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.

Administrative

No openings at this time.

Professional

Positions Available for the 2017-2018 School Year

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

Director of Counseling Services

The successful candidate holds PA Certification in School Guidance Supervision or commensurate experience (Master’s Degree with 5+ years) in leading a high school counseling office, with expertise both in personal and college/career counseling.

The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Leading the development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive, integrated plan and procedures for delivering counseling, course advisement, learning support and psychological services to students
  • Managing and guiding personalized college planning and student data analysis, including demonstrated knowledge and experience with specialized admissions processes, e.g., athletics, fine arts, etc.
  • Ensuring transparent and clear communication through the student’s high school experience with students, parents and school personnel
  • Evaluating and enhancing College Guidance communication delivery mechanisms (e.g., social media, web, newsletters, informational sessions, etc.) and college data sources for parents and student use to make sure that content is dynamic, relevant and meaningful
  • Writing articulately in support of each student to advocate for her unique admissions goals
  • Publishing a school profile that accurately reflects the school’s mission and metrics to colleges
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with colleges, including participation in regional and national programming to stay current with college trends, including but not limited to PACAC, NACAC and ACCIS
  • Demonstrating knowledge of common counseling techniques and counseling theory in child and adolescent development
  • Establishing goals for the counseling program appropriate to the setting and students served
  • Understanding of the needs of international student integration, throughout all dimensions of their high school acclimation, to meet the goals of student success
  • Adhering to laws, school policies, procedures and ethical standards of the school counseling profession

Engaging in ongoing strategic evaluation of the Counseling Office offerings, including but not limited to:

  • Analysis of college acceptance rates across a variety of metrics, e.g., institutional ranking, ED or EA, regional and cost factors, connections of colleges to counseling staff, specialized acceptances (e.g., athletics, fine arts’ audition), alumnae connection, etc.
  • Actively soliciting post-graduation survey data on service delivery

Manages the School Counseling Office to provide:

  • Accurate records management
  • Prompt and courteous customer service
  • Demonstrated support of the school mission
  • Management of standardized testing (e.g., PSAT, AP)
  • Coursework planning aligned with college and career goals
  • Ongoing evaluation of the Counseling Staff and programming

The successful candidate demonstrates a commitment to the school mission and core values, and maintains the highest personal and professional standards. The position is an 11 month position.

School Counselor

The successful candidate holds PA Certification in School Counseling, with expertise both in personal and college/career counseling.

The successful candidate demonstrates proficiency in:

  • Best practices for delivering counseling, course advisement, learning support and psychological services to students
  • Managing and guiding personalized college planning and student data analysis, including demonstrated knowledge and experience with specialized admissions processes, e.g., athletics, fine arts, etc.
  • Ensuring transparent and clear communication through the student’s high school experience with students, parents and school personnel
  • Evaluating and enhancing College Guidance communication delivery mechanisms (e.g., social media, web, newsletters, informational sessions, etc.) and college data sources for parent and student use to make sure that content is dynamic, relevant and meaningful
  • Writing articulately in support of each student to advocate for her unique admissions’ goals
  • Contributing to a school profile that accurately reflects the school’s mission and metrics to colleges
  • Establishing goals for the counseling program appropriate to the setting and students served
  • Understanding of the needs of international student integration, throughout all dimensions of their high school acclimation, to meet the goals of student success
  • Adhering to laws, school policies, procedures and ethical standards of the school counseling profession

Successful candidate demonstrates a commitment to the school mission and core values and maintains the highest personal and professional standards.

Dance/Health/Physical Education Instructor (Part time)

Ideal candidate would have PA certification or commensurate experience and training in Health/Physical Education and extensive background in Dance. 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
  • Curricular development and administration of Dance and Physical Education classes consistent with school mission, goals, and values
  • Teach knowledge of, and develop skills and abilities in, physical fitness, rhythm and dance, coordination and agility, exercise, and sports
  • Expertise across dance genres, including classical, modern and jazz
  • Proven experience with developing student mastery to the performance level in dance, in conjunction with other performance objectives within the Fine Arts Department
  • Develop students’ concepts in leadership, teamwork, responsibility and social skills; provide a safe and optimal learning environment; and appropriate feedback regarding student progress, expectations, and goals
  • 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
  • Provide an advisory role to help guide students with course management, study skills and social development
  • Demonstrate interest in supervision of co-curricular responsibilities, e.g., dance team
English Long Term Substitute (Full time, for approximately the duration of 11/3/17 to 2/16/18)

Ideal candidate would have PA certification (or commensurate experience and training) Secondary English. In addition to proven success with strategies for English instruction across a wide range of genres and teaching methodologies, successful candidate will possess the following proficiencies:

  • A commitment to the Catholic identity of the school and the mission of the IHM charism
  • Demonstrated dedication and collaboration to help foster a love of oral and written communication
  • Evidence of a content background and/or experience providing English instruction with the canonical works ranging across American, British and World Literature genres
  • Proven fluency and comfort with technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Curricular development and administration of secondary English 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

Assistant Cross Country Coach
Head and Assistant Indoor and Outdoor Track Coaches

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