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Tina Moreno
All Divisions
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Job Description:

Mary McDowell Friends School (MMFS), a K-12 College Prep Quaker School for students with learning disabilities, invites applications for the position of Substitute Teacher for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Position Overview                                                                                    

The Substitute Teacher will support the mission of the school by overseeing the safety and well-being of the students in advisory, content area classes, core classrooms and homeroom classes. She/he will monitor and the educational and social-emotional growth within the framework of the school’s mission.


Substitute Teachers at Mary McDowell Friends School work on an as-needed basis, to cover the classroom in the absence of the regular (full-time) teachers. The primary role of a Substitute Teacher is to continue student learning along the continuum, established by the absent full-time teacher. 

The responsibilities of the Substitute Teacher in the classroom may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Following lessons that have been designed by the absent teacher
  • Teaching students
  • Managing the classroom
  • Participating in all assigned tasks such as lunch duty, dismissal duty, walking to the YMCA, etc
  • Performing administrative tasks such as attendance
  • Promoting positive student behavior
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the students


We offer a rewarding work experience at Brooklyn, NY locations. The school has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the school's administration and faculty.

To apply, please upload a letter of interest and resume as a .pdf (preferable) or word document. Your letter of interest should include which division(s) you are applying to. Inquiries about this position can be directed to Tina Moreno, HR Manager.

You will receive an acknowledgment when we receive your résumé. If your background and experience are appropriate to the position, you will be contacted directly by a member of our staff. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment at Mary McDowell Friends School is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, familial status, or any other category protected by the law. Mary McDowell Friends School's policy of non-discrimination extends to all employment practices including but not limited to, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, layoffs, and termination.

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Applicant Requirements:
  • BA required, MA preferred. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with colleagues, management, and external agencies.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new environments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Veracross, and G Suite applications desired.
  • Experience in special education, the private sector, or independent school system a plus.
Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 01/01/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
All Divisions
School Name:  Mary McDowell Friends School
Street Address: 23 Sidney Place
City: Brooklyn
State: NY
Zip Code: 11201
Phone: 718-855-0141
Head of School: Debbie Zlotowitz
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: K-12
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Admissions Contact: Susan Jackson
Admissions Email:

08/03/2017 23 Sidney Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

23 Sidney Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201 School

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