Employment

Employment Opportunities at Phelps

Math Instructor

The Phelps School seeks an instructor of mathematics for the 2019-20 school year.  Courses can include Pre-algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, and 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 sufficient 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

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

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

Physics Instructor

The Phelps School seeks an instructor of upper school Physics for the 2019-20 school year.     

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.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • PA Teaching Certification or coursework sufficient 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

The teacher will have the opportunity to serve on the residential life staff, with campus housing and utilities provided.  

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

 

Health & Physical Education Instructor

The Phelps School seeks a certified instructor for its classes in Health and Physical Education.   

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.  

How to apply

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

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