Interested in joining our team?  Here are current job opportunities available at Philadelphia Academies, Inc. 

For all positions, applicants must submit a cover letter with salary requirements to Kriya Roundtree, Finance/HR Specialist: 


Position: Hospitality Business Specialist (Full-Time)

The Hospitality Business Specialist role focuses on supporting a wide range of hospitality-focused college and career readiness programming for our partner schools, working with both students and teachers to ensure school participation while networking with the hospitality industry to provide opportunities for engagement and partnership. PAI’s hospitality areas of focus currently include: Baking, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Graphic Arts, Accounting, Financial Services, Sports Marketing and Entertainment Management.  Working in multiple schools and with PAI colleagues, the Specialist will design and implement a variety of college and career activities and strategies for use with students and teachers for in-school, after-school and summer programming.  This includes facilitating curriculum such as: Master Classes, industry site visits, speakers, conferences, student chapters, scholarships, special events, trips, etc.  Additionally, the Specialist will be responsible for the preparation and recruitment of students for internships and industry pipelines.

The ideal candidate for this position will be creative, a professional and confident public speaker, detail-oriented, self-motivated and action-oriented, able to plan and facilitate multiple projects simultaneously, flexible and able to adapt to unexpected situations or challenges, and a team-player whose passion and skills motivate others and supports the teachers and youth we serve.  For more information please click here: PAI Hospitality Business Specialist – Job Posting


Position: Development Manager (Full-Time)

The Development Manager reports to the Chief of Staff and is responsible for managing PAI’s Fund Development efforts, working with the President/CEO and Chief of Staff to craft and overseeing an aggressive, comprehensive, and strategic fund development plan that is focused on expanding and sustaining foundation and corporate giving, as well as developing a deeper bench of individual donors. The Development Manager is a pivotal role, tasked with cultivating and maintaining relationships with philanthropic foundations, corporate and private sector (individual) donors, as well as PAI’s Board of Directors, while also working closely with other PAI staff to ensure mission alignment in fund development efforts.

The ideal candidate for this position will be proactive, an excellent communicator, enthusiastic, flexible, positive, collaborative, a team player and have proven development experience in the non-profit sector.  For more information please click here: PAI Development Manager – Job Posting


Position: Career Pathway Specialist (Full-Time)

The Career Pathway Specialist is responsible for working with schools, teachers, and industry partners to support existing career pathways as well as to develop new pathways in PAI’s partner schools. They will also work directly with PAI’s new Pre-Apprenticeship Bridge program, supporting students and teachers in 3 CTE Programs through a 3-year pilot intended to better prepare students to graduate into successful careers in welding, electrical and carpentry trades. Additionally, this person will serve as a support staff in PAI’s role in the STEAM Scholars program.  The Career Pathway Specialist is a key member of the PAI team, coordinating with fellow staff and outside partners to ensure schools are empowered to develop and grow thematic and CTE pathways in high-priority occupation areas.

The ideal candidate for this position will be proactive, detail oriented, an excellent communicator, flexible, positive, and a team player who is passionate about developing relationships and opportunities for learning between teachers, students and business partners.  For more information please click here: PAI Career Pathway Specialist – Job Posting