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For all openings, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three to five professional references in PDF or Word format to the appropriate email address listed in the individual job description below. For teaching positions, please include a statement of educational philosophy with your application materials.
 
When submitting your resume, kindly be sure to clearly reference your first and last name, the position you are applying for and where you heard about the position in the subject line ie: Smith, John - Math Teacher - Friends Website
 
Certain job openings have specific requirements. Please read the job descriptions for details. An acknowledgement email will be sent once we receive your resume. Kindly submit your information only once per school year. No phone calls, please.

Friends Seminary actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. 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.

Current Openings

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Chinese Teacher - Leave Replacement - January 2019 - January 2020

    Friends Seminary is accepting applications for a full time teacher of Chinese. Qualified applicants will be able to teach from beginning to advanced levels of Chinese to students in grades 4-12. Dynamic, creative individuals with teaching experience and proven success in program and curriculum development are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be in touch with trends and developments in language instruction, and will thrive in a work environment where teamwork is highly valued. Experience integrating technology into the curriculum is also a plus. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference.
     
    Required Experience
    • Native or near-native fluency in Chinese
    • Work effectively with a wide range of students
    • Think broadly and dynamically about curriculum and pedagogy
    • Weave cultural competence into the curriculum and classroom
    • Value collegial collaboration
    • Dedication to anti-bias and equity work regarding culturally responsive pedagogy and the social justice dimensions of education
    Required Education
    Bachelors Degree, Masters Preferred
     
    To apply
    Interested candidates must submit a completed Friends Seminary Employment Application, a Cover Letter, Statement of Educational Philosophy, Resume, and contact information for three references languagejobs@friendsseminary.org.
     
    When submitting your resume, kindly reference in the subject line: your first and last name, the position you are applying for and where you heard about the position, i.e: Smith, John – Chinese Teacher - Friends Website.
     
    You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application online. Kindly submit your information only once per school year. No phone calls, please.
     
    Friends Seminary actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. 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.
  • Chemistry and AP Chemistry - Leave Replacement, Spring 2019

    Friends Seminary seeks an experienced chemistry teacher for a maternity leave replacement position.  The position is for the second semester of the 2018-19 school year (January 22 - May 31).  The position includes teaching two sections of sophomore level Chemistry and two sections of AP Chemistry. The course materials are well developed and organized so the successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running. The position includes additional supervisory tasks such as advisory and lunch supervision.

    Required Experience
    Effective communication, organized, comfortable with technology.

    Required Education
    Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred

    To apply
    Interested candidates must submit a completed Friends Seminary Employment Application,  a Cover Letter, resume, Statement of Educational Philosophy and contact information for three references to sciencejobs@friendsseminary.orgInclude your first and last name and the position you are applying for in the subject line. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application online. No phone calls, please. 

    When submitting required documents, kindly reference in the subject line: your first and last name, the position you are applying for and where you heard about the position.  You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application online. Kindly submit your information only once per school year. No phone calls, please.

    Friends Seminary actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. 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.

Substitute Teaching

If you would like to apply to be a substitute teacher at Friends Seminary, please submit a completed Friends Seminary Application, a cover letter and resume to the appropriate divisional administrative assistant.

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