Cambridge Friends School, a PreK-8 Quaker school in Cambridge, Massachusetts is seeking a motivated self-starter for a 1st grade teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.
Cambridge Friends School is dedicated to providing an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles. We engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. The school’s strength is its Quaker inspired mission and the tremendous passion the educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the school.
We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender identity of the school community. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume, and references to: Cambridge Friends School, Human Resources, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140 FAX 617.876.1815 or send to firstname.lastname@example.org with 1st Grade Teacher in the subject line.
Candidates should have a working knowledge of Project Based Learning and Reading and Writing Workshops as approaches to best practices in instruction. Candidates should have familiarity with the Investigations math curriculum. Our successful candidate will carry out all responsibilities necessary to teach in our small, inclusive school, including but not limited to the following: documenting curriculum, developing lesson plans, instructing, classroom/behavior management, and participating richly and fully in the life of the School.
Our ideal 1st grade teacher is a passionate, compassionate, collaborative, dedicated, reflective practitioner who uses creativity as the basis for unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way. The ideal candidate also has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire children in a positive manner.