St. Peter’s School is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian Preschool through Eighth Grade school, educating approximately 200 students in the center of Philadelphia for over 180 years. We are seeking a dynamic full-time Kindergarten teacher who has experience planning an integrated curriculum, is committed to academic excellence and multiculturalism, and who understands the social and emotional growth and development of young children. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, and a motivation to work collaboratively as a team with the current Kindergarten teacher to build a sense of community in and outside of the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities
Demonstrate strong classroom management skills
Ensure that multicultural themes and diverse perspectives are incorporated throughout the curriculum
Responsible for ongoing assessment and communication with families and the Division Director
Work collaboratively and with mutual respect with all members of the faculty
Establish positive and productive relationships with students based on mutual respect and good will
Use a variety of teaching techniques suitable to the developmental age and needs of the students and subject matter being taught
Provide differentiated instruction when appropriate
Willingness to use a variety of technology formats to collaborate, publish, and engage with peers, families, and colleagues
Plan, deliver, and assess academic and social-emotional curricula in collaboration with grade level partners, specialist teachers, learning support faculty, and Division Director
Attend faculty meetings, pursue professional development opportunities, and contribute to committees on campus
Assist with additional duties as needed or assigned
Demonstrate a commitment to the School and its mission
Model ethical and professional behavior
A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education is required. While a Master’s degree is not required, advanced coursework or training is preferred, as well as previous teaching experience.
About St. Peter's School
St. Peter’s School is a Pre-School through 8th grade independent school in historic Philadelphia. It serves families from all parts of Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The school is distinguished by its small size and its commitment to civility, kindness, and excellence. St. Peter’s (est. 1834) offers an innovative approach to curriculum including Humanities, STEAM (PS - Gr. 8), literature and the Arts, as well as French, Social Emotional Learning, and PE/sports. Extended day and full summer programs are available.