We seek a full-time 5th Grade Humanities teacher for the 2021-2022 school year and beyond. The ideal candidate will have experience designing Humanities curriculum that integrates literacy and social studies. A full-time faculty position, this role includes serving as an advisor for 10-12 students and supporting a co-curricular activity by coaching a sport or advising a major school activity. All faculty members are expected to support activities and events that contribute to the life of the school and to attend departmental, divisional and all-school staff meetings.
To be considered for this position, please send the following to the FA recruitment address ([email protected]):
A cover letter expressing interest in and why candidate is qualified for the position;
A statement of educational philosophy;
Three to five professional references;
An undergraduate degree in English, history, world cultures, or a similar discipline is required, and a graduate degree is preferred. We seek candidates with at least three to five years of successful independent school teaching experience. Experience with middle school literacy or upper elementary ELA/Social Studies is a plus.
About Friends Academy
Founded in 1876 by Gideon Frost for “the children of Friends and those similarly sentimented,” Friends
Academy is a Quaker, coeducational, independent, college preparatory day school serving students from age
three through the twelfth grade. The school’s philosophy is based on the principles of integrity, simplicity, patience, moderation, peaceful resolution of conflict, and a belief that the silence and simple ministry of the “gathered meeting” brings the presence of God into the midst of busy lives. Friends Academy is committed to developing a diverse
community whose members value excellence in learning and growth in knowledge and skills, a genuine
commitment to service and ethical action, and an understanding that every life is to be explored, celebrated,
and enjoyed in the spirit of the Religious Society of Friends.