Upper School Biology Teacher
Careers At Sidwell Friends School
Welcome to the Human Resources Department at Sidwell Friends School. Sidwell Friends prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we are seeking qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Sidwell Friends. We encourage you to review the job postings below and to contact us for additional information.
Upper School Biology Teacher Department: Upper School Location: Washington, DC
Position Start Date: 2021/2022 School Year
Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school in Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Biology teacher for its Upper School division (grades 9-12) starting in the 2021-2022 school year.
In addition to teaching both introductory and advanced levels of Biology, the ideal candidate will be able to teach an introductory course in another Science discipline (chemistry, physics). The successful candidate will participate in ongoing curricular innovation and technology integration within the department. An undergraduate degree in Biology (or a related discipline) is required; a graduate degree is preferred. Prior teaching experience in Biology is also required. The successful candidate will be a constructive collaborator with other teachers, have a sense of humor, enjoy working with all members of an educational community, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. An appreciation for the Schools 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.
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online application.