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Our History

Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls. Founded in 1865 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the school has been lay-owned and governed since 1969. Sacred Heart has a strong tradition of excellence in education as envisioned by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat.

Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr (SHA) is part of a national network of 25 independent schools located in North America and 150+ Sacred Heart schools worldwide, providing an international campus for our students at Bryn Mawr through exchange programs, academic programs, and service opportunities. 

Our Mission

Sacred Heart Academy educates college-bound women by cultivating their self-confidence, guiding them to realize their personal and scholastic potential and their responsibility to others, and by preparing them to meet life’s challenges - all within an academic and religiously diverse community that focuses on spiritual values and the individual student. Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr commits itself to educate to the Five Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education which unify us with the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr (SHA) is seeking a 10-month, full-time, salaried, and exempt School Nurse to begin September 2023. The School Nurse will be responsible for on-site recommendations and management of health-related issues including direct interaction with children and families as well as policy and protocol review at the administrative level.

As the School's primary medical caregiver, the nurse supports the health and wellness of all students in grades K-12 and adult members of the community. The nurse must be collaborative and able to work well on a team. As a member of our multidisciplinary team, the nurse delivers health services for students in a timely manner; offers assessment and medical referral; educates the community on important health issues; identifies health problems and collaborates with parents, primary care physicians, the SHA Athletic Trainer, and teachers to develop student healthcare plans; and ensures the safety and health of the community. Sacred Heart Academy is interested in candidates with experience in school health, pediatrics, concussion management, triage, and community health.

School Nurse Program Details