Employment Opportunities

Elementary Teacher Position 

Full time elementary teaching position open in an independent, private school setting.  Wichita Friends School is student-centered with small preschool through 3rd grade class sizes that enable our teachers to focus on each child’s developmental needs and encourage children to discover their own special gifts.  WFS is fully accredited with Cognia.

 

Purpose:  This position exists to provide creative approaches to learning in an individualized environment.  The ideal candidate will have experience working in the primary classroom, specifically K through 4th grade.  At Wichita Friends School, teachers tailor the curriculum to help each child reach his/her fullest potential.

 

WFS elementary classroom setttings are designed to allow children to experience multiple teaching techniques that optimize opportunities for discovery.  We utilize Engage New York Math, Engage New York English Language Arts, Fundations Reading, and Mystery Science curricula.  Experiential learning, including outdoor exploration and regular field trips, is emphasized.

 

State certification required.  Experience preferred.  Salary based on education and years of experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and implementing lesson plans.

  • Accurate recordkeeping.

  • All evaluations and supporting work must be graded in a timely manner and transparent records submitted to parents and administrators.

  • Timely accountability.

  • Diverse strategies

  • All lesson plans should include multi-sensory activities to help reinforce concepts taught.

  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom.

 

Contact:

Shelly Hoffman, Head of School

shoffman@wichitafriendsschool.org

Wichita Friends School, 14700 W. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67235

Part-Time Paraprofessional Teaching Position

Part-time position available:  Paraprofessional teaching position available for small early childhood school in West Wichita (children ages 2 1/2 through 9 years).  Seven hours per day, Monday through Friday.  Responsibilities:  assist teachers with classroom management and outdoor activity supervision, assist with snack preparation, nurture children during volunteer-led enrichment classes, assist teachers with classroom cleaning and materials organization, supervise children during lunch and playground periods, promote children’s development using the “Conscious Discipline” social and emotional classroom management program.

Contact:

Shelly Hoffman, Head of School

shoffman@wichitafriendsschool.org

Wichita Friends School, 14700 W. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67235

 

Substitute Teacher

Seeking individual available to substitute in preschool and early childhood classes (K-3rd.)  Minimum requirements:  a substitute teaching license, classroom experience and a desire to work in a classroom setting that values conscious discipline and peaceful conflict resolution.   

Contact:

Dr. Shelly Hoffman, Head of School

Wichita Friends School

14700 W. Kellogg

Wichita, KS. 67235

316-729-0303