About Shipley

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 Second Teacher

The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 coeducational day school, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and sciences, the school encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth, and concern for others at school and in the larger community.

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.

Position Purpose:  The second teacher is responsible for assisting implementation of the daily program under the direction of the teacher.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Supervise the classroom when the teacher is out of the room
  • Help with general housekeeping and classroom tasks
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences
  • Instruct children in small and large groups and work one on one with children
  • Supervise outside playground activities
  • Help with the operations of audio/visual aids (projectors, etc.).
  • Follow directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree required
  • Interest in children in an educational setting
  • Excellent verbal skills with students, colleagues and parents
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
  • Strong ability to multi-task and keep to a schedule
  • Commitment to professional development and best practices in education
  • Education experience in a variety of instructional methods                                                 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment. 
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, Philosophy of Education Statement a completed Employment Application and forward all 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 

 

Forms

Applicants for positions must complete the following:

The following clearances are required by state law prior to employment:

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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