About Germantown Friends School

Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving 900 students in grades K-12. Located in a historic neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, a historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.

Job Description

The mathematics department at Germantown Friends School is seeking a part-time or full-time creative, thoughtful math teacher to partner with us as we continue to search for innovative ways to support our students towards mathematical excellence while cultivating confidence and an appreciation for the joy and beauty of mathematics. We are a 6th-12th department that values cross-divisional teaching, but our need is for a teacher who would support Upper School students, primarily in Geometry and Algebra 2.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

The candidate:

    • will attend core, departmental, divisional, and all-school meetings as needed.
    • participate in the life of the GFS community through collegial behavior and participation in committee work.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate:
    • has a strong background in mathematics content with the ability to support students in math courses up to Algebra 2.
    • works collaboratively with colleagues.
    • is familiar with current, research-based best practices around how students learn mathematics.
    • will support the mission of the school.
    • is familiar with creating remote lessons and hybrid instruction.
    • has teaching experience and/or a master’s degree in mathematics or education.

    has emotional and cultural awareness and is inclusive in practices and professional activities

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to resumes@germantownfriends.org. Please include US Math Support in the subject line.

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Private

Subject

Math

Grade

Multiple-Grades-Elementary-School

Education Level

4- Year Degree

Term

2022-2023