Teaching Fellows Program
The Potomac School is distinguished by its emphasis on excellent teaching. Throughout our Teaching Fellows Program, we are committed to helping fellows develop into exemplary educators capable of having a positive impact on student learning. This two-year program supports recent college graduates who are considering a career in education, providing an opportunity for them to gain knowledge and skills through sustained experience in an independent-school setting. The program includes mentoring and supervision from an experienced faculty member.
What can the Teaching Fellows Program offer you?
- Full-time employment
- Cross-divisional teaching and learning opportunities
- Involvement in extracurricular activities and the life of the campus community
- Base salary, plus the potential for on-campus housing
- Comprehensive benefits package
Individuals are not required to pursue an advanced degree to qualify for this program. However, for those who are interested, there are several universities in the surrounding area that provide the opportunity to work towards a master’s degree, including American University, The Catholic University of America, George Mason University, The George Washington University, Howard University, Marymount University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Virginia.
If you’re looking for a challenging, rewarding career opportunity, consider all that The Potomac School has to offer.
We will begin accepting applications for fellows in December 2020 and hope to fill our vacant positions by March 2021. More information will follow soon.
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 school, located three miles from Washington, DC. Our wooded, 90-acre campus offers state-of-the art facilities, athletic fields, nature trails, and outdoor learning spaces.
Our mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary and equally essential educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.
Our core values are courage, respect, integrity, humility, and perseverance.
In striving to fulfill our mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer.