Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions

Office of Admission 

Associate/Assistant Director 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.

Biology

Instructor in Biology 

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in Biology beginning in the 2019-20 academic year.  Candidates must be prepared to teach students at all levels of Biology.   Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations.  We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs.  Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  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. 

Chemistry

Instructor in Chemistry

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a one-year, leave replacement position as an Instructor in Chemistry for academic year 2019-20. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the 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 will 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. Full background check required.  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Community Engagement

Fellow

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.

Department of Visual Art

Instructor in Art/Foundations

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.

English

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.

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as an Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies starting in September 2019.  Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach a broad range of courses in both philosophy and religious studies.  Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience 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.

Sykes Wellness Center

Counseling Postdoctoral Fellow

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a one-year appointment to the position of Fellow in Psychological Counseling.   As an intentionally diverse community, we seek a culturally sensitive and responsive postdoctoral fellow in clinical or counseling psychology. The goals of the postdoctoral fellowship are for fellows to learn to provide a balance of both short- and long-term counseling and psychotherapy, as well as consultation/liaison (CL) services. They will also collaborate with the medical team as well as faculty members on a regular basis. In addition, fellows will participate in weekly staff meetings, a weekly psychiatry meeting, and will receive two hours of weekly individual supervision. An opportunity to co-teach an empathy, balance, and inclusion (EBI) class weekly is also available.  All applicants must have completed an APA approved internship and have specific previous clinical experience with adolescents, ideally in a secondary and/or a residential educational setting. Additionally, trainees should have knowledge, experience, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as strong cultural competency and responsiveness skills. Additional information about Phillips Academy’s commitment to student health and wellness can be found here and our multi-faceted approach to health and wellness is described on this web page.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will 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.  

Theatre and Dance

Adjunct instructor in Dance

Phillips Academy seeks to make a one-trimester, adjunct appointment to teach the advanced level ballet class for spring 2019 academic year.  Candidates should be able to teach all levels, including pre-professional levels; pointe and variations are a plus. Five years teaching experience preferred.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will 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.

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.