Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker school with campuses in Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC seeks full-time Academic Technology Coordinator for its Middle School (Grades 5-8). The Academic Technology Coordinator is responsible for teaching technology classes to 5th and 6th graders and will serve as an expert in assisting faculty and staff with the integration of technology into the Middle School curriculum.
The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of technology use in schools, be comfortable collaborating with teachers, and be able to train faculty and staff in technology competencies. He/she will collaborate with colleagues in the Information Technology Services department and Middle School library to ensure that technology works in a seamless and integrated manner. Duties also include researching software for faculty, keeping abreast of the newest issues and tools in educational technology, working with students in co-curricular activities/clubs, and participating in parent education regarding technology use.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.
A bachelor's degree in an appropriate field is required (master’s preferred), as is at least three years of experience as a classroom teacher, preferably in Middle School. This 11-month, benefits-eligible position begins August 1, 2017.
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 special 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.