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Job openings have specific requirements. Please read the job descriptions for details. To apply, follow the instructions listed in the job description for which you are applying and forward your materials to the email address provided.

For most positions, we ask that you submit the following:
1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
2. Cover letter
3. Resume
4. Contact information for three to five professional references
5. A statement of educational philosophy (for teaching positions)

When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - Math Teacher - ABC Recruiting. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
 
An acknowledgement email will be sent once we receive your resume. Kindly submit your information only once per position. No phone calls, please.

Current Openings

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL (DEPARTMENT CHAIR POSSIBILITY)

    Friends Seminary educates students from kindergarten through twelfth grade, adhering to the values of the Religious Society of Friends. We strive to build a diverse school where students exercise their curiosity and imagination as they develop as scholars, artists and athletes. In a community that cultivates the practices of keen observation, unhurried reflection, critical thinking, and coherent expression, we listen for the single voice as we seek unity. The disciplines of silence, study, and service provide the matrix for growth: silence opens us to change; study helps us to know the world; service challenges us to put our values into practice. At Friends Seminary, education is rooted in the Quaker belief in the Inner Light – that of God in every person. Guided by the testimonies of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, we prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be.
     
    Founded in 1786, Friends Seminary, the oldest continually operating coeducational, independent Quaker school in New York City, seeks a Middle School teacher for the Creative Computing program to join the faculty in August 2024 as a member of the Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Design. In Middle School, Creative Computing happens in trimester-long classes for each grade. The curriculum at each level is student driven and stands firmly upon elements of design thinking, especially empathy and curiosity in understanding a challenge, creativity and prototyping at the solutions stage, and iterative thinking and learning from failure in order to strengthen final products. These engineering mindsets are practiced in high and low tech contexts and emphasis is placed on hands-on experiences. 
     
    The successful candidate will have experience with middle school aged children and a passion for a hands-on, learn-by-doing environment which has characterized a Friends education since the late 19th century when “shop” became a required class in the Middle School. Friends will also be naming a Department Chair for Computer Science, Engineering and Design, and candidates with leadership interest and experience are encouraged to apply. 
     
    Responsibilities  
    • Design, collaboratively plan, and teach Creative Computing classes for students in grades 5-8 that emphasize creative problem-solving with computer science and robotics, as well as low tech formats such as fibers or recycled materials.
    • Collaborate with teachers in all subjects to integrate design thinking into their existing curricula or to develop new curricula.
    • Plan for and work to increase participation from underrepresented groups in computer science, engineering, and design programs.
    • Identify opportunities to collaborate across disciplines with an emphasis on computer science, engineering, and design.
    • Work closely with the other teachers of computer science, engineering, and design to create a seamless K-12 curricular program.
    • Work to design, develop, and program co-curricular activities related to the core curriculum, including club offerings in robotics, coding, and 3D building; the annual Maker Day festival; and/or competitive engineering and computer science teams.
    • Serve as a Middle School advisor and club leader.
     
    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree strongly preferred.
    • 3-5 years of teaching experience.
    • Interest and experience working with middle school aged students.
    • Commitment to increasing participation from underrepresented groups in STEM fields.
    • Commitment to the School’s mission and the Quaker values which underpin it.
     
    Desired Qualifications
    • Experience developing curricula.
    • Experience working with Google Apps and Learning Management systems.
    • Creative and self-driven technologist, tinkerer, and educator.
    • Experience with programming, robotics, and 3D design technologies, preferably Scratch, Arduino, and Tinkercad.
    • Interest and experience in creating maker environments conducive to tinkering, designing, and innovation.
    • Commitment to creating a safe, respectful, and dynamic environment for students to learn and grow.
     
    Compensation
    Annual salary range for 2024-2025 based on years of teaching experience and level of degrees earned: 
    $80,000 - $161,000+
     
    Benefits
    Friends Seminary offers excellent benefits including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with a School-paid match; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, including tuition support and summer grants; and a talented and dedicated team of teaching colleagues and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic and forward-thinking teaching community of over 150 educators.
     
    To apply, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume
    4. Contact information for three to five personal references
    5. A statement of educational philosophy
     
    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - MS CSED Teacher - Friends Seminary website. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: jobs@friendsseminary.org
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the School community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.
  • DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

    Lindauer is pleased to partner with Friends Seminary in their search for a Director of Institutional Advancement.

    Friends Seminary, NYC's oldest coeducational school, is seeking a seasoned professional to fill the role of Director of Institutional Advancement. With a 238 years history, Friends Seminary provides a rigorous education grounded in Quaker values, shaping students from K–12 into scholars, artists, and athletes committed to creating a world that reflects integrity, equality, and peace.

    This role will contribute to the broader mission of creating a world aligned with Quaker principles, shaping the future of education, ensuring sustainability, and fostering a community committed to integrity and equality. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead transformative change and make a lasting impact on students, educators, and the community.

    Successful candidates will:
    • Oversee all fundraising efforts, including major and planned giving, campaigns, and donor relations.
    • Manage a personal portfolio of prospects and donors, ensuring successful cultivation and stewardship.
    • Partner with the Head of School to set ambitious long-term fundraising and community-building initiatives and supervise a team of six professionals.
    • Ensure consistent growth of the Annual Fund, providing leadership and guidance to volunteers from all constituencies and overseeing alumni relations.
    • Serve as a core member of the Administrative Committee, engaging with the Head of School and other leadership on fundraising activities.
    • Be a supportive manager and mentor to staff.
    Salary: $275,000-$300,000

  • EXTENDED PROGRAMS MANAGER

    Friends Seminary educates students from kindergarten through twelfth grade, adhering to the values of the Religious Society of Friends. We strive to build a diverse school where students exercise their curiosity and imagination as they develop as scholars, artists and athletes. In a community that cultivates the practices of keen observation, unhurried reflection, critical thinking, and coherent expression, we listen for the single voice as we seek unity. The disciplines of silence, study, and service provide the matrix for growth: silence opens us to change; study helps us to know the world; service challenges us to put our values into practice. At Friends Seminary, education is rooted in the Quaker belief in the Inner Light – that of God in every person. Guided by the testimonies of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, we prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be.
     
    Founded in 1786, Friends Seminary, the oldest continually operating coeducational, independent Quaker school in New York City, seeks applications for the position of Extended Programs Manager to oversee our Early Bird and after school programs during the school year.
     
    The main responsibilities for this full-time, 10-month position will be to create and maintain programs that extend beyond the classroom school day. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all aspects of Extended Programs and the well-being of approximately 150+ children including but not limited to physical, social, and emotional needs and supervision of 40+ staff at a time. The successful candidate will have the vision, initiative, organization, and persistence required to shepherd a variety of programs ranging in their developmental stage from nascent ideas to the long established. This position reports directly to the CFO/COO, with close collaboration with the Lower School Division Head.
     
    During the school year the hours for this position are 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM but may extend based on program needs.
     
    Essential Functions
    • Create a safe and enjoyable student experience by developing and managing a trimester-cycle after school program for students in grades K-6, and an early bird program for students in grades K-4.
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the programs which include hiring, training, retaining, and managing payroll for internal and external staff, adults and students, as well as third party vendors.
    • Maintain detailed attendance records for billing and payroll.
    • Organize program logistics, such as schedules, snack, space reservations, trips, supply requests, and other programmatic needs.
    • Conduct program observations; assess individual programs on a consistent basis and address concerns as they arise.
    • Build rapport with students and support their needs in conjunction with the divisional offices and homeroom teachers.
    • Encourage positive character development in all children while upholding the mission and philosophy of the School.
    • Communicate with parents/caregivers regarding arrival and departure, student challenges and celebrations, and regarding billing in coordination with the Business Office.
    • Build productive relationships with the Lower School Head and Assistant Head, faculty members, the Parent Association leadership, and parent volunteers.
    • Provide budget reports, develop pricing schedules, and share regular program updates with the CFO/COO.
    The description of this position is not intended and should not be considered as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. This description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal requirements of the position.
     
    Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, liberal arts, or equivalent professional experience required.
    • 3+ years of experience working with elementary school-aged children.
    • 3+ years of experience as a leader in an inclusive, educational setting or similar environment.
    • Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills.
    • Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively and independently.
    • Ability to adapt to the needs of the School and growth reflected in the program.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and G Suite, as well as billing platforms.
    • Current First Aid/CPR/RTE certifications.
     
    Compensation
    The expected salary range for this position is $65,000 - $75,000 based upon experience.
     
    Benefits
    Friends Seminary offers excellent benefits including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with a School-paid match; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, including tuition support and summer grants; and a talented and dedicated team of teaching colleagues and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic and forward-thinking teaching community of over 150 educators.
     
    To apply, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume
    4. Contact information for three personal references
     
    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - Extended Programs Manager - Friends Seminary website. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: businessjobs@friendsseminary.org
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the School community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.
  • K-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

    Friends Seminary educates students from kindergarten through twelfth grade, adhering to the values of the Religious Society of Friends. We strive to build a diverse school where students exercise their curiosity and imagination as they develop as scholars, artists and athletes. In a community that cultivates the practices of keen observation, unhurried reflection, critical thinking, and coherent expression, we listen for the single voice as we seek unity. The disciplines of silence, study, and service provide the matrix for growth: silence opens us to change; study helps us to know the world; service challenges us to put our values into practice. At Friends Seminary, education is rooted in the Quaker belief in the Inner Light – that of God in every person. Guided by the testimonies of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, we prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be.
     
    Founded in 1786, Friends Seminary, the oldest continually operating coeducational, independent Quaker school in New York City, seeks applications for a K-12 Physical Education Teacher. They will be responsible for collaborating with faculty and staff to teach in support of the School’s mission, curricular goals, and students. The ideal candidate possesses creative problem-solving skills, a sense of humor, enthusiasm for innovative curriculum, a positive attitude toward growth, a gentle curiosity, an ability to observe and express without judgment, and strong interpersonal skills that allow one to cooperate and collaborate effectively with others.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Teach four sections of Physical Education classes, including fitness classes in the Middle and Upper School divisions.
    • Coach two seasons of sports.
    • Collaborate with departmental colleagues on Physical Education curriculum and pedagogy.
    • Plan and implement motivating lessons for students which reflect knowledge of curriculum, students’ interests and abilities, and students’ social and emotional needs.
    • Demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning on a daily basis. 
    • Collaborate with colleagues, across and within disciplines and divisions, with respect to the further development of curriculum and interdisciplinary projects/units of study, content, pedagogy, use of appropriate technology resources, and the social and emotional needs of students.
    • Participate in the School community, including faculty and committee work, and ancillary duties.
    • Attend faculty meetings and other planning meetings as necessary.
    • Prepare student reports which include narrative descriptions of students' achievements and needs.
    • Serve as a Middle or Upper School Advisor.
    • Actively engage in anti-bias and equity work in an effort to implement culturally responsive pedagogy and understand the social justice dimensions of education. 
    • Communicate respectfully with families and demonstrate sensitivity to cultures, values, configurations, and beliefs.
     
    Qualifications  
    • 3+ years of experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of child development, best practices, and current trends in education specifically related to lower, middle, and upper school aged children and the Physical Education discipline.
    • Passion for and success in building foundations in lifelong physical fitness and wellness.
    • Demonstrated classroom management skills, including allocating time, space, and materials for most effective learning.
    • Experience in differentiated instruction.
    • A proven commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all learners.
    • Creativity and innovation in both curriculum and instruction.
    • Versatility and flexibility both within and outside of the classroom, encouraging students to think creatively, work collaboratively, embrace failure, and communicate effectively with others.
    • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
    • Comfort and experience with educational technology such as Canvas, Google Suite apps, and other digital learning platforms.
    • Skill in creating a learning environment that is challenging, motivating, and developmentally appropriate.
     
    Required Education
    • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required; master’s degree preferred.
     
    Compensation
    Annual salary range for 2024-2025 based on years of teaching experience and level of degrees earned: 
    $80,000 - $161,000+
     
    Benefits
    Friends Seminary offers excellent benefits including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with a School-paid match; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, including tuition support and summer grants; and a talented and dedicated team of teaching colleagues and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic and forward-thinking teaching community of over 150 educators.
     
    To apply, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume
    4. Contact information for three personal references
    5. A statement of educational philosophy
    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - K-12 Physical Education Teacher - Friends Seminary website. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: pejobs@friendsseminary.org 
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the School community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.
  • MAJOR GIFTS ASSOCIATE

    Friends Seminary educates students from kindergarten through twelfth grade, adhering to the values of the Religious Society of Friends. We strive to build a diverse school where students exercise their curiosity and imagination as they develop as scholars, artists and athletes. In a community that cultivates the practices of keen observation, unhurried reflection, critical thinking, and coherent expression, we listen for the single voice as we seek unity. The disciplines of silence, study, and service provide the matrix for growth: silence opens us to change; study helps us to know the world; service challenges us to put our values into practice. At Friends Seminary, education is rooted in the Quaker belief in the Inner Light – that of God in every person. Guided by the testimonies of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, we prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be.
     
    About Friends Seminary
    Founded in 1786, Friends Seminary is the oldest continually operating coeducational, independent school in New York City. The Office of Institutional Advancement drives all fundraising for the School. The Benefit Auction, Annual Fund, Alumni Relations, Constituent Relations, Stewardship, Advancement Services, Planned Giving, Major Gifts, and the Capital Campaign are all functions of the Institutional Advancement Office.
     
    Job Purpose
    Friends Seminary is seeking a Major Gifts Associate to support major giving at Friends, including a capital campaign, reporting directly to the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving/Campaign Director. The Associate will play an important role in execution and strategy of a future campaign. They will support and advance Friends’ mission as an integral part of the Advancement team, staying actively engaged in the day-to-day running of the campaign, while managing a portfolio of their own prospects, and acting as a collaborative member of the Advancement team. The Associate will work with all constituencies in the Friends community and have exposure to major gifts, planned giving, and overall development of departmental strategy. 
     
    Responsibilities

    Campaign Support and Coordination
    • Coordinate communications, scheduling appointments and meetings, follow-up, and other support tasks as needed for the Campaign Director/Director of Major Gifts so they may remain focused on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors. 
    • Support volunteer management efforts to ensure they are engaged and prepared with the materials they need to be effective spokespeople for the campaign and the School. 
    • Produce first draft of all campaign collateral, research materials, proposals, and additional meeting materials as needed for the Campaign Director/Director of Major Gifts, Director of Institutional Advancement, and Head of School.
    • Monitor and report on the major gift pipeline to ensure all prospects progressing towards a major gift in a timely manner.
    • Own the campaign pipeline, ensuring it is always up to date and accurate.
    • Help identify and prioritize prospective campaign donors, support regular prospect pipeline meetings, and drive action to move them forward.
    • Conduct thorough prospect research and create comprehensive profiles that can be used by staff and volunteers to prepare for meetings with prospects. 
    • Collaborate with Database Manager to maintain dashboards and activity reports, and track progress.
    • Serve as an advocate and spokesperson for the campaign on the Advancement team and in the full School community.
    • Be highly visible within the community.
    Portfolio Management
    • Manage an assigned portfolio of prospective donors, creating and executing a cultivation strategy for each prospect.
    • Maintain complete and up-to-date records in the database.
    • Support outreach to specific constituencies, particularly Parents of Alumni and Grandparents, including drafting bimonthly newsletter. 
    Advancement Office Support
    • Assist and support Advancement and School sponsored events, as needed.
    • Participate in weekly Advancement team meetings and provide overall support for Advancement goals, including the Annual Fund, as needed, and Special Events, coordinating with everyone across the team to contribute to departmental strategy, execution, and a positive team environment.
     
    Qualifications
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to draft clear and persuasive proposals and stewardship materials.
    • Ability to draft reports and dashboards with a clear understanding of cash projections and fundraising financials. 
    • Minimum of 4-5 years in Development, preferably with direct Major Gifts experience and a track record of successfully soliciting gifts. 
    • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality and act with sensitivity.
    • Strong attention to detail with good proofreading skills. 
    • Commitment to Friends values of integrity, peace, equality, and simplicity, with an understanding of or interest in Quakerism a plus. 
    • Experience with donor databases and knowledge of G Suite a plus.
    Compensation
    The expected salary range for this position is $90,000 - $100,000, commensurate with experience.
     
    Benefits
    Friends Seminary offers excellent benefits including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with a School-paid match; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, including tuition support and summer grants; and a talented and dedicated team of teaching colleagues and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic and forward-thinking teaching community of over 150 educators.
     
    To apply, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter and resume in a single PDF
    3. Contact information for three personal references
    Those who have applied need not reapply.

    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - Major Gifts Associate - Friends Seminary website. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: advancementjobs@friendsseminary.org 
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the School community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.

Ongoing Opportunities

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • ATHLETICS COACHING

    In the Friends Seminary Athletics Program, competitive spirit and Quakerism are mutually reinforced while kept in the perspective of integrity and team effort. Athletes are encouraged to pursue personal goals through cooperative effort and in pursuit of a common objective. Sport is a microcosm of life, and the lessons of cooperation, discipline, responsibility and sportsmanship are lessons of life as well as Athletics. Friends is a member of the following associations: AAIS – Athletic Association of Independent Schools (Girls) and ACIS – Athletic Conference of Independent Schools (Boys and Girls).
     
    Coaches are responsible for cultivating a positive learning environment to prepare our student-athletes for success in interscholastic competitions. Successful coaches at Friends Seminary motivate student-athletes to demonstrate commitment to their own personal growth and development, an appreciation for the sport, and strong collaboration with peers.
     
    We are seeking coaches who are able to demonstrate a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, ability to teach strategies, competitive concepts of the sport, and the ability to build community and team spirit. Coaches will also have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents/guardians, and student-athletes.
     
    We are currently seeking coaches skilled in the following sports:
    • Soccer - Middle and Upper School Level
    • Cross Country - Middle and Upper School Level
    • Volleyball - Middle and Upper School Level
     
    Qualifications
    • Experience working with teenage student athletes
    • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships with colleagues and supervisors, student athletes, and parents
    • Ability to provide leadership and direction to student-athletes, and support student success on all levels
    • Enthusiasm for the role of athletics in an independent school setting, vision and creativity, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check and current First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications
     
    Compensation
    Coaching at Friends Seminary is compensated via stipend for each season coached. The amount of a stipend depends on the level of sport being coached, the length of the season, the level of the coaching position (e.g. Head Coach, Asst. Coach, etc.), and also years of prior coaching experience. Stipends range from $2,000–$8,500.
     
    To apply:
    For this position, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume
     
    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - Coaching - ABC Recruiting. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: athleticsjobs@friendsseminary.org
     
    Friends Seminary reserves the right to require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as current and future health and safety guidelines are adopted by the School. All employees will be required to be tested for COVID-19 as the School deems necessary to protect our community and those around us.
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the school community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHING

    Each year Friends Seminary seeks substitute teachers in all subject areas for all age groups. When a teacher is absent, Friends strives to schedule a substitute teacher who can further the curriculum of the class or classes taught by the absent teacher. In addition, substitute teachers participate in other supervisory responsibilities such as lunch, recess or study hall.
     
    Candidates with prior teaching experience and relevant subject matter knowledge are encouraged to apply.
     
    Qualifications
    • Excellent professional skills and habits including ability to arrive on time and prepared when appropriate, timely and responsive communication, and ability to quickly read and absorb instructions
    • Reliable and regular availability during school days between 8 AM and 3:30 PM
    • Steady presence in a classroom setting
    • Successful completion of Friends Seminary background check
     
    Required Education
    • Bachelor's Degree required
     
    Compensation
    Friends Seminary compensates substitute teachers on a per day basis:
    Half day: $100
    Full day: $175
    Long term substitute: $275/day
     
    To apply:
    For this position, please submit the following:
    1. Completed Friends Seminary employment application
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume
    4. Contact information for three to five personal references
     
    When submitting your materials, kindly be sure to reference your first and last name, the position for which you are applying, and where you heard about the position in the subject line. i.e. [last name], [first name] - Sub Teacher - ABC Recruiting. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. No phone calls, please.
     
    Submit all materials to: subteachingjobs@friendsseminary.org
     
    Friends Seminary reserves the right to require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as current and future health and safety guidelines are adopted by the School. All employees will be required to be tested for COVID-19 as the School deems necessary to protect our community and those around us.
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We urge all applicants to identify and express their individuality and the ways in which they might enrich and diversify the school community.
     
    Moreover, all successful applicants, whether for a faculty or administrative staff post, must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in their professional lives. Applicants for a faculty position should highlight ways their curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom culture may advance these goals. Applicants for an administrative staff position should highlight ways they seek to promote these goals in their office work, programming, or operational endeavors.
Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

FRIENDS SEMINARY
222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
F: 212.979.5034
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.