Middle School Substitute Teachers-Immediate openings
We are currently seeking dynamic educators to work as substitute teachers in our Middle School, grades six through eight, in any and all subject areas. Qualified candidates will be posted on our list of Middle School substitutes and hired on a per diem basis as needed. Sandy Spring Friends School seeks to nurture the whole child, and a successful candidate should possess not only the ability to implement a teacher’s lesson plan, but also the ability to work with Middle School students who represent a broad range of abilities and learning styles. SSFS seeks candidates who value the importance of diversity and can share, teach, and appreciate differing points of view.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in education or related field; a master’s degree is desirable. Prior Middle School teaching experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills, and experience working with cooperative and differentiated instruction. Familiarity with Quaker education would be advantageous.
Physical Requirements: The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around a large campus with uneven pavement; bending and squatting as required to participate in activities; lifting/carrying boxes up to 25 pounds; and the ability to rearrange furniture for activities is occasionally required.
Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, completed application, and three professional references by selecting the link.
About Sandy Spring Friends School
SSFS offers an inquiry-based college preparatory program that emphasizes deep understanding throughout the curriculum while encouraging collaboration, instilling confidence, fostering practical experience, and cultivating respect for others. The School's teachers help students internalize a process we call "QRA” —Question, Reflection, Action—which ensures that they think critically, integrate new knowledge, and apply what they learn. We help students develop their individual sense of purpose as they become caring citizens of the world.
Our school’s culture, rooted in the idea that collaboration engenders achievement, can be traced to our Quaker heritage and abiding belief in the Quaker values of simplicity, equality, honesty, stewardship of the environment, and peaceful resolution of conflict. Our teachers are lifelong mentors and strive to identify and cultivate each student’s intellectual, extracurricular, and social passions. In doing so, we help shape students whose actions speak volumes and whose lives become exemplars—not only among their peers and families today but also in their personal, educational, and professional communities long after high school. Sandy Spring Frie...nds School students are taught to act upon what they learn. This call to action propels their accomplishments as graduates, in college, and beyond.