Cambridge Friends School has an opening for a mixed-aged, third- and fourth-grade teacher, for the 2020-2021 school year.
Cambridge Friends School is dedicated to providing an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles. We engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. Candidates should have a working knowledge of project-based learning, Reading and Writing Workshops, as well as familiarity with the Investigations math curriculum. A successful candidate will carry out all responsibilities necessary to teach in our small, inclusive school, including but not limited to the following: documenting curriculum, developing lessons plans, instructing, managing the classroom and behavior, communicating with families, and participating richly and fully in the life of the School. Candidates should have a Bachelors in Education or a related field (Masters preferred), and experience teaching Lower School-aged students.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Cambridge Friends School, Katie Marion, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140 FAX 617.876.1815 or send to [email protected] with 3rd/4th Grade Teacher in the subject line. Preference will be given to those who apply by March 16, 2020.
We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the school community. Cambridge Friends School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.
Experience teaching elementary school children
Knowledgeable and appreciative of the developmental needs of 8-10-year-olds
Able to use a variety of instructional strategies to meet the needs of all ability levels, with a particular focus on project-based curriculum
Knowledge of and familiarity with Reading and Writing Workshop models
Familiarity with the Terc: Investigations in Numbers, Data, and Space math curriculum
Demonstrated knowledge of “best practices” in teaching and learning
Ability and desire to challenge and support students at all levels
Familiarity with the use of formative assessments to inform instruction
Proficiency with the purposeful use of digital technologies
Committed to collaborating and working as part of a team
Demonstrable strong classroom management
Familiarity with Responsive Classroom practices
Commitment to professional development and ongoing learning
Able to communicate effectively with parents, both in person and in writing
Committed to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, antiracist, antihomophobic, equitable learning environment for all students.
About Cambridge Friends School
Cambridge Friends School (CFS), is a Quaker elementary school (grades pre-K – 8), located in North Cambridge, Massachusetts. One of the leading independent schools in Greater Boston, CFS offers an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles and a deep commitment to social justice.
We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the school community.
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