Sidwell Friends, a coeducational, Quaker day school welcomes applications for a Prekindergarten Co-Teacher at its Lower School campus in Bethesda, MD.
The Prekindergarten Co-Teacher shares a classroom of 20 students with another teacher who holds equal responsibility for the education and welfare of all students including parent communication, lesson planning, instructional delivery, classroom management and development of classroom routines and protocols Applicants must have a keen understanding of the developmental needs of young students, show a willingness to work both independently, flexibly and collaboratively with other disciplines, and actively embrace the Quaker philosophy that underlies the school. The ideal candidate should also be committed to serving on various committees that support the mission of the school.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via our online application.
A minimum of five years of relevant teaching experience and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field 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.