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.
Middle School Extended Day Program Assistant
Position Start Date:
Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker Day school, seeks fun and
energetic part-time assistants to work in the Middle School
Extended Day Program located on its Washington, DC campus. Hours
for the program will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
from 3:00pm-6:00pm and Tuesdays from 1:45pm-6:00pm. Candidates with
availability all 5 days will be prioritized; however, we will
consider candidates who have availability 3 or more days during the
specified time frames.
Daily responsibilities for our assistants:
- Interact with middle school aged students (grades 5-8) to
support play, exploration, and learning.
- Plan and implement activities that meet the COVID-19 health and
- Meet the individual needs of each child.
- Participate in staff and training meetings.
- Present expectations that are appropriate to the childs age
and developmental level.
- Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and
- Build teamwork.
- Follow all COVID-19 protocols established by the Sidwell
Successful candidates should be 18 years of age or older, possess a
high school diploma and have prior experience working with
children. Additional qualifications include effective communication
skills, flexibility, patience, a sense of humor and a demonstrated
love for working with young children and their families.
Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification is required; however,
if you are not CPR/AED certified you will have the opportunity to
complete the course upon hire.
Successful candidates will need to successfully complete all
background checking requirements at the time of hire.
As a condition of employment, all employees who are employed with
the school are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and
able to provide proof of vaccination. To make an application for a
medical or religious exemption, please contact the human resources
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, and
contact information for three professional references via our