Friends Select School is seeking a part-time year-long middle school math teacher for the 2020- 2021 school year to teach two to three classes. Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background in mathematics and be versatile enough to teach various levels of middle school math including Algebra 1 and Geometry. In addition, the candidate should have strong collaboration skills, be familiar with current best practices and pedagogy, eager to work in a highly personalized environment, and energized by the strengths and challenges of early adolescent learners. Experience teaching math is preferred with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of teaching experience.
Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in mathematics or a related field (advanced degrees are preferred). Candidates should be experienced teachers of mathematics in a middle school setting and should be prepared to teach all levels of middle school mathematics (5th - 8th grades). The most qualified candidates will have the ability to challenge students at the highest academic level as well be able to assist students who need more support. Other duties and responsibilities include student advising, club and committee involvement, and fulfillment of general faculty duties.
-Design assessments and use that data to help inform instructional practices
-Promote an environment of critical thinking
-Ability to differentiate learning for students
-An attitude that promotes student success and a passion to help students succeed
General Middle School Responsibilities:
-Build strong relationships with students
-Believe in the mission of the school
-Regularly communicate student progress with families
-Demonstrate a strong work ethic and professionalism in and out of the classroom
-Be involved with the various team meetings and activities
-Chaperone any grade level field trip, excursions, programs, or events
Friends Select School is a 590-student, co-educational, PK through grade 12, college preparatory, independent school located in center city Philadelphia. The school carries out its mission in a manner reflective of the spiritual and social testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends.As a Quaker school committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, FSS actively seeks and warmly welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented populations. Friends Select School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment and the selection of its governing board without regard to gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, ability, or any status recognized by federal, state and local civil rights and non-discrimination laws.