Professional Opportunities


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

Limited opportunities are available at this time, however interested parties may submit their resume or CV and cover letter for consideration to employment@ngfs.org.

Part Time Upper Division Math Teacher

Job Description:
Part Time
Upper School
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
 
Job posting expiration date: 8/15/2016
Applicants should supply the following materials:
Cover Letter, Resume, Philosophy of Education, Three references
Currently New Garden Friends School is seeking for the 2016/2017 school year:
An upper division Math teacher of one section of math.  Background in Math studies and secondary education preferred.
 
 

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 Math is required.

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 employment@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.

1st and 2nd Grade Teacher

Job Description:
Full Time
Lower School
1st, 2nd
 
Job posting expiration date: 7/15/16
Applicants should supply the following materials:
Cover Letter
Resume
Philosophy of Education
 
New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a classroom teacher for our combined grades 1 and 2 program for the 2016-17 academic year. We are looking for a person who:
 
• Displays a deep understanding of and a passion for teaching young children
 
• Has the ability to design innovative curriculum and excite students about learning
 
• Has experience and expertise interacting with 1st and 2nd grade students academically and socially/emotionally
 
• Has the ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers and administrators
 
• Has a commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community, including Quaker values
 
• Demonstrates proficiency with technological tools for teaching, communication and research
 
To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, a statement of your philosophy of education and a resume to employment@ngfs.org
 
Please, no phone calls or regular mail.
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
 

 

 

Learning Specialist

Job Description:
Full Time
Lower and Upper School Campuses
Pre-K through grade 12
 
Applications must be received by: ASAP
Applicants should supply the following materials:
Resume
Three References
 
JOB SUMMARY:

The Pre-K-12 Learning Specialist works closely with the administrative team, teaching staff, and admission office. The Learning Specialist is responsible for designing and coordinating support services on New Garden Friends School’s (NGFS) lower school campus for students with learning differences and working with the existing learning specialist on the Page Frederiksen campus. This role includes developing/updating the list of services NGFS offers students and initiating any policy changes with the school administration; working with the Admission Committee to assess applicant's’ appropriateness for NGFS; interpreting outside testing; developing and updating “learning profiles” and recommendations for accommodation for students each fall; working with the administrative team to create and/or recommend professional development opportunities for teachers; arranging for psycho-educational testing and evaluation of students; referring students to outside tutors and testing specialists; acting as an advocate for students with learning differences when needed; and communicating with administrators, parents, teachers and advisors in a timely manner so that students receive all the support necessary to their success at NGFS. The Learning Specialist position is an eleven-month position with some responsibilities during the summer related to admission and preparation for the upcoming academic year.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

• Minimum of a Master's Degree in special/exceptional education, specific learning differences, reading, or a learning differences-related field.

• Minimum of three years’ successful experience as a Learning Specialist.

• Experience interpreting educational testing, designing accommodations, and administering or coordinating school-based programs.

• Up-to-date knowledge of research on learning and the brain, and of tools and approaches to assist students with learning differences.

• Service orientation and excellent communication skills.

• Ability to articulate and tactfully handle conversations with students, parents, faculty and staff.

• Patience, a sense of humor and a strong belief that there is inherent good in all.

• Commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community and a style consistent with Quaker values.

• Willingness and flexibility to work additional hours when the needs of students, families or the school demand.

• A high degree of organization, efficiency, initiative, and the ability to juggle several balls simultaneously.