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Fall Play Director (Middle School)

Sheridan School, an independent progressive K-8 school located in Washington, D.C., is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, student-centered middle school play director  who loves theatre and wants to positively impact the lives of young people through arts education. The fall play director is responsible for effectively creating a nurturing educational and collaborative environment, delivering high-quality instruction, and supporting the social-emotional growth of students. 

The individual who fills this role will: 

  • Direct the fall play;
  • Lead with the casting, scheduling, and other necessary duties to prepare the production. This includes: preparation (Summer/Fall 2022), auditions (Middle of September 2022), rehearsals (September – November 2022) and performances (November 18-19, 2022); and
  • Collaborate productively, positively and efficiently with staff and volunteers to create a unified vision of the production. 

START DATE: Monday, September 13, 2022

The successful candidate will have several years of experience in the theatre industry working with high school or middle school students, a proven ability to establish supportive relationships with all school constituencies, strong communication and writing skills,  mastery of skills/content/understandings of middle school music, and knowledge of developmental stages of students in 7th-8th grade. This is a stipended position. 

We are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to Rob Bradford, Head of Middle School, by email at careers@sheridanschool.org. Please include “MS Fall Play Director” in the subject line.

About Sheridan:

Founded in 1927, Sheridan is a progressive school with 230 students, a vibrant, engaged community, and a fierce commitment to both equity and diversity. We are dedicated to advancing our practice of progressive education and delivering a rich curriculum that prepares our students to know, to challenge and to achieve. We provide a learning culture that is curious, thoughtful, joyful, and just, and our professional culture is steeped in collaboration, respect and eagerness to embrace new experiences and ideas. 

Sheridan School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law. 

General K-8 Substitute Teacher

Sheridan School, an independent K-8 school in Washington, D.C., is seeking substitute teachers for the 2022-2023 school year. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to maintain a safe, respectful learning environment by adapting to the established curriculum and classroom routines. Candidates should have a related degree, classroom experience, and/or related experience with elementary or middle school-aged children and be interested in working in a wide variety of grades and subject areas. 

Founded in 1927, Sheridan is a progressive school with 230 students, a vibrant, engaged community, and a fierce commitment to both equity and diversity. We are dedicated to advancing our practice of progressive education and delivering a rich curriculum that prepares our students to know, to challenge and to achieve. We provide a learning culture that is curious, thoughtful, joyful, and just, and our professional culture is steeped in collaboration, respect and eagerness to embrace new experiences and ideas. 

The individual who fill these roles will: 

  • Demonstrate reliability and dependability, be punctual and take initiative
  • Work collaboratively  with colleagues and maintain a high level of professionalism
  • Create an environment that ensures equitable and respectful care and support for students with diverse beliefs and practices and varied backgrounds

Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a proven ability to establish supportive relationships with all school constituencies. 

We are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to Joe Burke, Director of Academic Life via email at careers@sheridanschool.org. Please include “General Sub Position” in the subject line. 

 

Sheridan School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.