Employment

Employment Opportunities at Phelps

Long-term Substitute(Math)

Mathematics 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.

Long-term Substitute (Math)

Department: General
Reports to: Dean of Academics

POSITION PURPOSE

The Phelps School seeks a long-term substitute for the remainder of this academic year. There is a possibility that the person hired for this position may be made an offer for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Ideally, we would like to find someone who can teach AP Calculus (both AB and BC), Pre-Calculus, and Statistics. Number of students per class range between 3-6 per class. While most of our students are in class, we do have some who are virtual learners.

Our term goes through May 21, 2021, and is followed by a week of final exams ending on the 27th of May. We are hoping to fill the position in the next two weeks (possibly sooner if available). Housing is available.

Prospective applicant – Please contact Mr. John Phillips, Dean of Academics and Student Life, at [email protected] as soon as possible.

Mathematics Instructor (possible Mathematics Department Chair)

Department: Mathematics
Reports to: Dean of Academics

POSITION PURPOSE

The Phelps School, an independent, all-boys, college-preparatory day and boarding school in Malvern, PA with about 85-100 students in grades 6-12/PG, is seeking a full-time Mathematics 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 differences. 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.

The Phelps School is seeking a Mathematics Instructor to join our community of learners starting in fall of 2021. The right candidate may also be considered to lead the Math Department as Chair. The successful applicant would be comfortable to teach mathematics through Calculus. Ability to teach Statistics is a plus. Full-time faculty members are expected to attend faculty meetings; maintain verbal and written professional contact with students, colleagues, and families; serve on committees as needed; and participate in the broader life of the School in support of our students’ experiences outside the classroom by coaching, serving in the residential life program, and being a mentor to a small group of students.  Housing is available.

Applicants should be comfortable with technology and maintain classrooms that are student-centered. Classes are very small by design, with approximately 3-8 students in a class.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics or closely related field; Masters degree preferred.
  • Teaching certification preferred.
  • Ideal candidate will have some teaching experience at the middle/high school level.

Send cover letter, current resume, contact information for three references or three reference letters, and transcript(s) to: Mr. John Phillips, Dean of Academics and Student Life, at: [email protected].

Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

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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