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About Browne

Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Browne Academy.

Browne Academy seeks candidates who will inspire students to meet the challenges of our academic programs, develop a passion for learning, and grow as engaged and compassionate global citizens. We are guided by the belief that a diverse community is a necessary component of an excellent education; therefore, we seek qualified teachers, administrators, and staff who are:

Available Positions

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  • Director of the Innovation Center

    Browne Academy seeks candidates who will inspire students to meet the challenges of our academic programs, develop a passion for learning, and grow as engaged and compassionate global citizens.  We are guided by the belief that a diverse community is a necessary component of an excellent education; therefore, we seek qualified teachers, administrators, and staff who are: Enthusiastic about shaping lifelong learners; Eager to join an active, engaged, and supportive school community; Excited to work with creative colleagues from diverse backgrounds; and skilled at leading students to develop a strong sense of self-worth and accomplishment.
     
    The Director of Innovation will be a thought leader on campus for all constituencies:  faculty, staff, parents and students. The position is a combination of teaching, programming, instructional coaching, robotics coaching, and tech-integration.  We are looking for a visionary who can inspire and coach faculty, as well as students, to be innovative in and out of the classroom.
     
    Main responsibilities include: 
    • Direct the Innovation Center 
    • Teach innovation in K-4
    • Assist middle school teachers with technology integration
    • Serve as instructional coach for faculty, K-8
    • Teach coding, robotics and innovation electives
    • Mentor and coach middle school competitive robotics team
    Interested candidates should submit their current resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy by April 30 via email to Beth Gryczewski, Head of the Middle School.
  • 5th Grade Classroom Teacher

    Browne Academy seeks candidates who will inspire students to meet the challenges of our academic programs, develop a passion for learning, and grow as engaged and compassionate global citizens.  We are guided by the belief that a diverse community is a necessary component of an excellent education; therefore, we seek qualified teachers, administrators, and staff who are: Enthusiastic about shaping lifelong learners; Eager to join an active, engaged, and supportive school community; Excited to work with creative colleagues from diverse backgrounds; and skilled at leading students to develop a strong sense of self-worth and accomplishment. Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students age three through grade eight.
     
    We seek a passionate and experienced 5th grade classroom teacher to work within a rigorous, collaborative, and inquiry-based program. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of a core class, an elective class, and acting as a student advisor. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for guiding and connecting with middle school students, experience teaching writing and literature, willingness to work within an interdisciplinary program, and a commitment to ongoing professional growth. Related bachelor's degree required, masters preferred. We are eager to welcome someone into our community who will live the mission and core values of our school. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Beth Gryczewski, Middle School Head.
  • Lower School Spanish Teacher

    Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students age three through grade eight.  Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be lifelong learners prepared to thrive in a dynamic global community.

    Browne Academy seeks a passionate and experienced Spanish teacher to work within a rigorous, collaborative, and inquiry-based program. Responsibilities include teaching Spanish to students age 3 through 4th grade. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for connecting with and guiding students, classroom teaching experience, fluency in the Spanish language, and a commitment to ongoing professional growth. Bachelor's degree required. We are eager to welcome someone into our community who will live the mission and core values of our school. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Peggy Otey, Head of School.
  • Kindergarten Teacher

    Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students age three through grade eight. Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be life-long learners prepared to thrive in a dynamic global community.

    Browne Academy is seeking a dynamic and innovative kindergarten teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, and creative individual with at least five years of classroom experience. This person will need to work closely with students, teachers, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting the core values in the educational and personal experience of each child. The kindergarten teacher should possess a holistic view of children and understand the developmental issues of the young child.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for integrated learning and possess strong communication skills. The candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of how differentiated assessment informs instruction and will be familiar with current research into neuroscience and its implications for effective instruction. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Kim McCue, Head of Lower School.

    Classroom Responsibilities
    • Prepare and execute thoughtful units of study designed to reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom.
    • Regularly assess student learning using a variety of tools and means throughout each trimester and maintain regular communication with parents and administrators about student progress.
    • Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment.
    • Consistently and clearly communicate with colleagues, administrators, and parents regarding student work and classroom projects or issues.
    • Adhere to the school’s curriculum in the classroom.
    Additional Responsibilities
    • Attend regular weekly faculty meetings.
    • Collaborate with teachers to ensure integration with other subjects.
    • Plan, organize, and conduct field trips.
    • Attend and assist with assemblies and special events, some of which occur outside of normal school hours.
    • Actively participate in all in-service and orientation days.
    Minimum requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in education
    • At least five years experience in a K or 1st grade classroom (preferably in an independent school setting)
  • Lower School Teacher Grades 1-4

    Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students age three through grade eight. Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be life-long learners prepared to thrive in a dynamic global community.

    Browne Academy is seeking a dynamic and innovative lower school teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, and creative individual with at least five years of classroom experience. This person will need to work closely with students, teachers, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting the core values in the educational and personal experience of each child. The lower school teacher should possess a holistic view of children and understand the developmental issues of elementary age students. The ideal candidate will have a passion for integrated learning and possess strong communication skills. The candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of how differentiated assessment informs instruction and will be familiar with current research into neuroscience and its implications for effective instruction. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Kim McCue, Head of Lower School.

    Classroom Responsibilities
    • Prepare and execute thoughtful units of study designed to reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom.
    • Regularly assess student learning using a variety of tools and means throughout each trimester and maintain regular communication with parents and administrators about student progress.
    • Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment.
    • Consistently and clearly communicate with colleagues, administrators, and parents regarding student work and classroom projects or issues.
    • Adhere to the school’s curriculum in the classroom.
    Additional Responsibilities
    • Attend regular weekly faculty meetings.
    • Collaborate with teachers to ensure integration with other subjects.
    • Plan, organize, and conduct field trips.
    • Attend and assist with assemblies and special events, some of which occur outside of normal school hours.
    • Actively participate in all in-service and orientation days.
    Minimum requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in education
    • At least five years experience (preferably in an independent school setting)
  • Substitute Teachers

    Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students age three through grade eight.  Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be lifelong learners prepared to thrive in a dynamic global community.

    Browne Academy is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic substitute teachers who love working with children in preschool through 8th grade. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and experience teaching and/or working with children.

    Interested candidates for preschool through 4th grade should submit a cover letter and resume to Kim McCue, Head of Lower School.

    Interested candidates for 5th through 8th grade should submit a cover letter and resume to Beth Gryczewski, Head of Middle School.
  • After-Care Counselor

    We are seeking enthusiastic and qualified applicants to join our Auxiliary Services Department in the After-Care Program. The ideal applicant is someone who enjoys working with children, ages 3-13 years of age. Applicants should excel in supervision, activity planning, and reliability. The core schedule is Monday-Friday, 3:00-6:00 PM, and this position is paid based on experience and qualifications. Please email resume and cover letter to kschutter@browneacademy.org for consideration

Now Accepting Resumes

Browne Academy accepts employment applications on a rolling basis. If you would like to be considered for a position at our school, please email your resume and cover letter as follows:

For preschool-4th grade, please submit your application to Head of Lower School Kim McCue.

For 5th-8th grades, please submit your application to Middle School Head Beth Gryczewski.

Diversity Statement

Browne Academy is strongly committed to equal opportunity for all its employees. Browne Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identification, or any other characteristic protected by law. Browne Academy actively seeks diverse candidates for employment.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Browne Academy is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check and education, when applicable.