Westfield Friends School is seeking a full-time Middle School Humanities Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Westfield Friends School seeks culturally competent educators with a demonstrated commitment to and ongoing professional development in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice which is evidenced in their personal and professional interactions, curriculum, and pedagogy. Building on this foundation, the Middle School Humanities Teacher is a core faculty position which involves teaching three Language Arts classes and one other subject depending on candidate strengths and school needs. This teacher will be the homeroom teacher/class adviser for one grade. Preference will be given to qualified applicants with additional experience teaching differentiated learners and those with experience in distance and hybrid learning. Fluency in Spanish or Chinese and/or comfort in Algebra1 level math are pluses though not requirements.
Westfield Friends School welcomes and celebrates community members of all faiths, cultures, nationalities, races, genders, and economic backgrounds. Our families and faculty come to us from various parts of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey; we are a reflection of these very diverse communities.
Westfield Friends School is an independent, Quaker, co-educational, Preschool to grade 8 school located in Cinnaminson, NJ. Situated on a beautiful 8-acre campus, Westfield’s committed faculty and staff believe the world we seek for children begins here.
BA or BS degree required; advanced degree preferred;
3-5 years of relevant classroom teaching experience at the middle school level, preferably in an independent school;
Ability to effectively engage students via in-person, remote or hybrid learning;
A demonstrated commitment to enhancing an inclusive school community based on cultural competence, commitment to social justice, and respect for all voices;
A strong character with a team-oriented spirit, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our diverse community;
Strong affinity for the mission of Westfield Friends School and an educational philosophy consistent with the school’s Quaker beliefs.
Interested, qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter which includes a discussion of philosophy in teaching middle school students and an explanation of relevant Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice work, a sample lesson plan, and 3 professional references to: Dr. Margaret Haviland, Head of School.
Westfield 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.
About Westfield Friends School
Westfield Friends School is an independent, Quaker, co-educational, preschool to grade 8 school located in Cinnaminson, NJ. Situated on a beautiful 8-acre campus, Westfield’s committed faculty and staff believe the world we seek for children begins here.