Dance include the following:

  • Plans and executes two 80-minute dance sessions, four days a week
  • Advises Hypnotiq, our extracurricular hip-hop dance club
  • Takes part in our discussions about our yearly season and production schedule and potentially choreographs for productions
  • 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
  • Stays current in and expands knowledge of dance techniques
  • Adheres to policies established in the Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook

The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in dance instruction
  • Ability to inspire, motivate positively, and be a role model to students
  • Ability to communicate effectively with groups and/or individuals and engage with peers, students, and parents in a positive, empathetic, and professional manner
  • Hip-hop dance experience
  • Ability and willingness to manage a Monday-Saturday rehearsal schedule, with the majority of days being Monday-Friday

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and one-page statement articulating their teaching philosophy and/or or how hip-hop is central to their dance pedagogy.

This position is not eligible for benefits except those required by law.

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Lifeguard

Phillips Academy seeks a lifeguard to for weekday afternoons coverage. Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid and AED Certification required. Must be 18 years of age. Approximate hours are weekdays Monday – Friday, 3:30 P.M – 8 P.M.

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Junior Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse, Assistant Coach

Phillips Academy seeks a Head and an Assistant Coach for the boy’s junior varsity lacrosse program for Spring 2022.

Assistant JV Coach role involves supporting Head Coach in all noted above responsibilities.

  • The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
  • Ability to positively motivate, inspire and be role model to students, on and off field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience coaching in club, high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Lacrosse 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.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID-19.

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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


Junior Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse, Head Coach

Phillips Academy seeks a Head Coach for the boy’s junior varsity lacrosse program for Spring 2022.

Head Coach responsibilities include:

  • Plans and executes team practices with JV assistant coach support. Coaches in all regular season scrimmages as scheduled and as possible, supports varsity tryouts at start of spring season (March 28-4)
  • Collaborates with Head Boys’ Lacrosse coach on player development, game strategies and practice plans when appropriate.
  • Adheres to policies established in Phillips Academy Coaches Handbook
  • Stays current in and expands knowledge of coaching techniques.
  • 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, on and off field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience coaching in club, high school or college setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Lacrosse 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.

Season runs from March 22 through third weekend in May.

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID-19.

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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Junior Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse, Assistant Coach

Phillips Academy seeks an Assistant Coach for the girls’ junior varsity/novice lacrosse program for Spring 2022.

Working alongside the JV2 lacrosse head coach, responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student-athletes. Experience playing and/or coaching lacrosse required and experience working with high school age students preferred. Full background check required. Commitment is approximately 15-20 hours per week (Monday- Saturday) from March 22nd through third weekend of May. Afternoon practices (3:15 – 5 p.m. and games Wednesday afternoons as well as some Saturdays). No benefits.

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

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID-19.

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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.