Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions

ART

Instructor in Studio Art

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Studio Art / Foundations to begin in September of 2020. Candidates must have demonstrated skill and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: 3D design, sculpture, fiber arts, 2D design, and new media. The specific teaching assignment will consist of three or four class sections per trimester, most likely with two to three preparations (which includes our ninth-grade foundation Visual Studies course). There may also be opportunities to teach interdisciplinary classes in collaboration with other departments throughout the school. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants not only in the academic program but also in the athletics/fitness and residential programs at this boarding school. Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter, résumé, two letters of reference, and a single PDF file that contains a web link to your portfolio (or an embedded portfolio of your work) and a portfolio of student work and sample course syllabi.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community. Letters should be written to the attention of Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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 of 2020 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.

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your interest and experience in working in such a school community. Letters should be written to the attention of Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

History and Social Science

Instructor in History and Social Science

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in History and Social Science to begin in September of 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with scholarly expertise in the fields of African, Asian, and/or ancient history. Experience teaching U.S,. and world history will be valued as well. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants not only in the academic program but also in the athletics/fitness and residential programs at this boarding school. Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community. Letters should be written to the attention of Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies to begin in September of 2020. Candidates must be prepared to teach a wide range of courses in both philosophy and religious studies. Teaching responsibilities will include three or four electives per ten-week trimester at the tenth-, eleventh-, and twelfth-grade levels. Prospective candidates are encouraged to review Phillips Academy’s Course of Study for a sense of the department’s curriculum. Candidates must also be committed to cultivating equitable learning experiences for all students and be eager and willing to collaborate with departmental faculty on both teaching and student learning. We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants not only in the academic program but also in the athletics/fitness and residential programs at this boarding school. Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community. Letters should be written to the attention of Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Theatre and Dance

Technical Director in Theatre and Dance

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Technical Director in Theatre and Dance to begin in September of 2020. General responsibilities include operating, maintaining, and safeguarding the technical assets of the theatre; providing oversight of set construction, sound, and rigging elements for 6-7 main stage shows per year in addition to events held by students and guest artists; supervising student stage crews; collaborating with various designers; overseeing the scene shop budget, purchases, and annual safety inspections of theatres; design work as needed and as skills allow; and some teaching. Management responsibilities may include scheduling the use of theatre spaces in coordination with the department chair, assisting with events by outside departments using the theatre spaces, and supervising staff.

Candidates must have strong communication skills; be willing to work and collaborate with faculty and staff in a fast-paced environment; be able to operate lifts, climb stairs, and work from ladders; and be available to work nights and weekends as needed. The ideal candidate will have interest and experience in scenic design, as well as experience in scenic construction, stage rigging, using Vectorworks or similar CAD, sound, and light design. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants not only in the academic and arts programs but also in the athletics/fitness and residential programs at this boarding school. Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience required. Master’s degree and experience in an educational setting preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, and two letters of reference. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community. There is a strong internal candidate for this position.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina

Dean of Faculty

Phillips Academy

180 Main Street

Andover, MA 01810-4161