Friends School Haverford seeks a dynamic, experienced, creative science teacher to teach students in grades K-8 beginning in late August 2020. Major responsibilities include planning and implementing a creative, hands-on science program that incorporatesthe life sciences, physical sciences, earth sciences, and STEAM; establishing a classroom culture that supports children of all ages 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:
Formal training and a degree in science (B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S.)
a minimum of 3 years of science teaching experience to students ages 5-12
experience in curriculum development
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;
a strong interest in and facility with integrating technology in the classroom
experience with distance learning and teaching
excellent organizational skills;
excitement about working closely and collaboratively with other educators;
a high level of interest in Quaker education.
Full-time teachers participate fully in the life of the School, including covering lunch and recess, planning and attending field trips, participating in admissions-related events, writing reports, and other related activities. All teachers are members of a faculty committee and engage in at least one other activity/job that benefits the school community, as determined by the Head of School.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com.