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Extended Day Assistant Teacher - Lower School

The Opportunity:

Carolina Friends School is seeking a part-time Extended Day Assistant Teacher to join the Lower School starting as soon as possible.

The Teacher will ensure the implementation of a quality Extended Day program grounded in the mission and philosophy of the School. Responsibilities will include maintaining a safe and supportive environment, as well as being fully present and supervising first through fourth-year students from 3:00 – 5:45 pm. We may have the flexibility for one to five days per week depending on the successful candidate's availability. 

Daily expectations include:

  • promote and maintain a safe and healthy environment aligned with the mission and philosophy of the Lower School
  • help maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance, incident reports, shopping lists, and other necessary paperwork
  • observe, monitor, and supervise indoor and outdoor activities
  • assist students with homework and other afterschool needs
  • engage with the children in positive, nurturing ways
  • help prepare and provide snacks each day
  • maintain a clean environment
  • ensure Lower School expectations are maintained and followed during Extended Day
  • communicate with parents of Extended Day students as needed
  • engage and work with Lower School staff as needed
  • report any concerns or questions to the Lower School Extended Day Lead Teacher
  • perform other duties as assigned or needed
  • Strong candidates will have and/or demonstrate:
  • delight in engaging with children
  • experience supervising and actively engaging with elementary-aged students
  • success creating and maintaining safe, appropriate, and engaging programs with this age
  • strong understanding of child development
  • ability to foster positive relationships with and among students and parents
  • an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy and the School’s mission
  • strong communication skills
  • ability and interest in collaborative work with colleagues in the Lower School
  • a willingness to understand how power and inequality, influenced by factors such as race, class, gender, sexuality, and learning and physical disabilities impact our students and families
  • ability to meet varied demands with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and a sense of humor

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit, in one complete PDF file, the following to, with LS Extended Day Assistant Teacher  indicated in the subject line: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references, with letters to be submitted

Under separate cover, please ask each recommender to directly send a letter of reference to and indicate LS Extended Day Assistant Teacher in the email's subject line.  All letters of reference must be received in order for the application to be complete.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. CFS reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as all materials can be compiled.

APPLICANTS: Please review the Who We Are, Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity, and Important Information for All Applicants sections on the CFS employment page.

Carolina Friends School actively strives to be a community of staff, students, and families of diverse backgrounds. CFS does not discriminate based on age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, socio-economic background, family structure, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, or military service in the administration of its policies and program.

CFS is an equal opportunity employer in both policy and practice.