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


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.






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
Applicant Requirements:


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in one of the following fields: any of the STEAM fields, education, agriculture, and music
  • Have the ability to teach across the curriculum with a particular focus on place-based and problem-based learning 
  •  A style of teaching and leadership that builds trust, respect, a collaborative work environment, and a sense of community
  • Skills in, but not limited to, the following areas: classroom management, verbal and written communication, conflict resolution, presentation skills, objectivity, and confidentiality
  • Willingness to live on campus or in the surrounding area no later than August 2019


  • Specialty in any of the following fields: environmental sustainability, foreign languages, athletics, and/or outdoor education
  • Ability to perform a variable selection of other duties such as being a dorm parent, being a student advisor, acting as a class or outdoor education sponsor, covering periodic evening and weekend duty, and participating in various meetings and special events

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 08/01/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Olney Friends School
Street Address: 61830 Sandy Ridge Road
City: Barnesville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43713
Phone: 740-425-3655
Head of School: Christian Acemah
Founding Date: 1837
Day / Boarding: Day & Boarding
Age / Grade Levels: 9-12, Day & Boarding
Enrollment Size:
Social Media Sites:     
Admissions Contact: Joe Sullivan
Admissions Email:

04/10/2019 61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, OH 43713

61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, OH 43713 School

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