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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.

Substitute Teachers (Faculty/Other)

The School: Cambridge Friends School is a Pre-K through grade eight day school guided by its Quaker mission. Throughout the year, the School engages children in meaningful learning experiences within a caring community. Its strength derives from the passion of its educators, students, parents, and friends and from its Quaker principles of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship.

 

The Position: Cambridge Friends has current openings for energetic, caring, and flexible substitute teachers to support its school day and extended day programs for the remainder of the academic year. We seek substitutes with the skills and temperament to maintain a positive classroom environment and to implement lesson plans for elementary and/or middle school students. Ideal candidates will be experienced and enjoy working with elementary and/or middle school students.

 

Schedule: The typical academic day for substitutes at Cambridge Friends begins at 7:45 am and runs until 3:15 pm. They typical extended day begins at 3:00 pm and runs until 5:45 pm. Given the “as needed” basis of this position, we ask teachers to be flexible and yet committed to coming when coverage is requested. Sometimes substitute coverage may be for a half-day increments (7:45 am – 12:15 pm or 12:00 pm – 3:15 pm). At times, substitutes will be called late at night and early in the morning.

 

Salary:  $22 per hour   

 

Cambridge Friends seeks candidates who will add to our diverse community and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

 

Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to Katie Marion at k.marion@cambridgefriendsschool.org with the words “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line.

 

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.

After School Soccer Assistant Coach

Cambridge Friends School

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.

Cambridge Friends School is accepting applications for a part-time Soccer Coaching Assistant for the After School Athletics Program for the 2022-2023 academic year. The School is seeking applicants who coach afterschool soccer for grades 5 – 8 from 2:45 pm to 6:30 pm, and successfully administer the School’s athletic program. The successful candidate is versatile, passionate about physical education, inventive, and enthusiastic about working with middle school students. The Physical Education program supports students in developing self-confidence, maintaining a physically active lifestyle, and building a sense of sportsmanship and fair play. Candidates should be able to lead students in developing physical skills, building strength, working cooperatively, and becoming excited about physical education.

Responsibilities also include: assisting with equipment, overseeing drills, and reinforcing player expectations.

The ideal candidate:

Has a working knowledge of the physical and emotional development of children ages 10 to 14
Will be well versed in a variety of age-appropriate activities and games to support increased strength and coordination in students
Has knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning paradigms
Possess foundational understanding of athletics (sports)
Can competently coach soccer
Is an effective administrator with skills in scheduling, coordinating personnel, and managing logistics of a co-curricular athletic program
Have effective classroom management skills and a working knowledge of the developmental learning needs and learning differences of middle schoolers from a variety of backgrounds
Will be a creative, thoughtful, flexible, and versatile collaborator with teaching partners and the entire Middle School faculty
Will utilize curricula that reflect the diverse cultural backgrounds of students with attention to the dynamics of multicultural classrooms
Will uphold Quaker values as a guiding principle in teaching and interacting in the school community
Experience playing soccer is preferred but not required
Bachelor’s degree in physical education preferred but not required
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.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Derek Morin (d.morin@cambridgefriendsschool.org) with “After School Soccer Coaching Assistant” in the subject line.