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Community Spotlight: Visible Men Academy to Hire 22 employees for 1st School Year


BRADENTON – The Visible Men Academy (VMA) is currently recruiting talented and passionate educators, administrators, and staff. VMA seeks outstanding

Neil Phillips, Principal of VMA

school teachers who can demonstrate exceptional academic progress, have a solid strategies that leads to dramatic results in the classroom, and have an unyielding belief in the potential of the our student population.

VMA is seeking to hire 10 teachers, 3 teacher assistants, an Assistant Principal, front office staff, a Resource Counselor and Technology Specialist.

“We seek an administration & faculty deeply connected to our unique mission - to provide boys with an outstanding academic, character, and social education in a nurturing school environment,” says Neil Phillips, Principal of Visible Men Academy.

Our school leaders and teachers will constantly strive to understand and appreciate the family, economic, cultural, and social backgrounds of our students, and they will be intrinsically drawn to working with our student population. This is and will always be an essential priority for our administrators and teachers.

“Visible Men Academy brings a collaborative approach to education incorporating local agencies, educators, parents and students together with a common goal of enhancing the future possible opportunities within our community,” states Philip Brown, President of United Way of Manatee County.

To find out more about enrolling your child at Visible Men Academy, please attend “Coffee and Play” at Visible Men Academy campus hosted every Thursday this summer from June 13, 2013 through August 15, 2013 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Please call 941-331-4311 for additional information.

VMA Principal Neil Phillips is an experienced school administrator with more than 25 years of serving youth as an educator, entrepreneur, coach and public speaker. Neil is a graduate of Harvard University and his past professional experiences include: Head of Upper School, Out-of -Door Academy; Assistant Headmaster, Landon School for Boys; and Board Member, Washington Jesuit Academy.

The school will open in August 2013 with an initial enrollment of approximately 200 students in Kindergarten through second grades. VMA will grow to become a Kindergarten through eighth-grade school, ultimately serving approximately 500 students. The all-boys population is a unique element of the school; adopted in order to meet boys’ distinctive educational needs.

Visible Men Academy is located at 1003 63rd Avenue East Bradenton, Florida 34203. For more information on VMA and career opportunities with VMA, visit www.vmacademy.org.


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