An Independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, D.C.

Contact Human Resources

Phone: (703) 749-6380
Fax: (703) 356-4651
employment@potomacschool.org

Employment Application

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101.

In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Our Faculty

R ecognized as one of the premier independent day school in the nation, The Potomac School is distinguished by its emphasis on excellent teaching and its vibrant, engaged community.

Potomac faculty and staff are among the finest in the country, in part because they work at a school that allows their unique passions and personalities to thrive. The teachers here are experts in their respective fields, with more that 75 % holding advanced degrees. Our employees get a great professional boost from working with dedicated, highly-skilled colleagues and mentors.

In hiring faculty and staff, Potomac looks for both the “who” and the “what” – that is, the personal qualities as well as the professional knowledge and skills that together empower an individual to have a positive impact on students’ learning and on the school community as a whole.

If the idea of being a part of this dynamic learning community inspires you…if you believe you have what it takes to make a positive difference in the life of our school and the lives of our students…we’d like to hear from you. Take a look at the open positions below and consider all that The Potomac School has to offer, including:

  • Competitive salaries and generous benefits
  • A commitment to supporting your continued professional growth
  • A support structure that will help you succeed and thrive as a member of the community
  • A rewarding work environment that offers you the opportunity to make a difference every day!

Open Positions

Upper School

Upper School Math Teacher

The Potomac School is seeking a full-time Upper School Math Teacher. We are looking for a candidate with expertise and teaching experience in mathematics (grades 9-12) to begin in August 2017.

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of full-time teaching experience and possess a bachelor’s degree, master’s is preferred. We are looking for experience teaching a full range of math courses, including algebra through calculus. In addition to this, we look for a strong commitment to students, a positive collaborative leadership style, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.

Upper and Intermediate School Math Teacher

Upper and Intermediate School Math Teacher The Potomac School is seeking Upper and Intermediate School Crossover Math Teacher. We are looking for a candidate with expertise and teaching experience in mathematics (grades 7-12) to begin in August 2017.

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of full-time teaching experience and possess a bachelor’s degree, master’s is preferred. We are looking for experience teaching a range of math courses, including pre-algebra through algebra 2. In addition to this, we look for a strong commitment to students, a positive collaborative leadership style, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.

Intermediate School

Upper and Intermediate School Math Teacher

Upper and Intermediate School Math Teacher The Potomac School is seeking Upper and Intermediate School Crossover Math Teacher. We are looking for a candidate with expertise and teaching experience in mathematics (grades 7-12) to begin in August 2017.

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of full-time teaching experience and possess a bachelor’s degree, master’s is preferred. We are looking for experience teaching a range of math courses, including pre-algebra through algebra 2. In addition to this, we look for a strong commitment to students, a positive collaborative leadership style, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.

Middle School

No positions open at this time

Lower School

NO POSITIONS OPEN AT THIS TIME

Cross Divisional

Substitute Teachers (K-12)

We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic substitute teachers for grades K-12. Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree and experience working in a classroom environment. Please send cover letter and resume by email to employment@potomacschool.org or by fax to (703) 356-4651. EOE.

Staff

Facilities Technician

The Potomac School, a K-12 independent day school in McLean, VA, is looking for a Facilities Technician to join our Buildings and Grounds team. This is a full-time position that is primarily responsible for performing routine maintenance and handyman activities, notifying management of need for repairs, setting up, breaking down and providing support for events, general landscaping, cleaning snow or debris from sidewalks and parking areas, and responding to general maintenance and clean-up needs on campus in a courteous, timely and efficient manner.

The ideal candidate should have proven experience as a handyman with knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in the plumbing, electrical, general carpentry and painting/finishing trades. The candidate should also have the ability to negotiate confined spaces, climb ladders, lift and move up to 75 pounds.

To view the complete job description, click here. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@potomacschool.org with “Facilities Technician” in the subject line or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. Potomac is an equal opportunity employer.

Coaches

Coed Coaching Positions
  • Intermediate School wrestling coach

Girls Coaching Positions

  • Varsity volleyball assistant coach
  • Varsity field hockey assistant coach
  • JV field hockey assistant coach
  • Intermediate School field hockey coach
  • Intermediate School lacrosse coach
  • Intermediate School lacrosse assistant coach
  • Intermediate School soccer assistant coach
  • Intermediate School track assistant coach

Boys Coaching Positions

  • no openings at this time

For girls coaching positions, please contact Cas Blanchard, girls athletic director, at cblanchard@potomacschool.org or 703-749-6345.

For boys coaching positions, please contact Rob Lee, boys athletic director, at rlee@potomacschool.org or (703) 749-6372.

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Bus Drivers

SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS NEEDED

The Potomac School, a private K-12 School in McLean, VA invites qualified school bus drivers to join our school community. We prefer CDL licensed drivers.

  • Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Bonus Incentives
  • Consistent, regular part time schedule (Hours: 6:30 – 8:15 AM & 3:00 – 4:30 PM)
  • Eligible for additional runs - Field Trips, late buses, and event buses
  • Paid holidays
  • No fueling or maintenance of buses required
  • Well-behaved students
Requirements
  • You need to be 21+ years of age
  • Drug Test and Background Check Required (paid by school)
  • Need to have a CDL permit
  • Need to complete training and orientation and pass CDL test

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@potomacschool.org with “School Bus Driver” in the subject line or mail materials to: The Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. We are an equal opportunity employer

Summer programs

No positions open at this time

NON-DISCRIMINAtion POLICY

At Potomac we're proud to be a community of vibrant individuals, from diverse backgrounds, with a multitude of passions. We are united in our belief that our school is intellectually and morally strengthened when many different voices and viewpoints are engaged.

We administer our educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, athletic program, and other school programs, including the hiring of faculty and staff without discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.