Moorestown Friends School, a PS-12 co-educational Quaker day school located in New Jersey just outside of Philadelphia is seeking to fill two Lower School positions, one in Early Elementary and one in Upper Elementary. The positions begin the 2019-2020 school year.
MFS is a school rooted in Quaker values, committed to fostering academic, spiritual, and ethical growth in its diverse student body. You can learn more about our school at http://www.mfriends.org/.
Applicants should supply the following materials: letter of interest, three references, resume, and a statement of educational philosophy.
Please send materials to the attention of Lower School Director Kelly Banik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-time lead early elementary teacher: Classroom experience and B.A. in elementary education or early childhood education required. Master’s degree preferred.
Full-time upper elementary teacher: Experience teaching in an elementary school program is required and a master’s degree is preferred.
About Moorestown Friends School
Moorestown Friends School is a PS-12 co-educational day school rooted in Quaker values, committed to fostering academic, spiritual, and ethical growth in its diverse student body. With a student body of 700 students, our faculty are passionate about and committed to developing meaningful relationships with students and innovating in the classroom. Founded in 1785, the school is located on 48 acres in the heart of Moorestown.
We maintain a low student/faculty ratio and offer 18 rigorous Advanced Placement courses as well as extensive Arts and Service Learning programs. All second grade students receive Suzuki violin instruction, and all Middle School students take Chinese, French, or Spanish. Varsity and Junior Varsity sports include: baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, fencing, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and swimming.
We are committed to fostering an environment that is both diverse and inclusive. Thirty-seven percent of our students are students of color and a wide variety of religious faiths are represented. MFS is home to students representing over 60 school districts within a 50-mile radius of Moorestown, and nearly one-third of MFS students in Grades ...1-12 receive financial aid. In keeping with the Quaker philosophy of honoring each individual, students representing different ethnic, cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds are challenged daily to respect and learn from one another.
Moorestown Friends School is a community rooted in Quaker values and dedicated to the pursuit of educational excellence for a diverse student body within an academically rigorous and balanced program emphasizing personal, ethical and spiritual growth.
—Fall 1987, revised May 2011