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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.
1st/2nd Grade Assistant Teacher (Part time/25 hours/week)
Assistant Teachers are guided by Lead Teachers to help implement and in some cases design curriculum. Assistant Teachers supervise children, teach lessons, work with small groups of students, prepare materials, collaborate on assessments, and perform other duties as requested by the Lead Teacher or Head of School.
Assistant Teachers are required to have a degree from a 2- or 4-year college. Experience working with children is preferred. Assistant Teachers are expected to demonstrate an acceptance of Quaker values and practice appropriate to our school and abide by the guidelines detailed in the Employee Handbook. 
Please send your resume and application to brenda@fsow.org

Substitute Teacher - Preschool - 8th Grade


If you would like to be included in the list of substitutes for Friends School, please complete the FSW application and forward it to brenda@fsow.org.  Please indicate the grades for which you feel qualified to substitute.






Friends School of Wilmington is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a generous benefit package to full-time faculty and staff.

  • 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.