Work at the Academy

The Academy values the strengths and accomplishments of the individuals who are part of its private school community, and takes pride in and celebrates the diversity of the community as a whole. We are committed to inclusion, and we actively support equal opportunity for all people and encourage all qualified applicants to apply for employment at the Academy. Please find a complete listing of current, open positions below, and take a note that if hired, you will be required to complete and submit the five forms posted in the Documents & Links box (with the cost of obtaining these clearances covered by you, the employee). 


Administrator Positions

There are no current openings, please check back soon.


Faculty and Staff Positions

After-School Care & Supervision, Early Childhood/Lower School (Part-time)

Hours:Monday - Friday, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

*additional hours during holidays and school breaks may be available


Position Summary
The Extended Day Program provides a safe, fun, and enriching environment during after school hours each day for Harrisburg Academy students, using both organized and open-ended activities as students transition between their school day and home.  Harrisburg Academy is a preschool-12 grade college-preparatory, independent school in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania



  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn
  • Monitor and maintain playground areas and other school areas as assigned
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and school faculty
  • Collaborate with co-teachers to plan and implement engaging age-appropriate activities for indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Regular communication with supervisors
  • Facilitate homework assistance activities
  • Prepare and distribute daily snack for EDP students

Qualifications and Experience

  • Enjoy working with children in a less structured environment
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain
  • Must Meet state specific guidelines for the role (clearances:  PA State Police, Childline, FBI, Act 24)
  • Basic computer/technology skills
  • Able to move, see, and hear well enough to keep children safe as well as engage in physical activity with children
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English - additional languages a plus
  • Responsive Classroom approach
  • Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved
  • Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations

Candidates also interested in substituting should indicate that in their cover letter.  


Harrisburg Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Adrienne Davis, by August 30, via email only:  No phone calls, please. Questions can be directed to the same email address. Criminal Record Clearances (PA Child Abuse/PA State Police/FBI Background Check) will be required.


Athletics Department

There are no current openings, please check back soon.

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