Employment

Employment Opportunities at Phelps

Computer Science and Director of Technology

The Phelps School has an opening for a full-time teacher of Computer Science and Director of Technology for the Academic Year 2022 – 2023. 

Candidates should have working knowledge of contemporary programming languages, application development, and web development.  Currently, students follow web-based curricula offering introductory programming, as well as advanced courses.  The Director of Technology will help to meet the technology needs of the School’s students and staff, as well as lead the planning and implementation of systems, programs, and curricula that will carry the School’s technology into the future.

Teachers at Phelps are dynamic men and women dedicated to helping each boy become a better person – in and out of the classroom. They enjoy working with students in relatively small classes and engaging collaboratively in curriculum design and professional improvement. They serve as advisors to as many as five students and are involved in co-curricular programs as coaches, activity sponsors, and community service project supervisors.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Teaching up to 5 assigned sections of various levels in the Computer Science department, including Advanced Placement classes
  • Serving the school’s after school program for two seasons as either a coach or program leader
  • Serving the school’s residential and student life program one/two weeknights per week and one/two weekends per month
  • Serving as an advisor to as many as five students

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred.
  • Teaching experience and/or experience in informational technology in an educational setting
  • Experience teaching and working closely with adolescents of various ages
  • Creative teaching style that embraces relational learning
  • Ability to provide both rigor and support for all students
  • Commitment to be actively engaged in the school community
  • Ability to serve in the School’s co-curricular program as a coach or program leader
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to support the residential life needs of a boarding school community

 

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected].

Salary: negotiable, housing on campus available
Type: Full Time

Learning Specialist

The Phelps School seeks a dedicated Learning Specialist to provide individualized academic support to students.

Ideally, the teacher will have training and experience as a reading specialist or in areas of special education.  The Learning Specialist must work closely with students, counselors, teachers, and parents to develop learning strategies tailored to each student’s particular learning style.

Teachers at Phelps serve as advisors to as many as five students and are fully involved in co-curricular programs as coaches, activity sponsors, weekend trip chaperones, and community service project supervisors.  Some reside on campus in faculty housing and serve as dorm parents (supervisors).  They are dynamic men and women dedicated to helping each boy become a better man – in and out of the classroom. They enjoy working with students in relatively small classes and engaging collaboratively in curriculum design and constant professional improvement. They strive to integrate technology into their teaching and to help improve students’ creativity and critical thinking skills.

Learning Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small-group support/instruction in order to help students develop effective learning strategies to promote academic improvement and build trusting relationships with students.
  • Submit accommodations requests with College Board and ACT and assist with proctoring duties for testing for approved students.
  • Stay current with new developments in teaching methods and educational psychology.
  • Act as a resource and provide professional development for faculty in the areas of learning differences, executive functions, and cognitive skill building to implement best practices in teaching and learning
  • Maintain professional relationships with psychologists and neuropsychologists in the area as a referral base and possess a solid understanding of processes related to psychoeducational testing and outcomes.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, though Master’s is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of learning differences and strategies therein
  • Facility with a variety of instructional methods and assessments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a positive and proactive communication style
  • Ability to create a learning environment that addresses and supports each student’s needs

The teacher may have the opportunity to serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing provided.  Salary is determined accordingly.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected].

How to apply to The Phelps School

Please send letter of interest, resume, and three references to [email protected].

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