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NGFS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes families of all religious beliefs, economic and cultural backgrounds, races, nationalities, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, physical and mental abilities, and ages.

Interested parties may submit their resume or CV and cover letter for consideration to employment@ngfs.org.

Position Available: World Language Teacher


Job Description:

Part-Time (Monday through Thursday)
Lower School
Preschool through 6th grade
Job posting expiration date: 6/22/2018

Applicants should supply the following materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • References with list of phone numbers

New Garden Friends School, a Preschool-12th grade Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a world language resource teacher to work with grades Preschool through 6th grade for the 2018-19 academic year. The world language resource teacher will teach classes Monday through Thursday.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak and expose children to languages other than English
  • A deep understanding of and a passion for teaching children
  • The ability to design innovative curriculum and excite students about learning
  • Experience and expertise interacting with lower school students academically and socially/emotionally
  • A genuine love of lower school students and a visible joy in working with all kinds of learners.
  • A desire and ability to be collegial, flexible, and joyful in an energetic work environment
  • A commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community, including Quaker values
  • Proficiency with technological tools for teaching, communication, and research
  • Commitment to New Garden Friend School’s mission

To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, a resume, a statement of your philosophy of education, and references with a list of phone numbers 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 religious beliefs, economic and cultural backgrounds, races, nationalities, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, physical and mental abilities, and ages.

Position Available: Upper School English Teacher

Job Description: Full-time
Upper School (9,10,11,12th grades)

Applicants should supply the following materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • References with phone numbers
     

New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, N.C., seeks an English teacher for Upper School grades for the 2018-19 academic year.

Qualifications:

  • A deep understanding of and a passion for teaching  adolescents and teens
  • The ability to design innovative curriculum and excite students about learning
  • Experience and expertise interacting with Upper School students academically and socially/emotionally
  • A genuine love of students and visible joy in working with a diverse group of learners.  
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers and administrators
  • Proficiency with technological tools for teaching, communication, and research
  • A desire and ability to be collegial, flexible, and joyful in an energetic work environment
  • A commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community.
  • An affinity for and interest in Quaker values as embodied in the NGFS community

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares lesson plans, instructional aids, and supplemental teaching materials
  • Assesses, documents and prepares reports such as narrative evaluations, grade and classroom performance, and attendance
  • Is an advisor and participates in student development
  • Participates in staff meetings, professional learning sessions, and conferences
  • Chaperones a yearly trip

Required Education:

A Bachelor’s degree either in English, or in a field that closely relates to English, and teaching experience.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, and the materials listed above 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, religious, social and economic backgrounds.

Position Available: School Counselor

 

New Garden Friends School seeks a full-time School Counselor to begin work in August 2018. New Garden Friends School provides an education based on the school’s Quaker beliefs and traditions. Candidates should have an understanding of and strong affinity for both Quaker education and the mission of the school.

Preferred candidates will have a degree and/or professional experience in school counseling or a degree in School Psychology. Candidates should have experience working with a diverse population of children, adolescents, and teenagers, preferably in an educational setting. Coursework, experience, and training in the social and emotional support of adolescents and teens are required, as is experience working with students in need of academic support.

Counseling responsibilities include counseling students in Middle and Upper school primarily although there will be counseling responsibilities on our Lower School campus as well.  The school counselor is responsible for communicating and collaborating with school staff, parents, and mental health professionals outside of the school toward the goal of supporting students. In addition to supporting the mental health needs of individual students, the Counselor will work with the school staff toward the goal of enhancing the psychological well-being of all students and the school community.

In addition to demonstrated expertise in these areas, the successful candidate will have an obvious and abiding love for children, adolescents, and teens demonstrated by taking joy in their presence and a visible commitment to helping them articulate and pursue their unique next steps. Candidates must also be able to clearly discern and communicate when a student needs support above and beyond what is already being provided, and/or what can be provided by the school.

To Apply

Required Materials

All candidates wishing to be considered for this opening must submit all of the following (in one complete submission):

  • cover letter to Kim Freedman, Head of School
  • resume/curriculum vitae;
  • statement of educational philosophy
  • three reference letters

How to Apply

Please compile all materials together, indicate School Counselor in the subject line of your email and send to hhobson@ngfs.org.

Regrettably, incomplete submissions cannot be considered.

Application Deadline

Application deadline: June 29, 2018, at 5 p.m. EST.

Review of resumes will begin immediately.

 

NGFS strongly encourages and supports applications from qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds in order to foster its mission of diversity, inclusivity and equity. NGFS is an equal opportunity employer in both policy and practice.

New Garden Friends School actively strives to be a community of staff, students, and families of diverse backgrounds and does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, family structure, gender identity, genetic information, religion, physical disability, socio-economic background, national/ethnic origin, or any other protected category in the administration of its policies and programs. Learn more about NGFS at www.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, gender expressions, creeds, religious, social and economic backgrounds.