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- Upper School History Teacher
- Upper School Science Teacher
- 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
- Kumar Wang Learning Commons Assistant
- K-12 Music Teacher
- Substitute Teacher (All Divisions)
- Coaching Positions
- Little Friends Part Time Assistant Teacher & Subs
- Accounts Receivable - Part Time
The Upper School History Department has an opening for a full-time teacher. The successful candidate will teach four sections of history, including 9th and/or 10th grade World History and semester-long electives on specific topics in World History or Global Studies. The position involves two but possibly three preps. As a full-time faculty member he/she will serve as an advisor for 8-10 students and support a co-curricular activity by coaching a sport or advising a major school activity. All faculty members are expected to support activities and events that contribute to the life of the school and to attend departmental, divisional and all-school staff meetings.
Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in history is required, a graduate degree is preferred with a focus on world regions other than Europe or the U.S. We are looking for candidates with at least three to five years of successful high school teaching experience as well as a background and interest in teaching research and writing to students in high school.
This is a full time position in the Upper School teaching chemistry and biology. A successful candidate will teach four sections of science which may involve up to three preps and include teaching semester long electives. As a full time faculty member, this position also includes serving as an advisor for 8-10 students and supporting a co-curricular activity such as coaching a sport or advising a major school activity. Support of activities that contribute to the life of the school and attendance at all-school faculty meetings, events, back to school nights, department and divisional meetings is expected of all faculty.
An undergraduate degree in chemistry or biology is required, a graduate degree in science education is preferred. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in project based teaching and learning, science research programs and a capacity and interest in building connections for our students with local institutions. Successful high teaching experience of at least three to five years is desired. Experience in independent schools with students in this age group is also important.
We are looking for an 8th grade social studies teacher. The 8th grade position is primarily an American history position. The social studies position involves teaching four sections of the course and serving as an advisor to a group of about 10 students. In addition, all full time positions require faculty to support two seasons of a sport or the equivalent. Support of activities that contribute to the life of the school and attendance at all-school faculty meetings, events, back to school nights, department and divisional meetings is expected of all faculty.
An undergraduate degree in history is required, a graduate degree is preferred. We are looking for candidates with at least three to five years of successful independent school teaching experience as well as a background and interest in teaching research and writing to students in middle school.
Description: This is a 10 month part-time staff position, 25 hours per week, in the Kumar Wang Learning Commons at Friends Academy. This position is for an energetic, tech-savvy self-starter with a positive attitude who enjoys working with adolescents. The activities of this position include managing the circulation desk, supervising large groups of students, providing tech support to students and faculty, and running reports. This position also involves playing an active role in the creation of attractive displays of library material around specific themes over the course of the year.
Requirements: A BS or BA degree is required; graduate library students are encouraged to apply. Experience working with students in grades 6-12 in an independent school environment or public library is preferred. The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills and be a team player who is willing and capable of managing student behavior in a busy library.
A technical proficiency is required to check out materials for use through Follett Destiny library system, help patrons access library services like printing and electronic databases, and utilize Google Apps for Education. Additional experience with digital media design (Photoshop, video editing, etc.) is preferred.
All candidates for this position should apply directly by submitting a resume, cover letter and three references to Recruitment@fa.org. No paper applications will be accepted.
Position: Kumar Wang Learning Commons Assistant
- PT Library Assistant position in KW Library
- Manage circ desk, student supervision, create displays, research support for faculty and students
- BA or BS required, grad students in Library Science encouraged to apply
- Send resume to: Recruitment@fa.org
We are looking to fill an open position teaching vocal music across three divisions as well as supporting the instrumental music program. As a member of the Music department, the successful candidate will also support the theater and musical productions and work with grade level teams on curriculum integration as well as community building and community service activities. We are looking for someone to who is engaging and innovative and will work to integrate the latest brain research in our philosophy and methods as we revision a lower school curriculum that emphasizes 21st century skills.
Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in Music or Music Education is required, an advanced degree is preferred. Three to five years of experience in independent schools as well as experience working with students in grades K-12 is important. We are interested in a creative, well organized candidate with a strong background in curriculum integration. Experience with musical theater, vocal ensembles and song writing is a plus for this position. Incorporating technology into the classroom as well as the use of current best practices in art education are also important qualities for this position. Personal qualities for this position also include strong interpersonal skills, patience, energy and an interest in planning strategically to create a dynamic visual art experience for our children.
There are two opportunities in the Infant (age 3 months to 18 months) Room. One part time position runs from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm and the other runs from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. A successful candidate will have experience with young children in this age group, be responsible, caring and willing to take initiative. We are looking for an energetic team player and good communicator. The assistant works with the Head Teacher and supports him/her in all aspects of the work with our infants. CDA is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will begin work the first week of September.
Contact Vicky Schultz: Victoria_schultz@fa.org
- Maintain and administer all aspects of student billing accounts for the school.
- Process and post received payments to student accounts and misc. cash receipts.
- Prepare remote bank deposits, and take deposits to the bank when necessary.
- Distribute account statements.
- Monitor account aging and report regularly to Director of Finance.
- Process claims for tuition refund.
- Work with families on billing inquiries and collections.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Accounts Receivable experience required. Ideal candidate will work 15-20 hours per week, be team oriented, have excellent oral and communication skills with outstanding attention to detail. Must be able to demonstrate competency and/or gain competency in business office applications, web based programs and email.