Employment Opporutnities

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Positions Available:

Assistant Teacher, ECC Grades

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking qualified candidates for assistant teachers in the early childhood grades for the 2021-2022 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 the lead teacher and colleagues across grade levels. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, supporting the lead teacher with small group instruction, one-on-one student support, preparation for class projects, supporting toileting and hygiene needs, and classroom organization and management. Other duties may include overseeing lunch, recess, and arrival and substituting when necessary.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • Teaching certification and experience in the early childhood classroom
  • A commitment to health and safety best practices, including the ability to gently and effectively enforce social distancing and other safety guidelines and protocols
  • Openness to collaboration and planning with the Lead Teacher, ECC colleagues and faculty across all grade levels
  • Patience, along with 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, flexibility, cooperation, 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 ‘ECC Assistant Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Lower School Grade 1 Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Grade 1 teacher to begin September 1, 2021. The qualified applicant will have an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy and values, and will work collaboratively with colleagues.

Strong candidates will bring:

  •  3-5 years lead teaching/assisting experience the primary grades, preferred
  • 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
  • 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

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 ‘Grade 1 Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Assistant Teacher, K/Primary Grades

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking qualified candidates for assistant teachers in the Kindergarten/primary grades for the 2021-2022 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 the lead teacher and colleagues across grade levels. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, supporting the lead teacher with small group instruction, one-on-one student support, preparation for class projects, and classroom organization and management. Other duties may include overseeing lunch, recess, and arrival and substituting when necessary.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • Teaching certification and experience in the early childhood/primary classroom
  • A commitment to health and safety best practices, including the ability to gently and effectively enforce social distancing and other safety guidelines and protocols
  • Openness to collaboration and planning with the Lead Teacher,  Lower School colleagues and faculty across all grade levels
  • Patience, along with 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, flexibility, cooperation, 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 ‘Assistant Teacher’ in the subject line.)

Lower School Grade 2 Teacher

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking a Grade 2 teacher to begin September 1, 2021. 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/assisting experience the primary grades, preferred
  • 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
  • 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

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 ‘Grade 2 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.)

Summer Camp Counselor

Applications requested immediately

Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking full time and part time Camp Counselors for our growing Preschool and Youth Camps (2 yrs. through  7yrs.) programs. Camp runs from 9am-3pm Monday through Friday, June 21 through August  13, 2021. PM Extended Day programs also available.

Responsibilities include: Participating in and supporting campers during fun activities, experiments, crafts; overseeing and engaging in free play; using creative problem solving techniques; supervising off-campus excursions and weekly swim club trips;; modeling and assisting campers with Quaker- informed peaceful conflict resolution, and encouraging mutual respect and cooperation among campers, counselors, and staff.

Strong candidates will bring:

  • Team player and self starter; enjoys working with children; possesses good communication and supervisory skills; reliable, prompt,  and trustworthy; willing to take responsibility and direction; cooperative and collaborative.
  • Experience working with children is essential.  Must pass state clearances, including fingerprinting,  child abuse and criminal background checks.

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 ‘Summer Camp Counselor’ 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.