Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school located in N.W. Washington, DC, seeks a Learning Support Coordinator for its Upper School division (Grades 9-12).
The successful candidate will be well versed in learning theory and able to work collaboratively with faculty and parents. Five years of experience in a learning support role with high school students in an academically demanding atmosphere, flexibility, a sense of humor, and a commitment to actively supporting the Quaker philosophy that underlies the School are also required.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how he/she would be a good match for these criteria, and contact information for three references via our on-line application.
A master’s degree in Special Education or School Psychology is required. The ideal candidate will also have deep knowledge of and experience with achievement testing and diagnostic instruments and the ability to explain them for faculty and parents.
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.