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Job Type:
Full Time
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Mariama Richards
Upper School
Grade Levels:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Job Description:

Friends’ Central School, an independent, coeducational Quaker day school founded in 1845 and serving 800 students in Nursery through Grade 12, seeks a Physics teacher to join the faculty of our Science Department. We are seeking a committed individual interested in joining our community who can lead our students while also encouraging them in their own discoveries. The position requires dedication to the School’s Quaker heritage, the ability to collaborate and inspire, and a sense of humor.


  • Teach courses in advanced physics topics, particularly in areas of light, optics, electricity and magnetism.
  • Lead an exploration of future elective courses in physics or applied physics topics with attention to existing models that are uniquely innovative and successful.
  • Create and oversee experiential and experimental extracurricular programming for Upper School students related to physics, engineering and technology.
  • Blend classroom instruction with laboratory activities and independent research projects.
  • Advise a group of students.
Applicant Requirements:
  • Experience working with Upper School aged students.
  • Degree in Physics, additional coursework in education preferred.
  • Proficiency with technology applications to enhance classroom learning.
  •  Enthusiastic about teaching.

Friends’ Central School seeks candidates with a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning community, who will address issues of diversity, as well as enhance the Philosophy of Inclusivity and Awareness articulated in our Diversity Statement.

Job Posting Expiration Date: 05/31/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Friends' Central School
Street Address: (Upper School) 1101 City Avenue
(Lower School) 228 Gulph Road
City: Wynnewood
State: PA
Zip Code: 19096
Phone: (US) 610-649-7440
(LS) 610-642-7575
Fax: 610.649.5669
Headmaster: Craig N. N. Sellers
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
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Admissions Contact: Dwight Dunston
Admissions Email:

08/03/2017 (Upper School) 1101 City Avenue
(Lower School) 228 Gulph Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

(Upper School) 1101 City Avenue
(Lower School) 228 Gulph Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096 School

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