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Employment

The Shipley School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, and sexual orientation.

All positions available are posted on this website. There are no others available.


Lower School Science Teacher (PreK-1st)/Librarian Position

The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 835 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. The Lower School has 250 students in grades pre-K through 5th, and a faculty of 58.

The Shipley School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, and sexual orientation.

The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Science Teacher (PreK-1st)/Librarian. Science teaching will constitute the primary responsibility with responsibilities in the library completing a full time position. The ideal candidate will:

  • Develop an intellectually challenging, creative and hands-on science program reflecting developmentally appropriate and research-based practices.
  • Differentiate instruction to address a range of learning profiles utilizing a variety of instructional and assessment methods.
  • Integrate technology to support student learning.
  • Help create and run a MakerSpace in Lower School (in collaboration with Science and Technology Departments)
  • Cultivate a sense of community, social responsibility, and an appreciation and respect for individual differences.
  • Demonstrate kindness, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, willingness to learn and grow professionally, a cooperative spirit and a commitment to teamwork.
  • Collaborate with the other Lower School science teacher (2nd-5th grade) and participate in the Prek-12 Science committee.
  • Promote the Lower School library with students and colleagues.
  • Organize and maintain library materials.

Successful applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent speaking and writing skills
  • 3-5 years’ teaching experience
  • BA in Education or related field; MA not required but preferred

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, a Philosophy of Education Statement, and complete the online application to Mary Lou Mangino at mmangino@shipleyschool.org


Lower School Substitute Teacher

The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Lower school substitute teacher.
The candidate will: Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and certification in Education.Teaching experience of 1-2 years preferred. Ability to implement lesson plans in grades pre-k to 5th grade. Demonstrate kindness, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, a cooperative spirit and a commitment to teamwork.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, and complete the online application to Dr. Usha Balamore at Ubalamore@shipleyschool.org

 

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Diversity

Shipley upholds and promotes the integrity of each individual. We nurture a concern for others, self-worth, and personal achievement. The School is dedicated to the ongoing process of creating a safe and accepting environment for all people. We value and honor differences in ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.

Shipley is committed to sustaining a vibrant, inclusive, and caring multicultural community. The goal of raising cultural awareness and understanding is reflected in many areas of school life.

In seeking to fill faculty and staff positions, we encourage all applicants. We particularly encourage applicants who will enrich the diversity of our community.

The Shipley School

814 Yarrow Street, Bryn Mawr PA 19010
T: 610.525.4300 F: 610.525.5082
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