Careers At Sidwell Friends School

Welcome to the Human Resources Department at Sidwell Friends School. Sidwell Friends prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we are seeking qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Sidwell Friends. We encourage you to review the job postings below and to contact us for additional information.

Part-time Lower School Art Classroom Assistant

Department: Lower School
Location: Bethesda, MD
Position Start Date: 2019-2020 School Year
Status: Part-time

Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school,  seeks a part time Art Classroom Assistant for the 2019-20 school year. The Lower School program seeks to foster a love of learning and is built around rigorous intellectual exploration and joyful discovery. Risk-taking, collaboration, a positive community spirit, and strong communication skills are essential characteristics of the candidate. 
Interested candidates should have an art (not necessarily an art education) background, love elementary aged students, have lots of experience with different art making media, be flexible and patient, be somewhat versed in technology and thrive in a collaborative environment. 
Responsibilities for the work include preparation for projects and displays, including things like mixing paints, cutting paper, matting artwork, prepping clay and helping to maintain the organization and care of materials. In addition, the assistant will provide in-class support for students in PK-4th grades in their art creation. The assistant will take and maintain photos for the art class page and assist with installation of displays around the LS and assistance with large scale installation of bi annual spring LS Art show in all school Gallery. 

This position is available for approximately 16 hours per week (not to exceed 20 on a regular basis, due to special projects, art show, installation, etc.) 

Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter explaining how he or she would be a good match for these criteria, as well as three professional references via our online application.


Sidwell Friends School 
Human Resources Department 
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20016

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