English Instructor

Faculty / Full-Time

Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

Position Requirements

The English department seeks a part-time English instructor for fall and potentially winter and spring terms. We are looking for a candidate interested in being part of a collaborative group of English teachers and working with highly motivated high school students in a diverse residential community.

Applicants should be prepared to teach literature and writing in multiple genres to students at all high school levels and committed to teaching texts from diverse voices. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in English or related subjects and at least two years of teaching experience. Enthusiasm for working with adolescents in the classroom and in conferences is essential.

 In addition to a CV, applicants should submit a cover letter and/or teaching statement indicating a specific interest in teaching at an independent high school that is actively committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


While individual responsibilities will vary from one faculty position to another, the major job duties of all faculty members include the following:

  • Teaching: All classes are student-centered discussions around a Harkness table. In order to meet the intellectual needs of the school’s talented and highly motivated students, teachers are expected to be dedicated to daily preparation for the best possible classes.
  • Cultural Competency: Faculty are expected to demonstrate respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.

Additional Requirements

  1. Experience teaching in a classroom setting for a minimum of 2 years.
  2. Diversity or cultural competency education (e.g. conferences, seminars, in-service programs, coursework, independent study).
  3. Willingness to enforce all school policies and rules governing student behavior.
  4. Proof of authority to work in the United Stated, full time.
  5. Successful completion of a criminal background check, renewed every 5 years.
  6. Phillips Exeter Academy requires all community members without a medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.


Phillips Exeter Academy

Exeter, NH
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender