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Position Available: Middle/Upper School Spanish Teacher

Job Description: Part-time
Middle and Upper School
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

 
Applicants should supply the following materials:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • References with list of phone numbers
 
New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, N.C., seeks a Spanish teacher for Middle and Upper School grades for the 2019-20 academic year.
 
Qualifications:
  • A deep understanding of and a passion for teaching children
  • The ability to design innovative curriculum and excite students about learning
  • Experience and expertise in communicative and content based best practices for world language instruction
  • Experience and expertise interacting with Upper School and Middle School students academically and socially/emotionally
  • A genuine love of students and a visible joy in working with children of wide ranging of ambitions and abilities
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers and administrators
  • 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
  • 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
 
Required Education:
A Bachelor’s degree either in Spanish, or in a field that closely relates to Spanish
 
Experience:
Teaching experience in Spanish or equivalent combination of education and 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Position Available: Middle School Learning Specialist

 
Job Description: Grades 7/8
 
 
Applicants should supply the following materials:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Three References with phone numbers
 
New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a learning specialist for Middle School for the 2019-20 academic year.
 
JOB SUMMARY:
The Middle School Learning Specialist works closely with the administrative team, teaching staff, and admission office. The Learning Specialist is responsible for designing and coordinating support services in middle school for students with learning differences and working with the existing learning specialists on the Lower/Upper 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.
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Position Available: Math Specialist

 
Job Description: Part-Time (Afternoons, Monday through Friday)
Lower School, Kindergarten through 6th grade
 
Applicants should supply the following materials:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Philosophy of Education
  • References with list of phone numbers
 
New Garden Friends School, a Preschool-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a Math Specialist to work primarily with grades Kindergarten through 2nd, as well as with 3rd through 6th grade, for the 2019-20 academic year. The Math Specialist will work with students in the afternoons, beginning at 12:15 p.m. and ending at 2:15 p.m. three days a week and beginning at 12:15 p.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. two days a week.
 
 
Qualifications:
  • 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
  • An understanding of pedagogical skills for math instruction
  • Patience working with students who need academic support
  • A desire and ability to be collegial, flexible, and joyful in an energetic work environment
  • Experience collaborating with peers
  • 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.
 
 
 
 
 

Position Available: Substitute Teacher

 
Applicants should supply the following materials:
  • Resume
  • Two references with list of phone numbers

New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks substitute teachers for planned absences and last-minute absences. We are looking for a person who:

  • is willing to engage students with the lesson plan provided by the teacher
  • has experience and expertise interacting with students academically, socially and emotionally
  • has the ability to work collaboratively with a team of teachers and administrators
  • has an interest in learning about the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community.

To apply, please send your resume and references to employment@ngfs.org.

Please, no phone calls or regular mail.

Review of applications is ongoing.

 

 

 

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.