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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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  • Maintenance / Custodial Staff member

    The Albany Academies is a Pre-K through grade 12 independent school located in Albany, NY. We are seeking a qualified individual to join our maintenance and custodial team.
    Responsibilities
    · Building maintenance including light electrical, plumbing and carpentry
    · General cleaning
    · Event set-up including moving equipment, furniture and other items
    · Painting
    · Other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications
    · Friendly, enjoys interacting with people
    · Great work ethic
    · High school diploma
    · Valid driver’s license
    · Able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends when needed
     
    Compensation and Benefits
    · This is a full time, 12-month position
    · Compensation commensurate with skills and experience
    · Benefits package, including medical insurance available Interested candidates email resume to jobs@albanyacademies.org with the subject line Maintenance Position.
    At The Albany Academies the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. The Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate. We provide equitable opportunities for professional growth to all employees.

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.
Please note, Summer Camps counselor positions have been filled for the 2019 season.

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