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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

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks a Lower School Spanish Teacher within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). Brooklyn Friends School’s Lower School Spanish classes are welcoming, vibrant learning environments that nurture passion for inquiry, inspire creativity and language skill building, and instruct and support students as a part of their growth and development in our program.

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Brooklyn Friends School seeks a Part-time Library Assistant to support our library program, particularly within the Lower School classroom setting.

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Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks a Middle School English Teacher within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). Brooklyn Friends Middle School English teachers typically teach four sections of English, serve as advisors to a small group of students, and serve to offer a high quality education in the instruction of reading, writing, grammar, and speaking. All Middle School colleagues also serve in other capacities as assigned by the division.

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Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) seeks a passionate educator to teach US Science 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. Responsibilities of the position include teaching sections of IB High Level and Standard Level (11th and 12th grades) Chemistry, Biology, and/or Physics and a science elective. 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 thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks an Upper School Math Teacher  within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). The Upper School Math Teacher will contribute to the division’s goal of ensuring that all BFS students graduate as self-reliant, resourceful learners well-equipped to succeed in a vigorous college academic environment. To achieve this, the Upper School math teacher will work in collaboration with the Head of Upper School, Assistant Head of Upper School, the Department Chair, department members, and all departments, as well as the Upper School Leadership Team to facilitate teaching and learning. BFS’s mathematics program aims to teach young people to be strong and nimble thinkers who have the skills to understand the world through the language of mathematics. Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks a dynamic individual to serve (effective Summer 2022) as Advancement Manager within a vibrant community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). The Advancement Manager is an adept project manager and team player who will work closely with the Advancement Team. The Manager will collaborate across many departments of Brooklyn Friends School to share the story and spirit of the school. As an active member of the Advancement team, they will handle a wide range of tasks and projects in support of all advancement, alumni, and community engagement efforts of the school. The Advancement Manager will dually report to the Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Strategic Partnerships & Major Gifts. Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks a visionary leader to serve (effective July 2022) as Director of Health Services within a vibrant community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). The Director of Health Services and Upper School Nurse will lead the Brooklyn Friends School Health Team in the care of our student and colleague community. The Director will be responsible for oversight of the School’s overall health program, with particular attention to the School’s COVID-19 response. The Director will also serve as the school nurse at the Upper School campus, in addition to supervising the school nurse and other appropriate staff. Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks an Educational Technology Integrator (ETI) within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). The Educational Technology Integrator (ETI) plays a key role in facilitating the use of educational technology and innovative design-strategies within the classroom and school as a whole. They act as a liaison and thought-partner among the teaching colleagues, staff and IT partners, and among the students, promoting a culture of equity, access, voice, and joy in all that they do. Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks a Physical Education Teacher within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). Reporting to the Head of Middle School and the Physical Education Department Chair, the Physical Education Teacher collaborates with grade level colleagues, learning specialists, and administration to plan, create, and implement curriculum. Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks an Upper School Learning Specialist  within a dynamic community of colleagues (BFS uses the all-inclusive term, colleagues, to refer to all rather than one that delineates faculty/staff). Click here to view the position statement and learn how to apply.

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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.

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.

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.