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Faculty & Staff Openings

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  • High School Learning Specialist - starting immediately

    JOB TITLE: High School Learning Specialist
    DEPARTMENT: Learning Resource Department
    REPORTS TO: Assistant Head of School for Program

    JOB SUMMARY:   
    Edmund Burke School, located in Washington, D.C., seeks a High School Learning Specialist to serve as a member of its faculty, effective immediately. This is a full-time, 10-month position. 

    A progressive co-educational day school for grades 6-12, Edmund Burke School emphasizes a student-centered, constructivist approach to education. Committed to building a diverse, multicultural faculty, the school values open-mindedness and collegiality. We expect our educators to run orderly but energetic classes, use innovative, developmentally-appropriate classroom activities and assignments designed to engage a diverse student population, and employ appropriate technology in the classroom. Burke values the ability to use or include multicultural perspectives in classroom instruction, and expects educators to show patience and foster a respectful, caring community. Candidates should enjoy collaborating with colleagues and take pleasure in the company of adolescents. Educators at Burke join a lively, dedicated and cooperative school community. 

    The Learning Support Department at Edmund Burke School provides support to students with learning differences in grades 6-12. The High School Learning Specialist works with students, offering academic assistance and conducting informal assessments, when necessary. The High School Learning Specialist reviews all psycho-educational testing reports and monitors the use and implementation of accommodations. Additionally, the department advises faculty on best practices for teaching students with learning differences. The High School Learning Specialist also provides outside referrals for tutoring and testing and consults with families regarding academic concerns. The High School Learning Specialist co-teaches a High School Learning Strategies Class for all 9th grade students. The High School Learning Specialist also chairs the High School Support Team, consisting of the Dean of Students, Assistant Head of School for Program, and School Counselor.
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  • Middle School Physical Education Teaching Assistant (Part Time) - starting in Fall 2021

    Edmund Burke School seeks an energetic, creative and organized physical education teacher, who loves working with young people, beginning in the fall of 2021. This is a part-time position. Responsibilities include assisting the primary instructor for 15 hours every two weeks with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade physical education classes. The candidate must communicate effectively with both children and adults, demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, and work effectively in collaboration with the lead teacher. The candidate must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
  • Substitute Teachers - ongoing

    Edmund Burke School, a progressive independent school in NW Washington DC, is currently looking for daily substitute teachers for classes in all subjects, grades 6-12. Class sizes at Burke do not exceed 20; and with few exceptions, substitute teachers do not need a degree in the specific subject area that they are covering.
     
    Candidates must enjoy young people. A Bachelor's degree is required. Flexibility and a sense of humor are strongly preferred.

    cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
     
    Assistant to the Head of School
    Karen Klautky / karen.klautky@burkeschool.org
     

Coaching Openings

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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

Unless otherwise noted, Edmund Burke School cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
 
Assistant Head of School for Program
Kristin Arndt
kristin.arndt@burkeschool.org


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.