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.

Substitute Nurse

Department: Health Services
Location: Washington, DC
Position Start Date: 2024/2025 School Year
Status: On-Call

Sidwell Friends School, a co-educational Quaker day school, seeks substitute on-call nurses to work "as needed" during the school day for the 2024-2025 school year. The substitute school nurse will provide first aid, administer medication, and maintain health records.

Strong candidates will have experience working with children in a healthcare setting and have a warm and welcoming personal demeanor. Dependability, punctuality, and strong organizational skills are required.


  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Washington, D.C. and Maryland
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
    • Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of clinical pediatric nursing experience in the last 5 years
  • Previous experience in public health or clinical setting, preferably in school nursing or in a community health setting servicing children

To Apply

To be considered, qualified candidates must upload a cover letter, resume, and three references through our online application system (ClearCo). To learn more about our school, please visit

Diversity Statement

Sidwell Friends School affirms the centrality of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of academic and campus life. Honoring a multiplicity of voices, we celebrate shared joys and address tensions productively. Together, we are guided by Quaker testimonies and seek to answer the question, “How do we nurture a sense of belonging in our community and demonstrate our commitment to a just world?”

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

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