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JOB AD Lead Teacher Intermediate Grades


Fern Hill School

Milton, PA

Lead Teacher, hiring for July 2021

A newly established independent, progressive school in Milton, PA, Fern Hill School is a preschool through fourth grade student-centered school that honors the centrality of play in learning, fosters a relationship with nature and allows each child to wander in wonder. Fern Hill is committed to each child reaching their emotional, social and academic potential.  Qualified faculty connect deeply to cultivate a community of engaged scholars and families.


Fern Hill School’s inaugural academic year will be Fall 2021 led by a director with nearly 20 years of experience in the field of Early Education. This is an exciting opportunity to join the growing outdoor education movement at the ground floor of an innovative school. As Fern Hill enrolls, we are seeking a teacher to plan, organize and implement instruction for the school’s intermediate students. The teacher will develop an appropriate curriculum, plan lessons that integrate student-led experiential outdoor learning, and guide student development under the supervision of the director.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
  • Have Experience teaching in progressive education
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current research and thinking in education, including knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrated commitment to outdoor education
  • Create and foster an indoor and outdoor learning environment, centrally focused on whole child development in line with the mission statement for Fern Hill School
  • Clear background checks pursuant with Pennsylvania State law

Job Description Here. 


Interested applicants can direct inquiries to info@fernhillschoolpa.org. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to info@fernhillschoolpa.org


Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 


Fern Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds in support of a diverse student population.


About the Area

Fern Hill School is located in Milton, Pennsylvania a rapidly changing small town along the Susquehanna River. The town boasts a beautiful state park, an established public library and a downtown dominated by small businesses. Milton is in close proximity to the prestigious Geisinger Medical Center and Danville, Bucknell University and Bloomsburg University. It is about an hour’s drive from Harrisburg, PA and State College, PA - the vibrant home of Penn State University’s main campus. The town’s easy access to interstate 80 makes it centrally accessible to vibrant metro areas; within three hours drive to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. 


This area boasts vital local agriculture, offers myriad river and lake activities, and is rich in outdoor recreation areas such as Bald Eagle and Loyalsock State Forests, and Ricketts Glen State Park to name only a few. The area is dotted with craft industries, small breweries, wineries and vineyards, farmer’s markets and stands, town theater groups, and arts festivals.  The region enjoys strong higher education institutions and advanced medical facilities, all at an affordable cost of living with a rewarding life balance. 






JOB AD Lead Teacher Intermediate Grades


Fern Hill School

Milton, PA

Lead Teacher, hiring for July 2021

A newly established independent, progressive school in Milton, PA, Fern Hill School is a preschool through fourth grade student-centered…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 10, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$28,000 - $40,000

Location

On-site
Broadway St, Milton, PA 17847, USA

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