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Permanent Guest Teacher (2024-2025 School Year)

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington, D.C., seeks a permanent guest teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. The permanent guest teacher is a full-time faculty member who supports classes serving infants and toddlers in our Early Learning Center and pre-kindergarten through third grade students, in the event of teacher absence. The permanent guest teacher may also be assigned to co-curricular specials classes including computer science, library media science, performing arts, physical education, science, Spanish, S.T.E.A.M., and visual arts.

Beauvoir’s academic and co-curricular program honors childhood and promotes collaboration, creativity, curiosity, and courage. We aspire to inspire a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning. We seek candidates drawn to our mission, vision, Life Rules, and core values; committed to inclusive instructional practices; and adept at differentiating to meet the needs of diverse learners.

Required Skills and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and prior teaching experience with children in the early and/or elementary years is required. Familiarity with Responsive Classroom, structured literacy, Orton Gillingham+, Bridges in Mathematics, and Illustrative Mathematics is an asset. Successful candidates must pass a criminal background check and submit a completed health form in accordance with District of Columbia law. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to the attention of Courteney Simchak, Assistant Head of School for Student and Academic Affairs, at

Beauvoir the National Cathedral Elementary School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Nothing in this Job Description restricts the School’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. This position is at will, which means that either the employee or the School may terminate the relationship at any time, with or without notice and for any reason or no reason.