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Friends Academy seeks qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds who are committed to fulfilling the school’s mission. We offer generous compensation packages and a wide-ranging professional development program. Of equal importance, this is a place where our leadership, faculty, staff, students, parents, and alumni respect and appreciate each individual member of our community.

Friends Academy is a small, progressive Early Childhood-Grade 8 school of 250 students on the South Coast of Massachusetts. We are known for having a strong sense of community that balances academics, arts, social and emotional learning, and outdoor activities. Our outstanding faculty and staff play a critical role in helping each child reach their highest potential.

To apply for any of the open positions listed below, please email your cover letter, current resume, and a list of three references and their contact information to employment@friendsacademy1810.org. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Spanish Teacher (2021-22 School Year)

We are looking for a full-time Spanish teacher for the fall of 2021. This role includes teaching Spanish in grades 3-8 multiple times a week and advising a group of middle school students. The seventh and eighth grade curriculum is guided by the Descubre textbooks.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Love students and learning at many ages
  • Serve as a role model for students
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices
  • Collaborate with grade teams
  • Be involved in extracurriculars as well as Outside the Classroom trips and overnights
  • Teach on campus and virtually as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field as well as teaching experience
  • A passion for students, a sense of humor, and positivity and warmth
  • Dedication to teaching and learning in a vigorous, progressive school community with commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Proficiency in Spanish

We would love to hear from you! To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Susan Yao, Head of Middle School.

Substitute Teachers

We are looking for energetic and dedicated individuals to serve as on-call Substitute Teachers in all grades. Teaching experience is appreciated, but not required.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Love Lower/Middle School students and learning
  • Deliver curriculum in a variety of disciplines
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our school’s mission
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences

Equal Opportunity Employer

Friends Academy admits students and hires faculty and staff of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to all students, faculty, and staff at the school. Friends Academy does not discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity of others in the administration of its educational policies, employment practices, admissions policies, financial aid program, or other school administered programs.

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