Friends Select School, the only pre-kindergarten through 12th grade independent school and the only Quaker school in Center City Philadelphia, is seeking a full time assistant teacher in lower school for the 2020-2021 school year.
work collaboratively with lead classroom teacher to ensure a child-centered, play-based, project-based program
to support prekindergarten students in all aspects of the school day
monitor and support student progress
engage professionally with grade level and divisional colleagues
actively support our Quaker philosophy, city curriculum, and social justice work
The ideal candidate will have the following:
a bachelor's degree in elementary education or early childhood education
a strong understanding of child development
passion for teaching young children
a flexible, creative, and enthusiastic approach to teaching and collaborating
experience working with children in an educational early childhood setting
interest in continued professional development
strong interest in urban education and diversity, equity, and inclusion work
facility with technology
Please submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references (one of which is someone who knows your teaching well) to Dave Younkin, Director of Lower School. Please submit materials electronically at https://friendsselect.isolvedhire.com/jobs/
Materials accepted until June 26th.
Friends Select School is a 590-student, co-educational, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, college preparatory, independent school located in Center City Philadelphia. As a Quaker school committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, FSS actively seeks and warmly welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented populations. Friends Select School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment and the selection of its governing board without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.