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CHILDREN'S CENTER LEAD TEACHER  

EOE Statement The George School community—rooted in Quaker values and composed of global citizens—is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. The school does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our goal is to be a community where people with vastly different backgrounds, identities, and perspectives are united in their mutual respect for one another and the pursuit of a common good. This belief is reflected in the school’s motto, “Mind the Light.”

 
Description

George School, a Quaker boarding/day grades 9-12 college preparatory school located in Newtown, Bucks County, PA has an opening for a full-time Lead Teacher in the Children’s Center. This position covers the mixed age preschool classroom during the academic year.

The Lead Teacher supports the Director by helping to create and maintain a nurturing and safe environment for the children, as well as improving the overall care and quality of education at the Children’s Center. The Lead Teacher must be able to respectfully communicate, actively listen, and work well alongside others in a team environment. The Lead Teacher develops and supports positive partnering relationships with the children and their families our program serves. Lead Teacher is responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on the children’s interests and needs and provides mentorship to the Assistant Teacher with this responsibility.

 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and one year experience with children OR
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field, and one year experience with children OR
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and two years professional experience with children OR
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children
  • Ability to lift and carry child(ren) for short periods
  • Ability to effectively communicate and actively participate in all experiences of the particular age group, i.e., sit, crawl, stoop, run, climb, jump, dance, etc.
  • Discretion, respect and ability to maintain confidentiality

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position CHILDREN'S CENTER LEAD TEACHER  
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About the Organization Founded in 1893 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than nineteen states, forty-three foreign countries, and a variety of ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. Through its commitment to diversity and the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and peacemaking, George School inspires students to be led by their own truths while respecting and appreciating opinions and beliefs different from their own. George School was one of the first schools in the United States to implement an International Baccalaureate diploma program.  
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