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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at NGFS! Faculty and staff at New Garden Friends School collaborate to meet students where they are by providing a warm, inclusive, and engaging educational experience for all. Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

FACILITIES ASSISTANT

12 month hourly position

JOB SUMMARY: Provide grounds and maintenance assistance to the Director of Facilities at both campus locations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Complete grounds work such as but not limited to:   
    • picking up trash and debris   
    • operating a leaf blower to clear pathways and sidewalks of leaves and tree limbs   
    • assist with landscaping including weeding beds, mulch & pine needles spreading etc.
  • Safely use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices   
  • Responsible for the completion of Mojo Ticket Work Orders that are assigned   
  • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work and communicate with the Director of Finance   
  • Provide support and assistance for building maintenance such as tile and carpet cleaning   
  • Assist the Director of Facilities with repair work needed to buildings and/or equipment   
    Other tasks deemed appropriate and assigned by Director of Facilities and/or school administrators


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS   

  • Commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community including Quaker values   
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction


QUALIFICATIONS   

  • High school or GED required   
  • Associates degree in a trade or mechanical discipline preferred   
  • A qualified applicant is one who has the motivation and drive to take initiative.    
  • A quailfied applicant is a person who takes pride in their work and in their professional relationships with community members.

 

Applicants should supply the following materials:   

  • Resume   
  • Two references with list of phone numbers

 

To apply, please send your resume and at least two references to hhobson@ngfs.org .   

Please note:   

  • All references must cite duties relevant to this position.   
  • References will have considerable weight as we consider candidates.    
     

Please, no phone calls or regular mail.   
Review of applications is ongoing.   
 

Coding Teacher

Job Description:
Contract Employee
Lower, Middle & Upper School
Grades K-12

Job posting expiration date: Until Filled
 

Applicants should supply the following materials:

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

 

New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, N.C., seeks a Coding teacher for Lower, Middle, and Upper School grades for the 2022-23 academic year.

Qualifications:

  • A deep understanding of and a passion for teaching children
  • The ability to design innovative curriculum and excite students about learning
  • A genuine love of students and a visible joy in working with adolescents of wide-ranging of ambitions and abilities
  • The ability to work collaboratively with 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:

  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning
     
  • 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 or a combination of equivalent experience and education  

Required Experience:

  • Teaching experience with programming in one or more programming languages including Python, Java, Javascript, HTML/CSS, C/C++, Scratch, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be comfortable teaching kids, including elementary,  middle, and upper school students
  • Very comfortable with technology and using computers (chromebooks)

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.

 

Advancement Associate

 
Department: Advancement
 
Position Summary:
New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks a passionate individual to support the school’s Quaker values and overall mission by securing philanthropic support. This position provides administration support, oversees designated events and campaigns throughout the school year, and maintains database entry and reporting for gifts and donations.
 
Qualifications:
 
Required:
  • Commitment to New Garden Friends School’s mission and New Garden Friends School’s commitment to diversity
  • High school diploma or GED certificate 
  • Prior event management 
  • Prior organizing and leading volunteers 
  • 2-4 Years’ experience with successful event planning/fundraising 
     
Preferred:
  • Associate or bachelor's degree in communications or public relations (highly preferred)
  • Prior fundraising database experience preferred.
Additional Skills/Qualifications:
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and relationship building skills 
  • Ability to manage a multi-task environment including all data entry, correspondence and reporting.
  • Flexible work schedule to include weekends and evenings as needed for events.
  • Knowledge of the community is preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills required.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required
Responsibilities:
  • Works with Director of Advancement to maintain daily gift entry and correspondence with donors
  • Plans, organizes, staffs, and implements designated fundraising and community events throughout the school year that serve to build relationships with staff, families, students, and larger community members.
  • Communicates event information within the school community and promotes to larger community
  • Identifies and implements recognition opportunities for event sponsors
  • Oversees event committees as assigned
  • Supports the Director of Advancement as needed
Applicants should submit the following materials:
  • Resume
  • Two references with phone numbers
  • Cover Letter
     

Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Allison Seymour - aseymour@ngfs.org 
 

 

After School Program Teacher

 
Applicants should submit the following materials:
  • Resume
  • Two references with phone numbers
New Garden Friends School, a PK-12 Friends School in Greensboro, NC, seeks part-time afternoon
teachers for after-school childcare for preschool through 8th grade for the 2021-2022 academic year.
 
We are looking for a person who:
  • has experience and expertise interacting with students academically, socially, and emotionally
  • has the ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • has an interest in learning about the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community
  • has a desire and ability to be collegial, flexible, and joyful in an energetic work environment  

To apply, please send your resume and references to pnguyen@ngfs.org
Please, no phone calls or regular mail.
Review of applications is ongoing.

 

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.

Employment Inquiry

New Garden Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious belief, economic background, cultural background, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or age in its programs, activities, admissions, and employment.  If you have questions or concerns regarding our non-discrimination policy, please contact Pattie Midgett, who oversees our non-discrimination policy.  Office Address: Pattie Midgett, 1128 New Garden Road Greensboro, NC 27410

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