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The Perkiomen School is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school located in the Greater Philadelphia area; serving grades six through twelve and offers a year of postgraduate study.
DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Historically, Perkiomen School has been a multi-cultural community from the earliest years. The first international student enrolled in 1896 from Korea. Students from many nations, races, and faiths have always been the rich fabric that makes Perkiomen a vibrant school.
Today, the school seeks a senior administrator to lead the diversity and multi-cultural programs. This position is a direct report to the Headmaster. The Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion will be responsible for both faculty and staff programming and student programming. The new Director will be charged with honoring the school's current programming including the Mid-Atlantic Regional Diversity Summit, People of Color Conference, Student Diversity Leadership Council, student leadership development, Black History Month, Social Justice Week, Day of Silence, Lunar New Year Celebration, and visiting speakers. Further, the Director will be responsible for identifying learning opportunities both on and off campus that work to improve equity and inclusion at Perkiomen such as events at local universities, conferences, and real-life experiences. Additionally, the school seeks a leader who will weave the existing programs with new ideas to create a comprehensive program celebrating our diverse global community. Finally, the Director would be expected to support the admissions office to enhance the recruitment of students of color.
Applicants should have earned a master’s degree and have administrative experience with independent school education, not-for-profits, or higher education. The Directorship is an academic position which would include one or two academic classes. Additionally, it is a residential position that includes housing and residential duties. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and statement of philosophy directly to:
Diana J. Gleeson, Assistant Headmaster for Academic Affairs
Start date: July 1, 2017
MATH: The Perkiomen School seeks a dynamic, innovative middle and upper school math teacher with the ability to teach classes ranging from Pre-Algebra to AP Calculus. Candidates should have a pedagogical focus on project-based learning, hands-on applications, and student-centered classrooms. As a full-time member of the faculty, coaching, advising, and residential duties are required.
MATH CHAIR: The Perkiomen School seeks a Mathematics Department Chair. The Chair is responsible for the oversight of the Mathematics Department including but not limited to interpreting and articulating department philosophy, mentoring department members, preparing and administering department budget, and fostering cooperation with other departments. The Mathematics Chair is a teaching position. Candidates should have the ability to teach classes ranging from Pre-Algebra to AP Calculus. Candidates should have a pedagogical focus on project-based learning, hands-on applications, and student-centered classrooms. As a full-time member of the faculty, coaching, advising, and residential duties are required.
ENGLISH: The Perkiomen School seeks a dynamic, innovative middle and upper school English teacher. Strong candidates will be excellent writers, avid readers, and passionate lifelong learners. Candidates should have a pedagogical focus on project-based learning, hands-on applications, and student-centered classrooms. As a full-time member of the faculty, coaching, advising, and residential duties are required.
RESIDENT HEAD NURSE: The Perkiomen School is seeking a full-time resident head nurse. The nurse will be responsible for supervising the Health and Wellness Center by serving and administering the school policy and procedures. This position will report to the Assistant Headmaster for Student Life. The nurse works three days per week and every other weekend. Housing and meals provided. Please click here for additional details.