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Brooklyn Friends School seeks 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. 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. No mail or fax please. All applications should be directed to the email listed in the position description.

IMMEDIATE OPENING

Accountant-Revenues and Receivables

Position Overview: Brooklyn Friends School seeks a full-time Accountant – Revenue and Receivables to join our Business Office team. The Accountant in this role will work to support the accounting operations of Brooklyn Friends School by managing student accounts receivable and accounting for school revenues. As a member of the Business Office, this individual is expected to maintain cordial, flexible, and professional relationships with colleagues and parents.  Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

OPENINGS FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR

Middle & Upper School Health and Human Development Teacher

Position Overview: Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) seeks a passionate educator to teach Health & Human Development to students ages 10-16 in our Middle and Upper Schools. The Health & Human Development teacher will help the divisions ensure that all BFS students become equipped with the knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to understand their bodies, minds, and emotional responses, and how these elements work together to become whole, self-directed, compassionate and socially directed individuals. Our program is also explicitly designed to increase students’ media literacy skills and teach them how and why to question dominant narrative structures around power, access, race, socioeconomic status, sexuality, and gender.  Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

Upper School History Teacher

Position Overview:  Brooklyn Friends School seeks a passionate, experienced educator to teach history in the Upper School, with the possibility of serving as Chair of the department. The Upper School history teacher will help to the division ensure 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 history teacher will work in collaboration with the Head of Upper School, the Chair, department members, and all departments,as well as the Upper School Administrative Team to facilitate teaching and learning in the discipline of history. Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

Upper School History Department Chair

Position Overview: Brooklyn Friends School seeks a passionate, experienced educator to teach and serve as the Upper School Chair for the Department of History for a two-year term beginning the 2019-2020 academic year. The Upper School history department chair will help to ensure that all BFS students graduate as self-reliant, resourceful learners well-equipped to succeed in a vigorous college academic environment. To achieve this, the Chair will work in collaboration with the Head of Upper School and the Upper School Administrative Team to facilitate teaching and learning in the discipline of history. Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

Upper School Computer Science Teacher

Position Overview: Brooklyn Friends School seeks a passionate, experienced educator to teach computer science in the Upper School, with the possibility of serving also as Educational Technology Integrator. The Upper School computer science teacher will help to the division ensure 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 computer science teacher will work in collaboration with the Head of Upper School, department members, all departments, the Middle School, as well as the Upper School Administrative Team to facilitate teaching and learning in computer science. Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

Sixth Grade History Teacher ( 3 to 4 Month Parental Leave Position)

Brooklyn Friends School seeks a dedicated educator to teach four sections of 6th Grade History and to serve as a Middle School student advisor for an approximately three to four month parental leave opportunity beginning September 1, 2019. Read the full position description and learn how to apply here.

Preschool Threes Mid-Day Assistant

We seek candidates who have a passion for early learning and child development and the ability to work collaboratively in a teaching team, and to facilitate play and hands-on concrete experiences for young children. Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting the Head and Associate teaching team in the daily maintenance and function of the classroom. The Mid-Day Assistant Teacher’s specific duties are primarily in support of the transition time from Rooftime to lunch, then rest and assisting with the end of day playtime. The hours are 12-3pm daily, and compensation is on an hourly basis. All Preschool Mid-Day Assistant Teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Experience working with young children and families is required. Candidates who have Early Childhood Education credits or a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or a related field are preferred. To apply, please email cover letter and current resume to: psthreesmiddayassistant@brooklynfriends.org

Part Time Lower School Wood Associate Teacher FILLED
Upper School Administrative Assistant  FILLED
Family Center Part-Time Admissions Associate  FILLED
Upper School English Teacher  FILLED
Service and Justice Coordinator (All-School) – FILLED
Middle School History Teacher Gr. 7/8- FILLED
Middle & Upper School Chorus Teacher and IB Music Teacher – FILLED
Middle School Lead Mandarin Teacher – FILLED
Middle School Technology Teacher – FILLED
Technical Support and Network Specialist (All-School) – FILLED
Preschool/Lower School Librarian – FILLED
Upper School Dean of Learning Support – FILLED
Assistant Head of Lower School for Academics – FILLED
Second Grade Head Teacher and Fourth Grade Head Teacher – FILLED
K-4 Associate Teachers – FILLED
Preschool Fours Associate Teacher – FILLED
Family Center Head Teacher – FILLED

ANTICIPATED POSITIONS FOR 2019-20

Middle School English Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) NO LONGER ANTICIPATED
5th Grade Humanities Teacher NO LONGER ANTICIPATED


ONGOING POSITIONS

Family Center Substitute Teachers: 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 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 resume and cover letter to Sara Soll at ssoll@brooklynfriends.org .