Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
GFS Resumes
Middle School
Grade Levels:
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Job Description:

The mathematics department at Germantown Friends School is seeking a creative, thoughtful middle school teacher to partner with us as we continue to search for innovative ways to challenge our students towards mathematical excellence while instilling in them an appreciation for the joy and beauty of the subject and a confidence in their individual mathematical ability.   We are a 6-12 department that values cross-divisional teaching, but our need is for a teacher who is passionate about teaching middle school students.

The candidate:

  • Will attend all core, advisor, departmental, divisional and all-school meetings
  • Will act as an advisor, meeting with students daily, acting as a mentor to students and first point of contact over student concerns.
  • Participate in the life of the GFS community through collegial behavior and participation in committee work.
Applicant Requirements:

The ideal candidate:

  • has a strong background in mathematics content with the ability to teach the full range of middle school mathematics courses
  • works collaboratively with colleagues
  • is familiar with current, research-based best practices around how students learn mathematics
  • has teaching experience and 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 three references.

Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.   People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at

Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/30/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Position Level:
Middle School
School Name:  Germantown Friends School
Street Address: 31 West Coulter Street
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Zip Code: 19144
Phone: 215-951-2300
Head Of School: Dana Weeks
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
Enrollment Size:
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Admissions Contact: Laura Sharpless Myran
Admissions Email:

08/27/2018 31 West Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144

31 West Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 School

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