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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.

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Current Openings

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  • Lower School Lead Teacher (Fifth Grade)

    Position Title:  Lower School Lead Teacher (5th Grade)
    Reports To:  Lower School Division Head
    Status:  Exempt          
    Classification:   Faculty
    FTE: 1.0

    The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 830 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 54. 

    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 Lead Teacher for Fifth Grade. The ideal candidate will:
    • Develop an intellectually challenging and creative program with developmentally appropriate and research-based practices.
    • Individualize instruction and educate the whole child.
    • Work cooperatively with colleagues.
    • Implement an academically rigorous, inquiry-based and differentiated curriculum that emphasizes 21st century soft skills.
    • Utilize a variety of instructional and assessment methods.
    • Integrate technology to support student learning.
    • 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.
    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 Lead Teacher (Third Grade – One Year Position)

    Position Title: Lower School Lead Teacher (3rd Grade)
    Reports To:  Lower School Division Head
    Status: Exempt          
    Classification: Faculty
    FTE: 1.0

    The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 830 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 54. 

    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 Lead Teacher for Third Grade for one year (2018-19). The ideal candidate will:
    • Develop an intellectually challenging and creative program with developmentally appropriate and research-based practices.
    • Individualize instruction and educate the whole child.
    • Work cooperatively with colleagues.
    • Implement an academically rigorous, inquiry-based and differentiated curriculum that emphasizes 21st century soft skills.
    • Utilize a variety of instructional and assessment methods.
    • Integrate technology to support student learning.
    • 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.
    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.
  • Math Teaching Fellow at Shipley

    Math Teaching Fellow at Shipley
    Reports to: Division Head
    Status: Exempt
    Classification: Faculty
    FTE: 1.0
     
    The Shipley School
    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 Upper School has 378 students in grades 9-12, and a faculty of 60.

    Summary
    The math position is for two years. Successful candidates will have majored in math and have with a strong academic record, have experience and interest in coaching, and be dedicated to the idea of teaching in a school that values excellence and compassionate participation in the world. There is also the possibility of teaching in the STEAM program too so a background in programing or science is very desirable. All teaching fellows at Shipley must apply to and be accepted into the Penn Day School Teaching Residency (DSTR) program in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.
     
    DSTR Teaching Fellows at Shipley School
    The regular workload for a Teaching Fellow at Shipley is:
    • To be involved with two classes all year. The fellow will be placed in a course that is also taught by the mentor so that ongoing planning and partnership is maximized.
    • To coach, or assist, an interscholastic team or activity throughout the year
    • To carry out all the duties and responsibilities of an advisor
    • To meet with the other DSTR Teaching Fellow and new teachers once a week and with their mentors, formally, at least that often.
     
    About the Program
    The Penn Independent School Teaching Residency and the Day School Teaching Residency Program  (DSTR) program in particular is a groundbreaking collaboration between the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania and a consortium of the nation’s leading boarding and day schools. The other consortium day schools include Roxbury Latin, Hopkins, Greenwich Academy, Trinity, Riverdale, Princeton Day, The Shipley School, Gilman, and St. Anne’s-Belfield. Click here for the application information.
      
    The program lasts for two years and involves:
    • Summer work at Penn each year
    • Online work with the cohort of Fellows from the other schools
    • One weekend a term at one of the consortium schools with faculty from the schools and from Penn.
    • Coursework with a mentor at Shipley.
      
    If this opportunity interests you, please send a resume, cover letter and the Shipley on-line application to VDillard@shipleyschool.org by February 26, 2018.   Please note: due to the volume of applications for the internships, we are not able to respond to every application. You will only hear from Shipley about your application if you are being considered as a potential candidate.

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.

Application

Applicants for positions must complete the printable application.
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Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.