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.

Auxiliary Programs Associate

Department: Auxiliary Programs
Location: Bethesda, MD
Position Start Date: August 2021
Status: Full-Time

Sidwell Friends School, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in NW Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD is seeking an Auxiliary Programs Associate.  The Auxiliary Program Associate provides hands on and programmatic support for all aspects of the Auxiliary Programs Department. This department  is responsible for a variety of programs including extended day, afterschool enrichment, summer programs, school store, facility rentals, shuttle service, as well as new program development. An ideal candidate will possess a sense of humor, warmth, and humility, and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. They are ambitious and hardworking, often going over and above to support students. They must be physically able to participate in activities with students/campers and use sound judgment; move between campuses as needed; be resourceful and capable of working with minimal supervision. The qualified candidate must at all times demonstrate a high degree of professionalism.     

Successful candidates will possess a minimum of an undergraduate degree or 3-5 years of relevant work experience is required. Experience working with children and families in a camp/after school environment is a plus. Additionally, a qualified candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills, flexibility, patience, sense of humor, and a demonstrated love for working with children and their families.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift boxes/materials of 30 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time: events, carpool, shuttle bus
  • Ability to walk around campus and buildings
  • Ability to sit and interact with children on the floor, playground, grass
  • Ability to travel between campuses

This full-time position begins late August (8/26 School Orientation) with hours varying from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Candidates must be able to successfully complete all background check requirements at the time of hire, undergo routine testing for COVID-19 as well as adherence to all health and safety protocols associated with working on campus.  CPR/AED certification is required (can be completed once hired).

Applicants should upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.


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

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