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 / email@example.com
Unless otherwise noted, Edmund Burke School cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
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.
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.