Full-Time Pre-K/Kindergarten Co-Teacher
  • Teacher

Cambridge Friends School, Cambridge, MA

Accredited by AISNE and FCE

Cambridge Friends School has an opening for a full-time Pre-K/Kindergarten Co-teacher (to work between two classrooms, each staffed with a full-time teacher), beginning in September 2020.

The Cambridge Friends School 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. Ideal candidates will have a Bachelors degree in early childhood education, (Masters preferred), prior early childhood teaching experience, and a passion for the learning and development of four to six year olds. The CFS PreK/Kindergarten program is play based. The successful candidate will carry out all responsibilities necessary to teach in our small, inclusive school, including but not limited to: documenting curriculum, developing lesson plans, instructing, managing the classroom/behavior, communicating with families, and participating richly and fully in the life of the School.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and references to: Cambridge Friends School, Katie Marion, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140 FAX 617.876.1815 or send to k.marion@cambridgefriendsschool.org with Pre-K/Kindergarten in the subject line.

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.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in teaching in an early childhood classroom with specific experience teaching Pre-K/Kindergarten
  • Familiar with a progressive approach to early childhood education; practical experience using that model in a classroom and knowledge of child development and its relationship to curriculum creation
  • Knowledgeable about the developmental needs of four- to- six year-olds
  • Committed to collaborating and working as part of a co-teaching team and a larger early childhood team
  • Able to communicate effectively with parents, both in person and in writing
  • Experienced or trained in the use of specific curricular programs preferred: Wilson’s Fundations® and TERC: Investigations Math Program
  • Familiar with Responsive Classroom practices
  • In possession of strong writing skills, physical stamina, patience, and integrity
  • Committed to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, antiracist, antihomophobic, equitable learning environment for all students.

To apply:

Katie Marion, Head of Lower School and Assistant Head for Internal Affairs, k.marion@cambridgefriendsschool.org