Employment at Friends School

Friends School prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we seek qualified individuals with the knowledge, education, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Friends School.

Spanish Teachers

Friends School of Wilmington seeks candidates for two part-time capacities for Spanish. 

1. Part-Time Pre-K through 2nd Grade Spanish Teacher, August - June, (17 hours per week)

Possible hours:
Mondays: 12:00-3:00
Tuesdays: 10:30-1:30
Wednesdays: 8:00 – 12:00
Thursdays: 10:30 – 1:30
Fridays: 11:00 – 3:00
There may be flexibility to swap hours from Mondays to Tuesdays and Thursdays to Fridays if desired.
 

2.Part-Time 3rd - 8th Grade Spanish Long-Term Substitute,  August - December  (18 hours per week)

Possible hours:
Mondays: 9:00 - 12:00
Tuesdays: 8:00 - 2:00
Thursdays: 8:00 -2:00
Fridays: 9:00 - 12:00
There may be flexibility to swap hours from Mondays to Tuesdays and Thursdays to Fridays if desired.

If interested, FSW would be open to exploring a full time option for first semester (combining the two positions) and then continuing part time for the second semester, PK-2. 


Candidates should be able to speak Spanish fluently, and be well-versed in language acquisition theory and methodologies that foster language learning. Movement, games and songs in Spanish are considered essential.

Relevant educational background and experience teaching Spanish preferred. Also, seeking graduate level students who demonstrate confidence in Spanish and working with children.

If interested, please send application materials (cover letter, resume, and 3 references) to Martina Jonsson-Boykin at martinaj@fsow.org.

 

Part-time Director of Development

Friends School of Wilmington seeks a dynamic part-time Director of Development to oversee Annual Giving, year-round fundraising activities, and the launch of FSW’s capital campaign. This position is integral to supporting current and future financial needs of the school by engaging community members and external constituencies in philanthropy on behalf of FSW. The Director of Development reports to the Head of School and works directly with members of the Administrative Team, Trustees, volunteers, donors, and FSW faculty. This is a one-year position, with the possibility of extension. Hours are flexible with some weekend and evening work required.

Essential Functions:

Develop and implement fundraising strategies to attract, interest, and engage members of the extended school community as part of an Annual Fund (Annual Goal - $84,000)

Partner with the Head of School and Capital Campaign Committee to identify, qualify, and cultivate major gift prospects

Showcase Friends School’s mission and program through successful special events, activities, and partnerships, such as GrandFriends Day, PTO events and alumni activities.

Manage database and communications, cultivation programs, gift processing and follow-up.

If interested, please send application materials (cover letter, resume, and 3 references) to Brenda Esch, Head of School, brenda@fsow.org.

 

Part-Time Montessori Lead Teacher

The Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a part-time Montessori Lead Teacher for a new Primary (3-4 yr.) classroom. The lead teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing Montessori Primary Curriculum with the help of a part-time assistant. FSW is a Quaker school with Montessori classrooms at the Toddler and Primary level.  We serve 185 students ages 18 months through 8th grade. 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  1. Relevant teaching experience with a deep understanding of the Montessori approach.
  2. An understanding of FSW’s Quaker philosophy and mission.
  3. Confidence in working with an assistant teacher.
  4. Excellent written communication and an inclusive, collaborative work style.

If interested, please send application materials (resume, teaching philosophy, 3 references) to Brenda Esch, Head of School, brenda@fsow.org.

 

Middle School Language Arts Teacher

Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a Middle School Language Arts Teacher. This full-time position includes responsibilities for academic and social/emotional development of each student. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to teach using hands-on, inquiry-based pedagogy and to understand the developmental needs of a 6th-8th grade community of learners. This position offers the possibility of teaching a 6th grade integrated Language Arts and Social Studies block and includes responsibilities as the 6th grade Advisor. Previous knowledge of Developmental Designs is welcome.

Friends School is interested in candidates who are passionate about life-long learning, who embrace the Quaker mission of the school, and who will contribute productively to collaboration with colleagues. Previous classroom experience and excellent communication skills are essential. This position is full-time and effective for the 2016-2017 school year, beginning August, 2016. Friends School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diverse candidates.
 
Please send a resume, references, and statement of educational philosophy to:
Brenda Esch, Head of School

 

Montessori Lead Teacher - Primary (3-6 yr.) Classroom

The Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a full-time Montessori Lead Teacher for a Primary (3-6 yr.) classroom. The lead teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing Montessori Primary Curriculum with the help of a part-time assistant.  Other curriculum components include Kindergarten level Everyday Math and Lucy Calkins writing workshop. FSW is a Quaker school with Montessori classrooms at the Toddler and Primary level.  We serve 185 students ages 18 months through 8th grade.  We are located in Wilmington, North Carolina on two established campuses, only minutes from the beach.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  1. Relevant teaching experience with a deep understanding of the Montessori approach.
  2. An understanding of FSW’s Quaker philosophy and mission.
  3. Confidence in working with an assistant teacher.
  4. Excellent written communication and an inclusive, collaborative work style.

We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, retirement benefits and a nurturing work environment.  If interested, please send application materials (resume, teaching philosophy, 3 references) to Brenda Esch, Head of School, brenda@fsow.org.

 

Afterschool Teacher Positions – for the 2016-2017 School Year

FSW seeks Afterschool Teachers for Kindergarten through 8th grade for activities such as: 
Chess, Creative Writing, Music, Drumming, Yoga, Jewelry Making, Pinterest Boards, Soccer, T-Ball, Capture the Flag/ Flag Football, LEGO, Nature and Gardening.  We are open to suggestions for other age appropriate activities.

1-2 afternoons per week 2:45-3:45 or 3:00-4:00pm. 

Qualifications:  Education major, afterschool or summer camp experience required. Experience working with children a must. Applicants must be responsible, reliable, punctual, and a team player. Complete our application and provide at least three personal/professional references.

Send application, resume and references to tracyt@fsow.org.

 

Substitute Teaching

If you would like to be included in the list of substitutes for Friends School, please complete the FSW application and forward it to cameronf@fsow.org.  Please indicate the grades for which you feel qualified to substitute.

 

Friends School of Wilmington Employment Information
Friends School of Wilmington is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a generous benefit package to full-time faculty and staff.

 

Friends School of Wilmington seeks employees who are:

  • Passionate about life-long learning, who embrace the Quaker mission of the school, and who can contribute productively to collaboration with colleagues;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, Friends School’s Quaker philosophy and mission, and familiarity with Quaker worship, decision-making, and other Quaker processes;

  • Are dedicated, conscientious and well matched to the professional demands of the school due to their education, diverse background and experiences, and special qualities of character and personality;
  • Will maintain the highest personal and professional standards;
  • Have relevant training and experience compatible with developmental theory and encompassing intellectual, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth;
  • Are keen observers of children who can interpret academic and social/emotional observations based on current research of child development;
  • Are well versed in age/grade level-appropriate academic content;
  • Are excellent communicators, both verbally and in writing;
  • Will maintain and communicate high expectations and firm boundaries with both children and adults in a consistently kind, clear and respectful manner;
  • Can effectively coordinate the daily activities of students and respond to varied demands with integrity, energy, creativity, flexibility, and a sense of humor;
  • Are team players with a demonstrated ability to work well with students, parents, and co-workers;
  • Are open to learn from supervisors and colleagues and have the flexibility to blend into current classroom methodologies, routines and school traditions.

 



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