GSFS seeks full and part time Teaching Associates to work with teachers in creating a safe, vibrant, challenging, and meaningful learning environment for students in Pre-K through sixth grade. The TA Program is designed to give aspiring educators a year of experience, learning, and confidence on the path to becoming lead teachers. Teaching Associates support all elements of classroom life and take the lead in many areas as they are ready. TAs at GSFS have opportunities to grow professionally and deepen their positive impact as educators. Our TA Program features weekly workshops for the TA cohort and regular reflection geared towards continual growth. We may be able to partner with some graduate school programs to provide student teaching experiences. You can learn more about our TA Program on our school website or by calling 215-438-7000 ext 151.
We seek individuals who have completed their undergraduate degrees, who demonstrate:
Ambition to pursue a lead role in teaching or in education
Strong interest and talent for working with young people in educational settings
Enthusiasm for a team approach to curriculum development and instruction
Strong commitment to co-creating a racially just and inclusive learning community
Enthusiasm for the mission of Greene Street Friends School
Desire to participate in the life of the school community outside of the classroom
To apply for a TA position, please submit a cover letter of interest, current resume, and a list of three references to JOBS@GREENESTREETFRIENDS.ORG. To learn more about the Teaching Associate Program, visit our page under "About GSFS" on our school website.
Additional Salary Information: This position offers experience and training for aspiring teachers in a diverse Quaker school environment. Health benefits are included with full time roles and additional compensation can be earned through coaching, tutoring, or after school care. We can partner with some graduate schools of education.
About Greene Street Friends School
Founded in 1855, Greene Street Friends School has operated continuously in central Germantown section of Philadelphia. The school’s curriculum emphasizes Quaker values, academic strength, and cultural competence. Greene Street graduates attend the top private and public magnet high schools, the largest percentage attending Central High School. Since the mid-1960’s the school has implemented a mission-based business model that prioritizes financial accessibility, with an enrollment of 45% - 55% students of color. Over the past twenty years, the school has doubled both in enrollment and campus size. Current enrollment is 320 students on a campus of three acres. The annual budget is $5M, no debt.