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Sidwell Friends School

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3158369
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 15, 2019
  • Starting Date: January 2020

Job Description

Sidwell Friends School, a Quaker day school with campuses in Washington DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks a long-term substitute for our Lower School Physical Education program (PK-4). The position starts in January 2020 and ends in June 2020.

The Lower School Physical Education program is designed to encourage a lifelong enjoyment of physical pursuits, to build children’s motor development skills and to bring to life our Quaker values of collaboration, teamwork and sportsmanship.

The ideal candidate will have a strong Physical Education background that includes both teaching or coaching elementary and early childhood children. The candidate should have a collaborative spirit, an interest in building community within and beyond the classroom, a strong commitment to nurturing children’s individual talents and passions, and a commitment to our Quaker values.

Additional duties include collaborating with the PE team on a regular basis, supporting the spring Field Day events, and overseeing the upper field recesses. The position begins in January of 2020.


A BM/BS degree in Physical Education (or comparable degree)

Lower School Teaching Experience

This is a full-time substitute position, 8:00 am- 4:00 pm and is located on our Bethesda, MD campus. The position is eligible for benefits from the School.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Courtney Peterson
    • 3825 Wisconsin Ave.
    • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20016

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