An independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, DC

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Phone: (703) 873-6140
Fax: (703) 356-4651

Employment Application

Qualified applicants should click below to complete the online application which includes uploading a cover letter and resume.

Please contact the HR Department with any questions regarding any open positions.

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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 also 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 our community
  • A rewarding work environment that offers you the opportunity to make a difference every day!

Job Openings


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. As individuals and as a community, we are committed to ensuring a welcoming, inclusive environment and continuing to develop cultural competence. This commitment is articulated in our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement.

Non-Discrimination Policy
The Potomac School administers its 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, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.