Sally Borden School
Summer Program


Thank you for your interest in joining Friends Academy. At Friends, our faculty and staff play a critical role in providing students with a rigorous curriculum, caring community, and an overall atmosphere conducive to helping each child reach their highest potential. We have an outstanding faculty and staff and seek qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds who are committed to fulfilling the school’s mission. Friends Academy offers generous compensation packages and a wide-ranging professional development program. Of equal importance, this is a place where our leadership, faculty, staff, students, parents, and alumni respect and appreciate each individual member of our community.

Friends Academy welcomes the submission of resumes to be considered for openings as they occur, whether in teaching, in administration, or in a position supporting the operation of the school. All applications will be reviewed until the position listing has been closed.  

 6th Grade SBP Teaching Position

 The Sally Borden Program at Friends Academy seeks a 6th grade teacher for a self-contained class of Sally Borden learners to join our team of talented, passionate faculty in August of 2017. The position involves teaching sixth grade math, social studies, and language arts to students who have language-based learning differences such as dyslexia. Other responsibilities include co-leading an advisory of 6th grade learners. Please visit our website to learn about our dynamic Sally Borden program.

 We seek an enthusiastic, dedicated educator who believes in collaboration and a team approach to helping students find success. We value teachers who are creative and embrace inquiry and project based learning. Our new 6th grade teacher should be well-versed in technology so that they are able to maximize the effectiveness of our 1:1 MacBook environment. We use a Google platform and assistive technologies to meet our students’ varied needs.


 This job may be for you if you:

  • Possess a bachelor degree in middle school education or related field; master’s degrees prefered

  • Feel a strong alignment with Friends Academy’s Mission and Philosophy of Learning

  • Have experience working with students with language based learning differences

  • Hold an Associate level of Orton-Gillingham or are willing to be trained

  • Are a strong role model for middle school adolescents and understand the cognitive, social, and emotional development of this age group

  • Seek fresh, creative ways to bring learning to life in a collaborative and engaging environment

  • Value working as part of a team and making contributions to a shared vision of the best possible learning outcomes for students

If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and references to Laura Velazquez, Director of the Sally Borden Program at


Equal Opportunity Employer

Friends Academy admits students and hires faculty and staff of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students, faculty, and staff at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, employment practices, admissions policies, financial aid program, or other school administered programs. 






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