About Visitation BVM School

Since 1883, Visitation BVM School has served as a beacon of hope for the Kensington community.

Job Description

For January 2023, we are looking to fill an elementary teaching position. Interested candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and be able to prove that they are working towards their PA state certification. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to ecoleman@visitationbvm.com.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow PA Common Core Curriculum and create lessons to meet the needs of all students
  • Prepare lesson materials, grade tests and projects, establish classroom behavior management systems, and evaluate student progress
  • Exercise open and respectful communication with students, families, co-workers, administrators, and other school staff
  • Measure progress and accomplishments of students towards their academic achievements on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
  • Attend conferences and workshops in order to advance professional development
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with school policies
  • Provide a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and in the school community


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Ability to build relationships effectively and professionally with families and students
  • Proven ability to maintain a safe and studious classroom environment

Full time employees are eligible for the following:

  • participation in our medical and dental insurance
  • 10 sick days and 3 personal days a year
  • employer contributing 403B retirement plan
  • employer paid life insurance benefit
  • other voluntary benefits (employee paid) critical illness or accident insurance, whole life insurance, AD & D insurance, and term life insurance


We follow the guidelines set by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia


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4- Year Degree