Employment

Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is a non-sectarian college preparatory, independent day school, PreK - Grade 12, dedicated to a tradition of excellence in the education of girls. In a nurturing atmosphere, where the population reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes intellectual rigor, ethical integrity and independence of thought.

The Baldwin School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual identity or orientation or disabilities in the administration of its employment policies. Candidates are selected by their qualifications to meet the specific needs of each position. The Baldwin School is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in employment at The Baldwin School. Current employment opportunities can be found below.

Administrative Positions

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  • Dean of Academic Affairs

    The Dean of Academic Affairs works in close collaboration with the Head of School and Division Directors, serves on the Leadership Team and as academic leader of the school.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Oversee and evaluate evolution of academic programming, to include:
      • Oversee curriculum development to keep Baldwin programs ahead of curve, maintain congruency between our mission statement and programs, and maintain program alignment PK through 12;
      • Serve as a consultant to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures;
      • Work with Division Directors and Department Chairs to keep curriculum maps current, accurate and comprehensive;
      • Manage Department evaluations and External Review process;
      • Serve as Co-Chair for Academic Council;
      • Lead research and help educate our community on best practices and data-driven educational methods.
    • Oversee implementation of School's strategic vision, including by working closely with Head of School, Board members, and wider school community to advance implementation efforts and benchmark progress.
    • Organize and coordinate faculty recruitment and hiring, including by maintaining relationships with professional placement organizations. Make recommendations to the Head of School regarding the hiring, retention, and assignment of faculty.
    • Coordinate faculty teaching and duty assignments, including ensuring effective master school class schedule that assigns faculty to classes and other obligations.
    • Design and implement faculty orientation, training, mentoring, and evaluation.
      • Observe and, along with Division Directors and Department Chairs, help evaluate the faculty;
      • Oversee programs for the orientation of new faculty and in-service training of all faculty and staff;
      • Coordinate individual outside faculty professional development, including management of the budget.
    • Serve as a liaison between faculty and other areas of the school, such as marketing, admissions, technology and facilities as appropriate.
    • Oversee academic technology planning and the meaningful integration of technology tools and methods into our program.
    • Oversee the coordination of civic engagement programs, which include select service and international/travel programs.
    • Work closely with the Head of School, including on special projects like long-range planning and Board committee work, and to plan all-school programs like the Women on Rise speaker series.
    • ● Serve as an active, engaged member of the Leadership Team, including Head of School on call duties, as assigned.
    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, personal statement of educational philosophy, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.

Faculty Positions

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  • Lower School Substitute Teachers

    The Baldwin School is seeking experienced substitute teachers for our Lower School for the 2019-20 school year. Qualified applicants should be creative thinkers enthusiastic about working with young students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. We are seeking experienced educators who want to contribute to the vibrant school-life of our Lower School for daily and longer-term substitute assignments.

    Duties will include but are not limited to:
    • Implementing curriculum in the Lower School classroom.
    • Providing whole class, small group and individual instruction in the classroom.
    • Effectively communicating with parents and other constituents, as necessary.
    • Fostering a positive and nurturing learning environment for young learners.
    • Assisting students at lunchtime and recess.
    • Maintaining a clean and well-organized classroom space.
    • Performing car and bus duty, as needed.
    • Other duties, as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or elementary education. Advanced degree preferred.
    • 2-4 years of classroom teaching experience preferably in an elementary school setting.
    • Strong collaborative and communicative skills.
    • Understanding of the social-emotional development of young girls.
    • Current clearances including; PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse Certification, Federal Criminal History (fingerprints)

    Interested candidates, please send a cover letter, resume with 3 references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.

Staff Positions

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  • Camp Magar Business Manager

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Under the direction of the Camp Magar Director and Director of Budgets and Accounting, the Camp Magar Business Manager is responsible for business operations of Camp Magar. This position also assists in empowering the staff with growth and operations of Active & other program systems. This is a part-time, temporary position.

    Primary Responsibilities of Position:
    • Oversee summer camp registration and payment through the Active software system
    • Oversee Active’s additional add-on programs and mailings
    • Establish a working relationship with parents and camp staff; maintain open lines of communication utilizing various communication channels
    • Manage Active registration changes and updates
    • Oversee documentation of staff and camper attendance
    • Create group divisions or changes as given by the Director to maintain proper ratios in Active system
    • Develop Active reports as needed for the Magar staff/counselors
    • Train Camp Magar staff in proper implementation of program systems and oversee the process in Active
    • Collaborate with HR on hiring and on-boarding staff, managing on-boarding documents and payroll oversight
    • Provide leadership and supervision to the Magar staff with system operations
    • Answer phones in a timely and professional manner, answering questions, taking messages and forwarding calls
    • Maintains camper files, ensuring that all camper files are properly stored and maintained during the duration of the camp season
    • Other duties as assigned by Camp Magar Director and the Director of Budgets and Accounting
    Qualifications and Skills
    • Associates degree from an accredited college or university
    • Experience in running an after school or summer camp program may substitute for required education
    • At least two years of successful administrative experience with after school or camp programs or experience in a related field
    • Proficient in the use of the computer, organization software and other office equipment
    • Ability to compose correspondence and demonstrate strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to interpret policy, procedures and data
    • Ability to manage budget and personnel, and coordinate schedules
    • Strong communication, public relations and interpersonal skills
     
  • Social Media & Marketing Coordinator

    The Social Media & Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the school’s social media channels including, but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram and other widely-used platforms, school photography, as well as the design and development of branded marketing projects. The position reports to the Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications.

    Social Media Management (40%)
    • Manages all of the School’s social media channels to ensure adherence to brand and to reflect the many activities and achievements of the School, students, alumnae and faculty and staff;
    • Stays current with social media trends and applies new strategies as appropriate;
    • Using analytical tools, tracks success and engagement across all social media platforms, to ensure maximum impact and brand awareness.
    Photography Management (40%)
    • Identifies relevant school events to be photographed both for archival and advertising purposes;
    • Serve as primary school photographer for most on-campus school events;
    • Coordinates and manages the use of outside professional photographers for high-profile events;
    • Maintains a digital library for external and internal use;
    • Serves as primary contact for annual school photos of students and faculty and staff.
    Branded Project Management (20%)
    • Working with the Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications, identify strategic marketing projects to further the Baldwin brand;
    • Serve as primary point person to research, design and see projects through production;
    • Other ad-hoc branding projects as directed.
    Qualifications
    A minimum of two years of related marketing and/or social media experience. B.A. or equivalent degree in marketing, or a related field. Proven experience with social media channels and advanced photography skills, including photo and video editing. Candidate should take initiative, work collaboratively and help to creatively accomplish goals. Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills. Graphic design experience is a plus. This is a temporary position starting April, 2020.

Coaching Positions

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