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(703) 749-6380
(703) 749-6391  
(703) 356-4651 

Employment Application

In striving to fulfill its mission, Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. Send a cover letter, current salary and resume, with completed employment application, to Potomac School, Attn: Human Resources Manager by fax (703) 356-4651 or e-mail employment@potomacschool.org. EOE.

Click here to download our employment application.

Non-discriminatory 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.

Why Choose Potomac?

P otomac teachers are among the finest in the country, in part because Potomac allows their unique passions and personalities to thrive. Because our teachers are also experts in their respective fields (more than 75 percent hold advanced degrees), our faculty say they get a professional boost from teaching with other great teachers. Distinctive to our school are the deep, enduring bonds that develop among teachers, students and coaches — bonds that often last decades beyond graduation.

Positions Open for 2014-15 Academic Year

Upper School

no positions open at this time


Intermediate School

no positions open at this time

Middle School

no positions open at this time

Lower School

no positions open at this time


Substitute Teachers (K-8)

We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic substitute teachers  for grades K-8. 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.


Interim Director of Communications

The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing a communications program that supports the School’s strategic plan and advances understanding and support for the School among internal and external constituencies. This senior level position, will oversee all School communications, including electronic and print publications, marketing materials and website content.

The Interim Director of Communications will be a strategic thinker and self-starter with excellent writing skills and will possess the ability to manage a complex communications program while maintaining a steady focus on advancing the School’s mission. Desired qualifications include: at least five years of managerial experience; exemplary writing, editing and speaking skills; experience creating a communications plans; experience with a wide range of media; ability to manage multiple priorities; excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills. Experience in public relations and with independent schools is desirable.The Interim Director of Communications reports to the Director of Development.

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

The Potomac School, an independent, coed K-12 school in McLean, VA, seeks an Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations to be responsible for providing support and oversight to the day-to-day operations of both an effective, comprehensive Annual Fund program that raises approximately $1.7 million each year and an Alumni Relations program with respect to events, communications and fundraising.

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving and Director of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations will partner with staff, volunteers, Trustees, and the Development Committee to develop and implement strategies and programs to expand the School’s reach within the alumni community, as well as to identify, cultivate, and steward annual gifts from all constituencies, using personal solicitations, telemarketing, direct mail, and electronic communication. Must be a college graduate with two or more years of professional Development experience, preferably in an independent school environment. Must have strong, collaborative, flexible, and energetic individual with seasoned fundraising skills and excellent judgment. This candidate must have outstanding oral, written, listening, and communication skills necessary to articulate departmental and institutional viewpoints, goals, priorities, and needs as well as a proven track record of successful fundraising, leadership, and communication skills. Must have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, donors and prospects, administrators, and staff.

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  • Head JV Softball 
  • Assistant JV Girls Lacrosse Assistant
  • JV assistant softball coach 
  • Varsity assistant swim coach 
  • Intermediate school girls lacrosse coach

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.

Bus Drivers

The Potomac School invites qualified school bus drivers to join our extended school family. We prefer drivers with a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefits
  • Bonus incentives
  • Consistent PT schedule (Hours: 6:30-8:15 AM & 3:00-4:30 PM)
  • Additional runs are available for field trips, events, and each day's last trips
  • Paid holidays and vacations
  • Childcare cost savings - Infants and preschool aged children may ride with you
  • No fueling or maintenance of buses required
  • Well-behaved students


  • 21+ years of age
  • Drug test and background check required (paid by school)
  • CDL permit
  • Successful candidates will complete training and orientation and pass CDL test

Summer Programs


Summer@Potomac runs a variety of camps and programs each summer. We are seeking individuals at least 16 years old who enjoy working with all ages of children, have energy and enthusiasm, and meet various qualifications. Click here to find out more about our summer opportunities and to fill out a Summer@Potomac staff application.