Associate Head of Academics, Curriculum and Student EngagementBACK TO SEARCH
Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Matthew Sharp
856-429-6786 xt.215
Middle School, Lower School
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Job Description:

Haddonfield Friends School is seeking to hire a full-time Associate Head of Academics, Curriculum and Student Engagement for the 2019-2020 school year. The successful applicant will be responsible for partnering with faculty and school leadership to enhance the academic offerings, oversee and cultivate innovative curriculum, supervise student engagement and success, and encourage home/school/community communication and connections.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing curriculum development and innovation, including supporting teachers with the implementation of new, project-based learning initiatives and design-thinking curricula;
  • Arranging professional development opportunities and in-service days;
  • Managing and streamlining grade-to-grade transitions by promoting faculty communication and a spiraling, cohesive academic program;
  • Supporting and observing classroom teachers, both with standing initiatives and individual teacher professional development and growth;
  • Supporting classroom teachers with behavior interventions and differentiated instruction;   
  • Maintaining communication with families by being a visible presence in the daily life of the school;
  • Supporting teachers in web portal content production and dissemination, and collaborating with PTO members and parent volunteers.  

Additional responsibilities include:

  •  Partnering regularly with families and students to ensure a successful experience and best fit with our program;
  •  Guiding retention initiatives;
  •  Supporting admissions, marketing and community events.
Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications of applicant:

  • Seasoned elementary or middle school educator with experience implementing both   project-based learning and design-thinking programs
  •  Masters degree preferred
  •  Understanding of child and early adolescent development
  • Experience in curriculum design and development and teacher leadership
  • Must be a collaborative, hands-on, creative thinker with a sense of humor and a willingness to listen and lead
  • Should possess an interest in continuing personal professional growth in a highly cooperative, progressive educational  environment
  • Candidate should have an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophies, modeling the testimonies of service and stewardship
Job Posting Expiration Date: 09/15/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Position Level:
Middle School, Lower School
School Name:  Haddonfield Friends School
Street Address: 47 North Haddon Avenue
City: Haddonfield
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08033
Country: USA
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State: NJ
Zip Code:
Country: USA
Head of School: Matthew Sharp
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Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-8
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08/03/2017 47 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Country: USA
47 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Country: USA

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