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

This is a full-time position in the Upper School teaching chemistry and another core science, likely physics. A successful candidate will teach four sections of science which may involve up to three preps and include teaching semester-long electives.  As a full-time faculty member, this position also includes serving as an advisor for 8-10 students and supporting a co-curricular activity such as coaching a sport or advising a major school activity. Support of activities that contribute to the life of the school and attendance at all-school faculty meetings, events, back to school nights, department and divisional meetings is expected of all faculty.  


Applicant Requirements:

An undergraduate degree in chemistry or physics is required, a graduate degree in science education is preferred.  We are especially interested in candidates with experience in project-based teaching and learning, science research programs and capacity and interest in building connections for our students with local institutions. Successful high school teaching experience of at least three to five years is desired. Experience in independent schools with students in this age group is also important.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to

Friends Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.


Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 05/01/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Friends Academy
Street Address: 270 Duck Pond Road
City: Locust Valley
State: NY
Zip Code: 11560
Phone: 516-676-0393
Fax: 516 393-4276
Head Of School: Andrea Kelly
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: Preschool (3yrs)-12
Enrollment Size:
Social Media Sites:
Admissions Contact: Nina Waechter
Admissions Email:

01/08/2018 270 Duck Pond Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560

270 Duck Pond Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560 School

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