Employment

See below for current open positions at MPFS! If you are interested in submitting your resume to be kept on file for a job not listed below, please email employment@mpfs.org.

Open Positions

Director of Afterschool Program

Media-Providence Friends School is seeking a skilled, energetic and energetic and qualified applicant to coordinate our Afterschool Programs, including Extended Day and Enrichment Programs for students in grades Preschool through 8th Grade. This is a part time position.

MPFS offers aftercare as well as a specialized classes in a variety of sports, visual and performing arts, science, technology, and music enrichment courses after school. The two programs are staffed separately, with Enrichment classes taught by school faculty and staff as well as outside professionals.

Responsibilities of the position include: staffing and planning for both programs including setting class schedules, identifying, hiring, and managing course instructors and extended day staff, developing marketing materials, promoting programs, and using our Content Management System to manage online forms (in collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communications), identifying and securing appropriate space, and overseeing the financial performance of the programs (in collaboration with the Business Manager).

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong logistical, organization, written and oral communications, and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm, creativity, and initiative are essential. Prior experience working in and managing similar types of programs a plus. Experience in and/or familiarity with Quaker education also a plus.

To apply for the position, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and minimum of three professional references to employment@mpfs.org with the subject line DIRECTOR OF AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS.

For more information about Media-Providence Friends School, we encourage you to read our Mission and Philosophy of Education.

Development Associate

 

The Development Associate is a part-time position responsible for assisting the school’s development and communications efforts. The position reports to the Director of Development and the Director of Marketing/Communications. Development responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Director of Development to establish and evaluate annual fund solicitation goals, create and design annual fund appeal and gift acknowledgements, and manage and update the school CRM as it relates to fundraising, constituency tracking and information, and all Development work, including registering gifts using the CRM;
  • Providing writing/communications support for the Director of Development in any major initiatives – planned giving, capital campaigns, alumni relations etc.
  • Assisting in the planning and managing events, including Parents’ Association meetings, Back to School Night logistics, major event fundraiser, Staff Appreciation Day, Graduation, and other social events and Advancement activities/events. In addition, create invitations and flyers for school, alumni, admissions and development events and programs;
  • Acting as prime contact with volunteer parents regarding events that have been agreed upon with the Director of Development and the Director of Marketing and Communications – this work is primarily coordinating through telephone calls, sign up genius, and using the list created from the back-to-school mailing of volunteers, and the Parents’ Association meeting;
  • Orienting volunteers, including class ambassadors and multi-class coordinators, to their responsibilities and maintain communication with volunteers to provide support during the year.

The position also works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications and has responsibility for various aspects of the school’s communications activities.

  • Supporting the work of the Director of Marketing and Communications regarding internal and external Marketing objectives by documenting school and class activities when needed.

Applicants for the position must demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines;
  • Flexibility and capacity to work independently and collaboratively on projects and assignments;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and ability to develop materials for a wide variety of institutional stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of constituencies;
  • Excellent facility with and ability to learn word-processing, spreadsheet, database, social media, and other common office and web-based tools and applications;
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and initiative.

Experience and familiarity with the Friends school and/or independent school environment is a plus.

To apply for the position, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and minimum of three professional references to employment@mpfs.org with the subject line DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE no later than June 7th.

For more information about Media-Providence Friends School, we encourage you to read our Mission and Philosophy of Education.

 

 

Extended Day Staff Member

Founded in 1876, Media-Providence Friends School is a Quaker school of 130 students (Pre-K through 8th grade) in the borough of Media, PA. MPFS is a learning community, rich in diversity, where our comprehensive educational program challenges students to excel academically while teaching of values that flow from the Quaker conviction that there is “that of God” in each person. Our intimate classes encourage individuality to be celebrated and intellectual growth and curiosity to be nurtured. Graduates continue their educations at a wide variety of high schools, including Westtown, Shipley, Friends Central, Friends Select, and local public schools.

Media-Providence Friends School is seeking a skilled, energetic and qualified applicant to work in our Extended Day Program. The Extended Day program offers after school care for students in Preschool through 8th grade. Extended Day hours are 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. daily. 

Qualified candidates must have experience working with children and preparing activities, as well as an interest in education or a related field. The successful candidate will be reliable, responsible, and have strong interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm, creativity, and initiative are essential.

Experience and familiarity with the Friends school and/or independent school environment is a plus.

To apply for the position, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and minimum of three professional references to employment@mpfs.org with the subject line EXTENDED DAY STAFF no later than June 7th.

For more information about Media-Providence Friends School, we encourage you to read our Mission and Philosophy of Education.