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Second Grade Associate Teacher

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking an Associate second grade Teacher.  The position is full-time, (¾ teacher salary commensurate with experience) and a full benefits package.  Candidates should be committed to the 21st century Standards for ELA and Mathematics done in a creative interactive classroom. The applicant should have demonstrated skill in the use of learning centers and thematic education, and employ a constructivist approach to teaching. Candidates should have an understanding of Unit Planning and demonstrated skill in use of technology as a tool in the classroom.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania.

Requirements:

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • BA/BS in Elementary Education; Masters preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience in elementary school teaching preferred

Please send immediately resume, letter of interest, and completed  NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org

Spanish Teacher

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking a full-time Spanish teacher for grades 6-8.  The candidate must be committed to 21st century standards for students in a world language.  Responsibilities include classroom instruction, integration of technology, and student immersion in conversational language. A successful candidate will reflect creative lesson planning and effective classroom management strategies.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a Pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania.

Requirements:

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • BS/BA in Spanish
  • Studies in Middle/Secondary Education
  • 3 years experience in elementary/middle school teaching

Please send resume, letter of interest, and completed  NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org by August 8, 2017.

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Assistant for Montessori Pre-school Program

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is looking for assistants for its Montessori preschool environments (3-5 year old children).  The responsibilities for this part-time position include assisting the lead teacher in developing the Montessori environment, helping students through work cycles, and guiding students through assignments while demonstrating independence and personal accountability.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a 2014 National Blue Ribbon school recognized for its excellence in early childhood education.

Requirements:

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • Commitment to the Mission and Vision of the Sisters of St. Joseph
  • Associate degree; BS/BA degree in education preferred
  • Knowledge of Montessori philosophy, terminology, material, and teaching methods preferred

Please respond electronically. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed  NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org by July 27, 2017.

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School Nurse

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking for a full-time School Nurse with school nurse certification or RN license.  Candidates would provide treatments and medications to students throughout the school day, as well as provide health screenings and assessments. Candidate will develop and implement student health plans, keep accurate electronic records, plan and implement student health protocols, and provide communication to school administration about health-related matters. Candidate also teaches some health-related classes to students.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a 2014 National Blue Ribbon school recognized for its excellence in early childhood education.

Requirements

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • a valid license as a Registered Nurse
  • a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • 3 years school nurse experience working with elementary school children

Please forward NFA employment application, letter of interest, resume, including references and copy of certification and clearances to: careers@norfon.org or fax 215-247-8405.

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Afternoon Session Support Teacher

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking an Afternoon Session support teacher with facility in project learning for 3 and 4-year-old children (12:15 to 3: 15 PM daily). The support teacher works closely with the head teacher to imagine, design, and execute project learning for children in an environment where joy and energy abound, and where personal self-direction is fostered. With the other staff, the support teacher creates an environment where children demonstrate respect and kindness for each other and where they learn conflict resolution and problem solving strategies. The support teacher with the head teacher develops varied avenues of communication with parents including the bi-monthly newsletter.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a 2014 National Blue Ribbon school recognized for its excellence in early childhood education.

Requirements:

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • BA/BS in Early Elementary Education
  • 3 years’ experience in preschool/elementary school teaching

Please respond electronically. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org by March 17, 2017.

 

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Extended After-School Day Assistant

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is seeking part-time persons for assistants in its after-school extended day program (daily hours: 3:00 to 6 PM). The person should have demonstrated skills in care of children from ages 3 to grade 6. Duties included supervising children during transition from school day to extended day program, providing a safe outdoor/gym time encouraging friendship and fair play, enabling children to engage in creative play, and providing guidance and assistance during homework time.

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is a pre-k through grade 8, Catholic, Independent, co-ed, elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph and located in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania.

Requirements:

  • Active Practicing Catholic
  • Demonstrated experience in care of preschool and elementary school children
  • High school diploma; college degree preferred

Please respond electronically by July 27. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed  NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org ASAP.

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Substitutes: Early Childhood to Grade 8

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is looking for substitute teachers for Pre-K to Grade 8.  Candidates should have experience in creative, interactive teaching/learning environments; training in Montessori education is a plus.  Background in Catholic education essential; appropriate credentials expected.

Please respond electronically. Send resume, letter of interest, and completed NFA employment application to careers@norfon.org.

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Substitute School Nurse

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy is looking for a part-time Substitute School Nurse with school nurse certification or RN license, criminal and reference checks required including clearances to work in a school environment.  Candidates would provide treatments and medications to students throughout the school day.

Send letter of interest, resume, including references and copy of certification and clearances to careers@norfon.org or fax (215) 247-8405.