Career Opportunities

Updated: May 14, 2024

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
At The Founders Academy

Office Manager

The Founders Academy is a public charter middle-high school in Manchester, NH. It is dedicated to educating ethical citizens and leaders, who are knowledgeable about our history and dedicated to preserving our liberty.

The school is seeking an Office Manager for the 2024-2025 school year, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, working with staff and students in a variety of settings. The position would entail skillful use of school management software, excellent communication skills for both in-person and on-line situations, organization skills, and an ability to work with students and staff in committees and during scheduled and unplanned student activities. Flexibility, resourcefulness and software expertise are keys to success in this position.

Projected Start Date: July 1, 2024

Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000

Qualifications:
• Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Previous experience preferred

Responsibilities:
Essential Duties
• Manage a school office and provide secretarial support to School Site Administrator(s) and staff as required.
• Assist in maintaining the Dean of School’s calendar, screen calls, receive visitors and respond to requests for information and assistance as appropriate.
• Maintain and troubleshoot office equipment as necessary.
• Establish and maintain confidential files.
• Independently respond to routine letters, emails, and general correspondence;
• Responsible for performing and/or delegating correct record keeping of student enrollment preparation and/or maintenance of the confidential student folder and all required records contained therein, verification of enrollment and health eligibility, and transfer or release of documentation.
• Maintain and update student and staff emergency information, i.e. emergency cards, computer data and disaster preparedness.
• Maintain certificated and classified employee time reports and attendance records.
• Issue and retrieve keys and class packets to/from substitute teachers, and orientate substitutes regarding their assignments.
• Prepare transportation requests, calendars and answers questions about field trip activities.
• Maintain information on and answer questions regarding specific school programs, fundraisers and after school activities.
• Maintain site use of facilities, records and calendars for after school activities by community groups.
• Compose school wide communications, correspondence, and a variety of bulletins, newsletters, memos, emails, requisitions, forms and update the school master calendars.
• Maintain control of school facility keys, assign and distribute keys to certificated and classified staff as necessary.
Other Related Duties
• Assist with implementation and coordination of emergency procedures.
• Assist with student medical needs and administer first aid, CPR and/or prescribed medication as necessary.
• In the absence of the School Site Administrator(s) monitor and oversee students sent to the office during or after school hours; contact parents, guardians or authorized adult when necessary to provide transportation and/or to release the student to adult supervision.

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.




Business Manager

The Founders Academy is a public charter middle-high school in Manchester, NH. It is dedicated to educating ethical citizens and leaders, who are knowledgeable about our history and dedicated to preserving our liberty.

The Founders Academy is seeking a Financial Business Manager with an anticipated start date of May 27, 2024. The Business Manager is responsible for all financial functions of the school to support the Dean of School and other staff. This includes budgeting, accounting, human resources, and contract management. The Business Manager generates all the school’s financial reports, assists in the annual budgeting, day to day cash flow management, and audit processes, ensuring that the school meets all state compliance requirements in these areas.

Qualifications
• Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or related field.
• Preferred: Master’s Degree
• Experience with QuickBooks, Excel and G Suite for Education apps
• Experience with education/governmental accounting.
• Experience with the financial management, oversight, and monitoring complex budgets and contracts
• Fiscal experience including accounting, budget development and monitoring, fund accounting, and auditing
• Successfully complete a background check

Salary Range:
$55,000-$60,000


Schedule:
This position is a year round position. During the school year, the hours are 7:20-3:20. This position has the same school vacations and holidays that the rest of the school staff have throughout the academic year. During the summer months, this position requires 15 hours per week with a two week vacation while the building is closed.


Duties and Responsibilities:
The Business Manager works alongside and in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and Dean of School to provide:
Financial:
• Coordinate all financial transactions, including revenue activities, expenditures, record keeping, reporting, auditing, etc.
• Prepare and manage annual budget and cash flow projects
• Manage all accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processes
• Responsible for procurement of supplies, materials, and equipment
• Provide regular financial reports to the Dean of School and Board of Trustees
• Assure timely completion of the annual audit
• Develop and implement internal financial procedures and controls
• Attends board and budgetary/finance related meetings as needed
Human Resources:
• Oversee benefits administration
• Maintain personnel records, with full confidentiality as appropriate and required by law
• Onboarding new staff members

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



Technology Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a Technology teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications
● Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
● Investment in student success
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred
● New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
● Previous experience preferred
● Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities
● Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
● Assess student growth
● Communicate clearly and consistently with families
● Provide feedback to students
● Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
● Develop curriculum
● Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
● Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $42,000-$47,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



Middle School Mathematics Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a middle school math teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications  
• Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
• Investment in student success
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
• Previous experience preferred
• Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities 
• Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
• Assess student growth
• Communicate clearly and consistently with families
• Provide feedback to students
• Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
• Develop curriculum
• Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
• Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $42,000-$47,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



High School Science Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a high school science teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications  
•Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
• Investment in student success
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
• Previous experience preferred
• Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities 
• Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
• Assess student growth
• Communicate clearly and consistently with families
• Provide feedback to students
• Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
• Develop curriculum
• Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
• Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $42,000-$47,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



5th Grade History Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a 5th Grade History teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications
● Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
● Investment in student success
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred
● New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
● Previous experience preferred
● Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities
● Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
● Assess student growth
● Communicate clearly and consistently with families
● Provide feedback to students
● Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
● Develop curriculum
● Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
● Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $42,000-$47,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



French Language Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a French Language teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications
● Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
● Investment in student success
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred
● New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
● Previous experience preferred
● Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities
● Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
● Assess student growth
● Communicate clearly and consistently with families
● Provide feedback to students
● Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
● Develop curriculum
● Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
● Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $42,000-$47,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



Band Teacher

The Founders Academy, a free charter public middle and high school in Manchester, New Hampshire is seeking a band teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The ideal candidate will be invested in The Founders Academy as a member of the staff, providing engaging opportunities for students to learn, and contributing to the culture and climate of the school community in a positive and meaningful way. This is a permanent full-time position.

Qualifications
● Support for and engagement in the school’s mission
● Investment in student success
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred
● New Hampshire state teaching certification preferred
● Previous experience preferred
● Knowledge of curriculum development preferred

Responsibilities
● Plan and implement engaging content specific lessons
● Assess student growth
● Communicate clearly and consistently with families
● Provide feedback to students
● Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences
● Develop curriculum
● Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures
● Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment

Summary
Desirable qualities are teaching experience, a passion for the content, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and passionate teacher to assist in the development and implementation of an innovative curriculum according to his or her own talents and interests. Support for, and engagement in, the school's mission and vision is essential. Salary is between $43,000-$45,000 per year with benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume, recommendations, and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes at [email protected] or The Founders Academy - 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103.



About The Founders Academy

Founded in 2014, The Founders Academy is a free public charter school for grades 5-12 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

The Founders Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. This refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following:
• Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - race color, national origin
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
• The Age Discrimination Act of 1975
• Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) - sex
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) - disability
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - disability
• NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A)
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