Professional Opportunities

New Garden Friends School actively strives to be a community of staff, students, and families of diverse backgrounds. NGFS does not discriminate based on age, race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, physical disability, genetic information, family status, socioeconomic background, national or ethnic origin, military service, or any other protected class in the administration of its policies and programs. NGFS is an equal opportunity employer in policy and practice.

NGFS staff members demonstrate an understanding of and strong commitment to Quaker values and the School’s mission, a desire for continuous professional growth, and the ability to work with integrity,

Current Openings

Lower School Learning Specialist and Counselor

New Garden Friends School, a Preschool to Grade 12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a half-time learning specialist and counselor for our Lower School (Preschool through Grade 6) for the 2015-16 academic year. Essential functions of this role include: 
•    Interpreting outside testing and preparing student learning profiles 
•    Providing counseling and guidance to students and their families
•    Communicating and working collaboratively with parents, teachers and administrators

The desired candidate should:
•    Hold a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in special/exceptional education, specific learning differences, or a learning differences-related field
•    Have a minimum of three years’ successful experience as a learning specialist, as well as three years’ successful experience as a counselor (preferred, roles could be concurrent)
•    Have expertise interacting with Lower School students 
•    Embrace the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community, including Quaker values
•    Demonstrate proficiency with technological tools for teaching, communication, and research

To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, a resume, and a list of at least three references to LSC@ngfs.org

Please, no phone calls or regular mail.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

NGFS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes families of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, creeds, and religious, social and economic backgrounds.

Neil Swenson

 

Position Available: Part Time Upper Division English Teacher


Job Description:
Part Time
Upper School
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
 
Currently New Garden Friends School is seeking for the 2015/2016 school year:
An upper division English teacher, the position is a part-time position based on a ten-month calendar, background in English studies and secondary education preferred. Position has potential for growth over a period of time.  
 

Applicants should supply the following materials:

  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Three references

 
The desired candidate should:

  • Have the ability to design and implement an engaging curriculum and excite students about learning
  • Have expertise interacting with high school students 
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively with teachers and administrators
  • Embrace the the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community including Quaker values
  • Demonstrate proficiency with technological tools for teaching, communication, and research

 
Teaching experience and an undergraduate and/or graduate degree related to the field of English is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, a statement of your philosophy of education, a resume, and references to English@ngfs.org.

Please, no phone calls or regular mail.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
 

NGFS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes families of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, creeds, and religious, social and economic backgrounds.

Jane Carter, Associate Head of School

Limited opportunities are available at this time, however interested parties may submit their resume or CV and cover letter for consideration to Jane Carter, Associate Head of School at janec@ngfs.org.