Upper School History Teacher African History & World History
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 History Teacher African History & World History Department: Upper School Location: Washington, DC
Position Start Date: 2021/2022 School Year
Status: Full Time
Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC, and Bethesda, MD, seeks a full-time history teacher in its Upper School to begin during the 2021-2022 school year. Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in History or a related field (an advanced degree is preferred) and teaching experience, preferably at the high school level. Experience teaching African History and World History is required. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to inspire and support students and will show a willingness to work collaboratively and independently in an environment committed to academic excellence, equity, justice, service, and students social emotional wellness. An appreciation for adolescents and a sense of humor are 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.
This position begins in August 2021. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and information for three references through our online application.