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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.

Lower School Spanish Teacher

We are looking for a full-time lower school Spanish teacher for the 2022-23 school year. This role includes teaching Spanish in Early Childhood-Grade 4 multiple times each week.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Serve as a role model for students and demonstrate a commitment to our school’s mission
  • Design, implement, and creatively deliver Spanish curriculum for grades EC-4
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people
  • Desire to contribute to something larger than oneself and have a deep-seated belief in the power of teamwork
  • Differentiate curriculum for different learners
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices
  • Collaborate with grade teams and departments to create an integrated academic program for our students
  • Be involved in extracurriculars as well as field trips

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field as well as teaching experience
  • A passion for elementary 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 Jamie Ross-Cory, Head of Lower School.

After-School Program Staff

We are looking for After-School Program staff for the 2022-23 school year. All staff will supervise a group of students in Early Childhood-Grade 2, Grades 3-5, or Grades 6-8 after school each day. Numbers may vary from day to day. Activities may include playground time, indoor crafts, snack time, and study hall. Staff will also help coordinate pick-up and drop-off of students each day.

The daily hours would be:

  • Monday through Thursday, 3:00-5:30pm
  • Fridays 2:00-5:30pm

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 other faculty and staff at the school

Requirements:

  • Experience with children
  • A passion for students, a sense of humor, and positivity and warmth
  • Dedication to working in a vigorous, progressive school community with commitment to equity and inclusion

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 salary for this position is $120 per day.

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

To apply for this position, 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.

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.