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 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 11-16-2018


Administrative Assistant
Small Groups Program


Under the direction of the Board of the Glendale New Church, and reporting directly to the Executive Director of (the as-yet unnamed Program) the Administrative Assistant is responsible for proactively implementing strategies to fulfill the mission and vision of the Program. Supporting the Program’s culture of collaboration through clear, consistent communication, the Administrative Assistant will connect frequently with the Executive Director by voice, video chat, or in person, regarding tasks, timelines, and goals. The Administrative Assistant’s scope of responsibility includes: maintaining records and databases; managing the website, newsletter, and social media accounts, including generating content and moderating interactions; cultivating relationships with small group facilitators, vendors, members, and volunteers; maintaining relationships with stakeholders; and assisting on-site with the logistical management of programs at the church.   

This is a part time position to work no more than 20 hours a week (averaged over 4 weeks) for $20 an hour.


For more information and to send resume:



Posted 11-7-2018


The Academy of New Church/Bryn Athyn College


Department of Public Safety

Public Safety Officer (PT)


The Academy of the New Church/Bryn Athyn College is seeking applicants for the position of Public Safety Officer. This is a year-round part-time position reporting to the Director of Public Safety. Duties include vehicle and foot patrol, providing building access, response to emergency and unforeseen events, and routine interaction with those on the extended campus (school, church and historic buildings) - students, faculty, staff, residents, contractors and volunteers.


Please direct resumes or questions to: The Academy of the New Church, attn: Jim Kalavik, PO Box 699, Bryn Athyn PA 19009; E-mail; office phone 267-502-2436; fax 267-502-2693.

Posted 11-29-2018




Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college dedicated to a New Church approach to education and life. Our 130-acre campus is located in Bryn Athyn, PA, 14 miles north of center city Philadelphia. The Bursar oversees student billing and is the custodian of the student billing system, loan collections and disbursements, student financial records, Title IV recalculations, college-wide cash handling, and the accounts receivable function. Responsibilities include coordinating/overseeing activities associated with the student receivable system, including billing, collections, write-offs and account reconciliations for the College; coordinating/overseeing billing and collections for the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools; responsibility for implementation and maintenance of proper cash handling procedures; managing the campus cash and meal plan system; supervising distribution of student refunds; coordinating with the Registrar, Financial Aid, and other departments the back-out procedures related to class deletion due to non-payment; coordinating preparation of the annual 1098T forms; supporting preparation of financial statements and the related annual audit; and performing other financial-related projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer. This is a non-exempt, benefit-eligible position.


Requirements include 2 years minimum experience in a related field; an understanding of current best practices and standards of customer billing; exceptional interpersonal/customer-service skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; and a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel. A bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field is preferred, as is similar experience in higher education.


This full-time position begins 5/1/19, but training on a part-time basis is possible before then. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Posted 11-29-2018


Adjunct in Earth Science


The Science department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for an adjunct position in Earth Science. Applicants must have at least a Masters in Biology, Geology, or a related field and teaching experience.


Bryn Athyn College operates on a trimester system. The courses available are one lecture section and two laboratory sections of Earth Science 101: Introduction to Physical Geology and Meteorology in the spring term, which runs March 6th-May 22nd, 2019. The lecture section meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:20-1:30 and the labs run on Tuesday, one section in the morning and one in the afternoon.


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 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.   EOE




Posted 11-16-2018


PT Marketing Assistant/Web Editor


BAC has an immediate opening for a PT (up to 20 hrs/wk) Marketing Assistant/Web Editor. Responsibilities include updating marketing materials; managing client jobs from design through to print and production; developing concepts, graphics and layouts; helping with social media; managing the website; updating content on the website; and working with outside agencies as appropriate. This position reports to the Creative Director and has no direct reports. Requirements include working knowledge the following: MS Office suite and other database formats, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Lightroom, Wordpress, and some HTML; excellent communication skills; and knowledge of current social media applications, best practices, and current trends. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with faculty, co-workers, students, and the public in a highly collaborative environment utilizing discretion and professionalism also required, as are excellent communication and editing skills, the ability to work well under deadlines, and to manage multiple, complex tasks independently. Photography experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree required; 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred. Candidates are invited to submit a letter of introduction, resume, and professional reference list to by 11/30/18.


Posted 10-10-2018


Adjunct Professor of Special Education


Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for a part-time adjunct position for the Master of Special Education, Literacy concentration program to begin June 1, 2019.


A successful candidate will have:

  • An earned doctorate in a relevant field; ABD may be considered.
  • Special education certification and/or specialized certification in methodologies (e.g. OrtonGillingham) to support students with language-based learning differences.
  • Experience teaching students with learning differences in a K-12 setting.
  • Experience teaching using multiple formats including face-to-face, lecture capture, and/or online.
  • Vested in current literature and research in literacy. 


Position responsibilities include:

  • Teaching graduate courses in literacy and special education; evening 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

Founded in 1877, Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, co-educational, 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. Bryn Athyn is seeking applicants who are committed to the College's mission and values, and who are interested in contributing to a curriculum grounded in New Church concepts.


Bryn Athyn College curriculum pairs rigorous academics with spiritual inquiry, and emphasizes critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, public presentation, and experiential education. Classes at Bryn Athyn are small, with an average class size of 14 students and a student-faculty ratio of 7:1. The 130-acre campus is located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, just 14 miles north of center-city Philadelphia. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see


Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for three professional references. Submit each item as a separate document to . Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to January 1, 2019 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. EOE