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  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion

    At Edmund Burke School, we have a longstanding commitment to equity and inclusion. We are dedicated to hiring people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and we honor the dignity and worth of all people. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, physical abilities, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status. We expect the values and work of prospective candidates to align with our mission on equity and inclusion. The culture of the Edmund Burke School aims to embrace differences, develop sensitivity to the perspectives of others, and prevent isolation of any one group of individuals.

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.

Professional Development & Faculty News

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.

Accredited by the:
Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.