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: Substitute Teachers

Cambridge Friends School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 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. Applicants need to understand this position is on a need-by-basis and hours will vary depending on the institution’s daily needs.

 

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 Nicholas Lorenzen via mail: Cambridge Friends School, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA, 02140, fax: (617) 876-1815, or e-mail: n.lorenzen@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.

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Summer Program (July 13 through August 21)

CFS Summer Program

New this year, CFS will be offering an on-site Summer Program from July 13 through August 21, 2020 for grades Pre-K through 8! Click here to learn more.