Friends Select School is seeking a temporary middle school math teacher to teach four classes five days a week for the beginning of the 2021- 2022 school year (twelve weeks). Ideal candidates will have a solid academic background in mathematics and be versatile enough to teach various levels of middle school math, including Algebra 1. In addition, the candidate should have strong collaboration skills, be familiar with current best practices and pedagogy, eager to work in a highly personalized environment and be energized by the strengths and challenges of early adolescent learners. Experience teaching math is preferred with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of teaching experience.
Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in mathematics or a related field (advanced degrees are preferred). Candidates should be experienced teachers of mathematics in a middle school setting. The most qualified candidates will have the ability to challenge students at the highest academic level and assist students who need more support. Other duties and responsibilities include club and committee involvement and fulfillment of general faculty duties.
-Design assessments and use that data to help inform instructional practices
-Promote an environment of critical thinking
-Ability to differentiate learning for students
-An attitude that promotes student success and a passion for helping students succeed by seeking out, valuing, and nurturing the unique gifts and perspectives that each student brings to our community
General Middle School Responsibilities:
-Build strong relationships with students
-Believe in the mission of the school
-Regularly communicate student progress with families
-Demonstrate a strong work ethic and professionalism in and out of the classroom
-Be involved with the various team meetings and activities
-Chaperone any grade level field trip, excursions, programs, or events
Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references (references will only be contacted for finalists) to Desiree Harmon, Director of Middle School, via the school's website.
Friends Select School is a 590-student, co-educational, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, college preparatory, independent school located in Center City Philadelphia. As a Quaker school committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, FSS actively seeks and warmly welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented populations. Friends Select School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment and the selection of its governing board without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.