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Long-TermGuest Teacher—Parental Leave

Job Summary

Faculty at Beauvoir may be assigned a role as either a Partner Teacher, Specialist Teacher, or Learning Resource Specialist. Partner teachers hold the ultimate responsibility for aspects of teaching, planning and curricular development and implementations, parent communication, and coordination of the life of the classroom for students while strongly collaborating with Specialist teachers and Learning Resource Specialists to nurture the development of the whole child. Direct supervision is managed by the designated academic administrator while ultimate reporting is overseen by the Head of School.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

General Requirements

  1. Must pass periodic credit and general background, FBI background check, child safety screening and, at discretion of the school, drug and alcohol screening.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; credibility and ethical conduct.
  3. Excellent writing and editing skills; ability to write and format professional correspondence, memos, and support documentation.
  4. Mature judgement and discretion; ability to maintain confidentiality and composure under pressure working with sensitive or confidential information.
  5. Consistent and prompt attendance; conscientious about timeliness of assignment and the quality of work product.
  6. Compliance with the provisions of the Beauvoir Faculty & Staff Handbook.

Working Conditions

  1. This position requires work outside normal business hours as needed, including evenings and weekends.
  2. The position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending and stooping in the performance of daily activities.
  3. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in preparing reports using a computer keyboard.
  4. The position also requires near and far vision for reading and preparing written reports and other required documents.
  5. Acute hearing is also required when providing phone assistance.
  6. The need to lift, drag, push and pull files, reports and other materials weighing up to 25 pounds is also required.

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, color, creed, disability, gender, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, and résumé to the attention of Courteney Simchak, Assistant Head of School for Student and Academic Affairs, at with the subject line “Long-Term Guest Teacher (Your Name).”