Co-educational day school for Pre-School through Eighth Grade

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in The Wyndcroft School. Wyndcroft does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. The Wyndcroft School has the following position(s) available.

Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Science Teacher: Qualifications, Duties, and Responsibilities

April 2017

The Wyndcroft School seeks a dynamic teacher of science for highly motivated students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Degree in science or education w/ science concentration is required. Curricular themes include:

  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Forces and Motion
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Science Fair Research Competition

Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • A teaching philosophy of inquiry based instruction and STEM education
  • A thorough understanding of child development
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills with adults and children
  • An understanding of the importance of the parent/teacher relationship
  • A sincere enthusiasm for teaching in an independent school

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to:

Gail L. Wolter
Head of School
The Wyndcroft School
1395 Wilson Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
gwolter@wyndcroft.org

Substitute Teacher

Available on an as needed basis, this employee is responsible for carrying out the lesson plans and duties of the teacher for whom he/she is substituting.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

1. Programming:

a. Following the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting

b. Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.

c. Establishing and maintaining order in the classroom.

d. Maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.

e. Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.

f. Assisting in upholding and enforcing school rules, and administrative guidelines.

2. Public Relations:

a. Cooperating with school personnel.

b. Establishing and maintaining cooperative relations with all members of the school community.

3. Reporting:

a. Reporting to the Assistant Head of School or designee at the beginning and end of the school day.

4. Other responsibilities as directed by the Head of School.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree

2. Completion of school orientation.

3. PA Clearances: Criminal Background Check; Child Abuse History; FBI Fingerprinting

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Teaching Certification

2. Experience working with students.

All interested candidates for future positions should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Mrs. Gail L. Wolter, Head of School
The Wyndcroft School
1395 Wilson Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

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