A pre-k through eighth grade coed day school
Challenging our students to cultivate a better world 
Newtown Friends School seeks highly qualified candidates who love children, love learning, and appreciate the values of a Quaker setting.  Employees interact regularly with all members of the community – colleagues, students, and parents – and must possess strong interpersonal skills.  Individuals who come to work at Newtown Friends School enjoy the professional and caring nature of the work environment; thus, turnover in faculty and staff is low. 

Newtown Friends School employees enjoy a generous benefits package.  Available benefits include dental and health insurance, FSA and HSA accounts, 403(b) contributions, life insurance and disability coverage, paid time off, professional development and tuition remission/assistance.  
About NFS

Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

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  • Facilities Supervisor

    The Facility Supervisor is responsible for the daily preparation and safe operation of the school’s facilities for students and staff. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance and Operations, the Facility Supervisor will also collaborate with other Administrators. The primary function of this position is the planning and executing of preventative and predictive maintenance for all of the school’s equipment and other resources.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Creating and executing a formal preventative maintenance program
    • Performing minor corrective/preventative maintenance on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
    • Performing minor carpenter repairs and improvements
    • Maintaining material history records on all equipment and resources
    • Preserving a collection of drawings of the building, its services, systems, and equipment manuals
    • Participating in the selection and the negotiation of contracted maintenance services
    • Supervising contracted maintenance services to ensure all work completed is satisfactory
    • Managing the supplies and equipment budget for the facilities of the school
    • Coordinating with administrators to plan special events and then preparing the school for those events by setting up chairs, tables, tents, signs, etc.
    • Performing housekeeping/janitorial tasks as needed during the normal school day
    • Scheduling and keeping up-to-date all inspections and permits required by outside agencies
    • Assisting with the planning and execution of the school’s safety and security procedures
    • Constantly assessing and recommending new ways of managing the school’s facilities that reduce costs and improve efficiency, productivity and safety
    • Submitting written weekly reports to the Head of School and Director of Finance and Operations
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Strong, positive interpersonal and customer service orientation; ability to interact well with a wide variety of people, including staff, students, and outside contractors
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret technical drawings and service manuals
    • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
    • Must be self-motivated and able to exercise sound judgment in prioritizing tasks which originate from numerous sources in order to meet various deadlines
    Work Requirements
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check and driving record audit
    • Availability to work some weekends and evenings
    • Current possession of or ability to acquire a CDL with School Bus and Passenger endorsements
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bus Driver

    Newtown Friends School is seeking to hire bus drivers to transport students, teachers, and chaperones to and from field trips on an “as needed basis” for the school year. Typical trips take place Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:00pm, no nights and weekends. Field trips are usually to local museums, farms, orchards, and other locations within one hour of Newtown Friends School.

    Requirements:
    Current CDL class B with passenger & air brakes
    Current DOT medical card
    More than 2 years bus driving experience
    Pass a complete background investigation

    Please send resume and three references to jobs@newtownfriends.org.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Newtown Friends School is looking for educators or professionals who have experience working in a school to serve as substitute teachers on a per diem basis, as needed. Up-to-date state and federal clearances required. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@newtownfriends.org.
If you are interested in any of the open positions at Newtown Friends School, send your cover letter, resume and three references to:  jobs@newtownfriends.org

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Newtown Friends School
1450 Newtown-Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940