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Upper School Language Teacher

Abington Friends School provides an exceptional program informed by traditional Quaker values and testimonies. Abington Friends School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school serving students from three years old through 12th grade.  Rooted in Friends principles of collaborative inquiry, peaceful resolution of conflict, equality, community and integrity, AFS is an unusually vibrant and diverse learning community. More information is available at

Position Description:

Abington Friends Upper School is currently seeking an experienced Upper School Language teacher to teach multiple sections of Spanish beginning in Fall, 2019.  This appointment is for a Spanish teaching position, but candidates with proficiency in French are preferred. Upper School teachers are expected to serve as student advisors; opportunities to coach or supervise other student activities are available.

Qualifications for the position include:

A minimum of a BA in Spanish, Education, or related field

Native or near-native fluency in Spanish

Experience in teaching in an Upper School classroom

Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of instructional techniques

Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development

Experience with teaching AP language courses is preferred but not required

Near fluency in French is preferred but not required

Willingness to collaborate with other teachers in Upper School and across divisions around curriculum and pedagogy

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 references. No phone calls, please.

Abington Friends School is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 02/18/2019
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Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Abington Friends School
Street Address: 575 Washington Lane
City: Jenkintown
State: PA
Zip Code: 19046
Phone: 215-886-4350
Head Of School: Richard F. Nourie
Founding Date: 1697
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: 3 yrs - Grade 12
Enrollment Size: 583
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02/26/2018 575 Washington Lane
Jenkintown, PA 19046

575 Washington Lane
Jenkintown, PA 19046 School

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