Haddonfield Friends School continues a 250 year tradition of educating a diverse population in the Quaker tradition. The School currently enrolls students age 2 through grade 8.
Immediate opening: K-8 Art/Design Teacher – Full Time Position Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Art/Design teacher to begin September 1, 2020. The qualified applicant will have an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy, and will work collaboratively with colleagues.
Qualified Applicants should submit the following:
A cover letter to Matthew Sharp, Head of School; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of educational philosophy; teaching certificate; and list of 3 references or three letters of recommendation, to:
Matthew Sharp, Head of School, Haddonfield Friends School
Send application materials via: firstname.lastname@example.org (Include ‘Design/Art Teacher’ in the subject line.)
Applications requested immediately
Job posting expiration date: Until position is filled
Strong candidates will bring:
3-5 years teaching experience in the Lower School/Middle School grades
A genuine understanding of child development and respectful behavior management techniques
A focus on the process of artmaking and design thinking
Comfort with a variety of materials, both analog and digital
Openness to collaboration and planning with faculty across all grade levels, including occasional cooperative planning of art projects related to classroom curriculum/units of study
A rich repertoire of teaching strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs
Solid communication skills with colleagues, parents, and students
Strong technology skills, knowledge of various platforms, and experience with technology integration in the classroom and in distance learning
Commitment to continuous professional learning, including understanding and application of current research
Experience in curriculum planning and development
A strong understanding of formative and summative assessment practices
An ability to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor
An ability to “Teach to the Whole Child”, including enthusiasm for project-based learning
About Haddonfield Friends School
Haddonfield Friends School, a Pre-K through 8th grade school, is located on a five-acre campus in beautiful downtown Haddonfield, a small historic town in southern NJ approximately twenty minutes from Philadelphia. The school, found in 1786 by the Religious Society of Friends, views each child as a unique individual within the group and guides each toward achieving his or her own potential.
A vibrant community exists at HFS; students from all grades, youngest to oldest, interact in social and intellectual settings. Faculty and students together create an atmosphere of cooperation and respect in which all feel a sense of responsibility and worth.