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 Application

Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their 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 schools 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 than 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

No Openings at This Time

Intermediate School

No Positions Open at this Time

Middle School

No Openings 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.

Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101.


No Openings at This Time


Girls Coaching Positions

  • no positions open at this time

Boys Coaching Positions

  • IS soccer assistant coach
  • Varsity boys squash coaches
  • JV boys squash coaches
  • JV2 soccer assistant coaches

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

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

Bus Drivers


The Potomac School, a private independent K-12 School in McLean, VA is looking for a qualified bus driver. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving morning and evening bus routes. This is a 10-month, split shift position that offers:

  • Competitive Pay: $26.96 per hour based on credentials
  • Availability of additional runs which includes field trips, late buses, and event buses
  • Bonus Incentives
  • Well-behaved students
  • Availability of summer work
  • Excellent benefits for eligible employees which includes: health, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation and holidays; tuition assistance and training & development
  • No fueling or maintenance of buses required


  • Need to be 21+ years of age
  • Excellent bus driving record
  • Pass the drug test and background check (paid by school)
  • Complete training and orientation

Qualified applicants should complete this short form and upload their cover letter and resume or mail material to: The Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101.

Summer programs

Summer Camp Positions

Please visit the employment section of our Summer@Potomac website to learn more about employment opportunities.


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.