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Brooklyn Friends School seeks candidates with a strong personal interest in and commitment to issues of diversity and social justice. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Teaching at Brooklyn Friends requires a BA or equivalent, and an MA is preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Brooklyn Friends School is committed to maintaining an environment in which all people are respected and valued. To that end, discrimination in any form, such as that based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or socio-economic status will not be tolerated. The school actively strives to recognize, respect and celebrate the differences and commonalities that shape the individual and collective identities of its members.

This section of the website is updated regularly, and notice is provided when the positions are filled. No mail or fax please. All applications should be directed to the email listed in the position description.



The Upper School Administrative Assistant position has been filled.

♦ Service Learning and Civic Engagement Assistant  (Part-Time, One-Year Interim Position): Under the supervision of the Director of Service Learning & Civic Engagement, the Service Learning & Civic Engagement Assistant will be responsible for the organization and administration of the Community Partner Database, creation and management of media related to service learning and civic engagement efforts throughout the school, supporting event planning and execution, and helping to coordinate many of the day-to-day activities of the Service Learning & Civic Engagement Office. See job description and instructions on applying HERE.

All-School Administration 

The search process for the Chief Financial Officer position is now closed.

Upper School (Grades 9-12) 

The Learning Specialist and Assistant Head positions are no longer open.

The search process for the Upper School Head position is now closed.

♦ Biology Teacher: Brooklyn Friends School is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a potentially open Upper School Science position beginning in Fall 2018. Responsibilities of the position include teaching sections of IB High Level and Standard Level Biology (11th and 12th grades) and a senior science elective. The position also includes the responsibility of being a student advisor within the advisory program. As the department’s needs change, according to the student population each year, other classes may be taught instead, or in combination. The US science department coordinator position is also available for the right candidate. The job opening requires an experienced science teacher who is capable of, and comfortable with, teaching students who possess a variety of learning styles and cover a wide range of age, maturity and ability levels. A working understanding of Science Inquiry methods will allow the applicant to fit the science-instruction model that is currently in place at BFS. Applicants must have experience teaching a laboratory biology course and/or an advanced environmentally focused course. IB or AP science experience is a plus. Interested applicants should submit resume, statement of educational philosophy, and cover letter to 

♦ Spanish Teacher: This position includes teaching four to five sections of Upper School Spanish as well as serving as an Upper School student advisor. Candidates should have N n ative or native-like fluency in Spanish, the ability to teach upper-level Spanish classes, and teaching experience with and knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent students. Three or more years’ teaching experience, and a master’s degree , are expected. Teachers who have a dynamic presence in the classroom, an innovative and open approach to curriculum design, a collaborative approach to teaching, and who incorporate new technologies , are strongly encouraged to apply. IB teaching experience and the ability to teach French and/or Latin are also preferred. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to 

Middle School (Grades 5-8)

The search process for the Middle School Psychologist position is closed.

The History, Mathematics, and Physical Education Department Chair/Assistant Director of Athletics positions have been filled.

 ♦ Middle School Technology Teacher and Makerspace Manager: A Middle School Technology Teacher and Makerspace Manager is an engaging educator capable of teaching 5th – 8th Grade Computer Science and coding classes. Candidates should also be well versed on MakerSpaces, 3D Printing and other emerging technologies in education.  They should be familiar with best teaching practices and Understanding By Design as well as meaningful uses of technology to enhance student learning. The MS Technology Teacher and Makerspace Manager is a Middle School faculty position and reports to the Middle School Division Head and the Director of Academic Technology. Demonstration of strong classroom management skills, an investment in continued professional growth, and a commitment to promoting a diverse community are expected. All Middle School teachers are expected to be active community members, share supervisory duties, serve as advisors, and provide general support and care of the school community.  A graduate degree in education and/or technology, a minimum of 3-5 years classroom teaching experience, as well as significant experience in technology in education is desired. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to

Lower School (Grades K-4) 

The search process for the Kindergarten and Second Grade Head Teachers is now closed.

♦ K-4 Associate Teachers:  We seek candidates with a bachelor’s degree, and ideally those who are either enrolled in or about to enter an advanced degree program in education. Candidates require the ability to work collaboratively in a teaching team. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning and conducting small group or whole class lessons, assessing and documenting students’ needs, and supporting the Head Teacher in the daily maintenance of the classroom. All Lower School associate teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to

Preschool (Threes and Fours)

The Preschool Threes and Preschool Fours Assistant Teacher positions and the Part-Time Early Childhood Developmental Specialist positions have been filled.

Family Center (Twos)

The Family Center Assistant Teacher position has been filled