Employment at Friends School

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.

Open Positions

Business Manager

Friends School of Wilmington seeks a full-time Business Manager, who will work closely with the Head of School and the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees.  The full-time Business Manager is an integral member of the administrative team who is broadly responsible for oversight of the financial functions of the school.  S/he will have the commitment, vision and energy to direct the school’s financial affairs and investments to provide long-term financial support for the education of our students.  S/he keeps careful records of all key financial functions and is responsible for managing systems for student billing and collections, equipment purchases, services and vendor accounts, maintenance and construction contracts and budgets.  S/he administers monthly payroll, pension and benefits programs, and hiring and separation documentation.  S/he produces, presents, maintains and adjusts current and future budgets and strategic financial plans, financial statements and specific analyses.  S/he is responsible for managing investments and endowments; managing risks and maintaining optimal insurance coverage and overseeing claims.  S/he prepares for and assists an audit team in doing an annual external financial review and/or audit.  S/he makes Financial Aid determinations according to policy in consultation with the Finance Committee. Competitive salary and benefit package.  Potential start date December 1, 2017. Full job description here

Please send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to brenda@fsow.org prior to October 31, 2017 for consideration.

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.


Friends School of Wilmington Wilmington, NC 28409 910.791.8221 (PreK-2nd Grade) 910.792.1811 (3rd - 8th Grade) Contact Us info@fsow.org (FSOW)
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