Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Friends Academy, Dartmouth, MA

Friends Academy is a small, progressive EC-8 school of 240 students on the South Coast of Massachusetts. We are known for having a strong sense of community that balances academics, arts, social and emotional learning, athletics, and outdoor activities. 

We are looking for a social studies teacher for the 2024-25 academic school year to join our middle school team. This role will include teaching social studies at the middle school level advising a group of students, and other duties. Stipends are available for those who support after-school activities.

The ideal candidate would: 

  • Appreciate middle school students and their learning
  • Serve as a role model for students and demonstrate a commitment to our school’s mission
  • Design, implement, and creatively deliver curriculum
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people 
  • Desire to contribute to something larger than oneself and have a deep-seated belief in the power of teamwork 
  • Differentiate curriculum for different types of learners
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices 
  • Collaborate with grade teams and departments to create an integrated academic program for our students
  • Help prepare for and facilitate Student-Led Conferences 
  • Be involved in extracurriculars as well as Outside the Classroom trips and overnights 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field as well as teaching experience 
  • A passion for middle school, a sense of humor, and positivity and warmth 
  • Dedication to teaching and learning in a vigorous, progressive school community with commitment to equity and inclusion. 

We would love to hear from you! To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Chantal Balogh at cbalogh@friendsacademy1810.org

Friends Academy

Dartmouth, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender