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Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions

Admission

Associate / Assistant Director of Admission

Phillips Academy seeks a One-year Associate/Assistant Director of Admission to begin on July 1, 2021. 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 actively in the residential and athletic/co-curricular programs at this boarding school. Bachelor’s degree required. This is a 12-month, full-time, housed administrative faculty position. Throughout the academic year, evening and weekend work is required.

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. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

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. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks, as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Chinese

One-year Instructor in Chinese

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time One-year Instructor in Chinese for the school year beginning in September of 2021. 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. A minimum of two years’ teaching experience is required.

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. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

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. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings. 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.

Dance

One-Year Instructor in Dance

Phillips Academy seeks, as a sabbatical replacement, a full-time One-year Instructor in Dance (within the Department of Theatre and Dance) for the school year beginning in September of 2021. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach and choreograph all levels of ballet technique. The ability to teach other dance forms or areas of dance studies is a plus. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of anti-racist and culturally responsive pedagogy within the field of dance. 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. A degree in dance 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 (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, and two letters of reference. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

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. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings.

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

Adjunct Instructor in History

Phillips Academy seeks an Adjunct Instructor in History for the spring trimester beginning on March 22, 2021. The Department of History and Social Science will assign two or three sections in world history for the term. Advanced degree and secondary-school teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and 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. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

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.

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.

House Counseling Associate

Phillips Academy seeks House Counseling Associates to begin as early as the last week of August, 2020. House Counseling Associates live in dormitories and share responsibility with other academy faculty for the safety and wellbeing of the student residents.

House Counseling Associates must be able to work in close proximity to students, in person, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. A robust testing protocol is at the center of the academy’s monitoring and containment strategies. Students and employees must comply with the testing protocol. All students will be required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test prior to arriving on campus. On-campus testing will be administered at least twice in the first two weeks on campus and thereafter at frequent and regular intervals. The academy will provide testing to students and employees, including House Counseling Associates, at no cost. High-quality personal protective equipment (PPE) will also be provided at no cost to the employee. Students will be expected to abide by distancing and face-covering protocol when interacting with House Counseling Associates.

Responsibilities include:

Engaging in orientation and training opportunities focused on equity, inclusion, and wellness

Checking on students and ensuring their safety; this includes checking in on students in their rooms and in communal dorm spaces during the day; in the evenings and on weekends, this includes monitoring study halls, facilitating dorm activities, and ensuring healthy living and sleeping habits

Monitoring compliance with safety protocol and enforcing school rules; partnering with house counseling colleagues, residential student leaders, Sykes Wellness Center team members and residential deans

Cultivating an inclusive. supportive and healthy dorm community; planning and hosting dorm activities; facilitating dorm meetings and conversations focused on individual and community health and wellbeing

Sleeping overnight in the dormitory except when off duty

Communicating regularly with lead house counselor, individual student advisors, and students’ families; contributing to and maintaining a shared dorm log

Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience working with high-school-aged students preferred.

The House Counseling Associate is a part-time position; potential athletic and cocurricular assignments are possible. Housing in a dormitory apartment is provided as a necessary component of this residential work.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, and names and contact information for two or three (no more or fewer) references.

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. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings.

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.

Spanish

Adjunct Instructor in Spanish

Phillips Academy seeks an Adjunct Instructor in Spanish for the spring trimester beginning on March 22, 2021. The Spanish Department will assign three or four sections for the term. We are interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching at all levels of the Spanish curriculum. Advanced degree and secondary-school teaching experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and 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. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

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.

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



Urgent Coaching Needs

As faculty at a vibrant boarding school, Phillips Academy teachers contribute not only to the academic program but also to the athletics/fitness, co- and extracurricular, and residential programs. We’re always interested in the full range of what a candidate could bring to our school community.

Looking ahead to the 2021-2022 school year, we see a particularly urgent need for coaches of the following sports:

• Boys’ lacrosse

• Crew

• Softball

• Swimming

• Track: sprints and hurdles

• Water polo

If you have significant experience in one or more of these sports, please highlight it in your application for one of the posted faculty positions.

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