Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school in Washington, DC, seeks an interim, part-time Spanish teacher for its Upper School division (grades 9-12) for the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.
The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach beginning through advanced levels of Spanish and have a native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish. Classroom experience as a Spanish teacher, with a demonstrated ability to inspire and support students and a willingness to work collaboratively are also required. A bachelor’s degree is required; a degree in Spanish or a related field and a graduate degree are preferred. An appreciation for the School’s commitment to academic and personal excellence, Quaker values, equity, justice, service, and students’ social emotional wellness is also essential.
The most desirable candidates 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. Teaching positions at Sidwell Friends School are campus-based; therefore, this position requires teaching in person.
This position begins in August 2021 and concludes in January 2022.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and information for three references through our online application.
About Sidwell Friends
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.