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As a Quaker institution, we view school as a spiritual community that reflects, develops, and relies on the full gifts of each of its members—and on the belief that it should exist in harmony with its surrounding neighborhood.

Working at GFS

Excellent Salaries: Median in 90th Percentile of NAIS Schools

Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits

403(b) Match

Generous paid time off and school holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Lunch Allowance / Discounts

Professional Development Funding and Support

New Employee Orientation and Mentoring

On-site Coffee Shop

Free Parking on Campus

What's Important to us

  • A vibrant intellectual community of teachers and students who share a profound belief in the power of education
  • A historic setting in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, where we are richly connected to a complex human story and fabric of neighbors and neighboring institutions.
  • A diverse and multicultural faculty and student body in a community where difference is valued as indispensable.
  • A Quaker vision of what is possible for both individuals and communities, and a belief in fulfilling this vision through reflection, collaboration, and action.


View Current Job Openings

We continually seek to build our contacts with those interested in teaching at GFS. If interested, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Neeta McCulloch
Administrative Assistant
Germantown Friends School
31 W. Coulter St.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

In keeping with the Quaker testimony of Equality and our school’s commitment to diversity, Germantown Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, political beliefs, or citizenship status in the administration of its educational policies, application for admissions or financial aid, or athletic and other school-administered programs.