At Friends School of Wilmington, life at school includes many opportunities to bring your passions to the table. FSW offers faculty and staff a chance to work in a highly energized and collaborative environment. We seek to hire qualified individuals with school experience, training, and skills that will enhance student and community life at FSW.
FT 1st Grade Lead Teacher
Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a First Grade Lead Teacher to begin August, 2017. This full-time position includes responsibilities for academic, social, and emotional development of each student. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to teach using hands-on inquiry-based methods, excellent communication skills, a passion for collegial collaboration, and a deep understanding of the developmental needs of an early elementary community of learners. Previous classroom experience is essential.
Located in SE North Carolina, Friends School is interested in candidates who embrace outdoor education and are familiar with the philosophy and mission of Quaker schools. Friends School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diverse candidates. Please send a resume, references, and a cover letter that describes your philosophy of education to:
Brenda Esch, Head of School
Complete applications received by March 17th will receive priority consideration.
4th Grade Lead Teacher
We are currently seeking a full-time 4th Grade Teacher who will be responsible for planning and implementing curriculum. This full-time position includes responsibilities for academic, social, emotional, and spiritual development of each student. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to teach using hands-on, inquiry-based pedagogy and understand the developmental needs of a 4th grade community of learners.
The ideal candidate will possess:
1) Relevant teaching experience.
2) An understanding of FSW’s Quaker philosophy and mission.
3) Experience in establishing a 4th Grade classroom environment.
4) Ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, and co-workers.
This position is full-time and effective for the 2017-2018 school year, beginning August, 2017. 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
Complete applications received by April 30th will receive priority consideration.
If you would like to be included in the list of substitutes for Friends School, please complete the FSW application and forward it to firstname.lastname@example.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.