Friends School Haverford is seeking full-time Elementary Assistant Teachers to work in our elementary (K-5th grade) classrooms.
Working collaboratively with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher supports elementary-aged students with both academic and social curricula. An ideal candidate is someone with elementary education experience who is excited to collaborate with colleagues around best practices, can communicate effectively with parents, and has an excellent rapport with children. Experience teaching literacy and math is beneficial. A college degree is required with a preference given to candidates who have completed coursework in education. All Assistant Teachers are responsible for before-school care beginning at 7 am.
About the School: Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford provides an intellectually rich program to students in nursery school through grade 8. We promote academic scholarship, creativity, respect, integrity, and self-awareness with a commitment to creating a culture of stewardship and kindness.
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Friends School Haverford seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Friends School Haverford believes diversity is an essential aspect of our lives and education, and we welcome faculty, staff, and students of any race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, family structure, and socio-economic background.
About Friends School Haverford
Friends School Haverford, founded by Haverford Monthly Meeting, serves 114 girls and boys, nursery school through eighth grade, on a five-acre campus in Haverford, PA. Our school community is characterized by diversity in belief, ethnicity, and socio-economic background. We emphasize the Quaker values of integrity, service, simplicity, equality, community and peaceful conflict resolution. Our program is rooted in the traditions of academic learning, child development, intellectual growth, artistic expression, and service to others. Our graduates are well prepared to continue their learning and leadership in a wide variety of Friends, independent, and public high schools.