Lancaster Friends School seeks experienced substitute teachers for K through 8th grade. Qualified candidates should have an understanding of the cognitive and social-emotional development of elementary school children and be well-versed in interdisciplinary curriculum, project work, and anti-bias curriculum.
Students at LFS are challenged to realize their intellectual, physical, emotional, and spiritual potential. A spirit of inquiry reigns in the classroom and students are encouraged to think creatively, to feel the condition of others, and to listen to their inner selves. Lancaster Friends expects students to be critical, independent thinkers who can work with a spirit of cooperation, understanding, and tolerance of the views of others. Quaker values and practices pervade the curriculum and culture, encouraging each community member to value diversity, seek peace and justice, and demonstrate respect for self and others.
Bachelor’s degree required
1-3 years of classroom teaching experience, preferably in an independent school setting
Demonstrated passion and joy for working with students in grades K-8
Knowledge of child development and a commitment to social-emotional learning, differentiated instruction, and inquiry and project-based teaching
Strong verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
A demonstrated commitment to enhancing an inclusive school community based on cultural competence, commitment to social justice, and respect for all voices;
A strong character with a team-oriented spirit, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students throughout our diverse community;
Strong affinity for the mission of Lancaster Friends School and an educational philosophy consistent with the school’s Quaker values.
All PA required clearances
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