Employment Opporutnities

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Positions Available:

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a full-time Middle School Humanities teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. 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.

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 literacy and social studies education

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

Strong communication skills – willingness to communicate with parents weekly

Strong technology skills and experience  with technology integration in the classroom

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

Applicants should supply 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 ‘Humanities Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Middle School Science Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a full-time Middle School Science teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The qualified teacher will be a reflective practitioner with an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy, a thorough knowledge and in-depth   understanding of science concepts and skills, a strong desire to share knowledge and experiences with students; an interest in the pursuit of  ongoing professional development and lifelong learning, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

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 science education, including the ability to scaffold and support, and model student-driven labs

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

Strong communication skills – willingness to communicate with parents weekly

Strong technology skills and experience  with technology integration in the classroom

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

Applicants should supply 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 ‘Science 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.)

Kindergarten Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Lower School/Kindergarten teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.   The qualified applicant will have 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.

Strong candidates will bring:

3-5 years teaching/assisting experience in the intermediate grades 

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 Lower School colleagues and faculty across all grade levels

Commitment to ongoing professional learning and feedback, including understanding and application of current research

Genuine understanding of child development and respectful behavior management

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

An ability to meet varied tasks and responsibilities with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and humor

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 ‘Kindergarten 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.

In keeping with Gov Murphy's decision to close all public and private schools in NJ as of 3/18/2020, and the more recent "stay at home" order for all NJ residents in non-essential businesses in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Haddonfield Friends School will be closed until further notice by the State of NJ. Classes have moved to online distance learning and the administration team is working from home. Calls will be forwarded and email correspondence will be answered as promptly as possible. Thank you for your understanding as we work together at this unprecedented and difficult time for the safety and health of all.