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Current Openings at Burke

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  • High School Dean of Students - starting in July 2021

    The High School Dean of Students works to promote the general well-being and social, academic and moral progress of students in the high school.  The High School Dean of Students is highly visible and accessible to students and faculty in the high school.  The Dean of Students supervises the advisory system in the high school and promotes a mission-centered student culture.  The Dean of Students develops policies which guide and respond to student conduct and works with faculty to maintain student discipline and build a climate of integrity and accountability.
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  • Learning Support Tutor - starting in August 2021

    Department: Learning Support Department

    Reports to: High School Learning Specialist and Middle School Learning Specialist

    Job Summary: Edmund Burke School, a progressive, coeducational college preparatory school, seeks a part-time Learning Support Tutor in the Learning Support Department to work 10 hours per week primarily on math, writing, and executive functioning support for students in grades 6-12. The Learning Support Tutor will work with students in small groups and 1:1 settings during the school year, and support the High School Learning Specialist with administrative duties as needed. The position begins in August 2021.

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  • Assistant Head of School for Program  - starting in July 2021

    The Assistant Head of School for Program is responsible for maintaining the academic quality, integrity, and effectiveness of teaching consistent with the mission of the school. The Assistant Head of School for Program directs efforts to strengthen the School’s educational program through a strategically planned, standards based approach with a focus on student centered teaching practices. This position provides leadership in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and planning. The Assistant Head of School for Program also advises students and faculty on individual student academic and co-curricular programs of study leading toward graduation and assures that students are provided support to maintain their highest level of achievement.
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  • SAT Prep. Instructor - Summer @ Burke 2021

    Summer at Burke seeks an experienced, enthusiastic instructor for a summer course in SAT Prep! Our two-week, half-day intensive program prepares students in reading, writing, and math. The successful candidate will be an educator with a passion for teaching who has demonstrated experience working with high school students. Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates must be willing to undergo a full background check. 
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  • Teaching & Working at Burke

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    Burke is a co-educational day school for grades 6-12
    . We emphasize a progressive, student-centered, constructivist approach to education. Along with expertise in their subject matter and skill in their delivery of lessons, we expect teachers to:

    • Run orderly but energetic classes. 
    • Use innovative, developmentally-appropriate classroom activities and assignments designed to engage many types of students. 
    • Include multicultural perspectives in classroom instruction. 
    • Employ appropriate technology in the classroom, especially iPads.
    • Use our web-based Student Information System to write comments, report cards and post assignments. 
    • Enjoy building curriculum through collaboration with colleagues. 
    • Take pleasure in the company of adolescents. 
    • Be open-minded, patient and maintain a respectful, supportive environment. 

    We are committed to building a diverse, multicultural faculty. Many teachers and staff serve as advisors for six to eight students. We are always looking for teachers who can enrich Burke’s community outside the classroom, especially by coaching.

How to Apply

Applications for the Assistant Head of School position (starting in July 2021) should be sent to:

Asst. to the Head of School
Karen Klautky

Applications for Summer @ Burke positions should be sent to:

Director of Summer Programs
Laura Boyer

Unless otherwise noted, other applications should be sent to:

Academic Dean
Nigel Hinshelwood

More About Burke

Accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools, & Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

A nonprofit educational institution, Edmund Burke School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or handicap, veteran status, marital status or any other classification protected by law.
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.