Sidwell Friends School, a co-educational Quaker day school located in NW Washington, DC, seeks applications for a part-time Upper School Choral Music Teacher for the 2017-18 school year only. Responsibilities include directing chorus, chamber chorus, and a cappella groups (grades 9-12). The Interim Choral Music Teacher will also assist with performing arts programs, including musical direction (casting, coaching singers, and conducting the pit orchestra) for the Upper School Spring Musical.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a current résumé, and contact information for three professional references via our online application.
A Bachelor’s degree in music (Master’s preferred), experience teaching music to high-school aged children, and an enthusiasm for working with adolescents are required.
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 special 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.