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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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  • 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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  • AA Wrestling Head Coach

    The Albany Academy is seeking a Varsity Wrestling Coach

    The Role
    • Head coach of the Varsity Wrestling team
    • Create enthusiasm to participate in the wrestling 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 young people as 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 the sport
    Experiences
    • Coached wrestling at the middle school, high school or club level
    • Background as a competitive wrestler

    Education
    • High school diploma (required) College Degree (preferred)
    • NYS Coaching Certification achieved or in-progress
    Contact
    Interested candidates should contact the AA Director of Athletics, Paul Gallucci via email at galluccp@albanyacademies.org or office phone, (518) 429-2377.
  • 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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