Friends Select's Lower School is seeking an Assistant Teacher to work full-time supporting Lower School teachers, starting September 2021. This position involves supporting the lead teachers in teaching core subjects, managing student behavior, supporting learners individually and in small groups, and attending to the many logistics and details key in running an effective classroom where children thrive. The full-time assistant position also involves collaborating with colleagues and administrators, performing lower school duties such as recess and dismissal duties, participating in committee work, actively supporting our Quaker philosophy, and participating fully in the life of the school.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
a bachelor's degree (ideally in elementary education)
experience teaching elementary-level children
passion for teaching young children
interest in continued professional development
a strong commitment to equity and social justice
Applicants should apply online via the School's iSolved portal by submitting a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (one of which is someone who knows your teaching) addressed to Dave Younkin, Director of Lower School. References will not be contacted unless the candidate is a finalist for the position. Materials accepted until March 16, 2020. https://friendsselect.isolvedhire.com/jobs/239380.html
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.