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 4-2-2018


Assistant Controller


Position Summary

The Assistant Controller is a 12-month, full-time exempt level position serving the Academy of the New Church (ANC). ANC is a not-for-profit educational institution that owns and operates the Bryn Athyn College, the ANC Secondary Schools, Glencairn Museum and Cairnwood Estate. The Assistant Controller is responsible for performing regular accounting functions for ANC and supporting the Controller in the monthly and year-end closing.


Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Check bank accounts daily
  • On a regular basis, perform posting procedures from each subsidiary module including Cash Receipts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Raiser Edge and SONIS (student billing).
  • Perform payroll accounting including importing bi-monthly payroll.
  • Complete reconciliation of Academy bank accounts monthly, communicate discrepancies/problems to bank, and enter correcting entries as needed.
  • Capitalize fixed assets and calculate and run depreciation monthly.
  • Prepare CPO (maintenance accounting) overhead allocation.
  • Prepare monthly bills for other organizations for shared expenses
  • Prepare regular weekly, monthly or quarterly analysis and journals entries for various processes.
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations as needed.
  • Prepare schedules and account analysis and otherwise assist Controller in working closely with the auditors during annual audit.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Criteria and Qualifications


  • College degree in accounting (preferred) or related business/finance field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in accounting or related field.
  • Some knowledge and/or training in the fundamentals of accounting from general ledger through trial balance, with an ability to learn the principles of fund accounting and financial reporting
  • Must have reasonable proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Accuracy in handling numbers and attention to detail is essential
  • Maturity and judgment in dealing with confidential information

To apply, email a letter of application and resume, referencing position to Joe Weiss, Director of Human Resources, at by April 26, 2018.


Posted 3-13-2018


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. Reporting to the Pastor of the Olivet New Church, the Principal is responsible for leading school faculty and staff in the implementation of a 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 human resources.

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; monitoring 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 at the request of the Pastor, 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 with appropriate input from faculty and staff, 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 Administration or equivalent experience is required. Previous experience, both in the classroom and as an administrator, in an elementary or middle school is essential.  A background in the philosophy of New Church Education is strongly preferred. This position requires outstanding educational and administrative 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 May 27th, 2018.  


Posted 4-19-2018


Assistant Athletic Trainer


Bryn Athyn College invites applications for Assistant Athletic Trainer (Assistant AT). This is an exempt, full-time, 10-month position beginning August 1st. The Assistant AT will be expected to support the College mission to enhance students’ civil, moral and spiritual life, to  enhance the focus of BAC Athletics and to assist in the creation of a program that fosters commitment, sportsmanship, and charity. The Assistant AT will aid the Head Athletic Trainer in the execution of a quality athletics health care program. 


Duties include but are not limited to the following: assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing athletic training services for BAC student-athletes; assist in the care of all student-athletes through practice and game coverage, injury prevention, evaluation, management, treatment of new and pre-existing injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics-related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the team Physician and Head Athletic Trainer; act as a preceptor to student athletic trainers; and assist in managing the athletic training room (inventory, scheduling, etc.).


Requirements include: ability to work as part of a health care team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction and student services to create and maintain a supportive student-learning environment; accurately interpret laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to athletic training services; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; and commitment to the continuous improvement of health and wellness for students and ability to create an environment conducive to the development of student service innovations.


Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE-accredited institution, NATABOC Certification, PA State Licensure (or eligibility for PA state licensure), current CPR, AED, and first aid certification issued by an authorized agency, and valid PA driver’s license required. Preferred credentials/experience include an M.S. in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or related field, and experience in collegiate athletics setting beyond undergraduate clinical rotations.


To apply, email a letter of application, resume, and list of three professional references to Renée L. Rosenfeld, Director of Human Resources, at by

May 1, 2018.


Posted 4-11-2018


Institutional Research Coordinator


Bryn Athyn College has an entry-level opening for an Institutional Research Coordinator (IRC) who is responsible for all aspects of institutional research data entry, tracking, management and reports, as well as clerical and operational functions. The Institutional Research Coordinator reports to the Chief Information Officer and has no direct reports. Candidates seeking full-time or part-time employment will be considered.


Specific duties include but are not limited to: managing information flow among College departments; overseeing roll-up reports for institutional assessment; compiling information for completing institutional surveys; updating key performance indicators, the President’s Dashboard, and the consumer information page on the BAC website; participating in the design and submission of IPEDS research and assessment surveys; serving as IPEDS keyholder; updating records of former students; compiling student learning outcome results from annual assessment reports; maintaining, organizing, and reporting on strategic plan data; updating publications (Student Handbook, Course Bulletins, Order and Organization, Programs); and managing the operational calendar.


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business or a related field required. Exposure to developing and improving information flow, preferably in higher education, experience in manipulating large relational databases, proficiency in MS Office, Excel, and knowledge of Hobson’s, Sonis, and other CRM platforms (or comparable software) preferred. To apply, email a letter of application, resume, and list of three professional references, to Renée L. Rosenfeld, Director of Human Resources, at by April 25, 2018.



Posted 12-21-2017


High School Program Developer


Washington New Church School (WNCS) is seeking proposals for the development of an innovative, entrepreneurial high school program at WNCS. We are launching a hybrid, home-school/alternative New Church 4 year High School program and we would love to talk with anyone with a passion to develop, explore and build the future of New Church education. Program launch planned for the 2018-2019 academic school year.



The successful applicant will be an energetic, creative person who loves working with young adults and is excited to join a team developing a distinctly New Church alternative high school program. The applicant’s duties will likely include 1) design and implementation of the new program. 2) oversight and mentoring of students working on individualized programs 3) direct teaching


Personal and Professional Requirements:

  • knowledge of New Church Educational principles
  • Baptized in the New Church
  • Member of the General Church
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers, parents and community groups
  • Commitment to marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Bachelors degree.


Helpful Experience and Skills

  • Conventional classroom teaching
  • Strong written, oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Firm and friendly boundary setting with teens
  • Flexibility with a developing school model
  • Well organized with strong follow through
  • Experience with social marketing
  • Experience with fundraising




Please send resumes and/or questions to: 

Rev Brian Smith, Principal  

301-850-3029 (cell)  301-464-5602 (office)

11914 Chantilly Lane

Mitchellville, MD. 20721