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 11-20-2019


Principal, Olivet School


Olivet School, a Pre-K-5 school aligned with the Olivet New Church, is currently seeking a Principal to oversee day-day-operations of the school for the 2020/2021 school year and beyond. Reporting to the Pastor of the Olivet New Church, the Principal is responsible for leading school faculty and staff in the implementation of New Church Education, and is accountable for managing all administrative functions, including the school budget, admissions policies and procedures, health and safety, student discipline, and staffing.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative leadership for the school, which involves managing all administrative duties necessary for the effective daily operations of the school; proposing, tracking and managing the budget for the school; overseeing the admissions process; managing health and safety issues; managing discipline issues; overseeing student progress and records.
  • Supporting teachers and staff in their daily duties. Maintaining a regular dialogue with each teacher, visiting classrooms on a regular basis, and conducting regular staff and faculty meetings.
  • Providing leadership and support for school marketing and fundraising activities, and helping to promote the school to the community by meeting with prospective school families and presenting the value of a New Church education to various constituents.
  • Attending Olivet Board meetings, reporting on important developments in the school. Bringing to the Pastor any questions or concerns within the domain of the board to handle.
  • Establishing and maintaining affirmative, two-way communications with all faculty, staff, parents, students, and members of the Olivet New Church. This includes providing reports to all interested parties, and listening and actively responding to issues and concerns as they arise.
  • Overseeing the hiring of faculty, in conjunction with Human Resources and managing the ongoing performance and professional development of all faculty.
  • Ensuring ongoing compliance with all local, provincial, and federal regulations.


A Master’s degree in Education/Education Admin. or equivalent experience and training is preferred. Previous experience, in the classroom and as an administrator is favored.  A background in the philosophy of New Church Education is required. Requires leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills; a strong financial aptitude; the ability to serve as a role model for students, faculty, and staff; and the ability to work cooperatively with all members of the Olivet New Church and extended community.


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Valerie Younan at by December 20, 2019.  


Posted 11-4-2019


Executive Assistant, Treasurer’s Office


The Academy of the New Church (ANC) has a full-time position available for an Executive Assistant within the Treasurer’s Office. This year-round, non-exempt position reports to the Treasurer of the Academy of the New Church and serves the Academy of the New Church (ANC), a not-for-profit educational institution that owns and operates the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools, Glencairn Museum, Cairnwood Estate, and Bryn Athyn College. Primary job duties include but are not limited to: general administrative duties such as correspondence, organizing meetings, file maintenance, and answering phones, maintaining communications with trustees and corporation members, handling the annual insurance renewal, and reporting workers’ compensation, property and liability insurance claims, taking minutes for various committees.


Requirements include a minimum of 2-4 years applicable work experience in a similar role within a not-for-profit or higher education institution. Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently are required, as is proficiency with MS Office suite, particularly MS Excel and Word. Proficiency with BoardEffect, presentation software, and databases are preferred. 


For more specifics on the job see the Job Description here EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, Treasurer's Office - JOB DESCRIPTION


Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and list of professional references to by 11/18/19.



Posted 9-26-2019



Bryn Athyn Church Preschool

Teachers’ Assistant

Bryn Athyn Church Preschool is seeking applicants for a part-time teachers’ assistant for approximately 20 hours per week for the rest of the 2019-20 school year.

Responsibilities include assisting the teachers with children in the preschool, ages 3-5 years old. This position involves carrying out duties as assigned by the teachers.  The successful applicant will be able to support a sphere of care and developmental growth within the classroom.  Responsibilities may include supporting lessons, supervising play and small groups projects and games, 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
  • 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
  • Ability to sit on the floor with children


To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by October 11, 2019 to:


Joanne Kiel


Bryn Athyn Church Preschool

Box 277

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009



Posted 11-12-2019


Director of Financial Aid


Bryn Athyn College ( is accepting applications for a Director of Financial Aid position. Reporting to the CFO, the Financial Aid Director (FAD) is responsible for the management and administration of student Financial Aid and its functions, including needs analysis, verification, loan processing and satisfactory academic progress monitoring, preparation of federal and state reports, maintenance of Federal fund budgetary controls and regulatory compliance, and the delivery of funds and services to students. The Director maintains compliance with all federal, state and local regulations governing student aid programs. The position performs duties in support of the College’s mission, vision and strategic plan.


Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Manages all financial aid processes for awarding student loans, grants, and scholarship packages; administers financial aid, scholarships and student employment programs that support student recruitment and retention.
  • Develops student costs of attendance (individual student budgets) including tuition, books, fees, room and board etc.
  • Performs need analysis and develops individual student aid packages including monitoring college work-study expenditures and students’ satisfactory academic progress.
  • Reconciles student receivable accounts with the bursar/business office and federal and state disbursement records.
  • Establishes and maintains a personalized, student-centered counseling model that promotes student financial literacy and supports the college’s recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Interprets and applies federal laws and regulations; college policies and regulations; and state regulations relating to the delivery of student financial assistance.
  • Develops institutional financial aid policies and procedures in accordance with applicable federal and state regulations to support college goals and objectives;
  • Maintains college’s financial aid data to assure timely and accurate submission of required NCAA, federal, state and local reports and calculates refunds/repayments for students who withdraw from school.
  • Develops and directs financial aid strategies within the framework of federal and state regulations that are consistent with the enrollment management objectives of the college.
  • Supervises the Financial Aid Assistant and counsels prospective and current students regarding financial aid. 
  • Performs job related duties as assigned.


Criteria & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related field, relevant master’s degree is preferred;
  • Three years minimum experience in related field with a broad knowledge of federal/state financial aid programs and recordkeeping requirements;
  • Working knowledge of higher education processes and needs analysis;
  • Comprehensive understanding of generally accepted accounting principles related to student revenues, financial aid, and governmental or private grants or loans;
  • Understanding of current best practices and standards of financial aid student billing in higher education;
  • Exceptional interpersonal/customer-service skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office products, specifically, MS Excel;
  • Strong working knowledge of aid related systems such as faaacess, Edconnect, Edexpress and PHEAA; and
  • Experience working with VA benefits is helpful.


Bryn Athyn College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell. Submit applications, which include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv and information for five professional references, via email to: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications and nominations are considered highly confidential.



Posted 11-12-2019


Adjunct in Environmental Sustainability


The Science department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for an adjunct position in Environmental Sustainability. Applicants must have at least a Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or a related field and teaching experience.


Bryn Athyn College operates on a trimester system. The courses available are one lecture section and one laboratory section of EnSci105: Introduction to Sustainability in the spring term, which runs March 11th-May 27th, 2020. The lecture section meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:50-11:00 and the lab meets on Thursday from 8:30-12:20.


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. Salary is competitive.



Posted 10-25-2019





Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach for the 2019-20 academic year.  Bryn Athyn’s Men’s Lacrosse team competes at the NCAA Division III, as a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse program, but primary focus will be in the following areas:


  • Recruiting and Evaluation of talented student-athletes
  • Practice planning and organization on a daily basis
  • Coaching and mentoring student-athletes within the framework of the men’s lacrosse program
  • Scouting opponents both on video and occasionally in person
  • Preparing scouting reports and game plans specific to every opponent
  • Attending staff and team meetings
  • Working to continually develop personal knowledge of the game
  • Working to develop an understanding of College, CSAC, and NCAA guidelines and rules
  • Representing the Men’s Lacrosse program, Bryn Athyn Athletics and Bryn Athyn College in a positive and professional manner




  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience playing or coaching lacrosse for at least 1 year at the collegiate level
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License




  • 2-3 years of playing at the collegiate level
  • 2-3 years of coaching at the collegiate level OR at a competitive high school level


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted through: