TITLE: Physical Education and Athletics Instructor CLASSIFICATION: Academic Faculty REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics and Physical Education
STATUS/HOURS: Full-time, exempt, salaried position; Academic year (10 months) schedule, including one week prior to the beginning of school.
The Department of Physical Education and Athletics at Phillips Exeter Academy seeks to hire a full-time instructor beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. Candidates with experience and expertise in Physical Education, Coaching and/or related fields are encouraged to apply.
Accountabilities While individual responsibilities will vary from one faculty position to another, the major job duties of a faculty member include the following:
•Teaching: Members of the Physical Education and Athletics Department are expected to teach a variety of courses from our P.E. offerings.
•Coaching Members of the Physical Education and Athletics Department are expected to coach at the Varsity or Junior Varsity level all three seasons.
•Cultural Competency: Faculty are expected to demonstrate respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
•Residential Life: Faculty generally reside in campus housing and play a critical role in cultivating Exeter’s community-centered student dormitory life. Each faculty member is normally responsible for one weekend per month and one to three nights per week of dormitory duty, depending on the dormitory size.
•Advising: Faculty are expected to serve as mentors to student advisees throughout students’ time at Exeter. The adviser is the main liaison between an advisee’s family/guardian and the Academy.
•Extracurricular Activities: Faculty are expected to participate in the school’s extracurricular activities (e.g. Committee work, chaperoning some events).
A degree in Physical Education or related field and coaching at the high school or collegiate level are strongly preferred.
Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
Commitment to embracing the additional responsibilities involved with working at a residential high school.
Enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring adolescents
Commitment to enforcing all school policies and rules governing student behavior.
Diversity or cultural competency education (conferences, seminars, in-service programs, coursework, independent study and understanding of intercultural perspectives).
Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
Clean Driving record (reviewed annually).
About Phillips Exeter Academy
Phillips Exeter Academy, located in Exeter, NH, is a highly selective coeducational independent school for boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level as well. Our 671-acre campus is comprised of academic and residential buildings, a library, playing fields and sprawling green lawns; retaining our 18th century New England charm.