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.

We encourage you to review any job postings below and submit the following to employment@fsow.org : FSW application, cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and three letters of professional references.


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.


Afterschool CARE Director:

This position is part-time, approximately 15-20 hours per week, in addition to approximately 20-23 full CARE days when school is not in session.

The Care Director will work with Kindergarten through 8th grade students, providing/supervising homework help, arts/crafts projects, sports, and games for the various age groups. 

CDL and willingness to drive 30 passenger bus recommended. (We will assist with the CDL certification if not already licensed.) 

Qualifications: Teaching experience preferred.


Pre-K thru 2nd Grade Art Teacher

This position is part-time, approximately twenty (20) hours per week.

The Pre-K thru 2nd Grade Art Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing age appropriate curriculum, creating connections with thematic units, purchasing, storing materials as needed and displaying students’ work. Also responsible for special projects throughout the school year (MLK, Annual Auction, set design).

The Art Teacher will communicate with Lead Teachers and parents as needed, as well as keeping written observations of K-2nd Grade students in order to prepare narratives for progress reports.


Spanish Teacher Pre-K to 2nd Grade

Develop and implement developmentally appropriate Spanish language learning activities for Pre-K (3 & 4 yr olds) through 2nd Grade. Candidates should be able to speak Spanish fluently, and be well-versed in language acquisition theory and methodologies that foster listening comprehension.  Movement, games and songs in Spanish are considered essential.

Relevant educational background and experience teaching Spanish preferred. We are open to graduate level students who demonstrate confidence in Spanish and working with young children.


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:

  • 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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