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Employment at the Baldwin School

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 by reviewing the categories below.

Administration - No positions at this time

There are no available positions at this time. 
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Admissions - No positions at this time

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

Athletics

Coaching Positions

The following coaching positions are available:

Year Round

Assistant Squash Pro

Fall Season

Assistant Varsity Soccer
Middle School A Soccer
Middle School B Soccer
Upper School Field Hockey
Assistant Upper School Field Hockey
JV Volleyball

Winter Season 

No positions available

Spring Season

No positions available

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

Advancement - No positions at this time.

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

Arts - Visual, Music and Performing - No positions at this time.

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

College Counseling - No positions at this time.

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

Faculty Positions

Upper School Spanish Teacher

The Baldwin School is seeking an experienced part-time Upper School Spanish Teacher to teach at least two sections in grades 9-12.

Candidates must be fully fluent in Spanish with the ability to teach all sections.  We are seeking a dynamic educator interested in working collaboratively on innovative curriculum design and development. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of current pedagogical practice in language instruction and have the ability to effectively differentiate instruction for all students. In addition to classroom responsibilities, faculty members contribute to the daily life of the school, by serving as advisors, mentoring students in co-curricular programs, actively participating in department and divisional meetings and embracing the many leadership opportunities available to Baldwin community members.

Essential Teacher Qualifications:

  • Able to engage and challenge all students in rigorous content, utilizing well-planned lessons
  • Creative in instructional techniques and classroom management strategies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues and parents
  • Seeks feedback to further on-going personal and professional growth
  • Well organized, flexible and collaborative
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive school community
  • Has excitement, joy and passion for teaching Spanish to Upper School students

Additional Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Spanish, Education or a related field, M.A. preferred, in either specific subject area or education.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant classroom teaching experience required, preferably in an independent school setting
  • Interest and experience in the purposeful use of technology in the classroom
  • Experience with planning and leading educational trips abroad
  • Enthusiastic support of the School’s mission and the value of an all-girls educational experience

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

School Counselor

The Baldwin School is seeking a full-time School Counselor for Middle and Upper School, for the 2019-20 school year. The School Counselor will coordinate with the School Psychologist and other school administrators to support the social and emotional needs of all students in grades 6 through 12. The School Counselor is responsible for individual counseling and referral of students, as appropriate, and the coordination of support with teachers, administrators, parents and outside professionals. The school counselor will collaborate on the development of social emotional learning in the middle and upper divisions and plan and implement parent education opportunities as necessary. There may be opportunities for the counselor 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 a resource and consultant on adolescent student mental health for all students in grades 6 through 12
• Coordinate with families, school administrators, School Psychologist and the Coordinator of Academic Support and Enrichment to develop plans of support for students in need; coordinating meetings, accommodations and necessary external referrals
• Collaborate with administrators, teachers, parents and outside professionals to holistically support the needs of individual students through intentional prevention and intervention strategies
• Design and delivery of SEL education and prevention programs around mental health concerns
• Develop parent programming on relevant social/emotional health topics
• Implement and coordinate student support programming
• Additional responsibilities as required
Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Psychology, Social Work, School Counseling, or related field; current Secondary School Counselor certification in Pennsylvania
• Five or more years of relevant experience providing counseling services to adolescents, ideally within an independent school setting
• Extensive knowledge of current developmental, cognitive science, and social and emotional learning research and strategies
• Specialized training in intervention programs and trauma support
• 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 school’s mission, values, and vision

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

Grade 4 Teacher

The Baldwin School is seeking an experienced educator to teach Fourth Grade, beginning August, 2019. We are seeking a dynamic teacher interested in working collaboratively on innovative curriculum design and development. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of current pedagogical practice and have the ability to effectively differentiate instruction for all students. The successful candidate will utilize relevant technology in teaching Language Arts, Social Studies and Math to support and develop students’ creative and critical thinking skills. In addition to classroom responsibilities, faculty members contribute to the daily life of the school, by actively participating in department and divisional meetings, and embracing the many leadership opportunities available to Baldwin community members. Applicants should demonstrate excitement, joy and passion for teaching lower school students.

Qualifications:
• B.A. or B.S. in Elementary Education or related field, Master’s degree is preferred
• A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant classroom teaching experience required, preferably in an independent school setting.
• Demonstrated experience with project-based learning preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues and parents
• Creative, energetic, and positive approach to teaching young students
• Enthusiastic support of the School’s mission and the value of an all-girls educational experience
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive school community
• Experience teaching with technology.

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

Part-time Upper School Science Teacher

The Baldwin School is currently seeking an experienced part-time Upper School Science Teacher, to begin August, 2019. The primary teaching responsibilities will be 10th grade chemistry with the possibility of teaching either 9th grade physics or math. We are seeking a dynamic educator interested in working collaboratively on innovative curriculum design and development. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of current pedagogical practice in science instruction and have the ability to effectively differentiate instruction for all students. In addition to classroom responsibilities, faculty members contribute to the daily life of the school, by serving as advisors, mentoring students in co-curricular programs, actively participating in department and divisional meetings and embracing the many leadership opportunities available to Baldwin community members.

Essential Teacher Qualifications:
• Able to engage and challenge all students in rigorous content, utilizing well-planned lessons
• Creative in instructional techniques and classroom management strategies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues and parents
• Seeks feedback to further on-going personal and professional growth
• Well organized, flexible and collaborative
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive school community
• Has excitement, joy and passion for teaching Science to Upper School students

Additional Qualifications:

• B.A. in Science or Education or a related field, with course work in Chemistry, M.A. preferred, in either the specific subject area or education.
• Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant classroom teaching experience required, preferably in an independent school setting
• Interest and experience in the purposeful use of technology in the classroom
• Demonstrated experience with project-based learning and cross divisional collaboration preferred
• Enthusiastic support of the School’s mission and the value of an all-girls educational experience

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

 


Finance/Human Resources - No positions at this time.

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

Information Technology

Database Administrator and Scheduler

 

The Baldwin School seeks a Database Administrator and Scheduler to join our technology department and work with others to support multiple offices and areas of the school that make use of our databases to manage their operations. Qualified candidates will have extensive understanding of Blackbaud data systems, be able to collaborate with others, and have a customer service orientation. This position supports our Development and Alumnae Engagement office, our Enrollment and Admissions office, the Business Office, Marketing and Communications, and the Registrar and Academic Records needs of the school. In addition, this position works with the Division Directors, Department Chairs, and Assistant Head of School to facilitate course enrollment and the creation of our school schedule.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

● Extensive experience working with Blackbaud software
● Expert facility with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
● Facility with other productivity software
● Understanding of data integrity and consistency
● Desire to improve workflow for a variety of constituents
● Team-oriented approach

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Supports the users and manages the data in our integrated Blackbaud databases, including Financial Edge/NXT, Raiser’s Edge/NXT, the “ON” suite of products, and other Blackbaud and connected products
● Maintains records in Core Blackbaud database and updates as necessary
● Supports creation of schedules
● Supports registrar in preparation of transcripts as needed
● Supports administrative personnel in creation of report cards and other uses of the student information system
● Identifies database software application needs of the school
● Plans and supervises internal and external database training of school personnel, i.e. registrar, administrative assistants, and data support personnel in other offices
● Maintains data integrity
● Develop and implement data entry policies and procedures

Job Qualifications
● Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in database management or related field
● Substantial experience in database or records management in a non-profit, education or corporate setting; Experience with Blackbaud databases highly desirable
● High proficiency with technology including MS Office, Google Apps, and various educational databases and SIS/LMS experience
● Strong orientation to customer service and the ability to work with multiple constituents
● Strong written and oral communication, attention to detail, problem-solving ability, and organizational skills

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

Library Services - No positions at this time.

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Marketing - No positions at this time.

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Wellness - No positions at this time.

There are no available positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.

Additional Opportunities

Full-time 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.

Van Driver

Description: 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).

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume with three references to jobs@baldwinschool.org.

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