Harrisburg Academy is a dynamic and vibrant community dedicated to developing young scholars, artists, and athletes of character. Faculty and staff alike play an integral role in shaping the experiences of our students. We pride ourselves in recruiting and retaining quality and exceptionally talented employees who are passionate about their field and value lifelong learning.

Established in 1784, Harrisburg Academy is one of the oldest non-public schools in the nation and Harrisburg’s only independent school. Our coed, diverse school community inspires students from age three through 12th grade by providing an academically challenging and globally minded liberal arts education focused on dynamic classroom experiences, strong student outcomes, and a commitment to character development.  The Academy proudly stands as the first school in the greater Harrisburg area to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and merit scholarship.

Harrisburg Academy embraces the diversity of people, cultures, and ideas, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full-Time Positions

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Part-Time Positions

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  • Long Term Substitute Music Teacher 

    Harrisburg Academy is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced music educator to join our expert faculty and teach general music classes to preschool through middle school students. As a result of an extended maternity leave, the Academy is searching for a candidate to begin in early November and teach for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. 

    A strong candidate will have a background in African Drumming, Ukulele, and Guitar. The successful candidate will have a passion for sharing music, creativity, and technology with virtual and in-person students throughout the Early Childhood, Lower School, and Middle School divisions. This position will include working within a strong Fine and Performing Arts Department committed to enriching the school and community through innovative curriculum and performance.

    Harrisburg Academy follows consistent health screening and safety protocols for on-campus learning. Daily temperature checks are taken for all individuals entering the building, and face masks are required for all teachers, students, staff, and administration. Students are socially distanced in our classrooms and common areas according to PDE and CDC guidelines and our cleaning staff sanitizes our classrooms and common areas daily. 
    Current State Police, Child Abuse, FBI clearances, a physical and a TB test are required for employment.  The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 16.  Harrisburg Academy embraces the diversity of people, cultures, and ideas, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested should send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to Mr. Ben Murphy, Head of Middle and Upper Schools, at