Employment

Employment Opportunities at Phelps

Spanish Instructor

Computer Science Instructor

The faculty and staff at Phelps are motivated by working with young people to instill the love of learning not only in their respective fields but also in the broader community. Phelps strives to assist all students in finding success in and out of the classroom. There is an Academic Support Program (ASP) designed for students who need more support with reading, writing, math, and study skills. ASP can support students with mild learning difference. Phelps also strives to create and foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment that leans into diverse perspectives to create a supportive environment for all to learn. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts that develop a community where all can thrive.

Spanish Instructor

The Phelps School seeks an instructor of Spanish for the 2021-22 school year.  Qualified candidates will be equally passionate about their subject and students, work well in a collaborative environment and integrate technology into their teaching.

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).  Others live locally and commute to and from campus each day.  All 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach 5 sections of Middle School and Upper School Spanish classes.
  • Prepare learning activities in an environment that fosters collaboration, inquiry, innovation, and personal discovery.
  • Provide meaningful feedback on both formative and summative assignments.
  • Adapt and differentiate teaching methods and instructional material to meet students varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to collaborate within the department, school community, and greater community on multidisciplinary projects and initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records in the current student information system.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, cultivating the school’s core values.
  • Advise a group of students and keep parents and legal guardians informed about student’s progress.
  • Pursue relevant professional development to maintain expertise in subject matter, curriculum development, and teaching methods.
  • Supervise two co-curricular activities (e.g.; coaching, clubs, community service activities).
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Opportunity to serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing provided.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in a related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage the interest of middle and high school age children.
  • One to three years of relevant classroom teaching experience.
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, and all members of the school community.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate improved learning, habits, and measurements of achievement.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use sound judgment.
  • 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

 

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

Computer Science Instructor

The Phelps School has an opening for a full-time teacher of Computer Science and Director of Technology for the Academic Year 2021 – 2022. 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 John Phillips, Dean of Academics, at [email protected]

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

 

How to apply to The Phelps School

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

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