Friends School is a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory school, Pre-K through Grade 12, in Baltimore City, enrolling 803 students, 29% of whom identify as children of color. We are guided by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. We strive to be a purposefully inclusive community that reflects the racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, and religious diversity of our city and our region.
Educators at Friends are expected to model and foster the habits of mind we believe are essential to an outstanding education: creativity, curiosity, empathy, reflection, and resilience. We seek educators whose teaching styles and experiences demonstrate:
A desire to understand diverse attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and practices and to incorporate a culturally responsive lens into teaching and learning.
A record of successful collaboration with colleagues, families, and students.
A commitment to lifelong learning, and ongoing professional development.
An ability to infuse technology to enhance student learning.
An openness to interdisciplinary teaching.
An appreciation for and understanding of the social and emotional development of students.
Flexibility, optimism, and a sense of humor.
Context and Philosophy
Friends School of Baltimore has an opening for Middle School Academic Coaches and Online Learning Proctors for the 2020-2021 academic year. The position would be to supervise, support, and coach Middle School students in person who are participating in online coursework on campus in a structured setting.
Supervise and proctor a small group of students in their online learning
Provide support in academic skill areas, as needed, to individual students
Provide basic technical support and troubleshooting
Consult and communicate with teachers through email about individual students under your supervision
Offer input and feedback to teachers, administrators, and counselors about student progress and well-being in these campus learning settings through informal reports and information gathering
Ensure that students are in compliance with the COVID-19 Community Code of Conduct and following all health and safety protocols established by the school for on campus learning and activity.
High School diploma required. Bachelor's degree preferred (would consider an undergraduate who is in progress toward a degree)
Candidates should demonstrate a willingness to understand and incorporate Quaker Principles and Quaker education into their work.
Friends School of Baltimore actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. To form a community which strives to reflect the world's diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends School of Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups who might enrich and diversify the school community are strongly encouraged to apply.