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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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  • Chemistry Teacher

    Chemistry Teacher - Job Description
     
    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.
     
    Essential Duties
    • Plan, prepare and deliver science lessons to upper school students
    • 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 including attending department meetings
    • 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
    • Chemistry knowledge
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for sciences
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, department and the school
    Experience
    • Teaching upper school 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.
  • 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.
  • Visual Arts Teacher

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-Kindergarten 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.
    We are seeking a Visual Arts Teacher.
     
    The Role
    • Teach visual arts to lower school and middle boys and ceramics to upper school coed
    • Attend department meetings, annual fundraiser event, student art shows

    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content for each age group
    • Ceramics knowledge
    • Planning annual curriculums for each age group

    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for visual arts
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day

    Experience
    • Teaching groups of up to 12 students
    • Worked in several visual art mediums

    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Status – Exempt, Full time, 10-month position

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled 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 through speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and the like

    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.

Staff Positions

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Coaching Positions

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  • Varsity Head Basketball Coach - Albany Academy for Girls (AAG)

    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.
     
    The Basketball Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students in grades 7-12. Student athletes participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport. At the high school level, key to our mission is preparing students for a successful college experience and the basketball team plays a role in that by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership and sportsmanship that sets these athletes apart.
     
    The Role
    The AAG Head Basketball Coach is responsible, in collaboration with the Athletic Director, for the success of the girls’ basketball program.
    · Coach the AAG basketball team, including daily in-season practices and off season skill building sessions
    · Select and manage varsity assistant coaches
    · Support admissions of prospective student athletes at all grade levels into AAG, with a target of enrolling 3 or more students who would otherwise have been unlikely to enroll
    · Guide and assist junior and senior AAG student-athletes in the college placement process, in collaboration with the AAG College Counselor.
    · Other off the field duties (admissions, fundraising, teaching, etc.) may be part of the role depending on experience
     
    Experience
    · Head basketball coaching
    · Basketball program builder
    · Admissions and recruiting
    · Placing student-athletes at the college level
    · Current youth basketball coach
     
    Qualifications
    · Education: Bachelor’s degree
    · First Aid that meets NYS Coaching requirements
    · Adult CPR certification that meets NYS Coaching requirements
    · Successful background check
    · New York State harassment prevention certification (provided)
    · 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.
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