Haddonfield Friends School is seeking an experienced teacher for the Early Childhood Center (ECC) for the 2022-2023 school year. The qualified teacher will have an understanding of and affinity for Quaker philosophy, a strong desire to engage in lifelong learning, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
Strong candidates will bring:
3-5 years teaching/assistant experience in the Early Childhood/Primary classroom
Ability to teach to the whole child, including enthusiasm for inquiry and project-based learning, field trip planning, and service integration
Ability to guide students to gain autonomy, interact socially, and use kind words to peacefully resolve conflict
Openness to collaboration and planning with Early Childhood Center colleagues and faculty across all grade levels
Patience, a genuine understanding of child development and respectful behavior management strategies
A rich repertoire of teaching strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs
Strong communication skills
Strong technology skills and experience with technology integration in the classroom
Commitment to continuous professional learning, including understanding and application of current research
An ability to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor
Early Childhood Certification Preferred
Applications requested immediately
Applicants should supply 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: email@example.com (Include ‘ECC 3s Teacher’ in the subject line.)
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.