1st-2nd Grade Co-Teacher

We seek an experienced teacher who combines skill in early reading, writing and math instruction with creativity, enthusiasm, and a collaborative nature. The position is 20 hours a week and entails sharing classroom responsibilities and coordinating closely with a full time 1st-2nd grade teacher and our learning strategist to provide students with a strong foundation in early skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education and experience in teaching early literacy and math.  Experience with balanced literacy, differentiating literacy instruction in a heterogeneous classroom, and Reading Specialist/Reading Recovery and/or Math Recovery preferred.

Friends School of Portland is an independent preschool through 8th grade school arising from Quaker faith and practice and built upon long-held standards of exceptional Friends schools. Embracing the Quaker belief in the unique worth of each individual, we seek students from diverse ethnic, economic and family backgrounds. In small, multi-age classes, as well as in afterschool and summer programs, we nurture children’s unfolding development as curious, creative, and compassionate world citizens. We emphasize high standards for independent thinking and personal integrity. We offer cooperative learning in a close community where simplicity, service, stewardship, and peaceful resolution of conflict are practiced every day.

Please email a cover letter, resume, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to Nell Sears, Director of Studies (nell@friendsschoolportland.org) by April 1st.

Close Date: 
Apr 2 2018