Career Opportunities

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General Information

Cambridge Friends School, the only Quaker School in Massachusetts, is a renowned leader in teaching social justice and equality, with a commitment to project-based, experiential learning. Guided by the six Quaker Testimonies of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship, Cambridge Friends School focuses on educating the whole child in an environment that best positions the child for their success. Cambridge Friends School is deeply committed to preparing each child for the road ahead in high school and beyond, and to inspiring a life-long love of learning.

Current Opening: Chess Teacher

Cambridge Friends School is seeking applicants for an hourly Chess Teacher. This is a 10-week position for one hour a week this spring. The position start date is March 1, 2020. 

 

Cambridge Friends School is dedicated to providing an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles. We engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. The School’s strength is its Quaker mission and the tremendous passion educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the School. We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the School community. 

 

The successful candidate should work well in a team of teachers to create a warm and dynamic classroom environment. This individual is responsible for creating class activities/curriculum. The Chess Teacher works individually to ensure the safety and physical well-being of the children during the weekly class with support from the Extended Day (XD) team. Primary responsibilities include taking of daily attendance, classroom management, and activity development. The Chess Teacher will respect confidentiality of CFS XD program students and families. They will also support the creation of a classroom environment that will serve children with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and families. Submission of an invoice and W9 will be necessary upon hiring.

 

Candidates should possess the following skills: 

 

  • 1-3 years of experience working with children
  • Familiarity with program development and implementation 
  • Commitment to collaborating and working as part of a larger Extended Day team 
  • Commitment to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, antiracist, antihomophobic, and equitable learning environment for all students
  • Solve problems creatively with a ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Be flexible and comfortable with shifts in planning and on-the-go thinking 

 

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume, and references to the attention of Kiley Guerrier, Auxiliary Program Director via mail: Cambridge Friends School, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140, fax: (617) 876-1815, or e-mail: k.guerrier@cambridgefriendsschool.org with Chess Teacher in the subject line.

 

It is Cambridge Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Current Opening: Mandarin Language Teacher 

Cambridge Friends School is seeking applicants for an hourly Mandarin Language Teacher. This is a 10-week position for one hour a week this spring. The position start date is March 1, 2020. 

 

Cambridge Friends School is dedicated to providing an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles. We engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. The School’s strength is its Quaker mission and the tremendous passion educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the School. We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the School community. 

 

The successful candidate should work well in a team of teachers to create a warm and dynamic classroom environment. This individual is responsible for creating class activities/curriculum. The Chess Teacher works individually to ensure the safety and physical well-being of the children during the weekly class with support from the Extended Day (XD) team. Primary responsibilities include taking of daily attendance, classroom management, and activity development. The Chess Teacher will respect confidentiality of CFS XD program students and families. They will also support the creation of a classroom environment that will serve children with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and families. Submission of an invoice and W9 will be necessary upon hiring.

 

Candidate should possess the following skills: 

 

  • 1-3 years of experience working with children
  • Familiarity with program development and implementation 
  • Commitment to collaborating and working as part of a larger Extended Day team 
  • Commitment to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, antiracist, antihomophobic, and equitable learning environment for all students
  • Solve problems creatively with a ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Be flexible and comfortable with shifts in planning and on-the-go thinking 

 

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume, and references to the attention of Kiley Guerrier, Auxiliary Program Director via mail: Cambridge Friends School, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140, fax: (617) 876-1815, or e-mail: k.guerrier@cambridgefriendsschool.org with Mandarin Language Teacher in the subject line.

 

It is Cambridge Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law. 

 

Current Opening: Substitute Teachers

Cambridge Friends School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year. Substitutes are expected to provide supervision and instruction and are responsible for the implementation of lesson plans, management of the classroom, and for ensuring student learning.

 

Ideal Candidates will be:

 

  • Passionate about education
  • Dedicated to student achievement
  • Excited about collaborating
  • Caring in their interactions with children

 

Experience teaching or working with elementary and/or middle school age students is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a history of flexibility, punctuality, and responsibility. 

 

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume, and references to the attention of Jack Hill via mail: Cambridge Friends School, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140, fax: (617) 876-1815, or e-mail: j.hill@cambridgefriendsschool.org with Substitute Teacher in the subject line.

 

It is Cambridge Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law. 

Hiring Information

Cambridge Friends School is committed to equal pay. Therefore, all faculty are awarded a salary based on the Cambridge Friends School salary scale, based on their years of experience.

 

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) must be performed on all applicants and employees. As of July 1, 2013, fingerprinting is required for all new employees. 

 

It is Cambridge Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law. It is the intent and resolve of Cambridge Friends School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity. 

 

This equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and retirement. Subject to the provisions of applicable law, Cambridge Friends School will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental disabilities of a qualified individual with a disability who is able to perform the essential functions of a job with such reasonable accommodation, unless to do so would cause an undue hardship on the operation of the School.