Wilmington Friends School, a preschool to 12th grade Quaker, college preparatory, day school located in Wilmington, Delaware, enrolling approximately 700 students, seeks a full-time third grade teacher for the fall of 2019.
We will invite, for interviews and demonstration teaching on campus, those candidates whose interests and experiences best fit our needs. We are particularly interested in hearing from qualified candidates who demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development and growth.
If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Linda Beard, Administrative Assistant to the Head of Lower School (email@example.com). Address the cover letter to Julie Rodowsky, Head of Lower School.
A highly qualified candidate is one who:
Will bring imagination, a positive attitude, and energy to work with children of ranging experiences and abilities
Has experience teaching writing using the Writer’s Workshop model
Is familiar with Singapore math instruction
Is familiar with the Responsive Classroom approach to community building and classroom management
Is committed to planning and teaching interdisciplinary units in cooperation with colleagues
Seeks to serve on a faculty that is involved in all areas of school life
Is dedicated to upholding the Quaker ideals of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship
A qualified candidate will have a minimum of an undergraduate degree, preferably in education, and classroom experience, preferably at a third grade level.
About Wilmington Friends School
Founded in 1748, Wilmington Friends School (WFS) is the oldest independent school in Delaware and the eleventh oldest in the nation. WFS is a preschool through 12th grade Quaker day school enrolling approximately 700 students.