Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks a full-time 6th grade teacher for the 2021-2022 school year for its Middle School division.
The successful candidate will have teaching experience, preferably in grades 5-8. The ideal candidate must understand the age group, be able to work cooperatively with other teachers, be excited about working with children from diverse backgrounds and be competent in language arts, mathematics and social studies instruction. Also required is a genuine appreciation for the Quaker philosophy that underlies the school. The candidate will also be expected to teach an advisory program and maintain thorough communication with parents. The most desirable candidate will also be able to demonstrate proficiency using digital and online platforms for remote instruction as well as proven effectiveness as a classroom teacher in a brick-and-mortar setting.
Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree (an advanced degree is preferred).
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online application.
About Sidwell Friends School
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.