About Horizons at Greene Street Friends School

Horizons is an award-winning, tuition-free, academic and enrichment summer program serving low-income, public school students from our Germantown neighborhood in Philadelphia.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented, passionate, caring professional who will work collaboratively alongside an outstanding teaching team and administrative staff to fulfill the Horizons mission and create a fun, inclusive, inspiring and educational summer experience for a class of 16 students. The Lead Teacher will work with a teaching assistant and a reading specialist and will be supported by the Program Director. Additionally, the Lead Teacher will design and teach high quality, culturally responsive, project-based curriculum and engage students in learning language arts, math, and science throughout our 6-week summer enrichment program. Plan and lead fun, community-building games and enriching experiential learning opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to a strong commitment to the Horizons mission, this position requires a balance of knowledge of best practices and practical experience with and proficiency in the skills of instruction. The ideal candidate for the Lead Teacher position must be flexible, well organized, capable of taking initiative, and full of enthusiasm for both teaching and learning.


Bachelor’s Degree

Click APPLY FOR JOB to upload a resume and cover letter, outlining your interest, skills and experience (MS Word or PDF format) to Malia Neal, Director of Horizons at Greene Street Friends School.

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