Employment Opporutnities

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Positions Available:

K-8 Art/Design Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

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.

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

Applicants should supply the following:

A cover letter to Matthew Sharp, Head of School; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of educational philosophy; and list of 3 references or three letters of recommendation, to:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘Design/Art Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Support Teacher (K-8)

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking qualified candidates for floating support positions for 2020-2021 school year. Qualified candidates 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. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, supporting teachers with small group instruction, relieving classroom teachers, overseeing lunch and recess, and substituting when necessary.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • A commitment to health and safety best practices, including the ability to gently and effectively enforce social distancing and other safety guidelines
  • Openness to collaboration and planning with Lower and Middle School 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
  • Ability to teach to the whole child, including enthusiasm for inquiry and project-based learning
  • An ability to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, and humor

Applicants should supply the following:

A cover letter to Matthew Sharp, Head of School; resume/curriculum vitae; statement of educational philosophy; and list of 3 references or three letters of recommendation, to:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘Support Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Day Porter

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a full-time Day Porter for the 2020-2021 school year.
Responsibilities include cleaning the facilities and maintenance support services. The qualified person will be a team player with an understanding of Quaker philosophy and the school environment.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • Able to clean the school facilities and restrooms on a regular basis and respond to teacher and staff requests
  • Able to lift boxes in excess of 40 pounds
  • Able to provide maintenance support services
  • Able to meet varied demands with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor
  • Highly organized, dedicated, and able to handle a variety of duties
  • Able to keep track of supply inventory and place requests with admin team for restocking, as needed
  • Complete background check with fingerprinting is required

Qualified Applicants should submit the following:

A cover letter to Matthew Sharp, Head of School; resume/curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘Day Porter’ in the subject line.)

Lower School Grade 4 Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Grade 4 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.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • 3-5 years lead teaching/assistant experience in the intermediate 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

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:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘Grade 4 Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Middle School Math/Science Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a full-time Middle School Math/Science teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Responsibilities include teaching the 5th and 6th grade Math in Focus (Singapore Math) curriculum, and 7th and 8th grade Science curriculum, including related lab experiments and oversight of the Coriell Science Fair.  The qualified teacher will be a reflective practitioner with an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy, a strong desire to engage in lifelong learning, and the ability to work  collaboratively with colleagues as part of the Middle School Team.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • 2-4 years teaching experience in the Middle School classroom
  • Genuine understanding of adolescent development and respectful behavior management
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in mathematics education; Singapore Math experience a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of Science skills, the Scientific Method, and safe laboratory practices to support curriculum taught at this level
  • Willingness to collaborate with a team and co-teach as needed
  • Rich repertoire of teaching strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs
  • Understanding of how to build relationships with students from a positive and strengths-based perspective
  • Strong understanding of formative and summative assessment practices
  • Solid communication skills – willingness to communicate with parents weekly
  • Strong technology skills and experience with technology integration in the classroom and use of varied platforms in virtual learning
  • Commitment to continuous professional learning and reflective discussion around practice, including understanding and application of current research
  • Able to meet varied demands 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

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, three letters of recommendation to:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘MS Science/Mathematics Teacher’ in the subject line.)

2/3 Year Old Teacher (Early Childhood)

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking an experienced teacher for the Early Childhood Center (ECC) for the 2020-2021 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/assisting 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
  • Openness to collaboration and planning with Early Childhood 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

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:

employment@hfsfriends.org   (Include ‘ECC Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Substitute Teachers (Part Time /as needed)

Applications must be received by: Ongoing

Job Description:

Substitute teachers needed for a Pre-K through 8th grade Quaker school. Teaching certificate, substitute certificate and/or degree and extensive experience with children preferred.

Applicants should supply the following:

A cover letter, resume and three references (or three names and contact information) to be emailed to:

employment@hfsfriends.org (Include ‘Substitute Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Haddonfield Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.

At this time all grades are at capacity. You are welcome to complete an application and you will be put on the waitlist. Thank you.