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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  • Director of Middle School

    The Baldwin School is seeking a dynamic, collaborative leader to serve as its Director of Middle School, to start on July 1, 2020. 

    As leader of the Middle School, the Director will be responsible for advancing the academic, programmatic, administrative and cultural health of our grade 6 through 8 classes. She or he will provide vision and direction to the Middle School Faculty, oversee daily operations and programs for the division and guide the overall curriculum and pedagogical practice in the Middle School. As a key member of Baldwin’s 10-person leadership team, the Director of Middle School works with fellow administrators to shape and implement school-wide strategic objectives that reflect Baldwin’s mission and values; embrace its core culture of collaboration, community and inclusivity; and ensure innovative practices thrive throughout the three divisions. Together with our Department Chairs, the Director manages the professional development of our Middle School faculty, recruiting, supervising and mentoring over 25 talented educators. She or he provides leadership and direction for the Middle School with the support of three grade Deans, the Baldwin Academic Support and Enrichment team and our School Counselor and an administrative assistant. 

    The ideal candidate will be an experienced, committed educator, with a proven record of leadership, who is excited by the opportunity to inspire and shape a division of exceptional educators dedicated to providing an unparalleled educational experience to our Middle School students. 

    In addition, she/he will: 
    • Embrace and model The Baldwin School’s mission and core values; 
    • Work effectively with all constituencies, cultivating a strong sense of community and culture; 
    • Foster a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and families; 
    • Demonstrate transparency, sensitivity, integrity and respect for others; 
    • Promote innovation, creativity and best pedagogical practices as related to our academics, co-curricular programs and use of educational technology; 
    • Have extensive knowledge of adolescent girls’ developmental and educational needs; 
    • Be skilled in recruiting, mentoring, evaluating and retaining talented teachers; 
    • Help shape our future community by actively engaging in all aspects of our admissions process; 
    • Be an effective, dynamic communicator and have exceptional relationship-building skills; 
    • Lead by effectively balancing collaboration and decisiveness, with the best interest of our students always in mind; 
    • Be an approachable and accessible administrator who listens well, displays a genuine interest in others and builds authentic relationships; 
    • Be an enthusiastic, highly visible community member who actively engages in the life of the School by being present in the classrooms, after-school programs and campus events. 

    The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, at least 10 years of progressive leadership experience and a dedication to continuous personal and professional growth. She or he should be highly committed to all-girls education. 

    For the full prospectus, please click here.

    All inquiries will be treated confidentially. 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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  • Administrative Assistant to Director of Upper School

    The Administrative Assistant to the Director of Upper School provides administrative support to the Director of  Upper School and is responsible for the organization and efficient operation of the Upper School Office. The position includes administrative/clerical duties with responsibility for the following:
    • Demonstrating effective customer service to reinforce the welcoming and supportive environment of the Upper School
    • Proactively initiating and completing tasks, assigned or otherwise, with accuracy and in a timely manner
    • Maintaining and preparing student records and files
    • Organizing and maintaining the Director’s appointment calendar
    • Reviewing, editing, preparing and posting written and electronic communications including Upper School correspondence, web postings and general mailings
    • Scheduling and supporting interviews, meetings and School events such as Academic Evening, parent conferences, class trips and faculty meetings
    • Reserving spaces and organizing events
    • Organizing and executing all details of Class Day and Commencement
    • Publishing the homeroom bulletin
    • Supporting the course selection and registration process
    • Organizing and managing all exam preparation for exam week
    • Overseeing the Upper School budget including managing monthly credit card statements
    • Maintaining daily attendance records and following up on unexplained absences
    • Managing the student sign in/out process
    • Handling incoming phone calls, greeting visitors, maintaining secured access to the building with poise and a welcoming manner
    • Supporting the functions of the Dean of Students, Registrar and other offices/departments of the School as needed
    The position involves frequent interactions with parents, teachers, students and other administrative staff. A candidate must have the ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomacy, and be able to communicate effectively and tactfully in written and verbal communication. The ideal candidate will understand and support the School’s mission and policies, and participate in the life of the School. A sense of humor and appreciation for the excitement of school life is ideal.

    Qualifications
    A Bachelor’s degree is preferable, with 5 or more years of administrative experience a must, preferably with some experience in a school setting. Excellent organizational skills are needed along with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility, attention to detail and the ability to present oneself in a warm, yet professional manner. A candidate must be capable of fostering professional and courteous relationships with students, faculty, staff, administration, parents and visitors. A candidate should possess excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other software and online resources. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated team related skills, experience in an academic setting and a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere.

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Major Gifts Officer

    The Major Gifts Officer’s primary responsibility is to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of current and potential donors with the capacity to make gifts of $25,000+.  S/he will work collaboratively with colleagues in the advancement office, school administration, and volunteer leadership to create and implement fundraising plans that result in major gifts for The Baldwin School. This is a front-line position that will require extensive regional and national travel. 

    Essential Job Functions:
    • Develop annual visit, solicitation and revenue goals in conjunction with the Chief Development Officer;
    • Create detailed prospect relationship strategies around donor interests and school priorities for an assigned portfolio of approximately 100 current and prospective donors;
    • Conduct 12-15 face-to-face meetings per month for the purposes of qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects and donors;
    • Prepare proposals and materials including written documentation for accurate gift recording and use, acknowledgements and reporting;
    • Ensure the integrity of information in the school’s Raiser’s Edge database relevant to assigned prospects, including visit reports, stages, strategies and tasks;
    • Develop a thorough knowledge of Baldwin School history, academic and extracurricular programs, and its faculty, students and administration; maintain a thorough understanding of the School’s current priorities and initiatives;
    • Attend and support appropriate alumnae and donor engagement events as related to assigned prospects or as needed by the department;
    • Participate in departmental and professional training programs to increase expertise and visibility within the profession;
    • Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work environment;
    • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree required;
    • One (1) to three (3) years of direct experience in non-profit fundraising, or transferrable experience in financial services, marketing/sales or educational management;
    • Self-starting strategic thinker whose hallmark qualities include being persistent, being personable and possessing a desire to succeed;
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to relate to a variety of people of all ages and backgrounds;
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment;
    • A personal commitment to excellence, integrity and the mission of Baldwin;
    • Availability to work nights and weekends;
    • A valid driver’s license and use of personal car.
    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.

Coaching Positions

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