A Coeducational School | Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade

Career Opportunities

Current Openings

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  • Second and Third Grade Teachers (Parental Leave)

    Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington D.C., seeks  full-time Second and Third Grade Teachers (parental leave positions) beginning March 1, 2018 through June 8, 2018.


    • Partner with the Co-Teacher in the planning, organization, and delivery of lesson and instruction in the following curricular areas: language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, technology integration, and character education
    • Partner with the teachers to foster a warm, welcoming, and nurturing classroom environment; this includes taking a proactive approach to building relationships with parents
    • Participate in an engaged manner in all scheduled field trips and outdoor curricular activities
    • Communicate the observed academic and social growth of each student in preparation for conferences and the writing of student reports and in the assessment of students; share in this task fully
    • Plan and implement weekly word study and reading group sessions for small groups of students
    • Actively participate in classroom life by affirming, redirecting and managing student behavior and by addressing student needs and social concerns
    • Work proactively to become familiar with and help maintain established classroom routines and daily needs of the classroom including lesson preparation
    • Work proactively to become familiar with previously established goals for the classroom and for individual students
    • Work to establish authentic relationships with students, families, and fellow second or third grade teachers
    • Complete classroom tasks in a timely manner including homework, preparation, classroom décor and artwork displays
    • Attend to daily recess and lunch duties
    • Take a studious approach to becoming familiar with Beauvoir's approach to implementing the following curricula: writing workshop, mathematics, global studies, reading groups and word study
    • Attend weekly grade team meeting

    Required Experience and Education

    • Teaching experience required
    • Master’s degree required
    Ultimately, all members of the faculty support the School’s mission to foster a spirit of inquiry and a joy in learning in all students.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references to Dr. Anna Carello, Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning, at bvrfacultyopenings@cathedral.org.

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
Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
Fax: (202) 537-6512

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.
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