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.
 

Montessori Lead Teacher - Primary Pre-K

The Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a full-time Montessori Lead Teacher for a Primary Pre-K classroom for the 2017-2018 school year. The lead teacher is responsible for planning and implementing Montessori Primary Curriculum with the help of a part-time assistant and Extended Day in the afternoon. The lead teacher will be responsible for creating a nurturing, individualized, child-centered, “prepared environment” that enables each child to develop according to his/her inner needs, interests, and abilities.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Relevant teaching experience with Montessori certification.
  • An understanding of FSW’s Quaker philosophy and mission.
  • Experience in creating a Montessori classroom environment.
  • Confidence in training an assistant teacher.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, and co-workers.

We offer a competitive salary package, health insurance, a childcare discount, retirement benefits and a friendly and nurturing working environment. 

Please provide three references along with your resume and statement of educational philosophy statement to Jane Lawrence at janel@fsow.org

 

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
brenda@fsow.org

Complete applications received by March 17th will receive priority consideration.

 

FT 5th Grade Lead Teacher 

Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a Fifth 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 a 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
brenda@fsow.org

Complete applications received by March 17th will receive priority consideration.

 

FT Middle School Science Teacher 

Friends School of Wilmington is seeking a Middle School Science teacher to begin August, 2017. This full-time position includes teaching three sections of middle school science (6th-8th grade) and serving as a middle school student advisor. FSW seeks candidates who have a strong science background, a capacity to teach using inquiry-based methods, excellent communication skills, and a passion for collegial collaboration. Classroom experience 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, acting as the primary contact with parents, and other responsibilities such as participating in overnight trips, facilitating our Developmental Designs curriculum, and leading service learning activities.

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
brenda@fsow.org

Complete applications received by March 17th will receive priority 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.

 



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