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

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

Posted 07-16-2024



General Church
Ministry and Education Recruiter


The General Church of the New Jerusalem (GC) exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus 
Christ in His second coming, 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 in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations 
and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also collaborates closely with its 
sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools, and Bryn Athyn College to 
advance and deliver New Church education and programs at all levels, from pre‐school through 
college, undergraduate and graduate degrees.


We are currently seeking a Ministry and Education Recruiter to oversee all aspects of growing the 
talent pool of ministers and teachers throughout the General Church congregations.


Position Overview

Reporting to the Director Human Resources and taking direction from the Dean of the Theological 
School and the Coordinator of New Church Schools, the Ministry and Education Recruiter will expand 
existing channels and create new pipelines for identifying and fostering relationships with 
potential ministers and teachers, maintain relationships with relevant programs, including Bryn 
Athyn College and its Divinity programs, to promote careers in New Church education and the 
ministry within the GC. This role has the option to be performed remotely, but with the expectation 
of regular in‐person meetings and attendance at certain events.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Designing and implementing an overall recruitment strategy for developing a pipeline of talent for current and future teaching and clergy positions
  • Sourcing and recruiting candidates both into the education programs as students, as well asqualified individuals in fulfilling employment needs
  • Developing and coordinating recruiting events at GC conferences and in GC congregations
  • Developing recruitment and marketing materials
  • Helping to establish a culture of promoting teaching and ministry careers within the church.
  • Providing candidates with explanation of benefits and opportunities available at the General Churc
  • Connecting potential candidates with people already in the field
  • Interviewing, screening, and evaluating potential candidates
  • Conducting phone, in‐person, and virtual interviews
  • Placing qualified candidates in the teacher or minister development pipeline
  • Working with the Dean of Theological School and with GC Principals, in collaboration with GC Education, to assess needs, give counsel regarding candidates, communicate regarding potential future candidates, etc., and to host candidates within school classrooms, to determine a possible fit
  • Tracking candidates through the recruitment and placement process
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for candidates, coordinating with others in the recruitment process
  • Supporting the hiring managers in onboarding new candidates
  • Developing recruitment metrics to track and evaluate recruiting programs

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional communication skills; written, oral and listening
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of New Church concepts and New Church Education, and awillingness to promote them
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build relationships and connections
  • Self‐driven; comfortable working independently and in a team environment
  • Good project management and resource management skills

Desired Additional Qualifications

  • Previous experience in recruiting is preferred
  • Comfort in speaking and interacting with wide variety of individuals
  • Creative and strategic thinking and problem solving

To apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific 
requirements of the position to Karen Stoeller, Director of HR, at karen.stoeller@anc‐ by 
August 15, 2024.

Address the cover letter to:
Karen Day Stoeller
Director of Human Resources
General Church and Academy of the New Church 1100 Cathedral Drive
PO Box 813
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009


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 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 07-18-2024


Site Manager - Rental Events


Glencairn Museum is seeking qualified candidates to serve as rental event site managers. This position is responsible for enforcing rental and catering policies and for serving as the Museum building supervisor during rental events. Rentals typically occur on weekends and occasionally on weekday evenings. The Museum’s rental schedule is irregular, meaning that shifts may be occasional. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to



Posted 7-19-2024


Glencairn Museum
Part-Time Visitor Services Representative

Job Description
Glencairn Museum is seeking a part-time visitor services representative. The current opening is for 2-3 weekday shifts and occasional weekends. Work shifts begin at 12:30 pm and end at 5:00 pm. Training will take place in August on days and times determined by the availability of the successful applicant. The successful applicant must be available to work afternoons starting in late August/ early September. Additional evening opportunities for events will be available.

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


  • $16.00 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 9 to 18 hours per week
  • Part-time, no benefits
  • Reports to visitor services 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 create an intentional space that invites visitors to encounter religious art and artifacts as expressions of spiritual beliefs and practices. The Museum places a particular emphasis on art and artifacts that reflect the beliefs and practices of the New Church (Swedenborgian Christian) and the history of Glencairn, a National Historical Landmark.

Glencairn is seeking applicants committed to the Museum’s mission and values. For more information about Glencairn Museum and its mission, please visit


  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 and direct inquiries to the appropriate person 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. Receive and process deliveries and mail.
  7. Know security procedures.
  8. Enforce security policies including parcel control, key distribution, and monitoring CCTV when requested.
  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 services 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
  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.
  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 send an email to request an application to Submissions will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled as applications are received.

Applications will be accepted until August 9, 2024. Training to begin the week of August 26, 2024.

Contact Person

Madalyn Schmucker
Visitor Services 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: