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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: Learning Specialist

 

Job Description:

Full-time
Guilford and Page-Frederiksen Campuses
5th-8th grade

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, NC, seeks a learning specialist for our 5th through 8th grades for the 2018-19 academic year.

JOB SUMMARY:

The 5th-8th Grade Learning Specialist works closely with the administrative team, teaching staff, and admissions office. The Learning Specialist is responsible for designing and coordinating support services for students with learning differences and working with the existing learning specialists. This role includes developing/updating the list of services NGFS offers students and initiating any policy changes with the school administration; working with administrators to assess needs of newly admitted students interpreting outside testing; developing and updating “learning profiles” and recommendations for accommodation for students each fall, meeting with families and students, working with the administrative team to create and/or recommend professional development opportunities for teachers; 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. This role also includes working with students in small groups to provide support across the curriculum. The Learning Specialist position is an eleven-month position with some responsibilities during the summer related to preparation for the upcoming academic year.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

  • A minimum of a Master's Degree in special/exceptional education, specific learning differences, reading, or a learning differences-related field.
  • A 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.
  • The 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.
  • A commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community, including 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, and initiative.
  • 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: Middle/Upper School Spanish Teacher

 

Job Description:

Full-time
Middle and Upper School
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grades

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 2018-19 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
  • 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 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.

 

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

 

Position Available: Middle School Science Teacher

Job Description: Full-time
Middle School (grades 7&8)

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, NC, seeks a science teacher for Upper School grades for the 2018-19 academic year.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to New Garden Friend School’s mission
  • A deep understanding of and a passion for teaching students
  • 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 a visible joy in working with students of widely-ranging 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
  • 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 fall trip and a spring trip

Required Education:

A Bachelor’s degree either in science or in a field that closely relates to science.

Experience:

Teaching experience in science 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.

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

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.