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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.

 

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

Posted 4-29-2024

 

 

Bryn Athyn College seeks a Men’s Ice Hockey Coach to manage all administrative aspects of the practices and games for the Men’s ACHA M2 Program.  The Men’s Ice Hockey coach is responsible for the active recruitment of qualified student athletes that meet academic standards and profile of the college, and to create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth resulting in overall success of student athletes. In coordination with the Director of Athletics, the Men’s Hockey Ice Hockey coach will assist in the administrative aspects of equipment ordering, fund raising, practice and game scheduling. This is a year-round, part-time position. See the attached job description for details. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Recruit, coach, organize, and administer the Men’s Ice Hockey program at Bryn Athyn College

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Assist the Director of Athletics with the administrative aspects of the program including team travel, scheduling of games and coordination of practice times with the ice hockey facility and men’s ice hockey team
  2. Actively recruit qualified student athletes that meet academic standards and profile of the college; identify potential student athletes through off campus recruitment and coordination of on-campus visits
  3. Create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth resulting in overall success of student athletes
  4. Identify, recruit, and supervise assistant coach
  5. Assists in the Organized fundraising activities that support team operating expenses
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to support the College mission
  7. Function as a collegial team member by working with all members of the Bryn Athyn College community, including a willingness to participate in campus events and committees
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (minimum credential)
  2. Demonstrated, significant success playing and/or coaching at the collegiate or equivalent hockey level
  3. Knowledge of the NCAA and ACHA Hockey Rules and Regulations
  4. USA Hockey confirmation number required
  5. USA Hockey requires the SafeSport and screenings for any coach who meets, coaches, and/or instructs youth hockey players during recruitment. (It is possible BAC will have players on our team who are classified as minors.)
  6. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  7. Strong organizational and communication skills
  8. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  9. Proficiency using MS Word and Excel
  10. Valid US driver’s license
  11. Ability to lift 50 lbs occasionally

 

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 

brian.smith@washnewchurch.org  

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 newchurch.org, 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
Marijke.bau-madsen@newchurch.org

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.

 

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

§ 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

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

 

§ 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.

 

To kiri.rogers@bacs.org

 

Address the cover letter to:

Kiri Rogers

Principal

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

 

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS (PART TIME)

 

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 https://www.pittsburghnewchurchschool.org.

 

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 principal@pittsburghnewchurchschool.org

 

 

Posted 4-25-2024

 

 

Glencairn Museum
Part-Time Museum Interpreter for Highlights tours


Position Description:
Glencairn Museum is seeking museum interpreters to deliver Highlights tours to a public audience. 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 www.newchurch.org, 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 www.glencairnmuseum.org/about-us


Details

  • $15.00 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 2 to 8 hours per week
  • Weekend hours are required
  • Part-time, no benefits
  • Reports to visitor experience manager
  • Paid training

Working Conditions and Environment


This part-time position requires work between 2 to 8 hours per week. Tours are offered weekdays at 2:30pm, by-appointment, and weekends between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm. The Highlights tour is 90 minutes in length. Work schedules will be determined based on the reported availability of the museum interpreter and the needs of the Museum.


Responsibilities

  1. Attend required orientation and training sessions.
  2. Learn Highlights 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.
  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 Highlights 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 send a cover letter that includes mention of Glencairn’s mission and why it is important to you. 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.


Contact Person
Please direct questions and submit applications to:
Leah Smith Visitor Experience Manager
leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org
267.502.2990.

 

Posted 4-25-2024

 

Glencairn Museum
Part-Time Entryway Host


Job Description


Glencairn Museum is seeking a part-time weekend entryway host. Afternoon shifts
begin at 12:15pm and end at 5:00pm. Training will take place on days and times determined by the 
availability of the successful applicant. Occasional weekday and evening work opportunities will be 
available.

 

The entryway host is responsible for welcoming visitors to the museum and contributes to creating a 
kind welcoming environment.


Details

  • $12.50 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 5 to 10 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 (newchurch.org), 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 glencairnmuseum.org/about-us.


Responsibilities

 

  1. Support the mission of Glencairn Museum.
  2. Open and close main entryway for all entering and exiting staff, volunteers, and visitors.
  3. Verbally greet all visitors.
  4. Orient arriving visitors to the museum including location of the restrooms and coatracks.
  5. Tell arriving visitors that do not have a reservation that the first floor and exhibition are available for a $5.00 donation per person.
  6. Assist visitor services representative in tracking attendance and demographics.
  7. Assist visitor services representative with gift shop sales processing.
  8. Serve as back-up to the visitor services representative when a brief break is requested.
  9. Assist museum interpreters moving groups to upper floors via stairs or elevator.
  10. Assist museum interpreters by moving rope at bottom of the entryway stairs when tour groups are descending. Replacing rope once all tour members have reached the first floor.
  11. Host the Upper Hall and Great Hall when no other host is present in those spaces.
  12. Answer visitors’ questions. (Answers to FAQs provided during training.)

 

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 demeanor. Treat others with courtesy and respect.
  2. Follow instructions and consistently follow through on tasks.
  3. Follow all Museum policies and operational procedures.
  4. Communicate information clearly, carefully, and accurately.
  5. Maintain a general knowledge of the history of the Historic District.
  6. Have the ability to be stationed at the entryway for long periods of time.
  7. Be dependable, attentive, and accommodating while always adhering to Museum policy.
  8. Be at least 16 years old with either a work permit or a high school diploma or equivalent.

How to apply
Applicants should send an email to request an application to Leah Smith at leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org. Submissions will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled as 
applications are received. The weekend host position is available immediately.

 

Contact Person

Leah Smith
Visitor Experience Manager
leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org
267.502.2993

 

 

Posted 4-25-2024

 

Glencairn Museum
Part-Time Visitor Services Representative


Job Description
Glencairn Museum is seeking a part-time visitor services representative. The current opening is on Saturday afternoon. Work shifts begin at 12:00pm and end at 5:00pm. Training will take place in May and June on days and times determined by the availability of the successful applicant. The successful applicant must be available to work Saturday afternoons starting in June. Weekday and evening work opportunities will be available.


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

 

Details

  • $15.00 hourly rate
  • Hours vary from 5 to 10 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 (newchurch.org), 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 glencairnmuseum.org/about-us.


Responsibilities

 

The following list represents visitor services representative job responsibilities.:

 

  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 send an email to request an application to Leah Smith at  leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org. Submissions will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled as 
applications are received.

 

Final applications will be accepted on May 15, 2024. Candidate selection will be made on May 17. 
Onboarding must be completed by May 31 in order for training to begin on June 1.

 

Contact Person

Leah Smith
Visitor Experience Manager
leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org
267.502.2993

 

 

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: judy.merrell@ancss.org.