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

We are pleased to announce a cross sharing affiliation with the New Church Career Network.


Job postings for New Church affiliated companies can be found at the New Church Career Network website. In addition to job postings, the New Church Career Network can connect you with professionals in your field of interest to provide mentorship, networking, or other career-related support.






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

Posted 3-1-2024


Full-Time Teacher, Mixed Responsibilities


Washington New Church School (WNCS) is seeking applications for a teaching position which will comprise various duties across all our K-8th classrooms for the 2024/25 school year. This position will include duties in multiple different subjects and age groups as well as the flexibility to team-teach with other teachers.


Responsibilities: The exact duties will be determined through a negotiation between the applicant’s interests, abilities and WNCS specific needs but likely duties include: kindergarten aide, Grades 1-8th PE, Grade 3&4 art, 7-8th grammar and geography, 5th grade math. All teaching responsibilities include prep and planning, managing student behavior, record keeping, assessments and communications with families and other faculty.


Personal and Professional Requirements:

  • Love of students
  • Knowledge of New Church Educational principles
  • Baptized in the New Church
  • Active Participant in the Organized New Church
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers, parents and community groups
  • Commitment to marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Bachelors degree


Helpful Experience and Skills

  • Conventional classroom teaching
  • Strong written, oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal/networking skills
  • Firm and friendly boundary setting and classroom management ability
  • Strong organization and follow through.
  • Specialization in any of the following: PE, art, performing arts and math


Please submit resumes and/or questions by March 22nd, 2024 to: 

Brian Smith, Principal  

301-850-3029 (cell)

301-464-5602 (office)

11914 Chantilly Ln, Mitchellville, MD. 20721

Posted 2-28-2024


Digital Marketing Specialist

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

We are currently seeking a Digital Marketing Specialist to oversee all aspects of video creation in support of General Church Outreach, GC Education and the Episcopal Office.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Bishop of Outreach, this position will oversee all aspects of video creation to ensure high-quality videos are created to support various initiatives.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and managing video shoots
  • Editing, producing and publishing videos
  • Coordinating talent and resources
  • Identifying video locations and obtaining appropriate licensing and approvals
  • Creating video sets for film projects
  • Setting up lighting and audio for film production
  • Filming videos using up-to-date technology and video creation techniques
  • Using computer video programs to mix and edit captured content into film with proper branding, sound levels and visuals for web/social media broadcast
  • Attending live-stream events to monitor filming and streaming of content.

This role will be responsible for publishing video content on, YouTube, and other online platforms, as well as creating and tracking Google, Facebook, and Instagram ads to get our message out. This role will also work on tracking and reporting on some analytics on all relevant platforms. Experience with these platforms is not required, as we will pay for training, but aptitude and willingness to learn is required. Other work may be required to help other departments of the General Church who do not have video production expertise.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in video filming, production, editing and publishing
  • Expertise in video filming, production and editing tools and processes
  • Knowledge of web streaming technical requirements and experience publishing videos to a number of different platforms
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms and video requirements associated with each
  • Strong initiative
  • Ability to think creatively about video concepts and presentation
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills
  • Good project management and resource management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Marijke Bau-Madsen
Director of Communications
General Church of the New Jerusalem
1120 Cathedral Drive
P.O. Box 813
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Posted 02-21-2024


Bryn Athyn Church School

5th-8th Grade Science Teacher


Bryn Athyn Church School is seeking applicants for a full-time 5th-8th grade science teaching position for the 2024-2025 academic school year.


The successful applicant will create a positive learning environment by engaging students in learning about the Lord and how to be a useful member of society. The natural sciences constitute a basis in the mind for spiritual truths, are means for forming the rational and serve to confirm spiritual truths from the Word. The 5th- 8th grade science teacher is responsible for the science instruction, curriculum development in the area of science, and extended classroom activities associated with science in grades 5-8. Essential duties and responsibilities Include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Provide academic subject instruction in science, ensuring that a New Church curriculum is followed.
  • Plan for class activities, including preparing units and daily lesson plans, identifying materials to       implement class activities, giving students feedback on completed work to insure mastery of presented material, and grading of tests and assignments in a timely manner.
  • Confer with other teachers concerning cross-curricular opportunities.Encouraging curiosity: Encourage students to be curious and have respect for the natural world.
  • Maintain grades and curriculum assessments online through google classroom when appropriate. 
  • Attend monthly faculty meetings and curriculum meetings.
  • Collaborates as a team player with teaching colleagues and administration.
  • Commits to ongoing professional development.
  • Learns new skill and integrates technology as changing pedagogy dictates.




§ Experience teaching the subject stated above

§ Role model teaching K-8 students

§ Direct knowledge of New Church Education

§ Bachelor’s degree preferably in Education or a science-related field




§ Experience working effectively with diverse populations of learners

§ Ability to maintain confidentiality

§ Good written and oral communication skills

§ Strong behavior management and interpersonal skills

§ Knowledge of special education practices are beneficial


To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2 references by March 11, 2024.




Address the cover letter to:

Kiri Rogers


Bryn Athyn Church School

Box 277

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009



Posted 01-16-2024


Director of Admissions

Pittsburgh New Church School (PNCS)/ Multi-Sensory Institute (MSI)


Job Description




The Pittsburgh New Church School is a small, New Christian K-8 school that tailors its instruction to the needs of children with dyslexia, while also serving non-dyslexic children. Combining small class sizes with evidence-based instructional techniques such as the Orton-Gillingham method, and building on a strong foundation of charitable and God-centered principles, PNCS is a safe and happy place for children to learn. For more information, please visit our website at


PNCS seeks an outgoing, organized self-starter to serve as Director of Admissions. The Director of Admissions builds connections with the local community and develops relationships with parents, while also managing outreach, student recruitment, admission, and enrollment efforts. The Director of Admissions is an important member of a small, collaborative team. The successful candidate will understand the importance of building meaningful and lasting relationships with all community

stakeholders and will have the skills and experience to do so.


Application Deadline: February 15, 2024


Key Responsibilities


  • Build strong relationships with current and prospective parents, as well as with the local dyslexia community and with other area schools to encourage referrals
  • Plan and participate in recruitment events, including open houses, on-campus visits, speaking engagements and other outreach opportunities
  • Work with the Principal, the Pastor, and the rest of the team to develop and implement a marketing and outreach strategy to build PNCS/MSI into the premier dyslexia school in the Pittsburgh area and within the New Church
  • Manage and coordinate the inquiry, referral, admissions, enrollment, re-enrollment and financial aid process for each student, including necessary paperwork and the use of an online enrollment and billing management program such as TADS
  • Develop the school’s inquiry database/contact list, meet enrollment targets, and provide regular updates to the team on key admissions and retention metrics


Required Qualifications

  • Team player with strong relationship-building and communication skills; a “people person”
  • Passionate about education and children
  • Comfortable with occasional public speaking and presenting to diverse audiences
  • Organized, punctual, detail oriented
  • Some professional background in a relevant field, such as school admissions; marketing for schools or summer camps; relationship and community-building around a school, camp, church, activity, or in the nonprofit sector
  • Pass state-required clearances/background checks


Desired Additional Qualifications

  • Personal or professional experience with children who have dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and/or ADHD
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field, such as education, special ed/dyslexia, social work, or marketing/communications
  • Previous school admissions experience; proven track record of success in marketing a school or building/managing admissions
  • Experience with TADS or similar admissions/financial aid/billing software and with the Google suite of programs (Google Docs, etc.)
  • Experience in dealing with elementary and middle-school parents and familiarity with the needs of that group
  • Experience in web design and/or in planning and executing marketing and communications activities
  • Experience in grant writing and/or fundraising
  • Strong writing/editing skills to contribute to newsletters and other communications aimed at current and prospective families and community stakeholders
  • Understanding of and commitment to the value of a New Church education


Work Location, Hours and Salary

  • This position is in-person, not remote. Although some work can be done off-site or online, the position requires you to be an active and present member of the campus community. For outreach activities, some local travel is required. Occasional work outside of school hours, such as for after-school events, is required.
  • This position is part-time (20 hours per week, year round). For candidates who bring additional skill sets, there may be the potential to build this into a full-time, benefits-eligible position, such as a combined Director of Admissions/Director of Marketing.
  • The salary range for this part-time, 20-hour/week position is $28,000 to $35,000 per year.


To Apply:


Resumes should be sent to Principal Cynthia Glenn at



Posted 10-17-2023


Glencairn Museum
Part-Time Museum Interpreter for Christmas in the Castle Tours

Position Description:

Glencairn Museum is seeking seasonal museum interpreters to deliver Christmas in the Castle tours 
to a public audience beginning November 24, 2023 and ending January 7, 2024. This part-time 
position reports to the visitor experience manager. Responsibilities include attending training 
sessions, learning scripted material, completing certification, and leading public tours.


Glencairn Museum is part of the Academy of the New Church and is affiliated with the General Church 
of the New Jerusalem, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel 
Swedenborg. The mission of Glencairn Museum is to engage a diverse audience with the common human endeavor to find higher meaning and purpose in our lives. This is achieved by recognizing universal spiritual concepts expressed in religious beliefs and practices around the world—past and 
present—through the interpretation of art, artifacts, and other cultural expressions of faith. A 
special focus of the Museum is to preserve and interpret art and artifacts that illustrate New 
Church beliefs and practices. Glencairn is seeking applicants who are committed to the Museum’s 
mission and values. For more information about Glencairn Museum and its mission, please visit



  • $15.00 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 2 to 16 hours per week
  • Part-time, no benefits
  • Reports to visitor experience manager
  • Paid training begins mid-November


Working Conditions and Environment

This part-time position requires work between 2 to 16 hours per week. Tours are offered daily 
between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm. The Christmas in the Castle tour is 60 minutes in length. 
Museum interpreters are most often asked to lead two tours on the days when they are scheduled. 
Work schedules will be determined based on the reported availability of the museum interpreter and 
the needs of the Museum.



  1. Attend required orientation and training sessions.
  2. Learn Christmas in the Castle tour script with mentorship provided by the visitor experience manager.
  3. Complete certification tour conducted by the visitor experience manager.
  4. Deliver scripted tour to public audiences (November 24, 2023 through January 7, 2024).
  5. Enforce all museum safety policies with tour visitors.
  6. Know and be prepared to act according to museum emergency procedures.
  7. Answer visitor questions about Glencairn Museum regarding information not included in the Christmas in the Castle tour script. (FAQs provided).
  8. Promote enrollment in e-communications, membership benefits, upcoming events in the Bryn Athyn Historic District, and participation in visitor surveys.
  9. Undergo an assessment tour conducted by the visitor experience manager.


Personal and Professional Requirements

Employees of Glencairn Museum are expected to uphold the mission, principles, and policies of the 
Academy of the New Church; support the mission of Glencairn Museum; and follow all Museum policies 
and guidelines.

Successful applicants will:

  1. Be friendly, energetic, and welcoming individual.
  2. Show a love and enthusiasm for education through material objects.
  3. Be punctual.
  4. Possess the ability to engage the attention of visitors of all ages including groups as large as 16 people.
  5. Prioritize attention to safety of visitors and objects.
  6. Treat all museum visitors with courtesy and respect.
  7. Efficiently operate an elevator and move people through museum galleries.
  8. Communicate through both text and email
  9. Be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma and experience in public speaking.

How to apply

An important part of the interview process is understanding why this position and our mission 
particularly resonate with you. Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter including a 
discussion of their interest in Glencairn’s mission. In lieu of a resume please contact me to 
request an application form. With your submission, please include contact information for three 
adult references (not related to you) that know your abilities, skills, and work ethic. Application 
will be accepted, and interviews scheduled until November 3, 2023.


Contact Person


Please direct questions and submit applications to: Leah Smith Visitor Experience Manager



Posted 8-21-2023



Glencairn Museum

Part-Time Visitor Services Representative

Job Description
Glencairn Museum is seeking a part-time visitor services representative. The current opening is for weekend afternoon shifts starting on November 25. Weekend shifts begin at 11:30am and end at 5:00pm. Training will take place on weekdays in November determined by the availability of the successful applicant. Occasional work opportunities will be available evenings and weekdays.

The visitor services representative staffs the visitor services desk at Glencairn’s main entrance.


  • $15.00 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 5.5 to 11 hours per week
  • Part-time, no benefits
  • Reports to visitor experience manager


Glencairn Museum is part of the Academy of the New Church and is affiliated with the General Church of the New Jerusalem (, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. The mission of Glencairn Museum is to engage a diverse audience with the common human endeavor to find higher meaning and purpose in our lives. This is achieved by recognizing universal spiritual concepts expressed in religious beliefs and practices around the world—past and present—through the interpretation of art, artifacts, and other cultural expressions of faith. A special focus of the Museum is to preserve and interpret art and artifacts that illustrate New Church beliefs and practices. Glencairn is seeking applicants who are committed to the Museum’s mission and values. For more information about Glencairn Museum and its mission, please visit



The following list represents visitor services representative job responsibilities during weekend hours.:


  1. Greet visitors and staff, including opening and closing the main door upon arrival and departure.
  2. Answer phone inquiries about Glencairn Museum and the Bryn Athyn Historic District. (Requires being familiar with open times and upcoming public events for all buildings in the Bryn Athyn Historic District.) Answer general questions and know to whom to direct inquiries for further information.
  3. Record reservations using an online booking platform, including receiving and responding to requests by phone and email.
  4. Process advanced ticket sales and reservations for Museum programming.
  5. Process admission and gift shop sales through POS system.
  6. Enforce security policies including parcel control, key distribution, and monitoring CCTV when requested.
  7. Receive and process deliveries and mail.
  8. Know security procedures.
  9. Be prepared to assist with emergency situations by calling 911, etc.
  10. Perform a variety of light clerical duties as assigned by the visitor experience manager.
  11. Promote museum membership and public programs including tours, workshops, and events.
  12. Staff on-site admissions for exhibitions, tours, workshops, and other museum events.

Personal and Professional Requirements

Employees of Glencairn Museum are expected to uphold the mission, principles, and policies of the Academy of the New Church; support the mission of Glencairn Museum; and follow all Museum policies and guidelines. Successful applicants will:


  1. Maintain a professional workspace, including keeping the desk neat, organized, and clutter-free.
  2. Maintain a professional demeanor. Treat others with courtesy and respect.
  3. Follow instructions and consistently follow through on tasks.
  4. Follow all Museum policies and visitor services operational procedures.
  5. Communicate information clearly, carefully, and accurately in all in-person, telephone, and electronic communication.
  6. Maintain clear knowledge of all emergency procedures.
  7. Know the mission of the Museum and the history of the buildings in the Historic District.
  8. Have the ability to sit for long periods of time while also being prepared to quickly stand up and move to assist contractors and visitors entering and exiting the building.
  9. Be dependable, attentive, and accommodating while always adhering to Museum policy.
  10. Be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for three references to Leah Smith at Submissions will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled as applications are received.

Contact Person
Leah Smith
Visitor Experience Manager

Posted 11-29-2022


Mail Delivery Driver (substitutes)


The Academy of the New Church seeks substitute mail delivery drivers. The successful candidate(s) must be responsible, have an excellent driving record and be able to do some lifting (up to 25 lbs.), able to climb in and out of the mail truck, sort mail, and do weekly inspections of the fluid levels in the truck. Hours are year around, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This is an ideal job for individuals who like to keep their mornings and afternoons open. Background checks and a driving records check will be performed. Please email inquiries to: