Working at Olney Friends School

Thank you for your interest in employment at Olney Friends School. We welcome letters of interest and resumes year-round, and we keep applications on file for consideration in filling current and future job openings. Please send your credentials to mainoffice@olneyfriends.org.


 Current Job Openings

Classroom Faculty & Dorm Staff

Olney Friends School seeks applicants to fill classroom faculty and dorm staff positions for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond. Olney is an ISACS accredited, progressive, co-educational boarding and day school for grades 9 – 12, located in Barnesville, Ohio. It is also a member of the Friends Council on Education (FCE), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS), and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).

THE POSITION

 Olney Friends School seeks talented educators who have a passion for trans-disciplinary education and boarding school life. The school seeks to fill one position in its foreign language program, with an emphasis on Spanish.  It also seeks to fill another position in its art and music programs.  The ideal candidates will be self-starters who have the desire and drive to challenge our students to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in any STEAM fields, education, art, or music.
  • Some experience (1-3 years) teaching teenagers.
  • 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 and ability to live on campus and serve as a dorm parent in a rural setting on the foothills of the Appalachian mountains.

HOW TO APPLY

 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, become mandatory abuser reporters, and become authorized to drive students in school vehicles for school-sanctioned activities.

We are eager to discuss these exciting positions with anyone interested in exploring this opportunity. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to careers@olneyfriends.org.

Olney Friends School is a 501(c)(3) and an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


Morning Line Cook

Olney Friends School is a unique educational institution that leaves a deep and lasting impression on students, alumni, and other stakeholders. Our 350-acre farm provides much more than the organic food served at meals; it provides the basis for exploring such questions as “what is knowledge?” and “what does it mean to be a global citizen?” In addition, global stewardship and environmental sustainability issues inform the Olney experience. Throughout its 184-year history, farming and farm-to-table concepts have been an integral part of Olney’s curriculum.

Looking for individuals who share a passion and love for cooking food from scratch. We are a farm to table operation serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Duties include prepping food items and cooking them under the supervision of the kitchen manager, helping with menu items for service, and putting up food orders. Also stepping in and up when the kitchen manager is out. Morning shift available.

Email Nicholas Stringham at ncstringham@olneyfriends.org to apply.