The assistant teacher is responsible for providing support to the lead teacher in assisting students both academically and socially in a multi-grade classroom consisting of students in grades 3-5. His or her responsibilities may range from working one on one with a student on an academic task to teaching a class lesson, to guiding students in resolving conflicts. The Teaching Assistant position is ideal for individuals beginning a career in education and/or in a credential or graduate program. The position supports the classroom lead teacher and reports to the lower school administration.
Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader educating bright students (grades 3-12) with reading, writing, and other learning differences. Students receive a comprehensive, research-based, college preparatory curriculum, individualized instruction, cutting-edge assistive technologies, and successful college placement, with an emphasis on metacognition and self-advocacy within a community b...ased on Quaker values. DVFS is the only school program in PA, DE, and NJ accredited by both the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) - the leaders in multisensory structured language instruction. Established in 1986, the school attracts students from across the region. Located on the Philadelphia Main Line, in Paoli, Pennsylvania, the school is 45 minutes by train from Center City.
Delaware Valley Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, age, disability or marital status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or in hiring, use of volunteers or board membership. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.