Sheridan is seeking a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to provide leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating the progress of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives throughout the school’s curriculum, instruction and community. The Director is a senior administrator who reports directly to the Head of School and acts as a resource, guide and strategic planner, helping the school to be a community that values a diversity of people, perspectives, and ideas. The Director nurtures relationships with students, teachers and parents to ensure understanding, support and implementation of the school’s mission and diversity vision. View the complete job description.
Candidates should have a related degree, training and experience in progressive teaching and social justice education, and relevant experience with elementary and middle school children in an independent school. We are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com.
About Sheridan School
Sheridan is an independent, co-educational, K-8 school located in northwest Washington, DC, offering a progressive, concept-based curriculum that promotes social justice and utilizes Reading and Writing Workshop, Math in Focus and Responsive Classroom. Each grade has about 25 students in one homeroom with two teachers. Departmental classes are taught in smaller sections outside of the homeroom by content specialists.
Sheridan strives to create a diverse and equitable learning environment, and we are fully committed to fostering our multicultural community. About 25% of our 225 students are from traditionally underrepresented groups and we are eager to consider teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds. Sheridan values continued professional growth, offering fully-funded faculty development opportunities and a mentoring program for new faculty. More information about Sheridan is available at www.sheridanschool.org.
Sheridan School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law. EOE.