Stratford Friends School is a leader and a pioneer in the education of children who learn differently.  SFS students are intelligent and imaginative, but find it difficult to learn in a conventional classroom/setting.  The school’s mission is to empower our students with the skills to be successful learners.  SFS is a school committed to diversity, peacemaking, social justice, and the recognition of the spiritual dimension of life.

Stratford Friends 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.

Lower School Teacher 

 Lower School Teacher is responsible for providing student-center, multi sensory instruction in Language Arts, Math and Science. Candidates must possess a current teaching certificate in elementary education, preference will be given to special education or reading specialist certification.  

Qualifications:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education with a current teaching certificate or appropriate licensure. 

Preference given to Special Education Teaching Certification and/or Reading Specialist

Experience using technology for instruction.

A passion for teaching students who learn differently.

Strong classroom management skills.

Organized and thoughtful planner.

A whole child approach to teaching.

The ability to be flexible and work well with a team.

A lifelong learner who embraces professional development opportunities.

Part-Time School Van Driver

Stratford Friends School seeks a van driver for the hours of 6:30 – 8:30 AM and 3:00 – 5:00 PM during the 2020-2021 school year to provide reliable transportation for our students  over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensure vehicle operation is in safe operating condition; and ensure safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from vans.  Additional hours may be available due to special events. 

YOU MUST HAVE:

  •         A valid driver’s license and compliant driving background check.
  •         A high school diploma or the equivalent.
  •         Experience and interest in working with children.
  •         The ability to make mature decisions in unanticipated situations.
  •         Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.

 IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  •         You have experience working in a school setting.
  •         You have van driving experience.
  •         You are available for occasional excursions during the school day.

Part-Time Van Attendant

Stratford Friends School seeks a van attendant for the hours of 6:30 – 8:30 AM and 3:00 – 5:00 PM during the 2020-2021 school year. This position will supervise children while riding the van  and assist in boarding on and off the van. Additional hours may be available due to special events. 

YOU MUST HAVE:

  •         A high school diploma or the equivalent.
  •         Experience and interest in working with children.
  •         The ability to make mature decisions in unanticipated situations.
  •         Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  •         You have experience working in a school setting.
  •          You are available for occasional excursions during the school day.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. 

Mission

Stratford Friends School and Teacher Training Center is a K-9 school for children with literacy-based and similar learning differences. We provide a full academic program, a 6:1 student-teacher ratio, and multi-sensory teaching throughout the curriculum. We educate children in a caring environment guided by Quaker principles.


Employment Forms

Applicants for positions must complete the following, including mandatory Pennsylvania documents:

Employment Application Form

School Personnel Health Record

The School Personnel Health Record only needs to be completed upon hire.


Additional Requirements

PA Child Abuse History Clearance

PA State Police Criminal Record Check Clearance

FBI Fingerprints

Please call the Business Office at Stratford Friends to obtain the school service code for obtaining your FBI fingerprints.