Sidwell Friends School, a co-educational Quaker day school located in NW Washington, DC, seeks an Instrumental Music teacher in its Middle School division beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will teach instrumental and general music classes for middle school students, in grades 5-8.
He/she must be a team player with a sense of humor and a genuine appreciation for adolescents who thrive in a lively, fast-paced academic environment. An undergraduate degree in Music, Music Education, or a related discipline, is required, a master’s preferred. This benefits eligible position begins in late August 2018.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.
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.
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 spe...cial 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.