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Faculty & Staff Openings

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  • Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement - starting in July 2021

    REPORTS TO: Head of School

    JOB SUMMARY
    The Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement works with faculty, staff, students, parents, and trustees to guide curricular development, organize workshops and affinity groups, civic-engagement projects (i.e. Social Justice Frameworks) grades 6-12, parent education, and reporting to the board of trustees that places equity, inclusion, and social justice at the center of the student experience at Edmund Burke School.  The Director is a strategic planner helping faculty, staff, and students to pursue professional development, workshops, and trainings that fosters a school culture committed to equity, inclusion, and civic engagement, and that helps students to develop a sense of social responsibility and consciousness that informs their obligation to do good in the world and to work towards social justice.
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  • English Teacher - starting in August 2021

    Edmund Burke School, located in Washington, D.C., seeks a creative, organized and energetic English teacher, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its faculty beginning in mid-August of 2021. This full-time position, which includes benefits, could include high school and middle school English classes, and advising 6-8 students in the high school or middle school. The ideal candidate would have teaching experience, a degree in the field, and be committed to ongoing professional development. 
  • Part-Time: Middle School Physical Education Teaching Assistant - 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.
  • Part-Time: School Nurse - starting in July 2021

    JOB TITLE: School Nurse
    REPORTS TO: Head of School
    HOURS: 12.5 hours per week (2.5 hours a day, 12-month)

    How to Apply
    Applications for the School Nurse (starting in July 2021) should be sent to:
     
    Assistant to the Head of School
    Karen Klautky - karen.klautky@burkeschool .org

    JOB SUMMARY:
    The School Nurse at Edmund Burke School provides health services to students, and works in coordination with the school’s Health Coordinator and members of the administration to ensure a healthy school climate and to minimize absence due to illness.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Treat students when present, and respond to calls for consultation from Health Coordinator regarding emergencies during school hours
    • Obtain and administer care plans for students with ongoing conditions
    • Provide timely parent communication related to school medical forms and student health related concerns, and provide all school communications related to health concerns
    • Administer medication
    • Consult with teachers and school administrators regarding student care and medical leaves
    • Pack care plan information, EpiPens, inhalers and any other prescribed medication for students any time they leave campus for school trips
    • Reviews all current health plans, discuss students, check logs, and remove any expired medication
     
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Education/Experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • Registered Nurse (RN) license
    • AED/CPR/First Aid certified
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work independently and with others
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • Ability to assess situations and act quickly
    • Ability to multitask
     
  • 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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Coaching Openings

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  • Assistant Coach - Cross Country - starting in August 2021

    Candidates should contact JD Sand, Athletic Director: Jd.sand@burkeschool.org

    Edmund Burke School seeks a knowledgeable, energetic and organized assistant cross country coach, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its coaching staff beginning in August of 2021. This position will be part-time and require an open mid – late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have cross country coaching experience and be committed to professional development. Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to constructing a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment that allows student athletes to learn, develop and excel. In addition the candidate will be committed to teaching and emphasizing life lessons outside of the sport itself. The candidate must communicate effectively with both students and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
  • Assistant Coach - Varsity Volleyball - starting in August 2021

    Candidates should contact JD Sand, Athletic Director: Jd.sand@burkeschool.org

    Edmund Burke School seeks a knowledgeable, energetic and organized assistant girls varsity volleyball coach, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its coaching staff beginning in August of 2021. This position will be part-time and require an open mid – late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have volleyball coaching experience and be committed to professional development. Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to constructing a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment that allows student athletes to learn, develop and excel. In addition the candidate will be committed to teaching and emphasizing life lessons outside of the sport itself. The candidate must communicate effectively with both students and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
  • Head Coach - Soccer (Girls, MS) - starting in August 2021

    Candidates should contact JD Sand, Athletic Director: Jd.sand@burkeschool.org

    Edmund Burke School seeks a knowledgeable, energetic and organized head girls middle school soccer coach, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its coaching staff beginning in August of 2021. This position will be part-time and require an open mid – late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have soccer coaching experience and be committed to professional development. Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to constructing a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment that allows student athletes to learn, develop and excel. In addition the candidate will be committed to teaching and emphasizing life lessons outside of the sport itself. The candidate must communicate effectively with both students and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR.
     

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  • Teaching & Working at Burke

    See Our Current Openings

    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
laura.boyer@burkeschool.org

Unless otherwise noted, other applications should be sent to:

Academic Dean
Nigel Hinshelwood
nigel.hinshelwood@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.