Founded in 1952 Norwood School is an independent, co-educational, day school employing 80 teachers, full and part-time, who offer individual attention and superior instruction to their students. The student-teacher ratio is approximately 7:1.
Our compensation is competitive in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area, and offers benefits that include professional development, graduate study, health care, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, personal leave benefits, and retirement (TIAA/CREF). We are an EOE.
Norwood’s mission is to assure that each of its students grows intellectually, morally, physically, and socially. Norwood provides exceptional training in fundamental skills and logical and analytical thinking while encouraging independence of mind, intellectual curiosity, growth, and creative self-expression. The School is committed to the principle that diversity within its community and educational program is a desirable and necessary objective. Diversity in the School community’s makeup and curriculum encourages awareness and respect for a multiplicity of viewpoints and experiences. (Members of the current faculty and staff are representative of many diverse cultures).
Following a telephone interview, candidates may be invited for a day’s visit to the School, during which time they meet the Head of School, Principals, observe classes, and present a demonstration lesson in their discipline.