Germantown Friends School is seeking an upper elementary classroom teacher for a long-term leave, April-June 2020. Candidates should enjoy engaging with curious, thoughtful children and collaborating with creative and intellectual colleagues, and their teaching should demonstrate an ability to reach students in a variety of ways.
Experience with the Investigations Mathematics and/ or the Contexts for Learning Mathematics programs, the Reading/Writing Workshop model, and integration of different curricular areas is beneficial. Previous classroom teaching experience with upper elementary students and an advanced degree are preferred.
Responsibilities will include daily teaching and planning, attendance at Wednesday faculty meetings, and end-of-year report writing, in collaboration with the Lower School’s Learning Support Team. We expect faculty to thoughtfully engage in our diversity, equity, and inclusion work in the Lower School and throughout the community.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references, under the subject line "long-term substitute application"
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are especially encouraged to apply.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving students in grades EC-12. Located in an historic neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.