Employment Opportunities

Equal Employment Opportunity

Villa Maria Academy is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or membership in any other protected classification as defined under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Villa Maria Academy is committed to ensuring opportunities within all employment practices without discrimination in recruitment, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, or other terms or conditions of employment in any manner that violates any applicable federal, state or local law.

See below for current employment opportunities.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Sr. Regina Ryan, IHM
Principal
Villa Maria Academy HS
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(610)644-2866 Fax
srryan@vmahs.org

Administrative

Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI)

  • Reports to: Principal
  • Term: This is a permanent 12-month position
Job Description
  • Serve as a member of the Administrative Leadership Team, representing academic programs and ensuring that the IHM charism and VMAHS core values are at the heart of curricular design and delivery
  • As the chief instructional leader, the DCI is responsible to ensure that the students receive the optimal opportunities to learn and to develop their academic potential
  • The DCI will work with Academic Department Chairs, Counselors, and Technology staff to review current curricular offerings and academic policies in order to ensure effective instructional design and curriculum development in line with 21st century skills.
  • The DCI will collaborate with the Student Support Personnel and the School Counselors to assist students at risk or in need of support
  • The DCI will preside over Academic Council Meetings and the Professional Development Committee and will be responsible for design and implementation of the Professional Development program
  • The DCI will manage the Academic catalog as well as supervise the construction of the Master Schedule and student placement
  • The DCI will assist with faculty recruitment, interviewing and hiring
  • The DCI will work with the administrative team to evaluate the faculty in the area of curriculum and instruction and will work with the principal on the assignments of the teaching and support staff.
  • The DCI will be part of the Induction and Mentor team for new hires
  • The DCI will oversee all classroom substitutions
  • The DCI will plan an annual department budget
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Committed to Catholic education as a vocation
  • Masters Degree and PA Supervisory or Administrative Certificate or the equivalent
  • 10 years of demonstrated successful educational experience, including classroom teaching in a secondary school or university
  • Ability to set goals and establish high expectations for academic success, as well as the ability to assist faculty in their pursuit of excellence
  • A general knowledge of the secondary school curriculum for college bound students
  • Excellent communication skills: speaking and writing, as well as technology
  • Good organizational skills and a creative problem solver
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work as a positive team member
Submit resume and cover letter to:

Sr. Regina Ryan, IHM
Principal
Villa Maria Academy HS
370 Central Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355
srryan@vmahs.org

Director of Admissions

  • Reports to: Principal
  • Term: This is a 12-month position
Job Goals
  • To work in conjunction with the Principal and Administrative Leadership Team to further the mission of Villa Maria Academy
  • To develop and coordinate further avenues to promote Villa Maria Academy
  • To encourage faculty and students to serve as vital members of the Admissions Team and aid in the recruitment of potential students
Essential Functions
    1. Present exact enrollment data/statistics to the Principal, Advisory Board, Finance Committee, and Faculty/Staff. This includes formulating projected enrollment/statistics to allow for operating budget
    2. Recommend tuition revenue and strategic planning initiatives based on enrollment by utilizing knowledge acquired from marketing, surveys, demographics, partner schools, competition, prospective families
    3. Serve on the Tuition Assistance Committee. Consult on budget for financial aid based on knowledge of applicant pool, competition, etc. Provide insight on prospective families, offer Marian Grants working within budget of finance office, produce letters to families receiving grants
    4. Develop marketing materials in conjunction with our Director of Communications and Marketing; provide requirements for marketing materials and offer final approval for advertisements, commercials, view book, giveaways, marketing pieces for various Admission Events (Visit days, Exams, Preview Breakfasts)
    5. Oversee and coordinate Admissions Events to promote the school including, but not limited to: Open House, High School Nights, Visit Villa Days, Partner School Visits, Entrance Exam, Preview Breakfasts, Catch the Villa Spirit Program, Scholarship Reception, LEAD Workshop, 7th Grade Visitation Days, Practice Exams, New Family Information Night
    6. Serve as PDSO (Primary Designated School Official) for SEVIS. This includes maintaining our eligibility as a SEVIS school, issuing I-20 forms for F-1 visa status, updating database within SEVIS, keeping current international students active, transferring I-20 upon completion. Must stay up to date on SEVIS regulations and student requirements
    7. Develop and maintain an operating budget for the Admissions Department. Future innovations and marketing initiatives presented to Business Office when adjustments are required
    8. Communicate with prospective families (including transfer candidates) via mailings, email, phone calls, interviews, campus tours, personal notes
    9. Build and maintain relationships with partner school principals, heads of school, and faculty at partner schools. Maintain relationship with competition schools as well.
    10. Based on annual survey results, adapt and/or develop new programs/initiatives to attract qualified candidates and future students
    11. Coordinate Parent Mentor and Ambassador Program for new families. Train current students to serve as ambassadors, tour guides, representatives and speakers
    12. Determine qualifications for acceptance, review IHM Charism projects, and send acceptances and scholarship offers to selected applicants. Work to ensure that the classes are made up of diverse and qualified students. Build a healthy applicant pool from which to draw
    13. Develop programs and relationships to increase diversity and strengthen Villa’s student body.
Required Education, Qualities and Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Creative and energetic, strong interpersonal communication skills, able to solve problems, highly organized, able to work within a team, and technological skills
Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:

Sister Regina J. Ryan, I.H.M., Ed.D.
Villa Maria Academy
370 Central Ave.
Malvern, PA 19355
srryan@vmahs.org

Professional

Spanish Teacher (Full Time)

Ideal candidate would have PA certification or commensurate experience and training in Secondary Spanish. Dual certification or commensurate experience in Secondary French and/or Latin preferred. Successful candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • A commitment to the Catholic identity of the school and the mission of the IHM charism
  • Demonstrated dedication and collaboration to help foster passion for all modalities of World Language instruction (speaking, listening, reading, writing)
  • Evidence of a content background which provides the ability to prepare and teach Spanish at all levels, ranging from college preparatory to Advanced Placement
  • Proven fluency and comfort with technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Experience with curricular development and administration of World Language classes consistent with school mission, goals, and values
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student growth and progress, and modify instructional methods and curriculum to fit individual needs of students of varying levels and abilities
  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Learn and utilize the school’s electronic system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required
  • Navigation skills for digital workflow
  • Instructional adaptations using iPad and other tablet technologies
  • Provide an advisory role to help guide students with course management, study skills and social development
  • Interest in supervision of co-curricular responsibilities, e.g., research mentoring, activities’ sponsorship, etc.

French Teacher (Part Time – .4 position or 2 sections projected)

Ideal candidate would have PA certification or commensurate experience and training in Secondary French. Dual certification or commensurate experience in Secondary Spanish and/or Latin preferred. Successful candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • A commitment to the Catholic identity of the school and the mission of the IHM charism
  • Demonstrated dedication and collaboration to help foster passion for all modalities of World Language instruction (speaking, listening, reading, writing)
  • Evidence of a content background which provides the ability to prepare and teach French at all levels, ranging from college preparatory to Advanced Placement
  • Proven fluency and comfort with technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Experience with curricular development and administration of World Language classes consistent with school mission, goals, and values
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student growth and progress, and modify instructional methods and curriculum to fit individual needs of students of varying levels and abilities
  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Learn and utilize the school’s electronic system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required
  • Navigation skills for digital workflow
  • Instructional adaptations using iPad and other tablet technologies
  • Provide an advisory role to help guide students with course management, study skills and social development
  • Interest in supervision of co-curricular responsibilities, e.g., research mentoring, activities’ sponsorship, etc.

Chemistry Teacher (Full Time)

Ideal candidate would have PA certification (or commensurate experience and training) Secondary Chemistry. Dual certification or commensurate experience in Secondary Physics preferred. Successful candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • A commitment to the Catholic identity of the school and the mission of the IHM charism
  • Demonstrated dedication and collaboration to help foster passion for inquiry-based science instruction for our students
  • Evidence of a content background and/or experience providing Chemistry instruction at all levels, college preparatory through Advanced Placement
  • Proven fluency and comfort with technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Curricular development and administration of secondary science classes consistent with school mission, goals, and values
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student growth and progress, and modify instructional methods and curriculum to fit individual needs of students of varying levels and abilities
  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Learn and utilize the school’s electronic system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required
  • Navigation skills for digital workflow
  • Instructional adaptations using iPad and other tablet technologies
  • The position also requires an advisory role to help guide students with course management, study skills and social development
  • Demonstrated interest in supervision of co-curricular responsibilities, as available

Staff

No openings at this time.

Athletics

For athletics inquiries, contact Athletic Director Mary Jo McKenzie at mjmckenzie@vmahs.org or 610-854-6134.

Resumes

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Sr. Regina Ryan, IHM
Principal
Villa Maria Academy HS
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(610)644-2866 Fax
srryan@vmahs.org