Careers at Francis Parker

Part-Time Preschool Teacher (Start Date: Beginning of 2024-25 School Year)

Francis Parker School of Louisville, Goshen Campus, seeks a dynamic Preschool teacher for the 2024-25 school year who has a deep respect for the competence of young children. The ideal candidate will also possess a joyful attitude and approach towards teaching, a team orientation, strong communication skills, the ability and desire to work collaboratively, and dedication to continuously developing and practicing cultural competence as a teacher. This position is a part-time morning position with the possibility of adding more hours throughout the school year subbing. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in Early Childhood Education; will consider candidates with AA/AS ECE degree with three years of teaching experience; three years of Preschool teaching experience; CPR/First Aid Certification, or the ability to obtain certification, is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Renee Hennessy, Preschool Director. (posted May 2024)

Director of The Learning Center (Start Date: July 1, 2024)

Francis Parker School of Louisville seeks a Director of The Learning Center (TLC) to begin on July 1 who will work on both campuses in all divisions (Preschool, Lower School, Middle School, and High School) and report to the Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning. This year-round position will oversee all the learning support services, including reading and writing remediation, content tutoring, speech and occupational therapy, and executive function support. This position also manages TLC student enrollment, support recommendations, and financial aid; oversees TLC staffing, including full-time learning support staff, part-time tutors, and on-site speech and OT contractors; collaborates with administration to ensure appropriate services are being offered and that support is integrated with classroom work; serves as an advisor to the admissions committee for students with learning differences and/or psycho-educational evaluations; and creates and updates all student accommodation plans. We seek candidates who are passionate, energetic, and outgoing; possess outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; enjoy working collaboratively; and have an interest in developing and practicing cultural competence. At a minimum, an M.A. (or higher) in education, special education, or psychology, 10 years of experience in education and/or psychology, and 5 years of experience in an administrative role are required. The ideal candidate will have a passion for special education and progressive, inclusive teaching practices. Please send resume and cover letter to Shelly Jones, Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning. (posted April 2024)

Part-Time Lower School Language Arts Teacher (Start Date: Beginning of 2024-25 School Year)

Francis Parker School of Louisville, Goshen Campus, seeks a part-time Lower School Language Arts Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelors in education as well as a masters in a related field, a minimum of five years’ experience, an understanding of Independent Schools, and an awareness of differentiated instruction. Candidates with particular strengths as literacy coaches, reading specialists, or gifted education specialists are highly encouraged to apply. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability and desire to work collaboratively, and dedication to continuously developing and practicing cultural competence in one’s teaching are also essential. Interest in coaching any extracurricular activities or sports is also a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to Shelly Jones, Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning, and Jennifer Griffith, Lower School Director. (posted March 2024)

Lower School Physical Education Teacher (Start Date: Beginning of 2024-25 School Year)

Francis Parker School of Louisville, Goshen Campus, seeks a Lower School Physical Education Teacher beginning in the 2024-25 school year. We require a BS/BA, with an MA or MAT preferred, and five or more years’ experience in elementary (grades K – 4) physical education. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with students and an understanding of differentiated instruction, personalized learning, and trauma-informed practices. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability and desire to work collaboratively, and dedication to continuously developing and practicing cultural competence in one’s teaching are also essential. An interest in coaching and leading extracurricular activities or sports is also a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to Shelly Jones, Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning, and Jennifer Griffith, Lower School Director. (posted March 2024)

Substitute Teachers (Ongoing Immediate Need)

Francis Parker, Goshen (PS – 8th grade) and Downtown (9th – 12th grade) Campuses, seeks substitute teachers for the 2023-24 school year. Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree (for PS – 8th, in an education-related field) and previous classroom experience. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to Renee Hennessy, Preschool Director; Shelly Jones, Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning; or Ralph Marshall, High School Dean of Faculty.