Employment Opportunities

Job openings, requirements, and application information are posted on Friends Council of Education.

+ Extended Day

The Extended Day Program at Frankford Friends School is looking for an enthusiastic person to help care for the children during Extended Day from 3-6 each day that school is in session. Opportunities for full day work on Enrichment Camp Days is also available. The successful candidate should have good communication skills, be reliable, trustworthy and should enjoy working with children. Responsibilities include: helping other staff members run themed activities, games and simple art projects, engaging in free play with children and helping children to solve disputes in a manner consistent with the school philosophy. All employees must pass state clearances including child abuse and criminal background.

Please email resume and letter of interest to hiring@frankfordfriends.org.

+ Substitute Teacher

Substitute teachers are needed for Pre-K through 8th grade classrooms. Experience teaching preferred; Associates degree or higher required. All applicants must be able to pass all relevant background checks.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to hiring@frankfordfriends.org.

+ Junior Faculty


General Position Description

Frankford Friends School is currently interviewing junior faculty to administer both on-campus and online classroom programs that are conducive to student learning and which emphasize mutual respect for all people. Junior faculty are flexible and committed to a continuous process for professional growth.

Applicants must be able to use a variety of classroom techniques for learning to include interdisciplinary, hands-on, collaborative, project-based work and are competent in using the technologies and strategies necessary to teach both on campus and through a distance learning model. Applicants must be extremely flexible.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

Junior faculty may, among other tasks, substitute for teachers (short or long term), work with students one-on-one on campus, virtually, or from another location, support students socially and emotionally, cooperate with a team in project-based learning initiatives, manage student activities, participate in admissions-related events, write reports, work in the extended day program, or other related activities that contribute to the school community.


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Successful applicants are collegial and dedicated to excellence, able to form excellent relationships with young children and has:

  • excitement about working with children from diverse backgrounds;
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • the interest in and capability to work, plan, and implement project-based learning initiatives;
  • the ability to establish cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and parents;
  • strong organizational skills;
  • a high level of interest in collaboration;
  • experience with using educational technologies.
  • willingness to work from campus with students aged 4-13.


Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to hiring@frankfordfriends.org.

Why Teach at FFS?

We are diverse and inclusive.

We value what is special and unique about ourselves and others.

Our families are supportive and involved.

Educating children is a true collaboration between teachers and parents.

We focus on the whole child.

The social, emotional, and academic growth of our students are equally important.

We have strong values.

We believe in and promote integrity, community, equality, stewardship, and finding peaceful solutions. You will play a major role in fostering both your students’ intellectual growth and the development of their character.

We don't teach to the test.

Our curriculum is planned and developed based on best practices for inquiry-driven learning, and places great value on creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking.

We find opportunities to expand our skills and enrich our practice.

Teachers are supported in reaching professional goals and are true collaborators in important school decision­-making.

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