Sidwell Friends School, a co-educational Quaker day school located in Washington, DC seeks a talented part-time visual arts teacher to work with students in grades 9-12. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to inspire and support students and will show a willingness to work collaboratively and thrive in a fast-paced academic environment. An appreciation for adolescents and a sense of humor are also essential.
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in the visual arts or a related field and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, preferably at the high school level. Applicants must possess a solid background in teaching visual arts at various levels (from beginning to advanced) through a range of mediums, including drawing, painting, and digital techniques using Adobe CS, as well as experience teaching advanced studio art students who are preparing portfolios for AP credit and college admissions.
This position is for the 2020-21 academic year, with a start date of August 2020.
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online 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.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.