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.

Faculty Positions

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  • Lower School Counselor

    The Baldwin School is seeking a full-time School Counselor for Lower School, for the 2019-20 school year. The School Counselor will coordinate with the Middle/Upper School Counselor and school administrators to support the social and emotional needs of all students in grades Pre0K through Grade 5. They are responsible for individual counseling and referral of students, as appropriate, and the coordination of support with teachers, administrators, parents and outside professionals. There may be opportunities to teach as well. The ideal candidate will be experienced and expert at providing psychological support in a diverse and inclusive school community.

    Professional responsibilities:
    • Serve as the Lower School Counselor to support the social-emotional well-being of Lower School (LS) students within the school setting.
    • Support social-emotional development by working with individual students and small groups of students to navigate social challenges.
    • Consult with faculty to support the social-emotional and behavioral needs of students in the classroom. Refer students in need of ongoing counseling to outside services, as appropriate, and provide local referrals for social-emotional treatment outside of school.
    • Participate in parent/teacher meetings, as appropriate.
    • Support the process for administering and scoring of Baldwin’s Early Childhood Center (Pre-K and K) admissions testing.
    • Collaborate with the Academic Support Team to support students needing learning support and enrichment.
    • Serve as the point of contact for the local Intermediate Unit, school districts, and outside professionals working with individual LS students to support their needs at school.
    • Refer students, as necessary, for outside psycho-educational testing. Review and interpret student records and test results, to determine how best to support students at school.
    • Work with the Academic Support Team to create Learning Plans that document these needs and agreements between the teachers, family, outside support and school.
    • Support implementation of social-emotional programming in the Lower and Middle Schools. Consult with faculty, the Middle/Upper School Counselor and administrators on curricula related to social-emotional learning, advising, health and wellness.
    • Implement programming for families and faculty/staff specific to issues facing our students, such as social media, mental health, at-risk behaviors, peer dynamics, etc.
    • Collaborate effectively with the Middle/Upper School Counselor.
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in School Psychology, School Counseling or related field
    • A minimum of three years in a school or clinical setting working with school age students
    • Certification in PA as a School Counselor is preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment
    • Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
    • Strong knowledge of the ethical and legal considerations related to counseling practices
    • Commitment to The Baldwin School’s mission, values and vision
    Interested candidates should please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.

Staff Positions

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  • Assistant Director of Alumnae Engagement

    The Assistant Director of Alumnae Engagement helps foster lifelong relationships between and amongst Baldwin’s 4,000 alumnae and reports to the Director of Alumnae Engagement. The assistant director is responsible for the planning and execution of a yearly calendar of alumnae events, recruitment and management of alumnae volunteers (class secretaries and reunion volunteers) and assisting with alumnae communications. This position is the primary point of contact for all alumnae inquiries and requests. As a key member of the advancement team, this position with also assist the team with meeting the strategic and philanthropic goals of the School.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Projects and Events
    • Plans and executes all on-campus alumnae events (Homecoming, Thanksgiving Assembly Gathering, Young Alumnae Day, Legacy Luncheon, Senior Luncheon, Alumnae Weekend)
    • Manage the logistics for annual outreach to young alumnae
    • Provide logistical support for national and local alumnae board meetings
    • Assist with the planning and execution of local events as needed

    Volunteer Management
    • Manage all outreach and communications to current class secretaries/agents, while also recruiting new volunteers as needed
    • Assist with management of assigned reunion class volunteers, including committee recruitment, managing class mailings and partnering closely with the Director of Alumnae Engagement on calls and planning as necessary for Reunion annually

    Communication
    • Assist with the development and preparation of alumnae newsletters
    • Oversee event communications
    • In partnership with the Marketing and Communications Office, assist with developing content for the bi-annual magazine, Echoes and collect and review class note submissions

    Office Administration
    • Respond to inquiries from alumnae
    • Maintain inventory of office giveaways
    • Maintain alumnae office supply closet

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Strong commitment to the Baldwin School mission and full support of single-sex education
    • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant event planning/ volunteer management/fundraising experience preferably within an educational or non-profit setting
    • Solid relationship-building skills to promote effective work relationships with colleagues and Baldwin School constituents
    • Self-motivated to implement new procedures and ideas
    • Excellent organizational, communication and planning skills for balancing multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge databases a plus
    • Familiarity with Bulk Email tools a plus
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel with mail merge experience
    • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Director of Advancement Operations

    Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Advancement Operations serves as a senior member of the advancement team responsible for managing and maintaining the integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database while supporting the areas of advancement services, prospect management, research and report generation. This position provides leadership, direction, strategy and coordination for the operational portion of the advancement office.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversees the day-to-day advancement database operations of the School. The Director works closely with advancement staff to formulate, implement and supervise collective strategies, polices and procedures to support the fundraising operation and ensure continued support through effective gift recording, prospect development and stewardship.
    • Uses the database as an effective tool for prospect management, tracking and stewardship and provides advice and strategy regarding key assigned donors and prospects.
    • Work in close coordination with the leadership, annual and major gift staff to develop and assist with the execution of advanced appeal strategies and provide ongoing, dynamic tracking reports.
    • Ensures productive research function through the ongoing discovery, engagement and forward movement of prospects through the on-going cycle of giving.
    • Oversees the creation and ongoing updates to development policies and procedures for the office environment, gift accounting, research and stewardship.
    • Maintains the integrity of database records through creation and implementation of structures and systems.
    • Designs, optimizes and runs reports that support strategic constituent engagement and fundraising efforts. Streamlines production of campaign reports and presents statistics on fundraising priorities.
    • Meets regular national reporting standards and requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Experience in fundraising systems, analysis, processes and/or prospect management; previous experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
    • High level of attention to detail with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry and analysis
    • Excellent writing and communication skills and ability to think strategically and creatively
    • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines
    • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues and volunteers
    • Strong commitment to The Baldwin School mission and support of a private single-sex education
    • Solid understanding of a) strategic, synergistic approaches in fundraising and b) the role of research, stewardship and advancement services as key partners in a successful development operation
    • The ability to work independently and creatively within established guidelines; a self-starter
    • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • General Maintenance Team Member

    Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the General Maintenance Team Member is responsible for providing general routine, preventive and corrective maintenance of school buildings and campus grounds to maintain a safe environment for students, residents, staff and visitors while providing cost effective maintenance service.
    Position Responsibilities:

    • Maintains all school grounds as needed to include: mowing lawns, snow removal, etc.
    • Completes daily maintenance work orders as assigned, including but not limited to: event set up and break down, painting, trash removal, minor electrical, plumbing and systems repairs, etc.
    • Participates in facility preventative maintenance programs
    • Accountable for and abides by the standards set forth in The Baldwin School Employee Handbook and Community Agreement.
    • Maintains confidentiality and rights of student, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with policies and applicable regulations.
    • Maintains a safe work environment and exhibits safe work place practices.
    • Interacts positively and cooperatively with students, families, visitors and other staff.
    • Performs all duties in compliance with all applicable Federal and State rules and regulations and facility policies and procedures.
    • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner and willingly performs other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements:

    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • The ability to follow verbal and written instruction; to perform basic math calculations and to work efficiently without direct supervision.
    • A valid PA driver’s license and the ability to operate all School vehicles and equipment
    • Interested candidates must possess a general mechanical aptitude and a positive customer service approach.
    • Some non-traditional hours on nights and weekends will be expected according to school events and the needs of the department.

    Physical and Environmental Requirements:
    • An individual in this position will be required to lift and carry objects up to 50lbs.
    • Maintenance Team Members work inside and outside and are exposed to varying environmental conditions.
    • The ability to stand for extended periods of time and climb a ladder are necessary.

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Staff Accountant

    The Staff Accountant will maintain financial reports, records and general ledgers and perform general accounting and bookkeeping functions and activities.
    Essential Functions:

    • Assists with the daily accounting functions including but not limited to; student billing, accounts payable and receivable, W-9 and 1099 preparation, tax reporting and other general accounting operations.
    • Assists Controller with day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Finance/Business Office.
    • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records and ensure accurate and timely financial information.
    • Insures that necessary supporting documentation and justification of AR/AP is maintained.
    • Supports the annual financial audit process, assisting the Controller with the internal preparation of documents and records.
    • Assists parents, on the phone and in person, regarding tuition and student accounts.
    • Assists faculty and staff with billing and reimbursement requests.
    • Posts and maintains weekly Accounts Payable records.
    • Handles collection activities as required.
    • Handles ad hoc analysis and financial reporting as well as various clerical duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting, and a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant accounting or bookkeeping experience. Non-profit or independent school experience a plus.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel and knowledge of Blackbaud, Education Edge/ Raisers Edge, Smart Tuition or other accounting software required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, parents and other constituents.
    • Knowledge of business accounting policies, procedures, and practices.
    • Commitment to high quality customer service.
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi task in a busy office environment while maintaining the highest professional standards will be necessary for success in this role.
    • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

    • Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
    • Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
    • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Van Driver

    The Baldwin School is looking for a part- time Van Driver to pick up and drop off students in Center City. Approximately 20-25 hours per week including mornings and afternoons.
    The Baldwin School is looking for a part- time Van Driver to pick up and drop off students in Center City. Approximately 20-25 hours per week including mornings and afternoons.

    Requirements:
    • Must have a good driving record. 
    • Must have all three current clearances (Criminal Background, Child Abuse, FBI Check –Fingerprints).

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

Coaching Positions

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  • Fall Sports

    • Assistant Field Hockey
    • JV Volleyball
    • MS Soccer
    • MS Tennis

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Winter Sports

    • JV Basketball
    • Assistant Indoor Track

    Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.
  • Spring Sports

    • Varsity Lacrosse
    • JV Lacrosse
    • Assistant Track & Field
    • MS Lacrosse A & B Teams

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