Apply to Beauvoir!

Beauvoir is happily accepting applications now through January 3, 2018
for the 2018-2019 school year.


Career Opportunities

Current Openings

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  • Associate Director of Communications

    Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, this front-line position will lead a strategic communications and marketing plan to advance the institution’s mission and vision.

    Essential Duties

    • Promote and develop key messages and branding that align with institutional priorities.
    • Oversee all digital media and print publications. 
    • Oversee all weekly communications and strategic communications from school leaders.
    • Serve as lead writer for all communications.
    • Serve as lead web content producer and editor.
    • Manage a social media plan.
    • Oversee all advertising.

    Required Skills and Abilities

    • Outstanding written and oral communications skills.
    • Strong attention to detail, editing, proofreading skills, and the ability to multi-task.
    • Skilled writer with quick turnaround.
    • Ability to be a thoughtful leader, strategic thinker, experienced writer, creative problem solver and valuable team member.
    • Ability to work independently; a self-starter with high level of integrity and the ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion; must be professional in all aspects.
    • Ability to collaborate with a four-person advancement team is essential.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to many constituencies including parents, donors, volunteers, and colleagues. Professionalism, maturity, good judgment and humor, flexibility.

    Required Education and Experience

    • A minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in marketing and communications, superior strategic skills and a strong grasp of communications industry best practices, including marketing, media relations, branding, social media, and messaging.
    • Experience in independent schools preferred.
    • Proficiency with the Outlook, Blackbaud, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Power Point, social media tools, and experience in web publishing.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Guest Nurse

    Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School in Washington, D.C. seeks a qualified registered nurse to be an on-call Guest Nurse (substitute). The Guest Nurse will supervise nursing care for children between three months and nine years old in the Early Learning Center, pre-kindergarten to third grade classrooms and the aftercare program. The school hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Guest Nurse requirement may be for morning, afternoon or full day depending on the need.

    The Guest Nurse will be responsible for assessing the health status of children in the identification and prevention of illnesses and for providing general healthcare. The Guest Nurse must also respect the confidentiality inherent to the health profession and will work with the School’s other nurses to maintain accurate and proper documentation and records.

    Preference will be given to the candidates with prior pediatric healthcare experience. In addition, candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check and complete the Staff Health Certificate issued by the District of Columbia for child development facilities.
    Candidates must have demonstrated ability to function as an interdisciplinary team member and willingness to uphold the mission of the School. Successful candidates will possess the qualities of maturity, diplomacy, integrity and ability to work well with others.


    • Valid and current license to practice in the District of Columbia as a registered nurse.
    • Ability to relate to and provide healthcare for children ages three months to nine years old.
    • Three years of pediatric nurse experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
    • Graduate of an approved registered nurse program.
    • Current CPR certification, health exam and TB test.
    • Knowledge of current principles and best practices of nursing standards of care.
    • Knowledge of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogen standards and operational procedures.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain personal and professional accountability by adhering to state mandates and established policies, procedures and scope of practice while providing health care.
    • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing (including electronic records and communication through Magnus Health).
    Interested candidates should email resumes to bvrfacultyopenings@cathedral.org or fax these materials to 202-537-6680. Please provide at least three references and their contact information. 

Working at Beauvoir

Beauvoir’s talented and dedicated faculty and staff create a dynamic and supportive learning environment for students and families. The School is committed to attracting, retaining and supporting a diverse and talented faculty and staff. To that end, all qualified applicants are invited and encouraged to apply. 
Applicants for positions are required to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a resume and (3) full contact information for three references.
The School accepts candidates for teaching positions with the following minimal qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, elementary education or other relevant fields; state certification is not required, advanced degrees are strongly encouraged;
  • A strong commitment to educating a diverse student body in a caring and creative environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedication to professional growth and learning. 
To receive priority consideration for current faculty openings at Beauvoir, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a resume and other supporting materials through our Job Application Inquiry Form. The School acknowledges the receipt of online applications immediately. Applicants without internet access may mail or fax their employment materials.  Interviews and campus visits are required. 
In addition, application materials may be sent to the attention of: 
Hiring Committee
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC  20016
Fax: 202-537-5232

Our Mission

At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
Fax: (202) 537-6512