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.

Middle School/Upper School Spanish Teacher

The Bryn Mawr School seeks a full time, growth-minded Middle School Spanish teacher for the fall of 2015.  Responsibilities include teaching four sections (likely three sections of MS Spanish and one section of US Spanish), advising a small group of students, and serving as a member of a grade-level faculty team.  A strong educational background, middle school teaching experience, and a genuine desire to teach and learn from young people 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 who can also teach French are of particular interest.  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 “MS/US Spanish Teacher” in the subject line.

Part Time Guest Artist/Upper School Ceramics Instructor

The Bryn Mawr School seeks a part time Guest Artist/Upper School Ceramics Instructor for the 2015-2016 school year.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of current ceramic techniques including throwing and handbuilding skills and various glazing techniques.
  • Ability to teach methods and practices to high school students, class size of approx. 13-15+ students, for afternoon sessions.
  • Knowledge of proper kiln operations including kiln loading, unloading and firing schedules.
  • Responsible for proper care and maintenance of kilns, wheels and other equipment.

Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Elaine Swyryn, Dean of Faculty, at resumes@brynmawrschool.org  Please enter “Ceramics” in the subject line.

Parent Director

The Bryn Mawr School is currently seeking applicants for the Parent Director. The school is looking for a dynamic, intelligent, committed, and thoughtful individual to cultivate relationships with parents, manage the school’s parent programs, and execute responsibilities within the Annual Fund program.


General Responsibilities:

The Parent Director is responsible for cultivating relationships with parents by working with a base of parent volunteers and recognizing potential parent leaders for the Parents’ Association and the Parent Annual Fund.

The Parent Director acts as a liaison between the Parents’ Association and the school, and provides a means of communication from the Parents’ Association Executive Board to the entire parent community.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director works with the Parents’ Association executive board, communications committees, and specialty committees by providing assistance and guidance with events, meetings, programs, committees and projects.  The Director coordinates parent volunteers, meetings, events, and projects with the Development Office, school calendar and division heads.

The Director also works as part of the Development Office team to educate and raise awareness of the Annual Fund within the parent community.  The Director also recruits volunteers and solicits gifts for the Annual Fund.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree and a proven track record in volunteer management.
  • The ability to transition easily into a collegial professional environment, where flexibility and collaboration are highly prized attributes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential, as well as the willingness to be helpful and welcoming to our constituents of all ages.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities and projects.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and the highest professionalism.
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow through with an emphasis on accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to take initiative and problem-solve.
  • Ability to take initiative to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, and donor database systems is expected.

This is a full time 12-month position that reports to the Director of Development.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to:
Ann Kangas, Assistant Director of Development kangasa@brynmawrschool.org
No phone calls, please.

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Middle School English - Long Term Substitute [Maternity Leave]

The Bryn Mawr School seeks a part time, Middle School English maternity leave substitute for November through January of the 2015-16 school year.  Responsibilities include teaching three sections of 7th grade English, advising a small group of students, and serving as a member of a grade-level faculty team.  Candidates should have interest in teaching highly motivated girls in a school that values not only intellectual pursuits but also building strong relationships and community.  The ideal candidate has some experience teaching middle school English and a flexible schedule during the hours of 8am to 2:30pm.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website (www.brynmawrschool.org) to learn more about the school’s mission, program, and culture.  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 “MS English Sub” in the subject line.

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Director of Communications and Strategic Institutional Marketing 

The director of communications and strategic institutional marketing is responsible for leading a team that plays an integral role in realizing strategic goals across the institution, from development to admissions. 
The director will  shape and implement communication strategy and the tactics needed to support it including, but not limited to, media relations, publications, event support (strategy and messaging), with an emphasis on online and interactive outreach. Qualified candidates must flourish in a fast-paced environment and have demonstrated experience building relationships while managing multiple projects at once, with great attention to detail and deadlines.


  • Lead and provide vision for The Bryn Mawr School's overall marketing and communication strategy.•
  • Provide counsel to and collaborate with the head of school, academic division heads, admissions, and development to achieve strategic goals.
  • Evaluate the ongoing work of the communications office.
  • Manage the marketing budgets.
  • Partnering with the director of enrollment management, develop and manage an enrollment-focused communication strategy based on the funnel.
  • Engage and liaison with the Board of Trustees, when appropriate.
  • Partner with the director of development to facilitate school-wide advancement initiatives.
  • Manage a comprehensive reputation management program.
  • Manage all channels of communication.
  • Continually increase the engagement of the school’s many constituencies through effective communication and marketing.
  • Manage the school’s brand.
  • Manage media relations and crisis communications efforts.
  • Oversee a process to accurately measure marketing and communication efforts.


  • Bachelor's degree in communication, marketing, public relations or a related field and a minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible professional communication and public relations experience.
  • Proven record of working independently and on teams, including managing vendors.
  • Must have a "change agent" attitude; looking for new opportunities, approaches, ideas, perspectives.
  • Proven knowledge and effective use of social media and related information technology.
  • Solid decision-making skills and outstanding judgment, including discretion in the management of confidential information.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including a background writing for the web.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to: Julie Marshall, Director of Development, at marshallj@brynmawrschool.org. No phone calls, please.

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Coaching Opportunities

There are currently no positions available.

If you have interest please apply by emailing Tina Steck at steckc@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!