The Lower School is seeking dynamic candidates for full time teaching positions in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Applicants should have at least three years of relevant teaching experience. Candidates having familiarity with Responsive Classroom, Singapore Math, and Readers’ and Writers’ Workshop are desired. Classroom teachers are responsible for teaching Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. An advanced degree is desired. The successful candidate will have excellent rapport with and knowledge of elementary students and enjoy working with them in a variety of school activities in addition to classroom teaching. We seek candidates with expertise in providing students active, hands-on experiences that incorporate digital media technology. Candidates should have an openness to collaborating with grade-partners and working with an associate. They should have an interest in supporting students' development of the necessary academic, social, and attitudinal skills to achieve 21st-Century leadership. Familiarity with Quaker education and the ability to coach is a plus.
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About Newtown Friends School
Founded in 1948, Newtown Friends School is a prekindergarten through 8th grade Quaker day school in Newtown, Pennsylvania, located 30 miles northeast of Philadelphia. The School offers an innovative and challenging academic program, grounded in Quaker values, where all students and faculty are valued and supported, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. Organized in two divisions, Lower and Upper, Newtown Friends serves 235 students. Additional information about the School may be found on our website at www.newtownfriends.org.