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(703) 749-6380
(703) 356-4651 

Employment Application

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

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@potomacschool.org, or mail these materials to Mrs. Dyana Conroy, CFO/COO, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. EOE.

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.

Open Positions

Upper School

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Intermediate School

no positions open at this time

Middle School

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Lower School

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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.


Major Gift Program Manager

The Potomac School, a K-12 independent school in McLean, VA, seeks a full-time Major Gifts Program Manager to help develop, coordinate and implement their major gifts program. The ideal candidate must have five to seven years of experience managing and implementing complex fundraising programs or other transferable experience, with a proven track record in donor relations, communications and/or major/principal gifts. Bachelor’s degree is required. The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.

Click here for detailed description. 


Coed Coaching Positions
  • Intermediate School squash 
  • Intermediate School wrestling

Girls Coaching Positions

  • Varsity field hockey assistant
  • Intermediate School field hockey
  • Intermediate School girls soccer assistant

Boys Coaching Positions

  • Varsity boys squash 
  • JV boys squash
  • Intermediate School wrestling 
  • Intermediate School boys soccer

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, 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
  • 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


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.

Summer@Potomac Extend Hours Director

Summer@Potomac is looking for a positive, up-beat person who enjoys working with children ages 5 - 12. This position manages our before and aftercare summer camp program and is a member of the camp's leadership team. Person must have at least 5 years experience working in a school or large daycare center. Enrollment for the program is approximately 35 campers in the morning and 100 in afternoon. This program falls under the Virginia Department of Social Services Day Care Licensure so familiarity with these regulations is a plus.

Must have the following qualifications:

  • great customer service
  • responsible, organized with good computer skills
  • experience managing a staff of 10
  • ability to program and coordinate the "after camp, camp" creating activities and a well run schedule
  • familiarity with VA Department of Social Service Daycare Regulations
  • available June 15 - August 5
  • hours are weekdays (except July 4) 7:00 - 9:00 am and 2:00 - 6:00 pm 
To apply, please click here to submit an application