the ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing school, and remain organized, punctual, and reliable
a commitment to active and thoughtful engagement in work involving identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion
the ability to manage the behavior in a classroom consisting of 10 students using the Responsive Classroom (or similar) approach
a commitment to professional development to grow in current and best educational practices in reading, writing, math, and social studies
the ability to study curriculum and do the intellectual work needed to deliver instruction at a high level
knowledge and experience with the Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop model
knowledge and experience with Singapore math and/or the CPA (concrete, pictorial, abstract) approach to mathematics
a strong understanding of how to use formal, informal, summative and formative assessments to plan lessons and units of study, as well as help students, reach their potential
effective oral and written communication skills
Candidates should be eager to engage in ongoing collaboration with colleagues on the grade level team, specialist area teachers, and administration. An ideal candidate must demonstrate a warm and inviting personality and have excellent interpersonal skills with faculty, students and parents.
A Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education is required as well as previous teaching experience. A Master’s Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education is preferred.
Friends Academy is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body and is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Friends Academy
Founded in 1876, Friends Academy is an independent Quaker college-preparatory private school located in Long Island, serving Early Childhood through 12th grade.