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.

Chemistry

Instructor in Chemistry

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Chemistry to begin in September of 2020. We are interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching up and down the curriculum, from general chemistry through our elective offerings. 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 (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. 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.

College Counseling

Associate Director of College Counseling

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Associate Director of College Counseling to begin on August 1, 2020. This is a 10.5-month, full-time, housed administrative faculty position. Throughout the academic year, evening and weekend work is required. 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.

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, providing feedback on applicants’ essays, advising students on course selection, taking part in professional development, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director.

We seek candidates who will be active participants in the community to join our robust team of twelve experienced and diverse counselors. Collaboration and teamwork are cornerstones of the CCO team. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A minimum of 5-7 years of combined experience in college counseling and/or selective college admissions, with an emphasis on college counseling, is 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, two letters of reference, and a professional writing sample. 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.

Community Engagement

Teaching Fellow in Community Engagement

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time Teaching Fellow in Community Engagement for the 2020-2021 school year, with the possibility of an appointment to a second year. The Teaching 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 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; strong organizational and problem-solving skills; consistent attention to detail; and the ability to work independently in a small, busy, and fast-paced office.

The Teaching Fellow in Community Engagement will also work as a house counselor in the school’s residential life program and will be expected to participate actively in campus life. 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.

For more information about the Community Engagement Office at Phillips Academy, please visit our website. If you have questions about the Teaching Fellow in Community Engagement position specifically, please contact Monique Cueto-Potts, Director of the Office of Community Engagement, at 978-749-4140 or at mcuetopotts@andover.edu. If you have questions about the Teaching Fellow program generally, please visit our website.

To complete the application for a Teaching Fellowship, please visit our application portal

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. As part of your application, in your personal statement, 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.

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.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in English to begin in September of 2020. We are interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching up and down the curriculum, from ninth through twelfth grade. 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 (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. 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.

Ethics and Technology

Visiting Scholar in Ethics and Technology

Phillips Academy seeks a talented, interdisciplinary-minded Visiting Scholar in Ethics and Technology with interests in philosophy, computer science, and design for a two-year position exploring the intersections of ethics and technology with our students and faculty. The two-year appointment will begin in September of 2020. Minimum requirements include demonstrated success in the teaching at the secondary or university level and a demonstrated commitment to writing and public-facing scholarship.

The role has three main components: teaching, mentoring, and writing.

Teaching

Responsibilities include teaching two classes per term in philosophy in our Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. We expect the visiting scholar to teach courses at both the tenth- and twelfth-grade levels of our program. Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching with faculty from other parts of campus are also very likely.

Mentoring

The successful candidate will support student and faculty projects currently developed through the Tang Institute and The Nest, Andover’s Makerspace. In particular, this person would work closely with Tang Fellows involved with an ethics and computer science project that brings together faculty teaching philosophy, robotics, and computer science. Similarly, this role provides support to student projects with a focus in these areas.

Writing

The successful candidate will help the Tang Institute fulfill its mission of sharing and spreading the best ideas with regard to teaching and learning. Through the use of traditional and online publishing platforms, this role will help cultivate a robust learning community of teachers interested developing curricular materials that integrate ethics, robotics, and computer science.

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. Although the visiting scholar position is not a residential faculty position, please address directly in your cover letter your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse and inclusive 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 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.

Math

Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science to begin in September of 2020. We are interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching up and down the mathematics curriculum, from algebra through calculus and, in some cases, beyond. We are also interested in identifying candidates who can teach computer science at the introductory through advanced levels. 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 (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. 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.

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.

Physics

Instructor in Physics

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Physics to begin in September of 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching at all levels of the physics curriculum, from algebra-based courses at the ninth-grade level through calculus-based courses at the AP level. Although not in the first year, the successful candidate must also be able to teach one of the established elective offerings in the Course of Study. 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 (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. 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.

Theatre

Instructor in Theatre

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Theatre, with a focus on directing and acting, to begin in September of 2020. The instructor will direct a minimum of one mainstage show per academic year, teach three or four class sections per trimester, mentor student-produced theatre, and collaborate in the theatre and dance department’s curricular planning, season planning, and design processes.

We are interested in dynamic, creative, and highly and diversely skilled candidates with a comprehensive knowledge of theatre repertoire and performance history, as well as the ability to teach various elective courses, including public speaking and playwrighting. Candidates must be collaborative and flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, mentor students in various settings, collaborate with the production team, build connections across our school community, and participate in the residential program of this boarding school. Candidates must also be able to inspire students and develop seasons and curriculum that reflect our diverse school community.

A bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience at the secondary-school, higher-education, or community-setting level are required. A graduate degree or equivalent professional experience and specific knowledge of various training styles are preferred. Professional performance and/or directing experience in the theatre field would be a plus.

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. 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.

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.

As faculty at a vibrant boarding school, teachers at Phillips Academy contribute not only to the academic program but also to the athletics/fitness, co- and extracurricular, and residential programs. Although we’re always interested in the full range of what a candidate could bring to our school community, this year our athletic department is looking for potential coaches in the following sports in particular:

  • Boys’ lacrosse
  • Crew
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

If you have significant experience in one or more of these sports, please highlight it in your application.


Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina
Dean of Faculty
Phillips Academy
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810-4161