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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:

Faculty Positions

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  • Performing Arts Teacher – Dance

    Start date: August 2020 

     
    • Teach modern dance to girls in grades 5-12 
    • Teach composition and dance theory 
    • Academic advisor to upper school students 
    • Choreograph school productions 
    • Attend faculty/department meetings, annual fundraiser event, various student events 
     
    Capabilities/Knowledge 
    • Education of youth 
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content for each age group 
    • Understands the history of modern dance 
    • Planning a modern dance curriculum 
    • Ability to teach choreography and theory 
    • Ability to use software/online tools for communication, organization, curriculum, etc. 
     
    Characteristics 
    • Cares about developing children 
    • Passion for dance 
    • High standard of excellence 
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day 
     
    Experience 
    • 2-3 years of experience as a dance instructor of youth required; experience in an academic setting preferred 
    • Proven effectiveness in teaching dance to young people in groups of up to 15 students 
    • Experience in performing, teaching and choreographing 
    • Specialized knowledge and skill in modern dance techniques (Horton or Limon) 
     
    Education 
    • Required: Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Dance (or related major) 
    • Preferred: Master’s degree 
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Staff Positions

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  • Admissions Associate

     
     
    The Albany Academies are looking for an Admissions professional with the experience and initiative to lead its efforts in recruiting and admitting students to The Albany Academy (AA). This position reports to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management and is responsible for meeting the enrollment goals of The Albany Academy. This position will also work closely with the Marketing and Development Office to help develop and implement the marketing plan of The Albany Academies.
     
    We are looking for someone with the intelligent, sensitive, warm, and outgoing personality to represent the School well to prospective families, and to work with them all the way through the admissions process.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Ability to reach out to local organizations and represent The Albany Academies
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of prospective parents and students
    • Strong time-management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication skills—both writing and speaking.
    • Several years of prior admission experience and familiarity with independent schools.
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office, Excel, database systems, and social media marketing techniques
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree
    This is a 12-month, salaried position with benefits.
    Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume, list of references and salary requirements in a PDF document to jobs@albanyacademies.org. Please put “Admissions Associate” in the subject line of the email.
  • Institutional Advancement Office Administrator

Coaching Positions

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  • AA Hockey Varsity Assistant Coach

  • AAG Modified Softball Coach

    Successful Candidates will:
    • Be positive, caring, and supportive of the school’s mission statement and be dedicated to the overall development of young people as student-athletes.
    • Work collaboratively with coaches, students, faculty, parents, and administrators.
    • Role model the behavior which the program demands.
    • Possess strong communication skills, be very well organized, and have a passion for the sport.
    • Coaching experience at the middle school, high school or club level, as well as a background as a competitive player, is recommended.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Execute all team practices and games.
    • Provide basic medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
    • Ability to execute an emergency plan for athletic facilities.
    • Meet department coaching standards and season planning expectations.
    Education:
    • High school diploma required. College Degree / In Progress preferred.
    • NYS Coaching Certification / In Progress Certification.
    Interested candidates should contact the AAG Director of Athletics, Jennifer Murphy via email at murphyj@albanyacademies.org or office phone, (518) 429-2300.
  • AAG Modified Track & Field Coach

    Successful Candidates will:
    • Be positive, caring, and supportive of the school’s mission statement and be dedicated to the overall development of young people as student-athletes.
    • Work collaboratively with coaches, students, faculty, parents, and administrators.
    • Role model the behavior which the program demands.
    • Possess strong communication skills, be very well organized, and have a passion for the sport.
    • Coaching experience at the middle school, high school or club level, as well as a background as a competitive player, is recommended.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Execute all team practices and games.
    • Provide basic medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
    • Ability to execute an emergency plan for athletic facilities.
    • Meet department coaching standards and season planning expectations.
    Education:
    • High school diploma required. College Degree / In Progress preferred.
    • NYS Coaching Certification / In Progress Certification.
    Interested candidates should contact the AAG Director of Athletics, Jennifer Murphy via email at murphyj@albanyacademies.org or office phone, (518) 429-2300.
  • AAG/AA Assistant Varsity Ski Coach

    Successful Candidates will:
    • Be positive, caring, and supportive of the school’s mission statement and be dedicated to the overall development of young people as student-athletes.
    • Work collaboratively with coaches, students, faculty, parents, and administrators.
    • Role model the behavior which the program demands.
    • Possess strong communication skills, be very well organized, and have a passion for the sport.
    • Coaching experience at the middle school, high school or club level, as well as a background as a competitive player, is recommended.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Execute all team practices and games.
    • Provide basic medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
    • Ability to execute an emergency plan for athletic facilities.
    • Meet department coaching standards and season planning expectations.
    Education:
    • High school diploma required. College Degree / In Progress preferred.
    • NYS Coaching Certification / In Progress Certification.
    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 Camps counselor positions have been filled for the 2019 season.

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