Working at Haverford
The Haverford School is a nationally recognized independent school with the reputation as a global leader in boys’ education. Our students and faculty come from diverse socioeconomic, ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds, and we are focused on continuing to make our community more inclusive and supportive. Indeed diversity edifies our community and inspires us to value alternative viewpoints. We strive to share our varied experiences and celebrate our differences. Through our hiring practices, professional development, curriculum, and admission policies, we prepare our boys to face and resolve tomorrow’s challenges and make positive contributions to our school and the world at large.
In addition to salaries and benefits that are the best among local independent schools, Haverford is committed to the professional development of its faculty. Through an innovative evaluation and promotion system and by supporting graduate study and continuing education, the School encourages faculty growth at all levels.
Location & CampusThe Haverford School is located 10 miles from Center City Philadelphia and is situated in the heart of the historic Main Line. It is within walking distance from bus and rail stops and centered in a renowned educational region with a high concentration of top schools, colleges, and universities.
The School has 10 buildings with 80 classrooms, two libraries, 11 science labs, five computer labs, two auditoriums, two theaters, eight art studios, and nine music studios. The field house, Lower School, Upper School, and main library have all been recently reconstructed or significantly renovated. Our new Upper School and library are LEED Gold-certified and contain state-of-the-art scientific and research equipment. The building itself plays a role in our teachings on sustainability. We also own six residences adjacent to the campus.
The School’s athletic facilities include multiple basketball courts, four international squash courts, a six-lane pool with a one-meter diving platform, a two-mat wrestling room, a wellness center, and a fully equipped physical training and rehabilitation room. We also have three artificial turf fields, one grass field, four tennis courts, and a four-lane outdoor rubberized track.
Our faculty are enthusiastic, continuous learners who are engaged in the lives of our boys, their families, and each other. Haverford enjoys a great sense of community and school spirit; the classrooms, libraries, dining hall, performing arts events, lectures, and athletic contests bring our vibrant community together. We welcome you to learn more about work and life at the School by navigating the tabs above and throughout the website.