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About Phillips Academy Summer Session

Phillips Academy is a prestigious preparatory school located north of Boston. Founded in 1778, Phillips Academy (also known as Andover) is the oldest incorporated boarding school in the nation. Andover offers a rigorous academic summer program for high school students. The summer session enrolls 600 students, who pursue a major and a minor course.

Teaching assistants (TAs) learn about teaching in a private school setting. During the five-week session, TAs assist skilled teachers with two courses, six days per week, in a discipline related to their field of study. Tasks include grading assignments, producing study materials, teaching up to 20 percent of the classes, and supervising students both in class and in the dorms. TAs are also expected to coach an extracurricular activity in the afternoon.


Open to college students, recent college graduates and grad students who are over 21 years old. Applicants should be education majors or plan to become a teacher. There is a mandatory background check for all employees.

Phillips Academy Summer Session

Jolene Croteau
Phillips Academy Summer Session
Cooley House
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 1810
Phone: (978) 749-4406


Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Boston, MA