Friends School Haverford is seeking a full-time assistant teacher to work in our early childhood classrooms.
Working collaboratively with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher supports nursery, preschool, and pre-kindergarten students in a play-based curriculum that incorporates social and emotional learning; language and literacy development; early mathematical thinking; and exploration and discovery. An ideal candidate is someone with experience working with preschool students and who wants to collaborate with colleagues around best practices, can communicate effectively with parents, and has an excellent rapport with young children. Experience working in an early childhood setting is preferred. A college degree is required with a preference given to candidates who have completed coursework in education. All Assistant Teachers are responsible for before-school care beginning at 7 am.
About the School: Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford provides an intellectually rich program to students in nursery school through grade 8. We promote academic scholarship, creativity, respect, integrity, and self-awareness with a commitment to creating a culture of stewardship and kindness.
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Friends School Haverford seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Friends School Haverford believes diversity is an essential aspect of our lives and education, and we welcome faculty, staff, and students of any race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, family structure, and socio-economic background.
About Friends School Haverford
Friends School Haverford, founded by Haverford Monthly Meeting, serves 114 girls and boys, nursery school through eighth grade, on a five-acre campus in Haverford, PA. Our school community is characterized by diversity in belief, ethnicity, and socio-economic background. We emphasize the Quaker values of integrity, service, simplicity, equality, community and peaceful conflict resolution. Our program is rooted in the traditions of academic learning, child development, intellectual growth, artistic expression, and service to others. Our graduates are well prepared to continue their learning and leadership in a wide variety of Friends, independent, and public high schools.