Instructor in Studio Art
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Instructor in Studio Art to begin in September of 2022. Strong candidates will be practicing artist-educators who have demonstrated skill and experience teaching high-school students in both studio foundations and graphic design, as well as experience with interdisciplinary visual-arts teaching and inclusive classroom practices. The specific teaching assignment will consist of three or four class sections per trimester, most likely with two or three preparations. All instructors in the department teach Visual Studies, our ninth-grade foundations 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. A Master’s degree or higher in fine arts and/or arts education and at least three years of high-school teaching experience are 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 exhibition record, two letters of reference, and a single PDF file that contains web links to your portfolio (or an embedded portfolio of your work) and a portfolio of student work and sample course syllabi. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.
Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse residential school committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences learn and grow together. The ideal candidate supports this commitment. 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.
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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 unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.