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.
We encourage you to review any job postings below and submit the following to email@example.com : FSW application, cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and three letters of professional references.
Full-Time Middle School Math Teacher
For the school year beginning August 2015, Friends School of Wilmington seeks a full-time math teacher to teach three sections of middle school math and serve as a middle school student advisor. FSW seeks candidates who have a strong math background, have experience teaching a variety of middle school math courses, and are both capable of and comfortable with teaching students of a wide range of age, maturity and ability levels. A Master's degree in math or math education is preferable. Experience teaching and knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent students are required.
All Middle School teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Advisory responsibilities include overseeing students' progress in all classes, being the primary contact with parents, and other responsibilities such as participating in overnight trips, facilitating our mindfulness curriculum, and leading service learning activities. Teachers with experience in curriculum and schedule design are encouraged to apply.
Full-Time Music Teacher
For the school year beginning August 2015, Friends School of Wilmington seeks a full-time Music teacher to teach pre-school through 6th grade with additional 7th/8th grade elective responsibilities. FSW seeks candidates who have a strong music background, comfort with leading group singing, and experience teaching students of a wide range of age, maturity and ability levels. A degree in music education is preferable.
All lead teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Responsibilities include overseeing students' progress in classes, communicating with parents, and other responsibilities such as participating in overnight trips, facilitating our mindfulness curriculum, and leading service learning activities. Teachers with experience in curriculum and schedule design are encouraged to apply.
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:
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.