About the School

Located in scenic central Pennsylvania just minutes away from Penn State University, State College Friends School offers a vigorous academic education guided by the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship.

For more than 35 years, teachers and staff have cultivated a love of learning as students explore social, political and environmental issues faced globally. The SCFS community is comprised of approximately 100 students in seven multi-grade classrooms led by seven lead teachers, several assistant teachers, three administrative staff and two part-time staff.

About the Position

The next leader of Friends School will have teaching experience and a deep understanding of child development. She will be a multi-tasker who enjoys being involved in all aspects of school life. In a collaborative fashion, he will develop a vision for enhancing the Friends School program and image.

While it is not required that the head be a Quaker, it is imperative that she embrace the Quaker principles and model them in the community.

How to Apply

Application Materials Requested: Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following documents by September 1, 2018:

  1. Cover letter addressed to the State College Friends School Search Committee
  2. Resume
  3. Personal statement or statement of educational philosophy
  4. List of five references (name, contact information, relationship to candidate)

Application materials are to be sent in a single Word document or PDF

Please address inquiries to:

Doug Jennings, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative

djennings@educatorscollaborative.com or dougjennings2249@gmail.com