Current Openings within the Academy, General Church, & Bryn Athyn College





Current employment opportunities at the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools are available by visiting here.



Posted 3-20-2019


Administrative Assistant / Office Manager


Pittsburgh New Church and School is accepting applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant/Office Manager position. The successful applicant will be responsible to cover basic office duties such as: answering phones, taking messages, setting appointments, managing online calendars, creating and editing documents, managing mail, ordering supplies, and other relevant office duties. More advanced duties include: website management, desktop publishing, marketing research, data base management, project management, and coordination with state and local agencies to support the daily working of a private elementary day school. Respect of confidentiality of student and staff records a must. Also must be supportive of the religious values of the church and school.


Minimum requirements for applicants are: 1) High school diploma or equivalent. 2.) Computer skills must include competence in using MS Office suite software and basic publishing software. Knowledge of Wordpress is a plus. 3.) Must be able to pass background checks associated with working within a school atmosphere. We are looking for a motivated individual who would like to join a committed team of colleagues.


All interested parties should send their resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Dr. Joseph Nocera, by April 5.


Posted 1-24-2019


Carmel New Church School is looking to add to our team!

Teaching Position Available for 2019-20 School Year


The Carmel New Church School has an opening for a full-time teacher in the elementary grades, most likely with an emphasis in grades 5 & 6, beginning July 1, 2019. (School year begins in September.)  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, or a degree related to it.  Previous teaching experience in a New Church school, especially in a multi-grade classroom, is an asset.


We are looking for someone who is committed to the principals of New Church education, loves working with children, is highly motivated, has sound organizational skills, and is able to work with a team of dedicated educators in a vibrant New Church school.


To apply or inquire further, please send a letter of application by March 1st along with a resume to:


                             Stephanie Kuhl,

                             Vice Principal

                             40 Chapel Hill Drive

                             Kitchener, Ontario  N2R 1N2


                             Phone:         519-748-5802

                             Fax:             519-748-5875


Posted 12-4-2018


Bryn Athyn Church School

Teachers’ Assistant

Bryn Athyn Church School is seeking applicants for a part-time teachers’ assistant for approximately 5 hours per week for the 2018-19 school year.

Responsibilities include assisting the teachers with children in their learning at the kindergarten level. This position involves carrying out duties as assigned by the teachers.  The successful applicant will be able to support a sphere of learning within the classroom.  Responsibilities will primarily include supporting lesson plans through instructing small groups of students on math and literacy skills. Other responsibilities could include supervising students, supporting class management, regular communication with teachers, and meeting with teachers to discuss goals for the class and individual students.


  • A bachelors degree in an education related field
  • A knowledge of special education practices
  • Experience working with preschool or elementary children with diverse backgrounds and needs
  • Direct knowledge of New Church Education



  • Good written expression and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Patience, flexibility, and sense of humor
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Willingness and ability to participate in further learning or self education if necessary


To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume including contact information for two references by December 14th, 2018 to:


Greg Henderson


Bryn Athyn Church School

Box 277

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

(215) 947- 4086

Posted 3-14-2019


Adjunct in Religious Education


The Theological School at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for an adjunct position in Religious Education.


Bryn Athyn College operates on a trimester system. There are two courses available in the 2019-2020 academic year. ED 631: Instructional Methods and Design for Religion is a three-credit course to be offered one morning per week in fall term. This is a seminar survey course on educational best practices in light of the Heavenly Doctrine. The second course, ED 634: Delivering and Managing Religious Instruction is a one-credit course offered in winter term comprised of ten one-hour workshops that focus on applying concepts learned in the fall course.  A Master’s degree is preferred, but a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and relevant teaching experience will be considered.


To apply, email a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   



Posted 3-4-2019 UPDATED

Original Posting 1-29-2019


Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement, Full-time


Reporting to the President, the Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement will be responsible for all aspects of the College’s Alumni Relations & Advancement office, which seeks to facilitate and nurture the ongoing engagement of the College’s alumni, parents, and friends. This engagement is measured through four categories: event attendance, volunteerism, communication feedback and interactions, and philanthropy.


In this role, the Director will have the following responsibilities:


Strategic Planning & Oversight

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to engage alumni, parents, and friends through event planning, communication management, and fundraising.
  • Formulate effective strategic goals, operational goals, metrics, and strategies for a comprehensive outreach and fundraising program in each of the Department’s aforementioned strategic areas.
  • Set and meet annual and multi-year engagement goals, both monetary and otherwise.
  • Manage, maintain, and effectively steward departmental budget.
  • Collaborate in the maintenance of an accurate database, which captures, contact, biographical, and career information for alumni and parents.
  • Develop partnerships and collaborative relationships with the offices of Admissions and Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications, and Career Services at the College, and partnerships with the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and the General Church of the New Jerusalem.
  • Serve as a member of the College’s strategic planning committee.
  • Provide reports on communication effectiveness, participation, fundraising progress, etc.



  • Collaborate with the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and the General Church regarding gift planning solicitations and prospects.
  • Solicit and secure support for important projects, programs, initiatives, and capital needs for the College from corporations and foundations.
  • Identify, cultivate, and personally solicit a portfolio of major or principal gift prospects.
  • Identify, cultivate, and personally solicit a portfolio of leadership annual giving prospects.
  • Utilize prospect research tools and wealth rating software to identify prospect donor pool.


Supervision & Mentorship


  • Recruit and manage a staff of student interns and volunteers


Volunteer Management

  • Coordinate with members of the Academy Corporation and Board regarding peer-to-peer fundraising and stewardship efforts.
  • Provide effective counsel to and support for the BAC Alumni Association, including planning and executing membership drives and BACAA events.
  • Promote a robust volunteer program, including a regional representative program, career advisor program, and class agent program.


A bachelor’s degree is required, as are three to five years of relevant experience in alumni relations or advancement and frontline fundraising experience. Experience with Bryn Athyn College and the College community is preferred. Candidates are invited to submit a letter of introduction and resume to by 3/19/19.


Posted 1-18-2019


Adjunct in Education


Bryn Athyn College’s Department of Education is accepting applications for part-time adjunct positions for a variety of courses in the Master of Special Education, Literacy concentration program for the 2019-2020 academic school year.  Potential courses may include: Family and Community Partnerships, Social-Emotional Development for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities, Methodologies: Specially Designed Instruction for High-Incidence Disabilities, Research-Based Intervention Strategies and Comprehensive Literacy Instruction for Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities.  


A successful candidate will have:

  • An earned doctorate in a relevant field; ABD may be considered.
  • Experience teaching literacy to students with learning differences in a K-12 setting.
  • Knowledge of current literature and research in literacy.
  • Special education certification and/or specialized certification in methodologies (e.g. Orton Gillingham) to support students with language-based learning differences preferred.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Teaching graduate courses in literacy and/or special education; evening or Saturday classes may be required
  • Delivering curriculum, preparing lectures, and student assignments
  • Meeting with students during all designated class periods; maintaining office hours
  • Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner
  • Submitting completed mid-term and final grades according to BAC schedule

Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. Bryn Athyn serves as an intellectual center for all who desire to engage in higher education enriched, guided, and structured by the study of the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. We seek applicants who are supportive of the College’s mission and values. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see


To apply, please email a letter of application, CV, and names of three professional references to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.