George School was founded in 1893 by Quakers, a religious group that became well known for taking uncommon stands. Over the years, they have fought for the abolition of slavery, prison reform, the rights of the mentally ill, and the rights of individuals to conscientiously object against warfare. We don’t try to turn students or employees into Quakers, but the school’s emphasis on the individual has a spiritual basis that we hope infuses our decisions, our activities, and our relationships.
1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940-2414
George School seeks a part-time teacher of Quakerism and world religions from March 21 to June 9. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in religious studies, experience teaching secondary school students, and a personal commitment to spiritual practice. Substantial knowledge and experience of Quaker history, faith and practice, as well as world religions, is essential. Also important are: willingness to fulfill common boarding school duties; the ability to work with a diverse student population; commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community; and a style consistent with the Quaker testimonies. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: January 29.
Learning Center Associate
The George School Learning Center has an opening for a part-time proctor for evening study hall hours, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Reporting to the Director of Learning Center Services, the candidate will provide individual and small group tutoring in various core content areas, assist students with organization and time management skills, and assess student progress during study hall. The proctor must be able to work independently in providing academic support to students while creating an atmosphere conducive to learning and study. Additional responsibilities will include maintaining attendance and student records and performing other related duties as assigned. A college degree is required, high school tutoring and 1-3 years teaching experience preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Leadership Gifts Officer
George School has an opening for a Leadership Gifts Officer. For further information and to apply, please click here.
Emergency Services Officer
George School has an opening for an Emergency Services Office to work part-time. For further information and to apply, please click here.
Coaches, George School Aquatics
George School Aquatics (GSA) is seeking two highly-motivated and passionate part-time coaches to work with our eight and under and developmental-level age group swimmers. These positions will also assist the Head Coach and Head Age Group coach with their respective groups. Candidates should have previous swim coaching or lessons experience with younger children, a sound understanding of fundamental stroke mechanics, and a positive, friendly, and approachable demeanor. The assistant coaches will also help with the advanced age groupers as well as junior and senior level swimmers after they have completed practice with the younger athletes. During the short course season the GSA training groups practice Monday through Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Consistent and punctual attendance at practices as well as being available for weekend competitions (about one per month) are essential elements of these positions.
Pay will be hourly and commensurate with experience. Candidates must possess or be willing to promptly obtain current USA Swimming coaching certification. Background and criminal record checks are required for all prospective employees. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to Aquatics Director Bob Kupperman at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or call the George School pool office at 215.579.6687.
George School has openings for Lifeguards to work part-time, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED/First Aid certifications are required. Must be able to complete all required PA education-institution mandated background checks, including child abuse screening and fingerprinting. Pay will be hourly and commensurate with experience.
Please submit inquires and resume and references by email to Aquatics Director Bob Kupperman at email@example.com or call the pool office at 215.579.6687.
George School is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about inclusiveness and diversity at George School.