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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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  • Division Director, Upper School

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12 and post-graduate, 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.

    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 dedicated to inclusive excellence. For more information about the School go to albanyacademies.org

    Position Summary
    • The Albany Academies Upper School Division Director is the academic, cultural, and operational leader for grades 9-12 and post-graduate. The individual is responsible for building the personal, intellectual, and social skills and habits of these students. The opportunity is to continue to develop the Upper School program in a way that attracts, retains, challenges and develops students.
    • The position reports to the Head of School and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
    • Start date July 3, 2023.
    Essential Duties
    • Maintain congruency between the Upper School program and the School's mission
    • Articulate the programs, expectations, and behavioral guidelines to all constituents
    • Provide an orderly and supportive environment that fosters high morale, so that learning can take place
    • Collaborate with colleagues to provide a fulfilling experience for Upper School students
    • Oversee Upper School student organizations
    • Lead the Upper School faculty
    • Direct Upper School faculty committees
    • Support the hiring, assignment, and retention of Upper School faculty
    • Engage the Upper School faculty to understand their desires, resolve issues and represent their voice to all levels of management
    • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and school policies
    • Reinforce guidelines for proper faculty and student conduct
    • Ensure student attendance and academic records are accurately maintained
    • Collaborate with the Dean of Faculty to evaluate and continuously improve the academic programs and teaching methods
    • Oversee the methods and standards used by teachers to measure student achievement
    • Coordinate the co-curricular and extra-curricular programs
    • Prepare the Upper School class schedule and assign teachers and students to classes
    • Maintain open lines of communication with families regarding the overall school experience and the progress of their child
    • Partner with Admissions in evaluating applicants for enrollment
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Leadership of others
    • Design and delivery of academic content
    • Leading project teams
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Passion for the Upper School experience
    • Cares deeply about developing Upper School students
    • Personal and professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the division and the school
    Experience
    • School administration
    • Classroom teaching
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • The majority of the work is conducted indoors
    • The work can be 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
    • 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

Staff Positions

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Coaching Positions

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