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.

Current Openings

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  • 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
  • US and MS Swim Coach

    The US and MS Swim Coach will be responsible for management of the scholastic swim program at The Shipley School working with all constituencies identifying developmental needs to enhance our program. Shipley practices daily at Bryn Mawr College’s pool and is a member of the Friends Schools League.

    Duties And Responsibilities
    • Coach MS and US Shipley swim teams
    • Travel with the team to all meets and confirming transportation with the Athletic Office
    • Responsible for inspiring our coaches to assist our student athletes in reaching their full potential
    • Recruit student athletes of all ages for application to Shipley
    • Oversee all Shipley Swim programs grades 6-12
      • Monitor practices
      • Develop lesson plans
      • Oversee skill development
    • Responsible for the organization of all swim trips, including Eastern’s ensuring school guidelines are adhered to
    • Other duties as assigned
    Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
    • Proficient in MS Office and Cloud based POS system
    • Must be able to operate in a P/L environment
    • Must have progressive management experience in a successful swim program
    • Must be goal oriented
    • Possess the ability to develop, accelerate and maintain successful swim program for various age levels
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Eagerness to work in a school community and build relationships with all school constituencies to market the swim program
    • Must be able to establish and maintain a high level of customer service and lead by example for swim staff
    • Must be positive, respectful, trustworthy, supportive and believe in a student’s potential and run program reflecting Shipley’s Mission – see link:
    • Must have previous coaching experience
    • Track record of coaching experience at the Pro, College or High School level
    • Proven ability to manage, motivate and inspire personnel

    Expectations For All Employees
    • Successful completion of state and federal clearances

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume to the attention of Mark Duncan, Director of Athletics, at  
    Please – no phone inquiries.


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.


Applicants for positions must complete the printable application.
The Shipley School
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
T: 610-525-4300 F: 610-525-5082
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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.