The mathematics department at Germantown Friends School is seeking a creative, thoughtful middle school teacher to partner with us as we continue to search for innovative ways to challenge our students towards mathematical excellence while instilling in them an appreciation for the joy and beauty of the subject and a confidence in their individual mathematical ability. We are a 6-12 department that values cross-divisional teaching, but our need is for a teacher who is passionate about teaching middle school students.
The ideal candidate:
has a strong background in mathematics content with the ability to teach the full range of middle school mathematics courses
works collaboratively with colleagues
is familiar with current, research-based best practices around how students learn mathematics
has teaching experience and a master’s degree in mathematics or education
has emotional and cultural awareness and is inclusive in practices and professional activities
Will attend all core, advisor, departmental, divisional and all-school meetings
Will act as an advisor, meeting with students daily, acting as a mentor to students and first point of contact over student concerns.
Participate in the life of the GFS community through collegial behavior and participation in committee work.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
Germantown 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. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving students in grades EC-12. Located in an historic neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.