Germantown Friends School is seeking full- and part-time Lower School assistant teachers for the ‘21-‘22 school year, starting in August 2021. We expect assistant teachers to support the mission of our school, including its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and our Quaker identity. Candidates should enjoy engaging with curious, thoughtful children and collaborating with creative and intellectual colleagues. At GFS, to help guide us, students and faculty use the acronym “SPICES” to remember the individual testimonies of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship.
In this role, the assistant teacher will support students one-on-one in the classroom during learning, lead small group lessons as appropriate, supervise recess and lunch, prepare classroom materials, and fully participate in the school community. We seek individuals who share our enthusiasm for teaching and learning within a collaborative environment that is inspired by our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience with children in a learning environment, a demonstrated desire to grow as an educator, and a completed undergraduate degree are required.
Benefits include: working with progressive and collaborative colleagues, daily breakfast and lunch allowance, opportunities to substitute (with additional pay), all school vacation days, and professional development funding of up to $1000 each year.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com. Please include “LS Assistant 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.
TITLE IX AND SECTION 504 NOTICE OF POLICY 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: Ted Oxholm History Teacher, Assistant General Counsel Germantown Friends School 31 West Coulter Street Philadelphia, PA 19144 215-951-2300 TOxholm@germantownfriends.org
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