Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions

Art Department

Instructor in Art/Photo

Phillips Academy seeks an Instructor in Art/Photo beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year residential high school. Specific teaching assignments in the art department will comprise three or four course sections, most likely with two or three preparations. Courses will include elective photo courses, foundations courses, and, depending on the candidate’s breadth of expertise, courses in other areas such as drawing, design, or video. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs, and who have the following qualifications: 

•  Experience (an advanced degree or equivalent experience in art or a related field)

•  University level and/or high school teaching experience, preferably three years beyond teaching assistantships

•  Competency in digital and darkroom photography

•  An active exhibition record and portfolio

We are looking for a creative candidate who has an innovative and creative practice and can inspire students with a range of abilities and experiences. The foundation course is open to ninth grade students and includes a range of media with a focus on artistic thinking, visual vocabulary, and the relationship of making and thinking. The photo courses include digital photography and hybrid digital/darkroom processes.

Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should  email a resume, 2 letters of reference, a web link to your portfolio (or include a PDF portfolio), a cover letter  that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community, and if available, teaching syllabi and examples of student work to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Athletics

Boys Lacrosse Coach

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the position of Varsity Lacrosse Coach.  Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes.  Experience playing and/or coaching Lacrosse as well as experience working with high school age students required.  Full background check required.  Commitment is approximately 10 to 18 hours per week, depending on game schedules and locations.  Eligible for benefits as required by law.  Please send cover letter and resume to pafac@andover.edu

Biology Department

Instructor in Biology

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in Biology beginning in the 2018-19 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.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Full background check required.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

College Counseling Office

Associate Director of College Counseling

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of College Counseling.  This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning August 1, 2018.  Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college selection and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing recommendations and providing feedback on applicant essays, advising students on course selection, engaging with summer outreach for first-generation, low-income students, residential and athletic duties, taking part in professional development opportunities, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director. The qualified candidate will possess excellent listening, counseling, verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational and time management skills. We seek individuals interested in being active participants in our residential and athletic programs.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Master’s degree and a minimum of five years college counseling and/or selective college admission experience preferred. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu.  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

English Department

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as Instructor in English starting in September 2018.  Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school; experience teaching African American literature is a plus.  Specific assignments will comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations.  We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants in our academic, athletic, and residential programs.  Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. 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 email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

  

Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Department

Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science for spring 2018 (March 19 – June 6).  Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach students at every level in one or more of the three disciplines and participate in our athletic and residential life programs.  Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Music Department

Instructor in Music

Phillips Academy seeks applications for a 0.8 FTE one-year sabbatical leave replacement for the position of Instructor in Music specializing in Jazz for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position includes conducting Jazz and Concert Band ensembles and teaching in the classroom; candidates must be prepared to teach a range of levels from introductory to advanced. We especially seek candidates with expertise teaching electives focusing on fostering connections between music and broader cultural contexts. Phillips Academy seeks 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. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Physics Department

Instructor in Physics

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as an Instructor in Physics starting in September 2018. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level of physics, including AP Physics and algebra-based physics. Over time the opportunity exists to develop an elective in electronics, robotics, engineering, or some other topic. 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. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Theater and Dance

Instructor in Dance

Phillips Academy seeks to make a one-year, sabbatical leave replacement appointment for the position of Instructor in Dance for the 2018-19 academic year.  Candidates should be able to teach all levels, including pre-professional levels, of either ballet or modern dance, plus one other dance style (hip-hop, fusion, contemporary, tap or jazz). This person will be expected to choreograph for dance concerts on a regular basis, and the ability to teach choreography is a plus.   We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic and residential programs.  Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Full background check required.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

World Languages Department

Instructor of Chinese

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a one year, leave replacement appointment as Instructor in Chinese for the 2018-19 academic year.  Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the language including native speakers.  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.  Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Instructor of Spanish

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing appointment as Instructor of Spanish starting September 1, 2018.  Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the language. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school including teaching, house counseling and coaching. Opportunities exist for multidisciplinary, experiential and on- and off-campus program development through a range of Academy resources.  Andover is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community.  A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please email a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be written to the attention of Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive community. If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please email (as a single PDF) a resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community to pafac@andover.edu. Applicants will be reviewed by:

Mr. Patrick J. Farrell

Dean of Faculty on the Edward E. Elson Foundation  

Phillips Academy  

180 Main Street

Andover, MA 01810-4161

Successful candidates for certain positions assume teaching, residential, and athletic responsibilities. FULL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED. EOE. Master's degree and minimum of three years teaching experience preferred for all faculty teaching positions.