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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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  • Head Librarian, The Albany Academy

    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 10th 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 Academy is seeking a dynamic, collaborative educator to work with Upper and Middle School students in our Pre-K through Grade 12 Library. The Librarian must be comfortable with high-visibility and committed to educating creative and curious boys in a supportive yet rigorous atmosphere in order to instill a love of reading, research, and learning in all students.

    The ideal candidate will be vibrant and foster a synergetic atmosphere, assuming a progressive approach, especially in teaching principles of media literacy in schools. This team player will support faculty in order to promote a project-based, active learning curriculum, and will include creative outreach to students and parents, alike.

    In addition, the Librarian will orchestrate day-to-day operations of the Library, including maintaining its budget and managing two-hundred year-old historical archives. S/he will advance the Library to be an active-learning-hub of the School that accommodates a range of learning approaches. These clearly include the promotion of current technology applications in research and project presentations.

    The Librarian:
    • teaches Upper School media seminars,
    • is a member of the Center for Teaching and Learning,
    • directs the Senior Honors Program, and
    • serves as an Upper School Advisor and on Administrative teams.
    S/he takes an active part in the life of the School community.


    The successful candidate will be passionate about educating boys and possess a positive outlook, imagination, and a good sense of humor. S/he will hold an MLS or MLIS degree, have excellent communication and organization skills, experience, and zest.

    Interested candidates should send the following material to jobs@albanyacademies.org:
    • Cover letter stating how you are a good fit with the School, its mission, and the core values of The Albany Academy
    • Current resume
    • Salary requirements
    • Names and contact information of 3 references
    • Writing sample, preferably a Personal Philosophy of Education
    Please reference the position “Library” in the subject line.
  • Interim Upper School English Teacher

    We are seeking a one-year interim Upper School English Teacher 
    • Upper School English – 5 sections or 4 Sections plus writing center
    • Most likely all boys sections
    • Advise 8-12 Upper School Students
    • Attend Bi-Weekly Department Meetings
    • Supervise Community Service Activities
    • Perform Daily Study Hall Coverage Duties
    We are looking for a dynamic, inspiring team member who knows her/his stuff, loves to teach and wants to be part of a model school. The Albany Academies prepare students for a rapidly evolving world.
     
    For all teaching positions, a Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree and experience in a private school is preferred.
     
    Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and list of references to jobs@albanyacademies.org (please reference the position in the subject line).
  • Upper School Math

    We are looking for dynamic, inspiring team members who know their stuff, love to teach, and want to be part of a model school. The Albany Academies prepare students for a rapidly evolving world. Especially desirable in faculty members is the ability to communicate well, actively engage students in learning, and integrate instructional technologies into the classroom and homework.
     
    Upper School Faculty Full Time Math
    • Teach 5 Sections of Math
    • Advise 8-12 Upper School Students
    • Attend Bi-Weekly Department Meetings
    • Supervise Community Service Activities
    • Perform Daily Study Hall Coverage Duties
    • Coach One Sport or Fulfill Another Community Commitment
    For all teaching positions, a Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree and experience in a private school is preferred. Ability to coach a sport is a plus. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume and list of references in a PDF document to jobs@albanyacademies.org. Please put ‘math” in the subject line of the email.
  • Upper School Science - Physics

    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 10th 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. 
     
    We are looking for dynamic, inspiring team members who know their stuff, love to teach, and want to be part of a model school. The Albany Academies prepare students for a rapidly evolving world. Especially desirable in faculty members is the ability to communicate well, actively engage students in learning, and integrate instructional technologies into the classroom and homework. 

    Visit our website at www.albanyacademies.org. 
     
    For all teaching positions, a Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree and experience in a private school is preferred. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume and list of references to jobs@albanyacademies.org. 
     
     
    Upper School Science –Physics -- Full Time 
    • Teach Four Sections of Science 
    • Advise 8-12 Upper School Students 
    • Attend Bi-Weekly Department Meetings 
    • Supervise Community Service Activities
    •  Perform Daily Study Hall Coverage Duties
    • Coach One Sport or Fulfill Another Community Commitment 
     
    *Note: Ability to teach more than one content area a plus but not required

Staff Positions

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  • 2019-2020 Coaching Positions, Albany Academy for Girls

    Albany Academy for Girls is seeking qualified applicants for the following Coaching positions for the 2019-2020 School Year:
    • Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach
    • Assistant Varsity Ski Coach (on-campus, strength training)
    • Junior Varsity Basketball Coach
    • Assistant Varsity Softball Coach
    • 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.
  • Administrative Assistant to Senior Administrator

    The Albany Academies seek to fill an administrative assistant position.

    Skills and Qualifications:
    • Positive attitude, flexible, problem solver, organized
    • Team player committed to customer service
    • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
    • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures
    • Excellent IT Skills, including but not limited to, MS Excel, database, and the ability to learn a sophisticated, web-based Student Information System 
    The Albany Academies offer a generous benefits package and a collegial working environment. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a letter of interest, your resume, your salary requirements and three references to: jobs@albanyacademies.org.
  • Human Resources Director

    Founded more than 200 years ago, The Albany Academies has a long and esteemed history. We work diligently to honor our history while building the future, by providing our 815 students “knowledge, skills, and character needed for leadership and success in the creative, entrepreneurial century that lies ahead.” We offer single-gender education through the lower and middle school years and coordinate education in our upper school.

    The Albany Academies have emerged as the largest and most dynamic independent school in the Capital Region of New York State and boasts graduates with local and global impact as business and government leaders, entrepreneurs, world-renowned authors, and founders.

    In an effort to fully support our employees we are adding a Director of Human Resources position to our senior leadership team. The primary function of the Director of HR is to provide human resources support to the faculty, staff and administration of The Albany Academies as well as to all co-curricular programs, including athletics, extended day, and camp activities.

    This role is a strategic partner to the Head of School and CFO, and other leadership team members, responsible for defining, developing, and implementing human resources initiatives. The Director of HR is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for all areas of HR, including: employee relations, talent acquisition and assessment, performance management, training and leadership development, and policy and procedures.

    This is a full-year, full-time, exempt-level position that reports directly to the Head of School.

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