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.