Upper School Woodworking Long-term Substitute (January 2019)BACK TO SEARCH
Job Type:
Part Time
Apply To:
Upper School
Grade Levels:
Job Description:

Part-time, Temporary, Exempt (Salaried)

Sandy Spring Friends School seeks a qualified substitute to teach a woodworking class for approximately 9 weeks beginning the second week of January and ending mid-March. Primary responsibilities include teaching one class (9th-12th graders) following the basic course framework and expectations of the teacher.  

The substitute will be a dedicated professional who understands the demands of teaching and is able to develop daily lessons that meet the goals of the class and those of the teacher, develop assessments, complete grading, and perform all basic administrative duties (ex. maintain attendance records, accurate gradebook, interim writing). Attending after-school faculty meetings (Wednesdays from 2:45 to 4:30) and Departmental meetings is required.

Sandy Spring Friends School is eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Requirements include: The ideal candidate will have documented experience with woodworking or a bachelor's degree in a closely related field; experience teaching woodworking skills and safe machinery use to beginning woodworkers; experience teaching studio skills and manual skills; familiarity with National Core Arts Standards; and the ability to provide adjustment and basic maintenance for woodworking machinery and hand tools (sharpening).

The candidate must have strong interpersonal communications skills and solid technology skills for use in instructional and professional tasks. Knowledge of Quaker history and education is desirable, but not required. For all positions, SSFS seeks teachers who value the importance of issues of diversity and can both share and teach differing points of view.

Physical Requirements: The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around a large campus with uneven pavement; bending and squatting as required to participate in activities; lifting/carrying boxes up to 25 pounds; and the ability to maneuver as necessary within a workshop setting. 

Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs


Applicant Requirements:
Submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references by selecting the link.
Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 12/30/2018
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Sandy Spring Friends School
Street Address: 16923 Norwood Road
City: Sandy Spring
State: MD
Zip Code: 20860
Phone: 301-774-7455
Head of School: Thomas R. Gibian
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day & Boarding
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
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Admissions Contact: Tony McCudden
Admissions Email:

08/03/2017 16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 School

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