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3/4 Lead Teacher (full-time)

Lansdowne Friends School is seeking a full-time third & fourth grade teacher to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. The teacher will co-teach the third & fourth grades, and will collaborate with the present 3/4 teacher to plan, create and implement the curriculum. The candidate should have familiarity with a constructivist math program, a balanced literacy program, and the writing process. The candidate should also demonstrate strong classroom management skills, an investment in continued professional growth, and a commitment to promoting a diverse community. He/she is responsible for ongoing assessment and communication with parents and the Head of School about children’s progress. All Lower School teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education and required state and federal clearances, including Act 168. Teaching experience is preferred. We are looking for a dynamic, creative candidate who is flexible and will be a collaborative member of our school community. Familiarity with the Responsive Classroom and Quakerism is desirable. 

REQUIREMENTS

Cover letter, resume and three references.

TO APPLY

Contact Linda Sena
610-623-2548
lsena@lansdownefriendsschool.org

PE Teacher
Lansdowne Friends School is seeking a part-time physical education teacher for pre-kindergarten through sixth grades to begin September, 2018. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in physical education or elementary education or commensurate physical education teaching experience, plus required state and federal clearances. The position includes teaching pre-kindergarten through sixth grades, as well as other rotating responsibilities, such as lunch duty, and recess. Additional coaching responsibilities may be available depending on the candidate’s interest and abilities. We are looking for a dynamic, creative candidate who is flexible and will be a collaborative member of our school community. Familiarity with the Responsive Classroom and Quakerism is desirable. Lansdowne Friends School is a small, diverse independent elementary day school serving students from ages 3 years old through 6th grade located in the Borough of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. Lansdowne Friends School nurtures young minds, bodies, and spirits by offering a responsive and challenging program grounded in Quaker values.

GRADE LEVELS:

Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter, resume and three references.

APPLY TO:

Linda Sena
610-623-2548
lsena@lansdownefriendsschool.org

Extended Day Program Teacher (part-time)

This job requires the supervision of children preK through 6th grade from 7:30-8:30 am and/or 3 to 6 pm 3-5 days per week. The applicant should be articulate, respectful, caring and enthusiastic and able to work with a team. The job includes teaching after-school programs, serving and cleaning up snacks, playing games and conflict resolution with children.

REQUIREMENTS

Resume, list of references, clearances

TO APPLY

Email Andrea Danks . Include a cover letter , resume and references.