Job Opportunities

As a Friends school, we adhere to the Quaker tenet that every human being possesses a unique Inner Light reflecting dignity and worth. Our mission is to support education and teaching within our community by initiating activities and discussions that promote understanding and respect. We are responsible for building an environment of trust where each individual can feel safe. We are committed to the challenge of confronting issues of injustice, discrimination, and intolerance.

Teachers at Moses Brown have tremendous creative freedom to design their curricula, enjoy close relationships with parents and students, and can take advantage of frequent opportunities for professional growth.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island (also known as ‘the Creative Capital’), teachers have a wealth of resources to draw upon in an environment that is independent, entrepreneurial, and endlessly creative.

Benefits

Moses Brown School offers eligible faculty and staff benefits if they are regularly scheduled to work at least 50% of full-time. Benefits are prorated based on full-time equivalency. Temporary employees replacing faculty or staff on leave, or other adjunct employment, are excluded.

Health Insurance: All employees working half time or more are eligible to participate in Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Retirement: Moses Brown School is a member of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) and the College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF). After a one-year waiting period and having attained age 26, faculty or staff will be eligible to participate if working at least 1,000 hours annually, or to continue if they were enrolled at their previous employer.

Remission: Application for admission must be made to the admission office, and the acceptance decision will be made in the customary manner, based on the appropriateness of the applicant for the Moses Brown School program and on space available at the child’s grade level. The Tuition Remission benefit is equal to 100% for the first child of all faculty and staff, and is pro-rated for FTE’s of 50% or greater. There is a one-year eligibility waiting period for new hires. The Remission budget is capped at 7.5% of budgeted gross tuition. Any amount of need above the cap is shared equally between the remission employee families.

Other: Other benefits including vacation, personal time, and holidays are outlined in the faculty-staff handbook and will be discussed at the time of interview.

Openings

  • Head of the Lower School
  • Full-time Upper School English Teacher
  • Full-time Upper School Mathematics Teacher

    Full-time Upper School Mathematics Teacher

     

    Moses Brown School is a co-educational independent day school for nursery through twelfth grade. Moses Brown, a Friends school, exists to inspire students to reach their fullest intellectual and spiritual potential. We engage students in a rich academic curriculum, a broad offering of arts and athletics, and a daily life strongly rooted in the Quaker values of community, equality, and service. We affirm the Quaker belief that there is an inner light in each person which influences our decision making and leads us to the truths we seek. We consider virtues of simplicity, integrity, group wisdom, and respect for differences paramount to helping students of all faiths and backgrounds discover their missions in the world.

    In its hiring practices, Moses Brown deliberately seeks to maximize the diversity of the school (in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language).

    Responsibilities:  The successful applicant will teach 4 sections of math that may range from entry-level math courses to honors and advanced placement courses.  Working collaboratively with other members of the department is important to our school culture.

    All full-time teachers also supervise co-curricular activities after school for 2 of the 3 seasons of the academic year.  After the first year at Moses Brown, teachers assume responsibility for a group of upper school advisees.

    Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution.  Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, although not a requirement for application.  Master’s degree or beyond is desirable.  We seek candidates who are passionate about their desire to teach, advise, and learn from high school students, and eager to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of the school.  The full-time position begins with the 2018-19 school year.

    Compensation: Compensation is competitive and based on education and number of years of experience.  Moses Brown is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply:  Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and submit a resume, statement of interest and the names of 3 reference to upperschoolhiring@mosesbrown.org.   Once we have read and discussed applications, we will be in touch with select candidates to arrange for interviews.

     

     

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