Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Grade 1 teacher to cover a maternity leave starting in March. The qualified applicant will have an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy, and will work collaboratively with colleagues.
Strong candidates will bring:
1-3 years lead teaching/assistant experience in the primary grades
Genuine understanding of child development and respectful behavior management techniques
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
Strong understanding of formative and summative assessment practices
Able to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor
Ability to “Teach to the Whole Child”, including enthusiasm for project-based learning, field trip planning, service integration, and extra-curricular availability
Openness to collaboration and planning with Lower School colleagues and faculty across all grade levels
Haddonfield Friends School is an independent Quaker school educating students from age two through eighth grade.Conveniently located close to the PATCO Hi-Speed Line train, we are an easy commute for families across South Jersey and Philadelphia. Accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.
Our Mission: Haddonfield Friends School prepares joyful and inquisitive young minds to carry the light of confidence, critical thinking, creativity, and stewardship in a diverse community of learners.