Sidwell Friends School, a co-educational Quaker day school in Washington, DC, seeks a substitute Math teacher during April 2019. The teacher must be able to instruct a 7th grade math course (covering a variety of discrete topics that assist students in developing abstract thinking skills); an Introduction to Algebra course for grade 7; and an advanced Algebra I course for grade 8. The successful candidate must be experienced in supporting and challenging Middle School students in mathematical thinking and demonstrate a commitment to helping them not only use, but understand, the reason that different mathematical processes work. An ability teach students how to talk and write about math, in addition to completing problems correctly, is also important. The Math substitute must be able to inspire and support students and how a willingness to work collaboratively and thrive in an environment committed to academic excellence. An appreciation for young adolescents and a sense of humor are also essential.
Math teaching experience, preferably at the middle school level, is essential. Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online application.
The dates of this position will be 4/1/19 through 4/26/19
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.