Job Opportunities

The Founders Academy Job Opportunities 

Updated October 18, 2018

Thank you for your interest in The Founders Academy! Please send your credentials to:
careers@tfanh.org.  Prior to applying, here are some documents you may want to review for a better understanding of Founders' mission and curriculum: 

Mission Statement
Charter
The Founding Fathers Character and Leadership Curriculum
Course Descriptions
Suggested Syllabi for Round Tables: 6th7th/8th9th/10th
Student Handbook


OPEN POSITIONS

School Counselor for 2018-2019


The Founders Academy Public Charter School, grades 6-12, is seeking a NH certified passionate school counselor for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a full-time position and will work under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to assist students, parents and school personnel in developing and implementing effective programming to support academic, behavioral, and social and emotional growth.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Master’s Degree in School Counseling, NH Certification (0040) and Middle/High School experience required. Familiarity with college and career counseling and standardized test administration ideal.


SALARY & BENEFITS:
Start date is immediate. Please send resume with salary requirements. Health insurance benefit available.


Please send your resume, and letters of recommendation to Paula Stewart, Director of Student Affairs, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.


***** Assistant Director of Operations (Full-Time)


Major duties and responsibilities: Working closely with administration, faculty, students, parents and volunteers in a fast paced school environment of 300+ students, and 40 employees. Performing administrative duties for a school community. Responsibilities may include screening calls and taking messages; managing calendars; scheduling meetings; database management; typing, filing, student/parent/faculty relations, volunteer coordination, and all other duties relevant to handling the busy front desk. Requires strong computer and Internet skills, organizational skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with all levels of management, faculty and staff, as well as parents, students and volunteers. Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.


Minimum Qualifications: Strong organizational skills. Ability to type 40-60 words per minute, and follow careful instructions. Familiarity with Google email, internet, Google docs, Google calendar, creating and maintaining databases, records and notes, transcribing notes, correspondences, blast emails, and filing. Administrative assistant experience in academia or public service preferred.


Salary/Hours:  The salaried position is negotiable  Hours are approximately 40 per week.


Please send applications to Maureen Mooney, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or email careers@tfanh.org.  For more information on the school and its mission and curriculum, go to this web site: www.thefoundersacademy.org.

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PARA-EDUCATOR FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

The Founders Academy Public Charter School, grades 6-12, is seeking an experienced
middle/high school para-educator with a passion for helping students to succeed. The mission of the school is to develop educated citizens and leaders who are knowledgeable about our past and who will apply the principles expressed in our founding documents to make wise choices to preserve our liberty while preparing students to use the 21 st century skills to compete in the society we live in. 

The para-educator performs a variety of instructional and/or support duties to assist the school and teachers in instruction, supervision, and education of students with special needs in groups or one-on-one situations. May work with students on an individual basis or in small groups to complete assigned with and keep students on task. The para-educator will work under the supervision of the Student Services department.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player who has a high school diploma, two or more years of college preferred, and who has experience working with students in a middle or high school setting.

If you think this description aligns with your experience, abilities, and interests, please send
your resume and letters of recommendation to Paula Stewart, Director of Student Affairs, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.



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Internships
The Founders Academy has opportunities for interns. Visit our Intern page for more information. 


The Founders Welcomes Your Application
Resumes are accepted year round at The Founders Academy.  Please feel free to send your resume and other materials to careers@tfanh.org in the following subject areas:

• History
• Math
• English
• French
• Spanish
• Economics
• Science
• Art
• Chorus
• Band
• Business (entrepreneurship, finance, accounting)
• Personal and Business Finance
• Technology/Computer Science


About The Founders Academy
Founded in 2014, The Founders Academy is a free public charter school for grades 6-12 located at 5 Perimeter Road in Manchester. The school's mission focuses on the virtues of the Founding Fathers, leadership, character building, classical and challenging education in the core subjects and elective courses.   Established by the Founders Academy Foundation, the school offers the opportunity for each student to pursue mastery in their studies. Although the school is public, there is an application and possible lottery process for admittance. For more information or to schedule a visit, go to www.thefoundersacademy.org or call (603) 952-4705.


The Founders Academy Public Charter School
5 Perimeter Road
Manchester, NH 03103

 

Please send your credentials to: careers@tfanh.org.

Please send your credentials to: careers@tfanh.org.

World Language Teacher (Full-Time)

The Founders Academy chartered public school, grades 6-12, seeks full time, experienced, fluent, and inspired French and/or Spanish teachers, initially to teach  language and culture, to middle school students. This is an opportunity to create your own curriculum in line with some of our teaching principles, such as hands-on, project-based learning, and a rich program of reading, writing and speaking.


Please send resume, letters of recommendation and examples of lessons to Dean Maureen Mooney, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.

World Language Teacher (Full-Time)

The Founders Academy chartered public school, grades 6-12, seeks full time, experienced, fluent, and inspired French and/or Spanish teachers, initially to teach  language and culture, to middle school students. This is an opportunity to create your own curriculum in line with some of our teaching principles, such as hands-on, project-based learning, and a rich program of reading, writing and speaking.


Please send resume, letters of recommendation and examples of lessons to Dean Maureen Mooney, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.

Computer Science Teacher, Full-Time (anticipated for 2018-2019 school year)

The Founders Academy public charter school, grades 6-12, seeks an experienced middle-high  school computer science teacher, with a passion for and an in-depth knowledge of digital tools to support academic learning in all content areas. The mission of the school is to develop educated citizens and leaders who are knowledgeable about our past and who will apply the principles expressed in our founding documents to make wise choices to preserve our liberty while preparing students for the 21st century skills to compete in the current technology enriched society we live in. This is a unique opportunity for a computer science teacher/technology integration specialists to participate in the creation of a new, challenging, and meaningful curriculum which emphasizes the use of technology in project-based learning to support skill development for success in all academic areas.  Applicants should be well versed in Google Apps for Education, various web tools such as but not limited to WeVideo, Scratch, Code.org, Prezi, Animoto, and Zaptions. Familiarity with LanSchool is a plus.


The ideal candidate is highly encouraged to be Google Level 1 Certified, belief in Gamified Learning Theory, hold NH Certification in either Computer Science or Technology Integration Specialists with 3-5 years experience teaching at the Middle School/ High School level, completed professional training in Exploring Computer Science, and CS Discoveries, with excellent classroom management skills.


Additional Skills in the following areas a plus:

Graphic Design using Adobe

Java - Computer Science A



If you think this description aligns with your experience, abilities, and interests, please send your resume, letters of recommendation and examples of previous lessons and projects taught to Dean Maureen Mooney, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH  03103 or careers@tfanh.org.

Computer Science Teacher, Full-Time (anticipated for 2018-2019 school year)

The Founders Academy public charter school, grades 6-12, seeks an experienced middle-high  school computer science teacher, with a passion for and an in-depth knowledge of digital tools to support academic learning in all content areas. The mission of the school is to develop educated citizens and leaders who are knowledgeable about our past and who will apply the principles expressed in our founding documents to make wise choices to preserve our liberty while preparing students for the 21st century skills to compete in the current technology enriched society we live in. This is a unique opportunity for a computer science teacher/technology integration specialists to participate in the creation of a new, challenging, and meaningful curriculum which emphasizes the use of technology in project-based learning to support skill development for success in all academic areas.  Applicants should be well versed in Google Apps for Education, various web tools such as but not limited to WeVideo, Scratch, Code.org, Prezi, Animoto, and Zaptions. Familiarity with LanSchool is a plus.


The ideal candidate is highly encouraged to be Google Level 1 Certified, belief in Gamified Learning Theory, hold NH Certification in either Computer Science or Technology Integration Specialists with 3-5 years experience teaching at the Middle School/ High School level, completed professional training in Exploring Computer Science, and CS Discoveries, with excellent classroom management skills.


Additional Skills in the following areas a plus:

Graphic Design using Adobe

Java - Computer Science A



If you think this description aligns with your experience, abilities, and interests, please send your resume, letters of recommendation and examples of previous lessons and projects taught to Dean Maureen Mooney, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH  03103 or careers@tfanh.org.

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