Phillips Exeter Academy
Phillips Exeter Academy, a residential school founded in 1781 by John Phillips, has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world.
Members of the employee community at Exeter share the Academy's longstanding commitment to excellence – a commitment that has made the school one of the finest in the country. We seek to understand the differences and similarities among us, and to appreciate the richness which diversity provides. We welcome your interest in a career at Exeter.
The Academy is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks.
Please visit www.exeter.edu/careers for a complete listing of current openings and to apply on-line.
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Phillips Exeter Academy, a co-educational residential school serving students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level, was founded in 1781 by John Phillips. Exeter has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world. The 671-acre campus with academic and residential buildings, a 309,432 volume library, playing fields and green lawns is located in Exeter, a southern New Hampshire town which retains its 18th-century New England charm. The Academy enrolls more than 1000 students from around the world. Exeter offers a rich curriculum with over 400 courses taught by 210 faculty in eighteen academic departments. The Academy employs approximately 425 staff who support the living, learning and teaching environment of a diverse student body. The Academy's longstanding commitment to excellence has made the school one of the finest in the country. To learn more about Phillips Exeter Academy, visit http://www.exeter.edu/.
Reporting to the Director of Harris Family Children Center, the new Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting in creating a warm and caring and safe environment for young children. Focus areas include ensuring the safety and well-being of each child, assist with the maintenance of equipment and material and ensures the cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom and common areas, interacting with children in a warm, nurturing way, encouraging cooperative behavior among the children, and changing diapers and clothing following center protocol. Among other responsibilities, the Substitute teacher assists in the preparation of nutritious snacks and helps children develop good nutrition and hygiene habits.
Hours: Monday – Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (10 hours per week).
The successful candidate will be at least 16 years old and have previous experience with infants, toddlers, and/or pre-school age children. Candidate must have CPR and First Aid training or be willing to get certification.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
• Ability to communicate well with children, parents, and colleagues.
• Ability to multi-task and shift priorities frequently.
• Ability to teach in a team atmosphere with high energy, flexibility, and patience.
• Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.
• Commitment to diversity & inclusion and to serving the needs of a divers and inclusive population.
Submit a cover letter and a current resume, as one document (pdf or MS Word format), to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in the subject line: Associate Teacher. The deadline for submission is March 30, 2017. The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment background check.
The Academy offers competitive salaries, meals, use of academy facilities and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and smoke-free workplace.
The Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks.
The Academy is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
Due to the volume of responses received for job postings, we are unable to provide individual status updates. All applicants will receive electronic confirmation of application submission and final status. Only those applicants selected by the search committee will be contacted directly. We appreciate your understanding, cooperation and interest in employment at Phillips Exeter Academy.
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Phillips Exeter Academy
Name: Melissa Benoit
State/Province: New Hampshire
Country: United States