Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions

Office of Admission 

Phillips Academy invites applications for the continuing position of Associate/Assistant Director of Admission beginning on September 1, 2019. Reporting to the director of admission, the successful candidate will represent the Academy and assist in a variety of admission activities, including recruiting, interviewing, and selecting the incoming class. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic and articulate team player, have strong organizational, writing, and public speaking skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Joining a highly successful admission and financial aid team, the candidate should have 3-5 years of admission experience, and be ready to participate in the residential community and athletic/co-curricular program. A bachelor's degree is required.

Please visit our application portal to submit a resume, two letters of reference and a cover letter addressing your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse, residential community.  Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Full background check required.

Instructor in Art/Foundations:

Department of Visual Art

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time continuing instructor in studio art/foundations beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. Depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise, courses taught may include drawing, design, and mixed media, in addition to introductory foundations classes. There may also be opportunities to teach interdisciplinary classes in collaboration with other departments throughout the school. If applicable, candidates should indicate interest and/or experience in interdisciplinary teaching. The specific teaching assignment will consist of three or four class sections per trimester, most likely with two to three preparations.  We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs at this boarding school.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  A master's degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred and a full background check is required.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  To begin your application, please visit our Application Portal to submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of reference, a single PDF file that contains a web link to your portfolio (or an embedded portfolio of your work), as well as a portfolio of student work. Your cover letter should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy and address your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential high school community. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as Instructor in English starting in September 2019.  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.  Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience at a residential school preferred. We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants in our academic, athletic, and residential programs.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please visit our application portal to submit a resume, two letters of reference and a cover letter addressing your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse, residential community.  Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Full background check required.

English

ROGER F. MURRAY CHAIR IN CREATIVE WRITING

Phillips Academy seeks a writer-in-residence to fill the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing. This is a two-year appointment to begin in September 2019, with a possibility of renewal for up to two more years. Responsibilities include teaching two seminar classes (maximum 15 students per class) in creative writing per term. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic and residential programs. Minimum requirements include at least one published book and demonstrated success in the teaching of creative writing at the university or secondary level. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review to begin on November 5, 2018. Please visit our application portal to submit a resume, two letters of reference and a cover letter addressing your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse residential community. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Fellow in Community Engagement

Phillips Academy’s Office of Community Engagement seeks to appoint a one-year Fellow in Community Engagement beginning in August 2019 with the possibility of a two-year renewal. The Fellow program has a strong mentoring component designed for an individual new to a full- time professional position. Responsibilities include mentoring student leaders; supervising on- and off- campus community engagement programs several weekday afternoons and evenings, as well as some weekends; overseeing the office’s social media accounts and creating an end-of- term newsletter; helping to organize Non Sibi Weekend, the Academy’s annual weekend of community engagement; and designing and implementing programming related to social justice and social issues. The Fellow will work as a house counselor in the school’s residential life program and will be expected to participate actively in campus life. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills; a demonstrated commitment to community engagement and issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice; an eagerness to work with a diverse group of high school students and community partners; as well as strong organizational and problem- solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. Please note that candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license, a minimum of one year of driving experience, and a willingness to drive Academy-owned vans to transport students to off-campus community engagement programs.

 Please visit our application portal to submit a resume, two letters of reference and a cover letter addressing your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse residential community. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

 For more information about the Community Engagement Office, please visit https://www.andover.edu/living/community-engagement. Please contact Monique Cueto-Potts, Director of the Office of Community Engagement, at 978-749-4140 or mcuetopotts@andover.edu, with any questions specific to the Fellow in Community Engagement position.

Mathematics 

Adjunct Instructor

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in an adjunct instructor position in the Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Department for the spring trimester of school year 2018-19 (March 18 – June 6).   The successful candidate will likely teach one or more sections of mathematics with a particular need for precalculus and calculus instruction.  Additional assignments may include work in residential life and athletics.  Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.    Please use a single pdf file to submit to pafac@andover.edu a resume and a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse residential community.  Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.    Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Full background check required.

Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive community. If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please visit our application portal to submit a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each.Cover letters should be addressed to:

Mr. Patrick J. Farrell 

Dean of Faculty on the Edward E. Elson Foundation   

Phillips Academy   

180 Main Street  

 Andover, MA 01810-4161

Master's degree and minimum of three years teaching experience preferred for all faculty teaching positions. Successful candidates for faculty and teaching fellow positions assume teaching, residential, and athletic responsibilities. FULL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.