Employment

Employment Opportunities at Phelps

Math Teacher

The Phelps School seeks an instructor for upper school math classes, ideally to include A.P. Statistics.  

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.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • PA Teaching Certification (Secondary Math) or coursework to obtain PA Private Academic Certification
  • Facility with a variety of instructional methods and assessments
  • Ability to create a learning environment that addresses and supports each student’s needs

In addition, the teacher may serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing provided.  Salary is determined accordingly.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to Craig Jones, Head of School, at [email protected].

Health Teacher

The Phelps School seeks an instructor for its upper school classes in Health Education.  The courses are taken primarily by freshmen and sophomores. As needed, the Health Instructor may also offer elective courses in his or her area of interest and expertise, such as Introduction to Sports Medicine, Human Anatomy, or Advanced Fitness and Training.     

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.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field  
  • PA Teaching Certification (Health & P.E.) or coursework to obtain PA Private Academic Certification
  • Facility with a variety of instructional methods and assessments
  • Ability to create a learning environment that addresses and supports each student’s needs

In addition, the Health Teacher may serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing provided.  Salary is determined accordingly.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to Craig Jones, Head of School, at [email protected].

Athletic Trainer

The Phelps School seeks a part-time or full-time staff member to provide athletic training services to student-athletes and to ensure proper safety supervision and response to injuries at sports events, athletic activities, and related programs.  The Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Athletics and works under the medical direction of the school physician and students’ other treating physicians, in compliance with applicable state athletic training practices and regulations.  

The Trainer must maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments; coordinate pre-participation sports physicals; provide coaches with lists of athletes medically eligible to compete; and assist the Athletic Director as requested.  For a part-time position, daily duties typically begin at 3:30 p.m. on weekdays and include some evenings and weekends (for sports events).

Depending upon the trainer’s qualifications and interests, the position may also include teaching responsibilities (presumably Health and P.E. classes).

In addition, the Athletic Trainer may choose to serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing provided.  Salary is determined accordingly.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field
  • National Athletic Trainers Association certification (NATA BOC)
  • Pennsylvania licensure/registration (or in process of attaining)

Preferred:

  • PA teaching certification (Health and Physical Education)

Phelps faculty and staff members are dynamic men and women dedicated to helping each boy become a better man.  

Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to Craig Jones, Head of School, at [email protected].

How to apply

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

 

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