Olney Friends School seeks to fill multiple faculty positions for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. Olney is an ISACS accredited, progressive, co-educational boarding and day school for grades 9 – 12, located in Barnesville, Ohio. We are also members of the Friends Council on Education (FCE) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
Olney Friends School is a unique educational institution that leaves a deep and lasting impression on students, alumni, and community. Our 350 acre farm provides much more than the organic food that is served at meals; it provides the basis for exploring the questions “What is knowledge?” and “What is my place in a globalized world?” Global stewardship and environmental sustainability are woven throughout the Olney experience, from the integration of practical farming into the curriculum.
Characteristics of Olney:
- Solid college prep academic program
- Inquiry-based academics
- Faculty who encourage and support teens in their academic pursuits, respect them for their ideas, and challenge them as they would an adult
- Accepting, nurturing, supportive community
- Acts in accordance with its Quaker values
- Find themselves, grow into who they will be
- Have a sense of purpose
- Consolidate their identity
- Are active learners, inquisitive, critical thinkers
- Develop leadership skills
- Self-launch, are motivated
- Accept and celebrate others with different cultures, identities, and beliefs
Olney takes pride in its 180-year history. Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends, the school’s values are Quaker in nature: simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and environmental stewardship. Olney attracts students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Olney Friends School is seeking talented educators who have a passion for trans-disciplinary education. The ideal candidates will be self-starters who have the desire and drive to mold our agricultural science and STEAM programs in a way that challenges our students and integrates with our mission and values.
HOW TO APPLY:
All employees at Olney Friends School must pass a background check and complete an application form as conditions of employment. Additionally, all faculty members must become certified in first aid and CPR and become mandatory abuser reporters. If eligible, all faculty are asked to become certified to drive school vehicles with students.
We are eager to discuss these exciting positions with anyone who is interested in exploring this opportunity. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com.