Germantown Friends School is seeking a Lower School classroom teacher for the 2018-19 year. We expect teachers to support the mission of our school, including its commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. Candidates should enjoy engaging with curious, thoughtful children and collaborating with creative and intellectual colleagues, and their teaching should demonstrate an ability to reach students in a variety of ways. Other responsibilities include serving as a mentor to an assistant teacher and participating actively in committee work with fellow faculty.
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are especially encouraged to apply.
Experience with the Investigations Mathematics and/ or the Contexts for Learning Mathematics programs, the Reading/Writing Workshop model, and integration of different curricular areas is beneficial. Previous classroom teaching experience and a Masters degree are preferred.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and letters of reference, under the subject line "classroom teacher application", to:
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood through 12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org