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Employment Opportunities

Are you looking to become part of an exciting and positive school environment offering a rewarding experience?

The Albany Academies -- Albany Academy for Girls & The Albany Academy -- practice a leadership model of education combining individual attention to students with project-based learning and demanding academics. We also combine single-gender education through the Tenth Grade with a co-educational program for juniors and seniors. For more than 200 years, the Academies have led the way in the Capital Region.

The Albany Academies, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, value diversity and seek applications from all qualified individuals.

The Albany Academies are currently seeking the following positions:

To apply email your resume and letter of interest, with the position title in the subject line, to jobs@albanyacademies.org.

Faculty Positions

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  • Division Director, Middle School

    Position Summary - The Albany Academies Middle School Division Director is the academic, cultural and operational leader for Middle School faculty and students. The individual is responsible for building the personal, intellectual and social skills and habits of middle school students. The opportunity is to continue to develop the Middle School program in a way that attracts, retains, challenges and develops students. The position reports to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO).

    The School - The School has been in existence for more than 200 years. Today, The Albany Academies is a Pre-School through grade 12, independent school that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has more than 700 students across the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Divisions. For more information about the School go to albanyacademies.org.

    The Area - Albany is the capital city of New York State. It is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher learning. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany- Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area. With a population of 1.1 million, the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state. Albany offers an affordable, family-friendly environment. Downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza has reflecting pools, an art-filled underground shopping concourse, and The Egg, a striking performing arts center. The plaza is bookended by the New York State Capitol and the New York State Museum and connects to the Times-Union Arena. To the north is Saratoga Springs, with a vibrant downtown and the famous horse racecourse. To the south is the hiking and skiing of the Catskill Mountains. Commuting by car from the School to the suburbs and many outlying areas is facilitated by the New York State Thruway.

    Essential Duties
    • Maintain congruency between the Middle School program and the School's mission
    • Articulate the Division's programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines to all constituents
    • Provide an orderly and supportive environment that fosters high morale, so that learning can take place
    • Collaborate with the Student Deans and the School Counselors in support of students
    • Oversee and direct the activities of student organizations and faculty committees
    • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and school policies
    • Reinforce guidelines for proper student conduct
    • Ensure student attendance and academic records are accurately maintained
    • Evaluate and continuously improve the academic programs
    • Recommend to the CAO the hiring and retention and assignment of faculty
    • Oversee the methods and standards used by teachers to measure student achievement
    • Coordinate the co-curricular and extra-curricular programs
    • Prepare the Middle School class schedule and to assign teachers and students to classes
    • Consult with teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and school procedures
    • Maintain open lines of communication with families regarding the overall program and the progress of their child
    • Partner with Admissions in testing, interviewing and evaluating of applicants for enrollment
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Leadership of others
    • Design and delivery of academic content
    • Leading project teams
    • Time management

    Characteristics
    • Passion for the middle school experience
    • Cares deeply about developing middle school children
    • Personal and professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the Division and the School

    Experience
    • Classroom teaching
    • School administration

    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (required)

    Diversity Equity & Inclusion
    • The Albany Academies encourages applicants from all qualified educators and administrators regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or any other protected identifying characteristic.
    • We believe that the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled office environment
    • Most of the work can be done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and the like

    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing the duties described. Reasonable accommodations will be thoughtfully considered for qualified candidates.
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will.

    To apply email your resume and letter of interest, with the position title in the subject line, to David Lester, Chief Human Resources Officer. Lesterd@albanyacademies.org
  • AA Middle School Science Teacher

    The Albany Academies Middle School Science Teacher

    School Overview

    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
     
    Job Summary
    Plan, prepare and deliver science lessons to middle school students.
     
    Essential Duties
    • Assign and grade student work
    • Engage parents to create positive relations
    • Maintain a healthy environment and good order in the classroom
    • Contribute to the common good of the science department
    • Contribute to the common good of the School by taking on other duties as assigned such as, student advising, student clubs, coaching, mentoring a new faculty member and the like

    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content
    • Computer science knowledge
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for computer science
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, the department and the school
    Experience
    • Teaching science (required)
    • Teaching in an independent school (desired)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)

    Schedule
    • This is a 10-month position with summers off
    • The typical workday is 7:45am – 4:15pm, with occasional assignments to special events taking place after the core hours and on weekends

    FLSA Classification: Exempt
     
    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and the like

    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will

    Our Position on Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.



  • Computer Science Teacher

    School Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    Job Summary
    Plan, prepare and deliver computer science lessons to middle and upper school students, including AP Computer Science and AP Computer Science Principles

    Essential Duties
    • Assign and grade student work
    • Engage parents to create positive relations
    • Maintain a healthy environment and good order in the classroom
    • Contribute to the common good of the department
    • Contribute to the common good of the School by taking on other duties as assigned
    • such as student advising, student clubs, coaching, mentoring a new faculty member and the like
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content
    • Computer science knowledge
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for computer science
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, the department and the school
    Experience
    • Teaching middle and upper school computer science (required)
    • Teaching in an independent school (preferred)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Schedule
    • This is a 10-month positon with summers off
    • The typical workday is 7:45am – 4:15pm, with occasional assignments to special events
    • taking place after the core hours and on weekends
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion:
    At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different
    perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an
    environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally
    agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen
    our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Lower and Middle School Computer Science Teacher

    School Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    Job Summary
    Plan, prepare and deliver computer science lessons to lower and middle school students and provide technology support to other lower school teachers.

    Essential Duties
    • Assign and grade student work
    • Engage parents to create positive relations
    • Maintain a healthy environment and good order in the classroom
    • Provide classroom technology support to lower school teachers
    • Contribute to the common good of the department
    • Contribute to the common good of the School by taking on other duties as assigned such as, student advising, student clubs, coaching, mentoring a new faculty member and the like.
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content
    • Computer science knowledge
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for computer science
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, the department and the school
    Experience
    • Teaching computer science (required)
    • Teaching in an independent school (preferred)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Schedule
    • This is a 10-month position with summers off
    • The typical workday is 7:45am – 4:15pm, with occasional assignments to special events taking place after the core hours and on weekends
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and the like

    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will

    Our Position on Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.

Staff Positions

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Coaching Positions

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  • AAG Head Modified Basketball Coach

    The Albany Academies, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 and post-graduate, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
    We are seeking a Head Modified Basketball Coach.
     
    The Role
    The Head Modified Basketball Coach is responsible for the success of the modified basketball team.
     
    The Athletics Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting at the modified level. Student athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport. Many are involved in the school community as teachers and other roles.
     
    Within the basketball program the modified team serves as a training ground for skill building, enjoyment, competition, and dedication to the work required to produce rewards. We prepare students for a successful college experience and the program plays a role by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership and sportsmanship.
    Our teams compete in Section II, Colonial Council as a Class A program.

    Experience
    • Head or Assistant basketball coaching
    • Softball program builder
    • Admissions support
    Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree
    • First Aid meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Adult CPR certification meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Successful background check
    • Concussion management certificate (preferred)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of young women
    • Passionate about basketball

    Reports to: Athletic Director
     
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Head Modified Softball Coach

    The Role
    The Head Modified Softball Coach is responsible for the success of the modified softball team.
     
    The Athletics Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting at the modified level. Student athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport. Many are involved in the school community as teachers and other roles.
     
    Within the softball program the modified team serves as a training ground for skill building, enjoyment, competition, and dedication to the work required to produce rewards. We prepare students for a successful college experience and the program plays a role by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership and sportsmanship.
    Our teams compete in Section II, Colonial Council as a Class A program.

    Experience
    • Head or Assistant softball coaching
    • Softball program builder
    • Admissions support
    Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree
    • First Aid meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Adult CPR certification meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Successful background check
    • Concussion management certificate (preferred)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of young women
    • Passionate about softball
    Reports to: Athletic Director

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Head Varsity Softball Coach

    The Albany Academies, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 and post-graduate, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
    We are seeking a Head Varsity Softball Coach.
     
    The Role
    The Head Softball Coach is responsible for the success of the softball program from modified to the varsity level. This includes selecting and managing varsity assistant coaches, aligning coaches at all levels around a unified mindset and approach to the game, and supporting admissions of student athletes.
     
    The Athletics Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting at the modified level. Student athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport. Many are involved in the school community as teachers and other roles.
     
    Within the softball program we field modified team and junior varsity teams, which serve as a training ground for skill building, enjoyment, competition, and dedication to the work required to produce rewards. We prepare students for a successful college experience and the program plays a role by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership and sportsmanship.
    Our teams compete in Section II, Colonial Council as a Class A program.

    Experience
    • Head softball coaching
    • Softball program builder
    • Admissions support
    Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree
    • First Aid meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Adult CPR certification meeting NYS coaching requirements
    • Successful background check
    • Concussion management certificate (preferred)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of young women
    • Passionate about softball
    Reports to: Athletic Director

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Modified Volleyball Coach

    The Role
    • Head coach of the Girls Modified Volleyball team 
    • Generate enthusiasm for girls to participate in the volleyball program 
    • Design and execute practices 
    • Provide basic medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries 
    • Execute emergency plan for athletic facilities 
    • Meet department coaching standards and season planning expectations 
    Characteristics
    • Positive, caring and dedicated to the development of student athletes 
    • Supportive of the school’s mission 
    • Works collaboratively with coaches, students, faculty, parents, and administrators 
    • Role models behaviors consistent with the School’s culture and high expectations 
    • Possesses strong communication skills 
    • Well organized 
    • Passion for volleyball  
    Experience 
    • Coaching volleyball at the middle school, high school or club level 
    • Background as a competitive player 
    Education 
    • High school diploma (required) College Degree (preferred) 
    • NYS Coaching Certification achieved or in-progress 
    Contact 
    Interested candidates should contact the AAG Director of Athletics, Jennifer Murphy via email at murphyj@albanyacademies.org or office phone, (518) 429-2300.  

Please note Summer Camp counselor positions have been filled for the 2020 season.

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