General K-8 Substitute Teacher

Sheridan School, an independent K-8 school in Washington, D.C., is seeking substitute teachers for the 2023-2024 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.

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.

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.
4400 36th Street, NW  |  Washington, DC 20008  |  (202) 362-7900
Founded in 1927, we are a vibrant K-8 progressive school with no more than 230 students, an engaged community, and a fierce commitment to both equity and diversity.