The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 835 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world.
The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.
Position Purpose: The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Middle and Upper School Teacher - Social, Emotional and Ethical Development (SEED)
Teach Middle and Upper School SEED classes
The successful candidate will...
Have training and experience in teaching, counseling, social work or related field;
Have an interest in ongoing professional development and learning around Human Flourishing, Positive Education and teaching typical "health" topics, such as sexuality education, drug/alcohol prevention, and mental health/mental disorders;
Have a passion for cultural competency and commitment to bringing topics related to social justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion to the classroom.
The ideal candidate will...
Have experience teaching a social/emotional curriculum to adolescents;
Have training in Human Flourishing, Positive Education/Positive Psychology.
Interested candidates should complete the online application. Cover letter and resume should be uploaded in the resume section of the application. Applications received missing the letter and/or supporting documents will receive less consideration. No phone calls or emails, please.