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Upper School and Middle School Math Teacher

Upper School and Middle School Math Teacher
DVFriends, 19 E. Central Ave, Paoli, PA 19301
About DVFriends
Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader in 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
Both middle school (grades 6-8) and upper school (grades 9-12) math positions are available. There
may also be an opportunity to teach a robotics course. As a teacher at DVFriends, you will join a
dynamic team aligned in the goal of helping bright students with learning differences reach their full
potential. Full-time faculty in the upper school teach five academic courses in their department(s)
while acting as an academic advisor to 6-8 students. Teachers also fulfill other assigned duties and
report directly to their division director.

Next steps
To get started, please visit
You’ll answer some questions that are related to your day-to-day duties. Your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymized, randomized, and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers. If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes a set of interviews over Zoom and/or on campus. At the end of the application process, we'll share how well you performed.
You'll benefit from:
● A robust health insurance plan, including a school contribution that covers the employee cost and a portion of the cost for a partner and dependents.
● Employer match of retirement plan contributions up to 6% of salary.
● A 10-month contract, allowing ample time for recharging your battery over the summer.
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 support and guidance.

● You communicate well, and you have well-developed organizational 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 by the position’s start date.
Phone: (610) 640-4150

19 E Central Avenue, Paoli , PA 19301