Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Grade 1 teacher to begin September 1, 2021. The qualified applicant will have an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy and values, and will work collaboratively with colleagues.
Strong candidates will bring:
3-5 years lead teaching/assisting experience the primary grades, preferred
Genuine understanding of child development and respectful behavior management techniques
Rich repertoire of teaching strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs
Solid communication skills with colleagues, parents, and students
Strong technology skills, knowledge of various platforms, and experience with technology integration in the classroom and in distance learning
Commitment to continuous professional learning, including understanding and application of current research
Experience in curriculum planning and development
Able to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor
Ability to “Teach to the Whole Child”, including enthusiasm for project-based learning, field trip planning, service integration, and extra-curricular availability
Openness to collaboration and planning with Lower School colleagues and faculty across all grade levels
Applicants should supply the following:
A cover letter to Matthew Sharp, Head of School; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of educational philosophy; teaching certificate; and list of 3 references or three letters of recommendation, to:
Haddonfield Friends School, a Pre-K through 8th grade school, is located on a five-acre campus in beautiful downtown Haddonfield, a small historic town in southern NJ approximately twenty minutes from Philadelphia. The school, found in 1786 by the Religious Society of Friends, views each child as a unique individual within the group and guides each toward achieving his or her own potential.
A vibrant community exists at HFS; students from all grades, youngest to oldest, interact in social and intellectual settings. Faculty and students together create an atmosphere of cooperation and respect in which all feel a sense of responsibility and worth.