Employment Opportunities

The Bryn Mawr School values a diverse workplace. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national or ethnic origin, or disability in administration of its hiring, educational, and admissions policies.

Director of The Bryn Mawr Little School

The Bryn Mawr School seeks a dynamic and compassionate Director of Little School who is eager to lead a talented faculty and staff and build upon a program designed to provide ample opportunities for each child to learn, socialize, play, and to express his or her individuality in a nurturing environment.  Working closely with the administrative team and reporting directly to the Headmistress, the successful candidate will be keenly aware of the growth and developmental needs facing preschool aged children.  In addition, Bryn Mawr is seeking a forward-thinking educational administrator who has experience in the business aspects of both the pre-school and child care operations including, but not limited to, staffing, budgeting and enrollment management.

Key Qualifications
•    an advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or Family Studies with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a preschool setting
•    excellent written, oral, and organizational skills with an ability to effectively communicate and build consensus with all stakeholders of the school
•    a clear understanding of the importance of the role of the family within the Little School community; the ability to build community and relationships with faculty, students and families.
•    the ability to clearly articulate vision, goals, and responsibilities and to build consensus using effective decision-making skills
•    demonstrated ability to mentor, manage, and lead a diverse staff
•    confidence, accessibility and an ability to deal with people in a welcoming and engaging way with active involvement in the life of the school community
•    highly moral and confidential team player whose integrity sets an example for the school as well as his or her community.

Key Responsibilities
•    act as the educational leader of the division; responsible for the 12 month, day-to-day operation including the direction of teaching and non-teaching staff in the performance of their duties
•    develop, implement and monitor the divisional budget and all expenditures related to equipment and materials acquisition, special programs, guests and events, and afternoon staff and substitute budgets
•    function as the chief articulator of the division’s philosophy, mission, and goals and ensure implementation of the program in a way that reflects these values
•    oversee the support, growth, development and evaluation of faculty and staff
•    provide oversight and vision for the development and implementation of curriculum 
•    ensure compliance with the legal requirements and guidelines of the Maryland State Department of Education for the educational program and for specific regulations and requirements of the child care division and other local and state regulators
•    communicate regularly with Little School families offering guidance and support
•    lead regular Little School faculty meetings
•    provide a consistent and stable environment in which learning can take place, and support a school culture which is collaborative and supportive

Qualified candidates should send a resume, a personal statement, and three references to Elaine Swyryn, Dean of Faculty, at:   resumes@brynmawrschool.org  Please enter “Little School Director” in the subject line.

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Wilgis Teaching Fellowship Program

The Bryn Mawr School, an independent, college-preparatory school in Baltimore for girls grades K – 12, consistently recognized for its outstanding teaching by its excellent faculty, seeks applicants new to teaching for a year-long teaching fellowship program.  Well-qualified and motivated college graduates who possess a passion for working with girls, strong communication skills, expertise in a subject or method area are encouraged to apply.

The program offers a candidate training in education as well as first-hand experience in a highly supportive environment that includes mentoring from a master teacher.  Fellows teach a reduced load but engage fully in the life of the school as integral and active members of the faculty through participation in athletics, arts, clubs, and community service.

Bryn Mawr is committed to mentoring young teaching candidates by supporting them in experiencing the delights and demands of both teaching and learning.   Through observation, practice, and study the fellow is introduced to teaching while exploring the wide range of opportunities a career in independent education can offer.  Fellows will learn to teach by teaching in a setting where education is both a profession and a passion.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To explore the world of teaching and teachers at Bryn Mawr as a Wilgis Teaching Fellow, submit a personal statement and a resume Elaine Swyryn, Dean of Faculty at resumes@brynmawrschool.org Please enter “Wilgis Fellow” in the subject line.

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Upper School Mathematics Teacher

The Bryn Mawr School seeks a full time, growth-minded upper school mathematics teacher for the fall, 2015.  Responsibilities include teaching four sections, advising a small group of students, and serving as an active member of the faculty.  A strong educational background with experience teaching upper school mathematics and a genuine desire to teach and learn from young adults are required.  Candidates should have interest in teaching highly motivated girls at a school that values not only intellectual pursuits but also building strong relationships and community.  The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is comfortable using a variety of pedagogical strategies and enjoys working creatively and collaboratively to develop and plan curricula.  A desire to take an active role in teaching in a one-to one laptop classroom is essential.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Coaching opportunities are available.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Elaine Swyryn, Dean of Faculty, at resumes@brynmawrschool.org  Please enter “Upper School Math Teacher” in the subject line.

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Coaching Opportunities

There are currently no positions available.

If you have interest please apply by emailing Wendy Kridel at kridelw@brynmawrschool.org 

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Fall Visiting Days

What is a Fall Visiting Day?
Bryn Mawr’s Fall Visiting Days are a great opportunity for you to see Bryn Mawr during a real school day and to meet and speak with the director of the academic division to which your daughter will apply. Register Now!