Teaching and Administrative Faculty Positions


Director of Athletics

Andover seeks applications from individuals interested in the position of Director of Athletics, a 12-month, ongoing administrative faculty appointment. The director oversees and implements the academy’s athletic policies, programs and facilities. The director administers all aspects of the academy’s life activity, intramural, and interscholastic athletic programs, including program development and evaluation, staffing, and facility maintenance and renewal.   Working with others within the academy’s collaborative management structure, the director represents the athletics perspective in policy development and strategic decision-making; hires and supports continuous professional development of the coaching and training staff; supports the recruitment of student athletes; supports student athletes in the college admission process; ensures timely publicity and accurate reporting of athletic events and results. The director will ensure compliance with applicable laws and Academy athletics policies; administer departmental budget and accounts in a fiscally responsible manner; and sustain a culture of sportsmanship, professionalism and respect at all levels. The director also meets with peers at other private schools via District III, Eight Schools Association, and NEPSAC Athletic Director meetings. The director may teach one section per term and coach up to three seasons.  Frequent nights, week-end work, and in-season travel required.

Andover’s athletic program offers more than 50 sport, dance, and exercise options at every level of instruction. The school has 65 interscholastic teams competing in 21 different sports. Facilities include a field house, a squash center, two ice rinks, an indoor swimming and diving pool, basketball gymnasia, a weight and exercise room, dance studios, indoor and outdoor tracks, tennis courts, and fields for football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, softball and baseball.


Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, ten years of experience coaching and/or teaching at either the secondary school or collegiate level, administrative experience, a working knowledge of sport law, safety regulations, exercise physiology, injury prevention, and the benefits of incorporating fitness into a healthy life balance.

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 on September 28.

Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.



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 2019, 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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review to begin on November 5, 2018. 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. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit our application portal to view all open positions. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each. Human Resources will acknowledge receipt of resumes through email and will contact qualified applicants directly.

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.