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Long Term Substitute

Long Term Substitute
DVFriends, 19 E. Central Ave, Paoli, PA 19301
About DVFriends
Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader, educating bright students in grades 1-12 with reading, writing, and other related learning differences. The school attracts students from across the Philadelphia area and is in the midst of several years of program expansion and enrollment growth. Students receive a comprehensive, research-based, college preparatory curriculum, individualized instruction, cutting-edge assistive technologies, and successful college placement, with an emphasis on metacognition and self-advocacy within a community based on Quaker values.

About you and the role
As a long-term substitute lower school teacher at DVFriends, you will join a dynamic team aligned with the goal of helping bright students with learning differences reach their full potential. Full-time faculty in the lower school act as lead teachers with the range to teach across multiple subject areas. Teachers also fulfill other assigned duties and report directly to their division director.

Next steps
Please send your resume and cover letter to Christy Zawadzkas, Lower School Director at [email protected]
You'll be the right person for this job if:
● You want to work for a school that improves kids’ lives alongside people who share that motivation.
● You have had meaningful experience working with kids and/or teens that has energized you and made you optimistic about what students can achieve with the right supports and guidance.
● You communicate well, and you have well-developed organization and executive function skills to lead and manage a complex and nuanced learning environment.
● You see differences among students and adults as value-added, opening up creative pathways to learning and setting the stage for more equitable communities.
● You know yourself well, faults and strengths, and approach others with empathy and generosity of spirit.
● You actively face challenges and lean into problems, drawing upon people and
resources to solve them.
● Being around young people provides you with optimism and energy.
● You have a college degree.
Contact Christy Zawadzkas
Phone: (610) 640-4150 x2830
19 E Central Avenue, Paoli , PA 19301