Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Mount! Please take a look at our current job openings below, and if you are a fit for any of the positions or know someone who might be, we encourage you to submit an application. Applicants should email resumes and cover letters to JobOpportunities@msjacad.org. The Mount is looking for colleagues with a passion for the Academy and its mission. Please review our postings periodically as new opportunities will be posted as they become available.
Mount Saint Joseph Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, colleague activities and general treatment during employment.
Mount Saint Joseph Academy is a Catholic, college preparatory school for girls located outside of Philadelphia with a mission of empowering young women to realize their fullest potential. The Mount is seeking an innovative and collaborative educator for a full-time position in the Science Department to provide a rigorous, inspired, dynamic Science education to young college-bound women, across grades 9-12, with the expertise and desire to teach Physics and other sciences. The successful candidate will partner with the Science Faculty to present a broad range of topics in a style that is both student-centered and mission-driven. The candidate will be skilled in teaching various learners at all levels and will be fluent in various types of assessment strategies. In the spirit of the mission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia, we believe that “On the education of women largely depends the future of society," and so empower young women to reach their fullest potential—the candidate will demonstrate a passion for this mission.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teachers are innovative and collaborative educators in their field, presenting a broad range of topics in a style that is both student-centered and mission-driven. Teachers are fluent in various types of assessment strategies teaching various learners at all levels in the classroom. Teachers demonstrate a passion for the Mount’s mission to empower young women to be agents of transformation in an ever-changing society. They apply this passion in order to provide a rigorous, inspired, dynamic education to young college-bound women, across grades 9-12.
Support the mission of Mount Saint Joseph Academy, in particular its vision to empower young women to realize their fullest potential through the spirit of unity, reconciliation, gentleness and compassion
Develop rigorous, student-centered, creative, and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in the courses selected by the Administration
Maintain careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
Maintain accurate and up-to-date curriculum information/syllabi on all classes taught
Maintain an accurate and updated gradebook through PowerSchool and course material through our LMS, Canvas
Maintain confidentiality at all times through communications with students, parents and colleagues
Recognize varied ability levels within the classroom and differentiate work accordingly
Collaborate with the Dean of Studies, Department Chair, and any other mentors or colleagues to design and implement learning experiences that serve diverse learners
Engage families in their student’s education by building relationships and maintaining timely and consistent communication with parents and caregivers
Act as a positive role model, who promotes the aims, values and mission of the school and uphold all rules and policies
Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal
Able to teach a broad span of topics within the field of study
Able to motivate, support, and challenge students in a student-centered, success-driven classroom community
Outstanding instructional skills delivered through varied, culturally responsive, and engaging strategies
Excellent communications skills (both written and oral) including professionalism with a variety of people face to face, via email and written communications, and by phone; various communication with a diverse array of contacts
Excellent organizational skills including completing administrative tasks in a timely manner and with accuracy, meeting deadlines, and working independently
Excellent planning and project management skills
Prioritize responsibilities based on importance and urgency
High level of flexibility, including work being rearranged when new priorities or needs arise
Ability to manage multiple functions and activities, sometimes under pressure
Good computing/technology skills for the classroom and the general work environment including proficiency in use of Microsoft Office with advanced skills in Word and Excel and Google Suite; able to learn other programs quickly and effectively
Good relational skills at all levels including administration, colleagues, parents, and students
A positive mindset and a drive for personal excellence
A cooperative, collaborative and team-centered mindset as a full member of the MSJA community
A strong sense of professional responsibility, as well as the belief that all students have the capacity to be successful
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of study or a related field (required)
Master’s Degree in the field of study or a related field (preferred)
Experience teaching the field of study at the high school or college level (strongly preferred)
Prolonged periods standing, walking, sitting, reaching, and computer/technology-use throughout the working period
Must be able to lift 15 pounds as needed
Employee Classification: Exempt
Position Type: Full-time (10 months/year)
Expected Hours of Work: Monday - Friday (8:00am-3:15pm), and select events on weekends/ evenings that pertain to all faculty (i.e. Open House, Back to School Night, Graduation, etc.)
Mount Saint Joseph Academy, a Roman Catholic, college prep, all-girls academy in Montgomery County, PA, is seeking an innovative and collaborative soccer coaching staff (Three positions total: Varsity Head Coach, JV Head Coach, and Assistant Coach) for part-time positions in the Athletic Department. The successful candidates will play a key role in training athletes and teams for success in their various athletic pursuits. He/she will help build young players’ confidence, skill and potential to transform them into self-aware, strong individuals, in sports and in their daily lives. He/she will effectively interact with all types of audiences such as school administrators, colleagues, parents, students, and community members to build our reputation at the highest level.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
All coaches are responsible for ensuring the fun and safe development of our athletes and teams in their chosen sport, understanding that our sports teams represent Mount Saint Joseph Academy (MSJA) in everything they do and everywhere they go. Coordinate the teams’ efforts in training, practices, games, etc. Perform duties including but not limited to those listed below:
Train a team of athletes on a constant basis for the ideal physical condition in their sport by using proven methods to help improve nutrition, muscle development, athletic skill and mental toughness.
Teach individuals about everything related to the sport’s rules and regulations to help athletes develop a high level of understanding of their chosen game.
Create specific physical performance conditioning programs to increase athletic performance, confidence and team winning percentage.
Evaluate team and individual athletic performance consistently using video, photography, data sheets and other means; address skills improvement during practice sessions.
Schedule practice sessions with athletes, work with the schools to develop a game schedule during the season and ensure transportation and lodging are provided for travel when needed.
Work with assistant coaches (if assigned) and other staff members to coordinate goals and strategies for the team(s).
Inventory and ensure top quality of team equipment, supplies and facilities, such as uniforms, practice equipment, conditioning materials, game balls, fields, indoor game areas or courts. Work with the Athletic Director on any areas of need.
Collect required paperwork (medical forms, permission slips, etc.) and submit to Athletic Director as needed.
Report game statistics as required.
Report any injuries, incidents, or concerns to the school immediately. Follow all protocols and directions for appropriate communication with affected persons (school administration, parents, emergency personnel, etc.).
Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of the designated sport (rules, regulations, strategy of play, development tactics, safety, etc.)
Demonstrated positive attitude and ability to lead a team in fitness, personal training and/or sports coaching
Ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
Demonstrates proactive steps to ensure the safety and security of students, faculty and staff colleagues
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees, students, parents and the general public that demonstrates courtesy, tact and diplomacy in dealing with others.
Sensitivity to confidential information and a high standard of integrity
Demonstrated good writing and oral communication skills
Prolonged periods standing, walking, squatting, jogging, sitting throughout the working period
Must be able to lift 25 pounds repeatedly
Bachelor’s degree in sports, recreation or another field
At least two years of related experience required, preferably in a school environment
CPR/First Aid Certified (or the ability to get certified)
Position Type: Part-time
Expected Hours of Work: Varies according to Team Schedule and Needs
In the spirit of serving the dear neighbor, we are pleased to share the following employment opportunities at other sponsored works of the Sisters of Saint Joseph and affiliated organizations that have missions and values aligned with our own.