The Episcopal School in North Philadelphia

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Job Opportunities

Administrative Assistant, Advancement Office

The Administrative Assistant – Advancement Office plays a crucial role in supporting the fundraising efforts by providing administrative assistance to a dedicated fundraising team of 5, as well as the Head of School. This position primarily focuses on:

  • Database Assistance – assist the Advancement Team in keeping the databases (Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact, etc) up to date, logging gifts, interactions with constituents, notes, and record keeping.
  • Administrative Assistance – filing, supply inventory and ordering, prepare and distribute meeting agendas, minutes, and other relevant materials. Assist in the coordination of events
  • Donor Customer Service

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Maggie Sanborn MSanborn@stjamesphila.org

Adult Education Coordinator

Position Overview:
The Adult Education Coordinator is tasked with managing the day-to-day programming and operational tasks associated with the Welcome Table’s adult education community action. Manage the programming and operations of the Adult Education community action.

Primary programming responsibilities include:

  • Developing course/event schedule for year-round classes and adult education events
  • Identifying and recruiting instructors for classes
  • Recruiting and enrolling class participants
  • Organizing and coordinating assessment, enrollment and attendance too
  • Other duties as assigned

If interested, please click below or contact Paul Barrett pbarrett@stjamesphila.org 


To teach students in a classroom setting, to create an environment favorable to learning and personal growth in accordance with each student’s needs and ability. The teacher is responsible for the human and Christian education of the students entrusted to his/her care through both delivery of the instructional program and modeling of appropriate habits, skills, attitudes and behaviors. It is the teacher who motivates, encourages, and inspires students to excel in all their endeavors and who sets goals and expectations that challenge students to meet and expand their potential.

 If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Dave McDonough, Principal, DMcDonough@stjamesphila.org

Director of Student and Family Services

The Director of Student and Family Services is a member of the school’s administrative team and works in collaboration with the Principal and others to lead St. James, always striving to become a world class school. 

While the entire team is charged with creating a favorable learning and personal growth environment that responds to each student’s needs and abilities, the Director is responsible for ensuring that all students who are presenting complex emotional needs and/or who exhibit the need for social or emotional support have the opportunity to access that support from the Wellness Team consisting of the school’s counselors, psychologists, nurse, and other social/emotional support mental health professionals.

The Director of Student and Family Services is charged with coordinating the services of the health professionals who serve on St. James School’s Student Services Wellness Team. The Director is also responsible for communicating and interfacing effectively with teachers and other members of the instructional staff, for working collaboratively with student families, and for leading a team that coaches and mentors students by implementing and nurturing a culture of success.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Melinda Leonowitz, Director of Human Resources at mleonowitz@stjamesphila.org


The St. James holistic approach includes nurturing the spiritual gifts of students, families and
team members. As an Episcopal community, we are committed to living out the values and
principles of our Episcopal Identity in all areas of our common life together. Episcopalians, like
all Christians, believe that our life is founded on the life of Jesus, and that as a Church we are
called to offer the redeeming love of God in Christ to all people. We are a concrete expression
of the Church’s care for people of all ages, and of the belief that God calls us to love all God’s
children. At the heart of our identity is to be an inclusive community, welcoming all individuals,
regardless of religious background, into shared experiences of prayer, worship, reflection and

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Melinda Leonowitz, Director of Human Resources at mleonowitz@stjamesphila.org

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