About Shipley


The Shipley School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, and sexual orientation.

All positions available are posted on this website. There are no others available.

Admissions Associate (Lower School)

Position Title:Admissions Associate (Lower School)
Reports To: Assistant Director of Lower School Admissions and Director of Enrollment Management           
Status: Non Exempt
Classification: Administrative Staff
FTE: 1.0      

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Lower School Support (Office in Lower School on 2nd floor):
  • Schedules Interviews/Student Visitors
  • Takes initial LS calls/electronic inquiries for all divisions
  • Schedules visits and family tours
  • Organize student gifts and provide to teacher
  • Greets families
  • Brings student visitors to the classrooms
  • Wraps up visit at the end of the day
  • Does all LS follow-up with support from LS Director
  • Tracks actions in Blackbaud for LS applicants including all events/actions and meetings with LS Head (Tim Lightman)

All School Support – report to Dir. of Enrollment Management (Amy Clemons) on MS/US related work

  • Sends out email confirmations and reminders of interviews and student visits for all Divisions
  • Process all inquiries in database and mail Admission packets for all Divisions
  • Assist Directors in scheduling process for interested Middle School and Upper School parents
  • Reconciles appointments in Outlook and Blackbaud and sends out weekly Crystal Report activity list
  • Sets up and plans all Admission Office events including all logistics – with support from the Directors
  • Complete requisitions for event set up and support – review requisitions one month before an event to ensure accuracy
  • Record event actions in Blackbaud to track for attendance and event contact
  • Maintain and reconcile all the Admission Office calendars for all divisions in Director’s Outlook, New All School Admissions Outlook, Blackbaud and School Dude
  • Maintain and update admission website in partnership with The Director of Enrollment Management and The Director of Communications
  • Assist with data entry and filing as needed
  • Assist with office mailing as needed
  • Assist with office inventory and supplies


  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of three years’ experience
  • Ability to apply understanding and to carry out instructions.
  • Strong writing skills – writing sample
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Strong computer skills: Word Merge and Excel, Database experience a plus
  • Willingness and desire to take responsibility for work
  • Problem solver with accountability
  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to use basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Regularly sit, talk, hear and to visually intercept visitors. 
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Regularly uses close and distance vision.
  • Works at desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
  • Turns, bends, reaches and may occasionally use a ladder.
  • Works in a traditional climate controlled office environment. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and completed employment application (PDF available online at http://www.shipleyschool.org/employment) to Zoe Marshall zmarshall@shipleyschool.org

Lower School Second Teacher

The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 coeducational day school, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and sciences, the school encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth, and concern for others at school and in the larger community.

The Shipley School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, and sexual orientation.

Position Purpose:  The second teacher is responsible for assisting implementation of the daily program under the direction of the teacher.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Supervise the classroom when the teacher is out of the room
  • Help with general housekeeping and classroom tasks
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences
  • Instruct children in small and large groups and work one on one with children
  • Supervise outside playground activities
  • Help with the operations of audio/visual aids (projectors, etc.).
  • Follow directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor


  • BA/BS degree required
  • Interest in children in an educational setting
  • Excellent verbal skills with students, colleagues and parents
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
  • Strong ability to multi-task and keep to a schedule
  • Commitment to professional development and best practices in education
  • Education experience in a variety of instructional methods                                                 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment. 
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, Philosophy of Education Statement a completed Employment Application and forward all to Mary Lou Mangino at mmangino@shipleyschool.org

Lower School Substitute Teacher

The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Lower school substitute teacher.
The candidate will:Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and certification in Education.Teaching experience of 1-2 years preferred
Ability to implement lesson plans in grades pre-k to 5th grade.
Demonstrate kindness, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, a cooperative spirit and a commitment to teamwork.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, and complete the online application to Dr. Usha Balamore at Ubalamore@shipleyschool.org 



Applicants for positions must complete the following:

The following clearances are required by state law prior to employment:


Shipley upholds and promotes the integrity of each individual. We nurture a concern for others, self-worth, and personal achievement. The School is dedicated to the ongoing process of creating a safe and accepting environment for all people. We value and honor differences in ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.

Shipley is committed to sustaining a vibrant, inclusive, and caring multicultural community. The goal of raising cultural awareness and understanding is reflected in many areas of school life.

In seeking to fill faculty and staff positions, we encourage all applicants. We particularly encourage applicants who will enrich the diversity of our community.

The Shipley School

814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr PA 19010
T: 610.525.4300 F: 610.525.5082
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