Gwynedd Friends School seeks a dedicated, experienced pre-kindergarten teacher to join our school community beginning in late August 2020. Major responsibilities include planning and implementing a creative, dynamic classroom program with daily learning centers; establishing a classroom culture that supports children socially, emotionally, and academically; working collaboratively and cooperatively with families, faculty, and staff. Strong candidates will have:
a BA or BS in Education or a related field. An Early Childhood specific certification or advanced degree is preferred.
a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in related age groups and subjects;
excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;
the interest in and capability to work, plan, and implement play-based learning initiatives;
a broad repertoire of strategies to teach children with diverse learning styles;
excellent organizational skills;
excitement about working closely and collaboratively with other educators;
a high level of interest in Quaker education.
Teachers participate fully in the life of the School, including covering lunch and outdoor play, planning and attending field trips, participating in admissions-related events, conducting family conferences, writing reports, and other related activities. Hours for Pre-Kindergarten teachers are from 8:30-1:15 daily. Interested candidates should email a Letter of Introduction, Resume, and a list of three professional references to our Head of School, email@example.com.