Germantown Friends School is looking for a woodshop teacher who can teach woodworking classes to Lower School students and who enjoys working with a collaborative teaching team. We desire a teacher who is passionate about woodworking, innovative, and enthusiastic about an opportunity to work with lower school students. Candidates should be able to spark creativity and to lead students in cultivating basic skills in woodworking. The ideal candidate:
Has experience with woodworking and teaching young children.
Possesses a working knowledge of traditional and contemporary modes of woodworking.
Will be a creative, thoughtful, flexible collaborator with teaching partners and the entire art department as we continually search for innovative ways to educate the whole child.
Will utilize curricula that reflect the diverse cultural backgrounds of students, with attention to the dynamics of multicultural classrooms.
Will uphold Quaker values as a guiding principle in teaching and interacting in the school community.
Will support the mission of the school.
All GFS teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. This may include bus duty, lunch duty, and other duties as deemed necessary by the Division Director.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “LS Woodshop Teacher” in the subject line.
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website atwww.germantownfriends.org.
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood?12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visitwww.germantownfriends.org.
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Consistent with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, GFS does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including respecting employees, and is required by Title IX and applicable federal regulations to refrain from such discrimination. In addition, GFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in matters of admissions, access, employment, services, or in educational programs or activities it operates in violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or its implementing regulations. Inquiries or complaints concerning the application of Title IX or Section 504 may be referred to the following:
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Germantown Friends School
31 West Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood through 12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org