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Job Type:
Part Time
Apply To:
Middle School
Grade Levels:
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Job Description:
Cambridge Friends School is accepting applications for a part-time art teaching position for the 2019-20 academic year. We strongly desire applicants who can teach art classes to students in grades 6-8 and enjoys working with a collaborative Middle School teaching team. We desire a teacher who is versatile, passionate about art, inventive, and enthusiastic about an opportunity to work with middle school students. The Visual Arts program endeavors to support students in the expression of their ideas, personal identities, understandings, and feelings through a variety of media.
In the art studio, the core projects involve supporting students as they work to express these identities in a variety of media (for example creating personal logos, designing a name or personal symbol in graffiti.) Candidates should be able to lead students in developing technical skill and in cultivating their voice and passion for art. 
Additional Duties
All Cambridge Friends Middle School teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and demonstrate general support and care of the school community.
All middle school teachers’ responsibilities include student counsel and guidance: overseeing students' progress in special projects, Meeting for Worship, field trips, and Minimester week.
Applicant Requirements:
The ideal candidate:
  • Has a working knowledge of traditional and contemporary modes of art-making
  • Will be well versed in a variety of two and three-dimensional media
  • Possesses a working knowledge of art history
  • Has knowledge of inquiry-based and project-based learning paradigms
  • Possess foundational understanding of photography and digital media skills
  • Have effective classroom management skills and a working knowledge of the developmental learning needs and learning differences of middle schoolers from a variety of backgrounds
  • Will be a creative, thoughtful, flexible, and versatile collaborator with teaching partners and the entire Middle School faculty
  • Will utilize curricula that reflect the diverse cultural backgrounds of students with attention to the dynamics of multicultural classrooms
  • Will uphold Quaker values as a guiding principle in teaching and interacting in the school community
  • Bachelor’s degree in art, master’s degree in art or art education preferred


Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, completed application, and references, with the position in the subject line to: Cambridge Friends School, Human Resources, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140 FAX 617.876.1815 or email to

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/30/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Position Level:
Middle School
School Name:  Cambridge Friends School
Street Address: 5 Cadbury Road
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Zip Code: 02140
Phone: 617-354-3880
Fax: 617.497.5754
Head of School: David J. Tierney
Founding Date: 1961
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-8
Enrollment Size: 120
Social Media Sites:     
Admissions Contact: Haley Brown
Admissions Email:

03/29/2019 5 Cadbury Road
Cambridge, MA 02140

5 Cadbury Road
Cambridge, MA 02140 School

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