Friends Select School is seeking an experienced, motivated, and passionate teacher to teach fourth grade within a highly collaborative, mission-focused community. In this role, one will carry out all responsibilities necessary to teaching a self-contained classroom and will participate fully in the life of the school through committee work, collaboration with the fourth grade team and the entire lower school faculty, as well as the rest of the school through cross-divisional opportunities.
The qualified candidate will possess strong pedagogical skills, deep content knowledge in literacy and numeracy, experience in developing social studies curricula, and a strong ability to establish a positive classroom culture. A strong candidate will have experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Project’s readers and writers workshop. Knowledge of the Everyday Math curriculum is a bonus. Candidates should have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, as well as independently. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. A Masters degree in Education is desirable. The candidate should have a strong desire to work in a diverse community with a commitment to fully utilizing its Center City location.
Send a resume, cover letter, and three references to the Fourth Grade Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. References will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate.
Friends Select School is a 590-student, co-educational, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, college preparatory, independent school located in center city Philadelphia. The school carries out its mission in a manner reflective of the spiritual and social testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends.
As a Quaker school committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, FSS actively seeks and warmly welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented populations. Friends Select School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment and the selection of its governing board without regard to gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap status, or any status recognized by federal, state and local civil rights and non-discrimination laws.