Employment Opportunities

Maryvale, located in Lutherville, Md., is a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12. Affiliated with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Maryvale combines tradition with the latest trends in technology and education to offer an invaluable 21st century, college preparatory learning experience.

Maryvale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies for education, admission, employment, scholarship/financial assistance, athletics and other school-administered programs.

Check here often to learn more about the latest employment opportunities available at Maryvale.


Immediate Job Openings

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications. The ideal candidate should have seven to 10 years of experience in marketing, communications or a related field and possess the high-level skills to advance the following priorities: plan and execute programs that enhance the visibility and public perception of Maryvale; organize and execute marketing and communications initiatives that support the school, Admissions and Development objectives of Maryvale; ensure clear and transparent communication between and among all constituencies; and define messaging and branding, including signature programs. The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment as well as the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement annual marketing and communications plan.
  • Submit and manage budget to support annual plan.
  • Review and oversee the production of all school publications and communications, including print, video, electronic, etc.
  • Manage, contribute to, and maintain all content posted on the school website and the school’s social media platforms.
  • Produce and distribute weekly electronic newsletter for current parent body and monthly electronic newsletter for alumnae.
  • Assist in creation and distribution of email blasts for Admissions, Development and Alumnae Relations.
  • Manage communications from President and Assistant Head of School for Advancement, as requested.
  • Manage media relations, including writing and distributing press releases, placing stories and cultivating positive relations with local media.
  • Manage all advertising initiatives for the school.
  • Assist the Administration with issues of crisis management and communication.
  • Oversee design and installation of permanent and promotional signage on campus.
  • Manage photography for all on- and off-site school events.
  • Collaborate with Admissions, Development and Academic Heads on production of all written and emailed materials.
  • Review and make recommendations regarding data collection, email management and contact upgrades.
  • Manage school’s relationships with outside website vendor, photographers, graphic designers and printing firms.
  • Conduct demographic and market research as needed.
  • Maintain common editorial and graphic standards across school publications for branding reputation and integrity.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Seven to 10 years of relevant experience in marketing, communications or related field
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Capability of balancing multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editing skills
  • Experience with a website content management system; Knowledge of Finalsite is a plus.
  • Experience managing multiple social media platforms in a professional setting
  • Experience in an independent school setting is a plus.
  • A willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, students, parents and alumnae
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • A commitment to single gender education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Please send resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.

Facilities Technician

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a Facilities Technician. This position is available immediately and is a full-time, 12-month position with occasional weekend and additional hours required. The hours needed are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. This is a non-exempt position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b), life insurance, paid vacation, holidays and more. This position will report directly to the Director of Plant Operations.

Position Summary:

  • Performs general maintenance and minor repairs for the campus including, but not limited to, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems, buildings, office furniture and other equipment.
  • Assists in ensuring a clean, safe, attractive and secure campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors by performing general custodial duties, following safety standards and procedures, assisting with traffic and parking needs, securing the buildings and grounds and assessing and correcting unclean or unsafe environments

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform building maintenance, preventive maintenance and perform minor repairs and adjustments to equipment
  • Monitor and manipulate HVAC Control systems seasonally
  • Inspect the facility to ensure its adherence to safety, sanitary and security standards
  • Inform the Director of Plant Operations of custodial and mechanical-related needs of the campus
  • Contribute to a safe educational and working environment by participating in all drills and training and being prepared to take action should a health or safety emergency occur
  • Ensure doors and windows are secure; open and lock-up campus gates and doors, as needed; secure facilities after operation hours
  • Perform minor repairs of office and classroom furniture and related items
  • Contribute in the performance of all general building maintenance such as painting, repairs to flooring, walls, etc. and upkeep of kitchen equipment
  • General plumbing repairs, electrical and carpentry duties
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Plant Operations, work with school administrators, faculty, staff and event planners to prepare for special activities and events
  • Assist in the move of furniture and equipment, including set-ups and break-downs for activities and internal and external events
  • Unload deliveries to the school; transport items to storage areas; distribute packages
  • Hang banners and signs
  • Actively participate in snow and ice removal activities
  • Utilize insecticides to prevent infestation by dangerous pests
  • Assist in crowd and traffic control and parking for school and other events
  • May assist in the lining/chalking of natural grass athletic fields
  • May be required to drive the school bus for events; help in cleaning and maintaining plant assets
  • May assist with the general maintenance of school-owned vehicles, such as gassing vehicles and transporting for service and repairs and state inspections
  • In the absence of porters/general housekeeping staff, may be required to empty trash cans, mop floors, clean up the cafeteria after lunch shifts, clean bathrooms, dust mop hallways, clean and polish desks, chairs, tables, cabinets and office and classroom equipment, and ensure bathrooms and locker rooms are stocked with supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

Required Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Three (3) years of general maintenance experience required; five (5) years of experience preferred
  • Flexible, self-motivated dependable person who is willing to learn
  • Demonstrated proactive, self-starter who takes initiative and acts with a sense of urgency to get things done; strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to read, comprehend and communicate information
  • Ability to communicate effectively, utilizing interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public
  • Ability to express ideas in an organized, articulate and concise manner

Physical Requirements:


PHYSICAL DEMANDS DOCUMENTATION LIST

How much daily/weekly on-the-job time is spent on the following physical activities?

(mark an ‘X” in the box that applies for each activity)

Amount of Time

NONE

Under 1/3

Up to 2/3

Over 2/3

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit

X

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel

X

Reach with hands and arms

X

Climb or balance

X

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

X

Talk or hear

X

Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?

Amount of Time

NONE

Under 1/3

Up to 2/3

Over 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

X

Up to 25 pounds

X

Up to 50 pounds

X

Up to 100 pounds

X

More than 100 pounds

X

Does this job have any special vision requirements?

Mark with an “X” if it is a vision requirement of the position.

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X

Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X

Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

X

Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

X

Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

X

No special vision requirements

Any special physical demands required to be performed by the employee in this position:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Given the nature of the work, there may be times where pushing/pulling loaded carts, working from heights and lifting is required.
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Able to lift, push or pull heavy material not limited to 50 pounds or more
  • Able to work from ladders and scaffolding, as needed
  • Able to walk and stand for several hours, kneel and squat for extended periods of time necessary to complete a task when it is necessary to do so
  • Able to climb stairs and walk on uneven terrain
  • Able to work in an uncontrolled environment for extended periods of time (cold, heat, rain, snow; inclement weather)
  • Exposure to buildings in which dust and a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction and/or operation of equipment
  • Physical stamina and dexterity needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to, for special events and inclement weather, meet a flexible work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Subject to a criminal background check and drug screening prior to employment
  • Subject to Child Protective Services screening
  • Considered essential personnel

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands that may be required.

ALL Maryvale employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.

How to Apply/Contact:

Please send your resume with letter of interest, including three professional references and salary requirements to employment@maryvale.com. No calls please. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Available Job Openings for the 2019-2020 School Year

Learning Specialist

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a full-time Learning Specialist for the 2019-2020 school year.

The ideal candidate will work with the staff of the St. Julie Billiart Program, in collaboration with faculty, to provide ongoing support and remediation to students with language-based learning differences in both the Middle School and Upper School.

The Learning Specialist’s duties include:

  • Reading and interpreting educational evaluations
  • Addressing the individual needs of the student through the development of a personal learning plan
  • Supervising the remediation of learning challenges
  • Assisting faculty in the design and implementation of appropriate lesson plans to meet the academic needs and learning style of the student
  • Arranging testing conditions for regularly scheduled tests, midterm/final exams, and appropriate standardized assessments to foster maximum concentration and success
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with parents to update student progress
  • Working closely with the Director of the St. Julie Billiart Program and administration through regular meetings
  • Serving as an advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology or Learning Disabilities
  • Orton-Gillingham training
  • Experience in an independent school setting preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and technology skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty and parents
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion and have experience working with a diverse student population
  • Commitment to single sex education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Additional Requirements:

  • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment
  • Subject to a Child Protection Services screening prior to employment

Please send a resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.

Middle School Art Teacher

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a part-time Middle School Visual Arts Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.

Maryvale Preparatory School seeks an innovative Art teacher to join our Middle School faculty. An ideal candidate will have an Art Education degree and an interest in further development of the current Middle School Fine Arts curriculum, including an emphasis on cross-curricular and culturally responsive projects. A working knowledge of historical and contemporary Art history is essential. Some experience with digital media is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach sixth through eighth grade Art
  • Participate in the school community with other duties as assigned
  • Work in tandem with Upper School Art Faculty
  • Curate and display student art exhibits

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the Art field is required; Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Experience working in an independent school setting preferred
  • Use a variety of Art media in teaching including: drawing, painting, digital media and other 2D/3D media.
  • Incorporate various forms of technology within the classroom and lessons
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty and parents
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion and have experience working with a diverse student population
  • Commitment to single sex education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Additional Requirements:

  • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment
  • Subject to a Child Protection Services screening prior to employment

Please send resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.

School Counselor

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a School Counselor for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record in counseling, professional experience and able to successfully pass a criminal background check.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring academic progress and planning and implementing interventions when necessary
  • Addressing personal and academics concerns of parents, teachers, administration or student(s)
  • Supervising standardized testing programs
  • Providing social, emotional and academic counseling for students, primarily in grades 10-12
  • Developing a network of resources for student support
  • Providing program-specific support in wellness and health issues
  • Participating in the school community as well with other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Master’s degree in Counseling; MSDE certification preferred
  • Experience as a teacher or counselor in an independent school setting preferred
  • A willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, students and parents
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion and have experience working with a diverse student population
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an attention to details
  • Experience with academic and personal counseling and an understanding of standardized testing (Explorer, PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, etc.)
  • The ability to work confidentially as a consultant to staff and parents to maximize students' potential and achievement while fostering the independence and self-expression required for lifelong learning
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • A commitment to single gender education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Please send a resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.

Upper School Science Teacher

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking an Upper School Science Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Experience teaching Advanced Placement Physics C is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record and successfully pass a criminal background check.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching various levels of Science including Chemistry and Physics

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or related fields required; Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Experience working in an independent school setting preferred
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty and parents
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion and have experience working with a diverse student population
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • Commitment to single gender education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Please send resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.