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  • ABC (After Beauvoir Center) Assistant Educator

    Under the supervision of the ABC Lead Educator, the ABC (After Beauvoir Center) Assistant Educator will help plan and lead activities as well as care for children who attend ABC from grades PK-3rd.  The Assistant Teacher will help create community among all students by implementing Responsive Classroom techniques and the Beauvoir Life Rules.  This position is part-time, Monday through Friday, 2pm – 6pm, with opportunities for additional hours throughout the year (Back to School Nights, Break Camps and All Day Play Days, etc.). This position runs through the end of the school year (June 2018).  

    Qualifications:
    • Experience with and/or education in elementary aged children 
    • Willingness to develop professionally
    • High dependability with a strong work ethic

    General Responsibilities:
    • Be punctual and reliable with attendance
    • Provide engaging enrichment education for children ages 4-9
    • Provide a productive and positive learning environment
    • Be comfortable participating and/or leading lessons/activities
    • Be patient, flexible and able to work collaboratively with children and adults
    • Be able to handle challenging behaviors in a way that encourages children to learn from the situation
    • Be able to communicate professionally with children, parents and colleagues 
    • Maintain confidential information

    Extended Care Duties:
    • Meet with administration and colleagues to plan and prepare lessons
    • Plan and implement a weekly activity plan (with guidance from Lead Educator)
    • Prepare large group games and enrichment activities
    • Serve and distribute snack
    • Lead story time and/or assist with homework at study hall
    • Supervise and engage the children during inside and outside play
    • Assist children and putting away daily supplies, toys, etc.
    • Supervise and engage the children during inside and outside recess and play
    • Encourage and guide children as they interact in activities with other children
    • Help maintain a neat, clean, and organized environment
     
     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.

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to:

    Mairim Wales 
    ABC Lead Educator 
    bvrstaffjobs@cathedral.org
     
  • After School French Language and Culture Teacher

    Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington D.C., welcomes qualified applicants for a part-time position as After-School French Language and Culture Teacher in its after-school language program. This section of the program will run two times a week for one hour and fifteen minutes. Our students who range in grade level from Pre-Kindergarten through third grade are grouped by grade level and are taught a curriculum geared specifically to their age and level of fluency.
     
    In its teachers, the School encourages and celebrates excellence in teaching and a spirit of collegiality and cooperation, in conjunction with an unwavering commitment to sustaining a vibrant community of learners. As such, the After-School French Language and Culture Teacher will demonstrate the ability to instruct students ranging in grade level from Pre-Kindergarten to third grade in an engaging and developmentally appropriate manner.
     
    The French Language and Culture Teacher will work collaboratively with and meet intermittently with after-school language program administrators and other teachers in the program. Though a curriculum will be provide, the Teacher assumes primary responsibility for the planning, organization, and delivery of lessons and instruction in French language and culture. Ultimately, all teachers support the School’s mission to foster a spirit of inquiry and a joy in learning in all students. Salary is competitive.
     
    The School accepts candidates for this teaching position with the following minimal qualifications:

    (1) Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, French Language and Literatures, or another relevant field; advanced degrees are encouraged and state certification is not required.
    (2) Fluency in English and French.
    (3) A strong commitment to educating a diverse student body within a caring and creative environment.
    (4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    (5) A dedication to professional growth and continued learning.
    (6) Previous teaching experience in an elementary classroom.
     
    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.

    Candidates interested in the position below should email cover letters and resumes to the attention of:

    Janice Pouch
    Beauvoir Language Institute Coordinator 
    BEmployment@cathedral.org
     
  • After-School Mandarin Language and Culture Teacher

    Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington D.C., welcomes qualified applicants for a part-time position as After-School Mandarin Language and Culture Teacher in its after-school language program. This section of the program will run two times a week for one hour and fifteen minutes. Our students who range in grade level from PreKindergarten through 3rd Grade are grouped by grade level and are taught a curriculum geared specifically to their age and level of fluency.
     
    In its teachers, the School encourages and celebrates excellence in teaching and a spirit of collegiality and cooperation, in conjunction with an unwavering commitment to sustaining a vibrant community of learners. As such, the After-School Mandarin Language and Culture Teacher will demonstrate the ability to instruct students ranging in grade level from PreKindergarten to Third Grade in an engaging and developmentally appropriate manner.
     
    The Mandarin Language and Culture Teacher will work collaboratively with and meet intermittently with after-school language program administrators and other teachers in the program. Though a curriculum will be provide, the Teacher assumes primary responsibility for the planning, organization, and delivery of lessons and instruction in Mandarin language and culture. Ultimately, all teachers support the School’s mission to foster a spirit of inquiry and a joy in learning in all students. Salary is competitive.
     
    The School accepts candidates for this teaching position with the following minimal qualifications:
    (1) Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Mandarin Language and Literatures, or another relevant field; advanced degrees are encouraged and state certification is not required.
    (2) Fluency in English and Mandarin.
    (3) A strong commitment to educating a diverse student body within a caring and creative environment.
    (4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    (5) A dedication to professional growth and continued learning.
    (6) Previous teaching experience in an elementary classroom.
     
    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.

    Candidates interested in the position below should email cover letters and resumes to the attention of:

    Janice Pouch
    Beauvoir Language Institute Coordinator
    BEmployment@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
 

Career News

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  • Employment Benefits

    A summary of the benefits available to all eligible employees. Detailed information will be provided upon employment at Beauvoir. Questions? Please contact Martha Robles, Assistant Director of Human Resources, at martha.robles@cathedral.org. The benefits listed are subject to change.

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    Beauvoir employs a talented group of teachers who are specialists in elementary education. In their own words, learn why they love teaching at Beauvoir.

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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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