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We invite you to join the Valley Forge Military Academy & College community by applying for one of the open employment opportunities for the Academy, the College, and Summer Camp listed on this page.

Employment Opportunities

The Valley Forge Military Academy & College’s curriculum emphasizes college preparation. The Academy offers advanced placement, honor and enrichment courses, as well as opportunities for independent study. The College confers associate degrees in liberal arts and sciences with concentrations in business, criminal justice, liberal arts, science and pre-engineering. Both the Academy and College incorporate a unique leadership and ethics training program.

Interested individuals should submit resumes with cover letter and salary requirement to: hrrecruit@vfmac.edu

VFMAC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Academy Spanish Teacher

POSITION TITLE:                            Spanish Teacher
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
Department:                 Academy
Direct Supervisor:        Head of the Academy
Position Supervised:    N/A

 GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Instruct high school students using various pedagogical methods. Prepare course objectives and outlines of study following curriculum guidelines and the requirements of the academy. Assign lessons and assesses student progress, records results, and issues regular reports to administration. In support of the college preparatory academic program, to provide instruction and other academic activities that will enable the students to succeed in the next grade or higher level of education. As part of the boarding school model of education, to coach, advice, counsel, support or otherwise help, encourage and motivate cadets to achieve success both inside and outside of the classroom. In support of the character development program, is to serve as a motivating role model and to provide instruction to assist the cadets in their development of strong moral and ethical values. As part of the militarily structured system, promote the establishment and maintenance of high standards of cadet decorum and discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct assigned class schedule.
  • Study Hall Supervision as scheduled.
  • Contribute to the efficient management and administration of the Academy as required.
  • Inform the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Participate and attend in Faculty Meetings, Department Meetings and In-Service Days.
  • Attendance is mandatory for Academy & College Professional Development Day.
  • Attend Opening Day Ceremony, Graduation Day Ceremony, Concerts, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and other events as required.
  • Support the development of Cadets outside of the classroom in accordance with your personal plan of involvement as approved by the Headmaster.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headmaster.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree with PA Teaching Certificate required.

Experience: Ideally, the candidate would have a minimum of three years teaching High School, professional experience in the Math field.

Other/Special:

  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team in a positive, constructive manner.
  • The candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office, and Outlook.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, works well under pressure.

This job description is not intended to be all‑inclusive. Employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. The administration reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

This job description is not intended to be all‑inclusive. Employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. The administration reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Apply:

Interested individuals should submit resumes with cover letter and salary requirement to: to syoung@vfmac.edu

TAC Officer

POSITION TITLE:  TAC Officer

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Department:                          Commandants
Sub-Department:                   N/A
Direct Supervisor:                 Commandant of Cadets
Position(s) Supervised:         N/A

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The TAC (Teach, Advise, and Counsel) Officer is responsible and accountable for the daily operations, training, discipline, leadership development, management and overall supervision of the cadets assigned to their unit. Maintains a safe and secure learning and living environment as well as oversees appropriate behavior management in accordance with the published rules and regulations. Is the primary point of contact for all actions associated with the cadets of their unit and are the primary counselor and role model to their cadets in shaping ethically mind citizen leaders of character. TAC’s also have additional duties in support of the Academy’s summer programs, training management and professional development. They are expected to develop both team and personal relationships with Cadets, built on trust and mutual respect and teach life skills. TACs lead by precept and example and are the embodiment of all the school was established on by its founder. The Barrack’s Advisor is responsible for advising, coaching and guiding the cadets who reside in their assigned barracks as they negotiate their cadet responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to academic, tactical, community, VFMAC, peer, family and personal responsibilities and challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • LEADER: The TAC Officer is a positive role model and leader in their assigned units and is responsible for what the entire unit does or fails to do. The Officer is a model in appearance, conduct, language, bearing and leadership. Creates an orderly, disciplined, motivated and responsive environment with their unit which they can continually encourage, lead and teach the cadets. Officers must demonstrate a strong sense of purpose in molding today’s youth into mature goal oriented citizens focused on future success in today’s society.
  • COUNSELOR: Responsible for providing both performance and developmental counseling to assist cadets in becoming better leaders themselves and other member of the corps as needed but not less than monthly. Representing the institution, may assume all the duties, liabilities and responsibilities of the lawful parent. Develops working relationships with other staff member such Chaplain’s Office, Guidance Department, Counseling Center and Health Center, as well as with other members of the Staff and Faculty, to provide the proper direction in a cadet’s life.
  • ADVISOR: The TAC Officer maintains good order though positive interactions and gives guidance by administering appropriate corrective action, in the moment coaching and mentoring, leadership teachings while upholding standards. Cadets who do not meet the standard are subject to disciplinary actions within their unit according to published regulations and directives. TAC Officers are responsible for tracking, administering or recommending to the appropriate levels and boards for adjudication.
  • TRAINER: The TAC Officer will be knowledgeable of all phases of drill and capable of instructing School of the Soldier, Manual of Arms, Saber and Sword Manual and Physical Training. Responsible for the selection, training and development of the cadet leaders within the unit, ensuring each cadet knows the expectation, goal and is supported to meet their leadership obligations.
  • ADMINISTRATOR: The TAC Officer is responsible for insuring their unit meets all the administrative and operational daily inspections of their unit area to check for cleanliness, energy conservation and those inspection standards have been met. Prepares work orders relating to barracks damage and uniform fair wear and tear and attribute responsibility of cost. Perform officer in charge or other duties as directed by the Commandant of Cadets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:             Bachelor’s Degree, in Social Sciences, i.e. Education, Counseling, or Social Work; or equivalent.

Experience:         Prior employment and/or life experience that demonstrates strong leadership, sound judgement, team building and individual initiative abilities. Prefer previous senior military or law enforcement experience with company command experience. Previous experience working with adolescent boys, (Middle/High School) and young College aged adults (female/male) and/or background experience as a counselor within a residential/boarding school environment.

Other/Special:

  • Good oral and written communication skills with developmental leadership skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with cadets and other members of VFMAC
  • Must comply with background checks in accordance with Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed.
  • Computer skills and knowledge to work with basic programs
  • Willingness to work with Adolescent boys, or College aged young adults
  • Must be highly energetic, observant, and aware and must be an individual of integrity.
  • Flexible Schedule including nights and weekends.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. The administration reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Associate Director of College Admissions

POSITION TITLE: Associate Director of College Admissions
Department: College Admissions
Direct Supervisor: Senior Director of College Admissions

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Associate Director of Admissions has the responsibility for assisting with planning, developing, implementing and evaluating multi-channel marketing and recruitment strategies related to college enrollment. This position works closely with other Admissions staff to ensure a successful recruitment plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate projects related to enrollment management including offer programs, open house, and local college fairs.
  • Oversee the evaluation of students’ applications for admission per existing policies and criteria.
  • Advise prospective students on admissions processes.
  • Supervise unit staff including hiring, evaluating, and training.
  • Present reports and analyses of enrollment trends.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners such as high school guidance counselors.
  • Recruiting and contacting prospective college cadets in assigned territories.
  • Coordinating and participating in Admissions receptions held in assigned territories.
  • Meeting enrollment goals through the execution of various approaches.
  • Attending special fairs, i.e. college, preparatory and camp.
  • Working weekends and evenings when appointments are scheduled or when assigned.
  • Traveling to visit prospective students and their families.
  • Traveling to visit high schools, colleges, universities, guidance counselors, educational consultants or others who may provide prospective students.
  • Keeping a file of prospective students and following up leads in accordance with established territories.
  • Maintaining regular office hours during the week when not traveling.
  • Assist families through the Financial Aid Process.
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Senior Director of College Admissions

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters preferred.

Experience:

  • Previous experience with student orientation, recruiting, advising, admissions or other relevant fields.
  • Educational, marketing & communications, and/or sales background desirable.

Other/Special:

  • Served or serving in the military.
  • Dynamic; able to represent and promote the school effectively and enthusiastically; excellent organizational and communications skills.
  • Must be able to communicate visually and verbally with applicants and their families.
  • Must be good at multi-tasking.
  • Also must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, ability to handle sensitive information, works well under pressure.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to think, plan and execute strategically.
  • Knowledge of CAMS administrative software is a plus.
  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel.
  • Understand Customer Service.
  • Utilize relationship building techniques.
  • Be able to work as a team player.
Bursar/Cadet Accounts Manager

POSITION TITLE: Bursar/Cadet Accounts Manager
Department: Business Office
Sub-Department: N/A
Direct Supervisor: Controller
Position(s) Supervised:  Accounts Receivable Associates

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Manage and maintain cadet information system (CAMS) as it pertains to Cadet Accounts and its interface, Great Plains General Ledger.  Manage all aspects of cadet accounts receivable including supervision of cash application and posting of charges, creating and mailing monthly statements, collection of delinquent accounts and daily interaction with parents. Assist with year-end Audit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee four major functional areas: student billing and collection of tuition, cadet fees and charges, systems support, and student debt management.
  • Supervise A/R Associates whose main duties include posting of charges and cash application.
  • Collect delinquent accounts and decide on forwarding them to collections.
  • Coordinate in-processing of cadets and campers.
  • Assist families by explaining statements, account balances, and other concerns.
  • Prepare reports as necessary from CAMS
  • Process all incoming credit card payments/credits and close the machine daily.
  • Responsible for daily cash receivable batches.
  • Responsible for balancing and replenishing petty cash.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:       Bachelors Degree required in Accounting or Finance.

Experience:      Three-five years experience in accounting or finance. Experience working in a higher education academic environment, preferably with knowledge of student accounts.

Other/Special:

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills required, along with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook applications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, ability to handle sensitive information, works well under pressure.
  • Must possess the ability to work well with others.
Academy Special Education Teacher

Position: Special Education Teacher
Schedule: Full-time, 10 month position
Department: Academy
Reporting to: Dean of the Academy

General Description:

Instruct high school students using various pedagogical methods to promote learning concepts, acquire skills and develop as leaders. Prepare course objectives and outlines of study following curriculum guidelines and the requirements of the academy. Assign lessons and assesses student progress, records results, and issues regular reports to administration. In support of the college preparatory academic program, to provide instruction and other academic activities that will enable the students to succeed in the next grade or higher level of education.  As part of the boarding school model of education, to coach, advice, counsel, support or otherwise help, encourage and motivate cadets to achieve success both inside and outside of the classroom.  In support of the character development program, is to serve as a motivating role model and to provide instruction to assist the cadets in their development of strong moral and ethical values.  As part of the militarily structured system, promote the establishment and maintenance of high standards of cadet decorum and discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess student’s skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans.
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student, schedule and chair IEP Meetings
  • Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each students abilities
  • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
  • Discuss students’ progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators
  • Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities
  • Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and post-graduation
  • Maintain effective, ongoing communication with colleagues and district representatives to improve student outcomes
  • Collaborate in the development of IEP planning notes and IEP progress reports
  • Maintain updated student records, including IEPs, professional reports and required data for all students, in accordance with student records regulations Participate in and contribute to professional development events, coaching sessions, and other trainings at the program level
  • Participate in and contribute to collaborative meetings at the program level, to improve practice and student outcomes
  • Integrate technology into the classroom practice as an instructional tool and for personal productivity.
  • Creates and maintains a classroom environment that is conducive to learning. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student’s life and conduct for the classroom; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives. Assesses the mastery of student learning on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Contribute to the efficient management and administration of the Academy as required.
  • Inform the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Participate and attend in Faculty Meetings, Department Meetings and Parent-Teacher Days. Attendance is mandatory for Academy & College Professional Development Day. Attend Opening Day Ceremony, Graduation Day Ceremony, Concerts, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and other events as required. The events may occur on weekends.
  • Support the development of Cadets outside of the classroom in accordance with your personal plan of involvement as approved by the Dean of the Academy.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Academy.

Qualifications:

Education:       Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Education, an appropriate and current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate and Special Ed Certification

Experience:     Minimum of three years teaching 7th-12th grades, professional experience in the Special Education field.

Other/Special:

  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team in a positive, constructive manner.
  • The candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office, and Outlook.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, works well under pressure.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Account
  • Sick Days
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • 10 Month Position with 12 Month Pay
College Adjunct Positions

POSITIONS TITLE:

  • Intro to Engineering
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chemistry
  • Math

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
Department:                 College
Sub-Department:          N/A
Direct Supervisor:        Dean of Academic Services

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Instructs College students using various pedagogical methods. Prepares course goals/objectives and syllabi. Assesses student progress, records results, and issues regular reports to administration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Instructs assigned undergraduate credits per semester.
  • Contributes to the efficient management and administration of the College as required.
  • Informs the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Maintains academic records

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Master’s Degree in discipline required

Experience: Ideally, the candidate has at least 3 years of teaching experience, professional experience, or management expertise in their respective field.

Other/Special:

  • Demonstrates excellent ability to teach and inspire
  • Is proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and Outlook programs.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrates ability to work as part of a team
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