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Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Lower School
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade
Job Description:
Friends Seminary Lower School is seeking a creative, organized, team player to serve as a Kindergarten or Grade 1 Associate Teacher beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.

A Kindergarten/Grade 1 Associate Teacher (AT) at Friends collaborates with the lead teacher in planning the curriculum and reviewing lesson plans. AT’s prepare and study the materials being taught in order to be knowledgeable of lesson objectives. The AT works with the lead teacher to support student learning through whole class, small group or individualized instruction, and works in conjunction with the lead teacher to maintain a positive classroom learning environment to support the academic, emotional, and social growth of students.  

Other responsibilities include: AT’s attend faculty meetings, required events and engage in ongoing professional development relevant to the position. They are required to attend specialized meetings to support their growth and development as educators and community members. They report directly to the Assistant Head of Lower School.  As a member of the faculty, AT’s are expected to support the mission and philosophy of the school.

The community of Friends Seminary celebrates the uniqueness of each child. In the Friends Seminary Lower School we encourage our children to “follow their curiosity and exercise their imaginations… to bring about a world that ought to be.” We help children cultivate a strong sense of their identity and academic prowess through joy, playfulness, and growth in a child-centered environment.

Qualifications: Experience guiding children between the ages of five and seven in a school setting.   Some proficiency with Spanish language.  Bachelor's Degree required, Masters preferred.

Applicant Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a completed Friends Seminary Employment Application a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for 3 professional references by email to:  Kindly reference the K1 Associate Teacher in the subject line of your email.You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application online. Kindly submit your information only once per school year. No phone calls, please.

Friends Seminary actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the school community.
Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/30/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade
Position Level:
Lower School
School Name:  Friends Seminary
Street Address: 222 East 16th Street
City: New York
State: NY
Zip Code: 10003
Phone: 212-979-5030
Principal: Bo Robert Lauder
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: K-12
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08/03/2017 222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003

222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003 School

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