Help Shape Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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:

Human Resources Department
Valley Forge Military Academy & College
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
FAX: (610) 989-1486
OR e-mail a resume & cover letter to: hrrecruit@vfmac.edu

VFMAC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Bus Driver

Schedule: Valley Forge Military Academy and College is seeking an experienced Bus Driver with a flexible schedule who is able to work during the weekdays in the day/afternoon hours. The hours and days vary.

Department: Facilities and Services

Reporting to: Assistant Director of Facilities

Responsibilities:

  • Transport VFMA&C cadets, staff and faculty, and special event customers in a safe and courtesy manner.
  • Inspect bus before each trip.
  • Dispose of trash and sweep vehicle at the end of each trip.

Qualifications:

Education:     High School Diploma required.

Experience:    Minimum of three years driving experience.

Special: 

  • Valid state commercial driver’s license with passenger and school bus. Compliance with PA DOT/DOE regulations
  • Also must pass a substance abuse test and background checks.

Physical:        Must be able to physically operate a school bus.

RN Staff Nurse

General Description

Valley Forge Military Academy and College seeks a per diem RN staff nurse with the ability to work day, evening, weekend, and night shifts as needed. 4, 8, or 12 hour shifts available. Must work a minimum of 16 hours per month.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess cadets’ health status and implement care at sick call following established treatment protocols.
  • Provide emergency care to cadets and refer to appropriate consultant or treatment facility.
  • Maintain confidentiality of cadet health status and records in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Administer medication/treatment orders as directed by school physician and/or nurse practitioner in a timely manner as per established protocols.
  • Provide direct nursing care to all cadets confined to the Health Center.
  • Document all care, treatment, and outcomes in the medical record in a timely, accurate and legible manner.
    Communicate/collaborate with school physician, nurse practitioner, and other health center staff to ensure prompt completion and follow up of treatment orders.
  • Provide health education on variety of topics pertinent to male adolescent population, including STD’s, substance use, stress, tobacco use, etc.
  • Administer immunizations and allergy injections as required.
  • Maintain accuracy of immunization records.
  • Participate in cadet physical examinations as directed.
  • Participate in cadet registration and move-in procedures as needed.
  • Provide nursing support at special functions as needed (parades, Parent’s Weekend, Alumni Weekend, etc.)
  • Maintain CPR certification.
  • Perform other duties at the discretion of Health Center Director.

Qualifications & Experience:

Education:
Successful completion of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor degree in nursing preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum three years nursing experience.
  • School nursing or pediatric nursing background preferred.
  • Creativity, energy, and enthusiasm in working with adolescents.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must successfully complete all mandated background checks to work in a school environment (may be completed within a proscribed time after starting).

Department:

Health Center

Reporting to:

Health Center Director

Schedule:

Per Diem, 4, 8, or 12 hour shifts available

TAC Officer

General 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 safety and secure learning and living environment and 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.

Responsibilities:

  • LEADER: The TAC Officer is a leader in their assigned units and is responsible for what the entire unit does or fails to do. The Officer will be a model in appearance, conduct, language, bearing and leadership.  Devote them self to creating an orderly, disciplined, motivated and responsive envi­ronment with their unit which they can encourage, lead and teach the cadets.
  • COUNSELOR: Responsible for providing both performance counseling and developmental counseling to assist cadets in becoming better leaders of 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.
  • 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 in his unit, ensuring each of them know what is expected of them and how they may successfully meet their leader­ship obligations.
  • DISCIPLINARIAN: The TAC Officer maintains good order and discipline by administering corrective action, on spot correction, leadership teaching, and upholding of 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.
  • 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 & Experience:

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

Experience:      Prefer previous military, or law enforcement experience. Previous experience working with adolescent boys, (Middle/High School) and young College age 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.
  • All Applicants will be background checked in accordance with Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed.
  • Computer skills and knowledge to work with basic programs
  • Willingness to work with Adolescent boys, or College age, young adults
  • Must be highly energetic, observant, and aware and must be an individual of integrity.
  • Flexible Schedule including nights and weekends

Cyber Security Professor

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for overall Valley Forge Military College (VFMC) Cyber Security Certificate Program of study including teaching and developing Cyber Defense curriculum.  Also serves as VFMC Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) as part of the Technology Committee making annual recommendations to improve protection of VFMC information system resources applying the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and updating the VFMC Cyber Security Plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with the College administration to ensure all offered VFMC CS courses have assigned instructors each semester
  • Ensures continued availability of appropriate virtual Cyber Security labs used for hands-on learning
  • Promotes Information Systems Security practices to implement people and policy controls in the VFMC Cyber Security Plan through awareness, training and tutorials, and security practice guides
  • Contributes to the efficient management and administration of the College information system resources to implement operational and physical controls in the VFMC Cyber Security Plan
  • Maintains academic records students participating in the VFMC Cyber Security Certificate Program
  • Provides students with access to Cyber Security practitioners including guest lecturers working in Cyber Security industry or government, and industry internship opportunities
  • Advises the student run VFMC Cyber Security Club focused on enhanced learning in Cyber Security beyond classroom information to plan, prepare, and represent VFMC in appropriate Cyber Security competitions
  • Advises VFMC Cyber Security students to ensure successful degree completion while completing the Cyber Security Certificate and informs the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree required; Ph.D preferred.  Must be professionally certified with at least one of the Cyber Security/Information Assurance certifications, such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, Security+, or completed a minimum of 15 credit hours of graduate coursework or appropriate Cyber Security experience could be considered in lieu of a professional certification.

Experience: Ideally, the candidate has at least 3 years of teaching experience and professional experience demonstrating expertise in Cyber Security from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Other/Special:

  • Demonstrates excellent ability to teach and inspire
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrates ability to work as part of a team both internally and externally with VFMC community and academic outreach initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Academy Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Position Title:  Academy Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Nature of Job:

  • Seasonal position early August until Early November
  • Coaching & Teaching = 90% of Time
  • Academic & Admissions: = 10% of Time

General Job Description:

The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for planning and directing the conditioning, training, and performance of student athletes, along with the reinforcement of the core values of Valley Forge Military Academy.

Nature of Work:

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics. This is a professional head coaching position and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the Federal/State Department of Education and the PIAA Organization.  Employees in this job class may be subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract which is typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.

This position directs a staff of Assistant Coaches who have specific responsibility for training, coaching, mentoring, and directing the activities of assigned student athletes. This work may include coaching in outside areas, hot and cold weather, and exposure to elements such as rain, snow, dirt, fumes, and loud noises. The duties require moderate to active physical activity, handling of weights and objects weighing 25 to 50 pounds, and standing or walking more than four hours per day.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following list provides examples of the most typical duties for positions in this job class. Individual positions may not include all of the examples listed, nor does the list include all work that may be assigned to positions in this job class.

  • Direct Assistant Coaches and Graduate Students in the overall planning and execution of the PIAA football program.
  • Work with the Admissions Department and Athletics Office to follow up on all leads or inquiries coming from potential student athletes, parents, alumni, admissions or athletic office personnel. Prospective students should reflect the highest qualities of academics and character necessary to fit into the regimental system and responsibilities.
  • Monitor academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed.
  • Monitor and maintain the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.
  • Plan coaching and practice sessions in accordance with Department of Education and PIAA Organization guidelines.
  • Coach team members individually and in groups, and demonstrate game techniques.
  • Develop and implement game strategy and position assignments.
  • Oversee the strength and conditioning programs for student athletes.
  • Manage all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the specific sports program.
  • Promote the athletic program and specific sport through community events, alumni/public speaking, fundraising, and marketing.
  • Ensure adherence to all Department of Education PIAA, and league rules by athletes and supporting staff.

Qualifications:

Education:       A bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred

Experience:     Prior head coaching experience at the high school and or college level, HS and or College playing experience a plus, knowledge of PIAA Organization rules and guidelines.

Other/Special: Must have good communication and supervisory skills, the ability to make decisions   under pressure, maturity, and a commitment to the school value system. Ability to engage Alumni and parents into fund raising is essential.

Director of Music/Bandmaster

POSITION TITLE:                            Director of Music/Bandmaster

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Department:                            Music
Sub-Department:                     N/A
Direct Supervisor:                    Commandant of Cadets
Position(s) Supervised:            Field Music, Choir Director and Summer Camp Music Staff

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for the quality/quantity and integration of all music programs at Valley Forge Military Academy & College. Develop and support initiatives to broaden and integrate the VF music program where appropriate. Prepare the Band to perform parades and ceremonies as directed and insure that the Band performs in all traditional programs and concerts. Teach appropriate music classes as coordinated with the Deans. Plan and participate in fundraising activities in order to execute off campus band tours.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist, in coordination with the Director of Admissions, the recruitment and retention of qualified musicians for the Band.
  2. Responsible for all budgetary and financial matters pertaining to the music programs at VFMAC.
  3. Coordinate integrated performances of the various groups on campus such as the Band, Choir and Field Music. Coordinate and supervise the Cadet Musical and the Cadet Talent Show.
  4. Coordinate outside musical performances on campus as budgeted to provide cultural enrichment for the entire Corps of Cadets.
  5. Advise, coordinate, and teach appropriate music classes to include music theory in the middle school.
  6. Organize the Band based on the musical ability and experience of cadets assigned.
  7. Instruct and rehearse the Band as required.
  8. Select and train a Herald Trumpet section.
  9. Support Band/Herald Trumpet off campus requests as approved by the President.
  10. Provide and/or coordinate Band leadership/efforts within the institution’s Summer Camp program.
  11. Coordinate with the Deans of the Academy and College on academic matters that affect the cadets in any music program.
  12. Coordinate with Staff/Faculty in those areas that concern the welfare of the cadets in any music program

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Bachelors Degree and/or commensurate professional experience required.

Experience:

  • Strong musical background and demonstrated proficiency in developing and leading a band.
  • Music teaching experience.
  • Previous Bandmaster and military experience with background working with young men and women as a counselor preferred.

Other/Special:

  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, works well under pressure.
  • Must possess the ability to work well with others.
  • Must be good at multi-taking.
  • Some weekend work required for graduations, alumni weekend and parent events.
  • Must be highly energetic, observant and aware; must serve as role model for cadets; and must be an individual of integrity.

 

Academy Geometry and Algebra Teacher

Position: Geometry and Algebra Teacher
Schedule: Full-time, 10 month position
Department: Academy
Reporting to: Dean of the Academy

Education:

Bachelors Degree and/or Master Degree with PA Teaching Certificate required. Certification in area subject desired.

General 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 Dean of the Academy.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Academy or Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

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.
College Adjuncts

Position:  College Adjuncts – Fall 2017

  • Chemistry
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • English
  • History
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Schedule: Part-time position
Department: College
Reporting to: Associate Dean/Dean of the College

Education:

Master’s Degree in related field required for all positions, Doctorate in related field preferred and required for advanced academic rank.

General Description:

Instruct college students using various pedagogical methods. Prepare course objectives and outlines of study following curriculum guidelines and the requirements of the college. Assign lessons and assess student progress, record results and issues regular reports to administration.

 Responsibilities:  

  • Instruct assigned undergraduate credits per semester.
  • Contribute to the efficient management and administration of the college as required.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team in a positive, constructive manner.

 Qualifications: 

  • Ideally, the candidate would have at least 3 years of teaching experience, professional experience or management expertise in their respective field.
  • The successful candidate must be fluent in English.
  • Candidates must be proficient in the following:
    – Microsoft Office Suite
    – Basic Internet navigation skills
    – Computer Software Packages related to your specialization

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