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.

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Did You Know?

In the spring of 2017, Maryvale was named a finalist in the Baltimore Business Journal’s competitive “Best Places to Work” contest, which is based on anonymous employee feedback.


Available Job Openings

College Counseling Professional

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a college counseling professional with firsthand knowledge of college admissions and financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate should possess the skills to assess students’ needs accurately and the desire to serve as a passionate and compassionate advocate to guide our students and their families in finding the right college match. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record in college counseling with experience and successfully pass a criminal background check.

Responsibilities include:

  • –Counseling students and their parents – through the college search, financial aid, and application process with enthusiasm, compassion and patience
  • –Collaborating with other staff, faculty, and administrators
  • –Guiding students and parents to understand the importance of fit and self-discovery throughout the college search and application process
  • –Developing strong, ongoing relationships with college admissions personnel
  • –Traveling to college campuses and various local, regional, and national conferences
  • –Showing a commitment to engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • –Responsibility for Upper School standardized testing (Explorer, PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, etc.)
  • –Attending school and community-wide events to become a visible and integral part of the school community
  • –Be able to work occasional evenings and weekends to support college counseling programs, write recommendations and travel to colleges and conferences

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A master’s degree; MSDE certification preferred
  • Several years of relevant experience in either college admissions or college counseling
  • Professional skills include a solid knowledge in need-based financial aid and Naviance
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion and have experience working with a diverse student population
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational and time management skills capable of balancing multiple projects
  • Experience as a teacher or counselor in an independent school setting preferred
  • A willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, students, 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 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.

Substitute School Counselor

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades six through 12, is seeking a long-term Substitute School Counselor for the current school year with a tentative start in February. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record in counseling with experience and 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 the student(s)
  • Supervising standardized testing programs and administration in the Middle School
  • Providing social, emotional and academic counseling for students primarily in grades six through nine
  • Developing a network of resources for student support
  • Providing program specific support in wellness and health issues
  • Participating in the school community 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an attention to details
  • Experience with academic and personal counseling, experience and/or 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 resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw, 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or email to shawd@maryvale.com.


Coaching Opportunities

Maryvale is in search of a Head Third Squad Lacrosse Coach, Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach and Assistant JV Lacrosse Coach for the upcoming spring season. All candidates should possess a minimum of one year of coaching experience. The candidates also should have excellent organizational and communication skills. These are paid, part-time positions, and a background check is required. Interested candidates should send a resume and 2-3 professional references to Athletic Director Terri Moeser at moesert@maryvale.com.

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