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 Preschool (age 3) 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 Preschool and Prekindergarten (age 4) teachers to build a sense of community in and outside of the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities
Demonstrates strong classroom management skills
Ensures that multicultural themes and diverse perspectives are incorporated throughout the curriculum
Partners with families to nurture the child’s social and emotional growth
Is responsible for ongoing assessment and communication with families and the Division Director
Works collaboratively and with mutual respect with all members of the faculty
Establishes positive and productive relationships with students based on mutual respect and good will
Uses a variety of teaching techniques suitable to the developmental age and needs of the students and subject matter being taught
Provides differentiated instruction when appropriate
Uses a variety of technology formats to collaborate, publish, and engage with peers, families, and colleagues
Supervises the students during the Preschool and Prekindergarten extended day “Lunch Bunch” program.
Attends faculty meetings, school events, pursues professional development opportunities, and contributes to committees on campus
Assists with additional duties as needed or assigned
Meets all expectations regarding job responsibilities in a professional and timely manner.
Models ethical and professional behavior
Demonstrates a commitment to and actively supports the School and its mission:
To honor the richness of childhood, foster mastery of academic principles, and educate students to be generous and committed citizens of their communities and the world.
Additional Salary Information: 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. Salary will be determined based on experience and education. For more information, please visit our website at www.st-peters-school.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Preschool” to Kate Seltzer, Assistant Head of School at email@example.com
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.