Moravian Academy is a PS through 12th grade coeducational college preparatory school in the Moravian Tradition and the ninth oldest independent school in the United States. Founded in 1742, Moravian Academy continues to be a school in motion, developing new pathways to success for students ages 3 to 18. Moravian Academy comprises over 900 students and 200 employees from across the region on three campuses, each one tailored to a distinct student experience and culture:
● Moravian Downtown Campus for Grades PS-8, inside the national historic landmark in the heart of the City of Bethlehem;
● Swain School Campus for Grades PS-8, a 22-acre contemporary campus in the beautiful west end of Allentown;
● Merle-Smith Campus for Upper School, Grades 9-12, situated on 120 acres of green expanse in Bethlehem Township.
Key features of the school include:
A Spanish Immersion Program in Grades K-4 in which all homeroom instruction, including all language arts and mathematics, is in Spanish.
A Suzuki strings program that begins in early childhood with students learning violin and cello.
An independent study program in Grades 7-12 in which students pursue personal passions, experiments, and action research.
A leadership and public speaking program for middle school grades in which every student delivers an advocacy speech.
Expert college guidance that helps graduates find their right-fit colleges and universities, many of which are the most selective in America.
Highly competitive athletics and accomplished performing and visual arts.
Is energetic, engaging, and creative with a clear love of childhood and the learning process.
Uses student-centered teaching methodologies and other research-based practices.
Team player who is enthusiastic about collaboration with all other teachers at Moravian Academy.
Proficiency in educational technology such as Google Apps, SMARTboard, Seesaw, online textbooks, teacher webpages, iMovie and iPhoto (and willing to learn more).
Leader in global thinking and communication across cultures and communities, locally and abroad.
Innovative and forward-thinking, interested in teaching to multiple intelligences.
Is a lifelong learner who is committed to continuing professional development.
Works well in a spontaneous setting and can adapt teaching techniques.
A Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree strongly preferred.
3+ years of teaching experience in a high expectation, college preparatory school.
Compensation and benefits are competitive in the Lehigh Valley region and are relative to experience, credentials, and fit to position. Full time teaching packages include health insurance, retirement, professional development, and need-based tuition assistance for dependent children.