Employment Opportunities

Located just north of Philadelphia, Plymouth Meeting Friends School is a Pre-Kindergarten (ages 3 & 4) – 6th grade Quaker school. Plymouth offers a vigorous, global curriculum in a small, caring environment. PMFS balances academic challenge with age-appropriate expectation, while celebrating and encouraging the exuberance and joy of children.

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  • Science Teacher, Long-term Substitute

    Plymouth Meeting Friends School provides an education based on the Quaker belief that there is that of God in everyone. Through its nurturing environment, the school offers an intellectually challenging and creative academic program to a diverse student body. Supported by adults who model respect and understanding, students reach toward individual strengths as responsible members of a community of learners.


    Long-term Substitute: Science Teacher, Pre-K through Grade 6 (February 21- March 16, 2023)

    Position Description: Part Time, Daily Rate: The position includes four days per week in the classroom (M, T, TH, F). The position does not include health benefits.

    Position Description: PMFS seeks a part-time Science Teacher for our Pre-K through Sixth Grade classes.

    Science classes at PMFS focus on developing scientific skills and a love and curiosity for exploring the world through science. The Science Teacher is a member of the Specials team. For this 4-day per week position, PMFS is seeking an educator with experience teaching students ranging from preschool (ages 3 - 4) through 6th Grade. PMFS offers a vigorous, global curriculum in a small, caring environment. Responsibilities include planning and delivering an active science curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and engaging for each grade-level.

    The ideal candidate is passionate about teaching and working with elementary school aged children and has experience differentiating instruction to best meet student's needs, as well as solid organizational and classroom management skills. Facility with usage and integration of technology are required. A strong alignment with Quaker Testimonies and progressive education—in philosophy and teaching practice-- is expected. Experience or familiarity with the Responsive Classroom approach is a plus.

    Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in science education or a related educational field. Applicants are expected to have at least three years of classroom experience.

    PMFS actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of our school community. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references with contact information to Associate Head of School Erica Shippen at ericas@pmfs1780.org.
  • Substitute Teachers

    PMFS is hiring substitute teachers for all subjects and grade levels, Pre-K (ages 3-4) – Sixth Grade.
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  • Beyond the Bell and Vacation Care Staff

    Come help lead a comfortable, creative, cross-age play environment at PMFS’s Beyond the Bell and/or Vacation Care programs! Click here to read more about these valuable supporting programs.
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