Friends School Haverford seeks a dedicated, experienced Nursery teacher to join our Early Childhood program beginning in August 2021. Major responsibilities include planning and implementing a creative, dynamic, play-based nursery classroom with specific emphasis on outdoor exploration; establishing a classroom culture that supports children socially, emotionally, and academically; working collaboratively and cooperatively with families, faculty, and staff; and partnering with other teachers and specialists to implement best practices.
Strong candidates will have:
a BA or BS in Education or a related field. An Early Childhood specific certification or advanced degree is preferred.
a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in related age groups and subjects;
excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;
the interest in and capability to work, plan, and implement project-based learning initiatives;
a broad repertoire of strategies to teach children with diverse learning styles;
excellent organizational skills;
excitement about working closely and collaboratively with other educators;
a high level of interest in Quaker education.
Hours for this position are 7:45-1:00 daily. All teachers attend weekly faculty meetings on Tuesdays from 3:30-5 pm, participate in admissions-related events, and write narrative reports.
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.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.