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Job Type:
Full Time
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Kathryn Park Cook
Lower School
Grade Levels:
Job Description:

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter, education philosophy, and three recommendations to

General Position Description

The Early Childhood Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the lead teacher in implementing the daily classroom program. The Early Childhood Assistant Teacher loves children and is kind, flexible, committed to a continuous process for professional growth, and willing to participate in all areas of school life.


Teaching Responsibilities

Instruct children in small and large groups, and work one-on-one with students.

Assist the lead teachers in planning and implementing a creative, engaging stimulating, and inquiry-based classroom program which includes interdisciplinary, project-based work, and focuses on literacy and mathematics readiness skills.

Promote high expectations, demonstrate a caring attitude, and help to establish an environment that supports the social, emotional, and academic development in students.

Attend parent conferences and be available for individual meetings when asked by the Lead Teacher.

Use positive and productive Responsive Classroom management techniques for improving student behavior.

Integrate the Quaker testimonies of peace, simplicity, integrity, community and stewardship into the curriculum and during interactions with FFS community members.

Assist with maintaining classroom materials and general housekeeping tasks.

Substitute in other classrooms in the event of an emergency.

Other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Requirements:

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Desired

The ability to establish cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and parents

A comfort and excitement about working with children from diverse backgrounds.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

A high level of interest in collaborating with team members

A positive attitude and a growth mindset

Strong organizational skills

Educational Requirements

BA or BS in Elementary Education or a related field.


Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 05/31/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Position Level:
Lower School
School Name:  Frankford Friends School
Street Address: 1500 Orthodox Street
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Zip Code: 19124
Country: USA
Phone: 215-533-5368
Fax: 215-533-5523
Head of School: Kathryn Park Cook
Founding Date: 1833
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-8
Enrollment Size: 173
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03/10/2019 1500 Orthodox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Country: USA
1500 Orthodox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

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