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Educating minds and hearts since 1867, Brooklyn Friends School draws upon its Quaker heritage to educate students within the context of a challenging academic program and a caring, supportive community.

One of the most diverse independent schools in the region, BFS serves more than 900 students from age 2 to grade 12. Signature features of the BFS experience include a rigorous educational program culminating in the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma and a thoroughgoing commitment to inclusion, equity, social justice, and service informed by Quaker principles. Read more about our School’s mission, core values, and who we are.

Join us! Explore the opportunities below. Interested candidates should submit requested materials to the email address provided in the corresponding position statement.

CURRENT OPENINGS

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Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) seeks a passionate educator to teach US Chemistry to students in grades 9-12. We seek candidates who are able to teach a combination of at least two out of three disciplines: Chemistry and Biology and/or Chemistry and Physics. The position also includes the responsibility of being a student advisor within the Upper School’s advisory program. As the department’s needs change, according to the student population each year, other classes may be taught instead, or in combination.

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Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a vibrant PK-12 Quaker school in downtown Brooklyn, seeks a passionate, experienced learning specialist to support the academic progress and achievement of students in our Learning Center and our classrooms. The Learning Specialist (LS) will help to ensure that all BFS students graduate as self-reliant, confident, resourceful learners well-equipped to succeed in a vigorous high school, and later, college academic environment.

Brooklyn Friends School is looking for Athletic Coaches for the 2021-2022 School year in sports such as Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Squash, and Swim. Interested candidates must be certified in CoachesCPR/AED, Coaches First Aid, and a Coaches Concussion Management Course is required. Looking for reliable, responsible, role models with specific coaching and playing experience. Those with a background in the sport are preferred. This part time job requires numerous duties including pre-season, in-season, and post-season. Some travel may be involved. It is important that this individual is able to work from 2:30pm-6:30pm daily during the course of each season. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Director of Athletics David Gardella.

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Reporting to the Assistant Head of School and leading and working with dynamic and engaged colleagues, the Director of Academic Technology and Innovation is charged with overseeing the day-to-day technological operations of our school as well as articulating a clear, compelling and innovative vision for academic technology. They will assist the faculty in integrating appropriate and innovative technologies to support, enhance, and extend learning.

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Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks K-4 Associate Teachers. Founded in 1867, Brooklyn Friends School’s pillars of social justice, service learning/civic engagement, and Quakerism, serve as guideposts for our collective work. Guided by our mission, BFS provides a dynamic and vigorous learning environment, which cultivates compassionate, intellectually curious, and confident changemakers.

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Reporting to the Chief Financial and Operations Officer and leading and working with dynamic and engaged colleagues, the Director of Facilities Management is a twelve-month employee, who is charged with planning, developing, and implementing policies and practices that will uphold the maintenance of our buildings and overall physical infrastructure. This leader will assist their team members in integrating appropriate and innovative new and old technologies to support and enhance physical plant, building maintenance, campus grounds, energy management, and campus security

The Family Center at Brooklyn Friends School is an early childhood program designed to meet the developmental needs of two-year-old children, ranging in age from 2 years to 2 years 11 months in September. You will find more information about the program at brooklynfriends.org/familycenter.  We are seeking people who are interested in working in the Family Center as substitute teachers. We have several programs that run between 8am and 6pm, Monday through Friday. Hours are 8am to 3pm and days vary depending on our need. Candidates should have some early childhood experience, working with two and three year olds. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Sara Soll.

We seek candidates with a strong personal interest in and commitment to issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice.

 People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 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.