Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities 2018-11-14T16:58:55+00:00

Winter 2018 Basketball coaches needed

Norwood Fontbonne Academy located in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia is hiring basketball coaches for the 7th and 8th grade girls basketball team. Interested candidates must have experience. All government and Catholic Archdiocese clearances are required. Please contact John White: jwhite@norfon.org / (610) 506-0247 /  (215) 248 – 3811 X248.


Montessori/preschool teacher

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy (NFA), an Accredited American Montessori Society School, and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, seeks a full time head teacher for one of its three Early Childhood environments (3 to 6 year olds). NFA has been a leader in Montessori education for 3 year olds to grade 3 for 47 years. Candidates must have completed a certification for Early Childhood Montessori from an AMS approved program.


  • Active practicing Catholic or committed to Catholic values
  • Undergraduate degree in Elementary Education (prek to grade 4 preferred)
  • Certification as Early Childhood Montessori teacher
  • 3 years’ experience as Early Childhood Montessori head teacher preferred

NFA is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Interested candidates should respond electronically.  Send resume, letter of interest, three recommendations, and completed NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org


Extended After-School Day Assistant

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking part-time persons for assistants in its after-school extended day program (daily hours: 3:00 to 6 PM). The person should have demonstrated skills in care of children from ages 3 to grade 6. Duties included supervising children during transition from school day to extended day program, providing a safe outdoor/gym time encouraging friendship and fair play, enabling children to engage in creative play, and providing guidance and assistance during homework time.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania.


  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • Demonstrated experience in care of preschool and elementary school children
  • High school diploma; college degree preferred

Please respond electronically.  Send resume, letter of interest, and completed  NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org


Substitutes: Early Childhood to Grade 8

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is looking for substitute teachers for Pre-K to Grade 8.  Candidates should have experience in creative, interactive teaching/learning environments; training in Montessori education is a plus.  Background in Catholic education essential; appropriate credentials expected.

Please respond electronically. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed NFAemployment application to careers@norfon.org

Substitute School Nurse

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is looking for a part-time Substitute School Nurse with school nurse certification or RN license, criminal and reference checks required including clearances to work in a school environment.  Candidates would provide treatments and medications to students throughout the school day.

Please respond electronically. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed NFAemployment application to careers@norfon.org.  Please include references and copy of certification and clearances to careers@norfon.org or fax (215) 247-8405.