Middle School Music Long Term Substitute Teacher

Sheridan School, an independent K-8 school in Washington, D.C., is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, student-centered MS Long Term Music Substitute Teacher who loves music and wants to positively impact the lives of young people through music education. 
The music teacher is responsible for effectively collaborating to create a nurturing educational environment, delivering high-quality instruction, and supporting the social-emotional growth of students. December 11, 2023 -June 7, 2024.  

The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field, several years of experience as a classroom teacher in a high school or middle school, 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 5th-8th grade. 

The individual who fills this role will: 
  • Provide a progressive, concept-based, music curriculum to students in Grades 5-8.
  • Assess and adapt the music curriculum to meet needs of students and classes in a flexible and responsive manner.
  • Produce and Direct the Middle School musical
  • Attend and actively participate in Mountain Campus trips, as assigned.
  • Use a variety of assessment techniques to track student progress
  • Serve as an advisor in the Middle School advisory program
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, via email at careers@sheridanschool.org. Please include “MS Long Term Music Substitute” 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.