Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school, seeks a Learning Support Coordinator for its Lower School division (grades PK-4) in Bethesda, MD.
The successful candidate will be well versed in learning theory and able to interpret it for faculty and parents. He/she will also be excited about, comfortable with, and experienced in working with a range of children in an academically demanding atmosphere. Knowledge of testing instruments is required and diagnostic experience is preferred. A master’s degree focused on learning differences, learning styles and remediation approaches is required, as is the ability to work in a collaborative atmosphere. This 11-month staff position begins August 2018.
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, graduate-level transcript, 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.
For the 2015/16 school year, 1,149 students (572 boys, 576 girls) are enrolled. Forty-seven percent of the student body are students of color. Twenty-three percent of the student body receive $6.7 million of need-based financial assistance. The School employs 156 teachers and 112 administrative and support staff. Tuition for the 2015/16 school year is $37,750.
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the ideal of diversity with regard to age, economic background, ethnicity, gender, physical disability, political affiliation, race and sexual orientation in its student body, faculty and staff. The School does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or loan practices; curricular offerings, including inter-scholastic athletics and physical education; other School-sponsored programs and activities; or in the hiring and terms of employment of administrators, faculty and staff. Except for spe...cial considerations that may be given to members of the Religious Society of Friends because of the School's Quaker affiliation, the School does not discriminate on the basis of religion.