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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

List of 9 items.

  • Middle School Math Teacher - Grades 5/6

    Browne Academy is a PS-8th grade diverse independent day school committed to developing the whole child through extraordinary teaching, exceptional academic programs, and a nurturing community. We empower students to be critical thinkers, inspired innovators, engaged peers, and ethical leaders prepared with the confidence to thrive in a dynamic world. Our 12-acre campus is conveniently located just off the Beltway and minutes from Old Town Alexandria.

    Browne Academy seeks a middle school math teacher for 5th and 6th grade students. We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, and proactive educator, who is passionate about working with middle school students. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Bonita L. Lea, Middle School Head, at blea@browneacademy.org.

    Responsibilities
    • Teaching four sections of math daily: two 5th grade sections and two 6th grade sections
    • Serving as a middle school advisor to 8-10 middle school students
    • Working collaboratively and effectively with peers to support student achievement and curriculum development and ensuring integration with other subjects 
    • Using technology to facilitate instruction and enhance learning
    • Adhering to the school’s curriculum, preparing and executing thoughtful units of study designed to reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom 
    • Regularly assessing student learning using a variety of tools and means throughout each trimester
    • Maintaining regular communication with parents and administrators concerning student progress or issues
    • Attending regular faculty meetings 
    • Being an engaged participant in the Browne community
    • All other duties as assigned by the Middle School Head
    Minimum Requirements
    • Related bachelor's degree required; master’s degree preferred.
    • Previous teaching in a middle school is a plus.
    • We are eager to welcome someone into our community who will live the mission and core values of our school. 
  • Anticipated Lower School Teacher Openings

    Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling students preschool three through eighth grade. Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be life-long learners prepared to thrive in a global community.
    Browne Academy is seeking dynamic and innovative teachers to join our lower school team (Preschool - 4th Grade) for the 2023-2024 school year. Our positions require a compassionate, flexible, and creative individual with classroom experience. This person will need to work closely with students, teachers, and administrators to support Browne’s mission by promoting the core values in the educational and personal experience of each child. The teacher should possess a holistic view of children and understand the developmental process 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, at kmccue@browneacademy.org.
    Classroom Responsibilities
    • Prepare and execute thoughtful units of study designed to reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom.
    • Collaborate with your teaching team and specialist teachers to ensure integration with other subjects.
    • Regularly assess student learning using a variety of tools and means throughout each semester 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 progress, growth, and goals.
    • Adhere to the school’s curriculum in the classroom.
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in education.
    • Experience teaching in a lower school classroom, preferably in an independent school setting.
  • Browne Summer Camp Activity Specialist

    Browne Summer Camp is an ACA-accredited coed day camp for ages 3-13. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated activity specialists who love camp and love kids. 
     
    Dates: June 20- August 11, 2023
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Pay: $12-20/hour based on experience
    Specialist Positions Available:
    *Sports
    *Art
    *Music
    *Stem/Nature
    *Dance
     
    Essential Functions:
    •           Assume responsibility for the general health and welfare of campers
    •           Assume responsibility for leadership and guidance of campers
    •           Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules and policies of the  camp to the campers
    •           Serve as a role model by exercising sound judgment in the areas of
    appropriate language, appearance, attitude, and teamwork
    •           Communicate frequently and appropriately with the Camp  Administration and parents
    •           Plan and implement innovative activities that are both exciting and age-appropriate for campers, and submit a weekly curriculum to the Camp Administration
    •           Provide campers with a safety orientation before engaging in activity
    •           Be resourceful and not wasteful with supplies
    •           Perform all tasks and follow all rules and regulations disseminated by the Camp Administration
    •           Have complete understanding and compliance with all policies set forth in Staff Handbook
    •           Attend Orientation Program and Staff Meetings
    •           Smile, have fun and enjoy your campers!!!
    •           Experience working with children required.
     
    Report to and evaluated by: Director of Auxiliary Services & Director of Camp Operations

    Our Summer Camp Program will operate from June 20 through August 11, 2023. Orientation and training are mandatory and will be provided prior to the first day of camp. Get ready for a summer of fun by joining the Browne Summer Camp team! Check out our website at
    https://www.browneacademy.org/summer--auxiliary and then send a cover letter and resume to auxiliary@browneacademy.org.
  • Browne Summer Camp Counselor

    Camp Counselor 
    Browne Summer Camp is an ACA-accredited coed day camp for ages 3 - 13. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated group counselors who love camp and love kids. Sports, arts and crafts, swimming - we have it all! Browne Summer Camp is hiring counselors for summer 2023. Please review the job details, qualifications, and responsibilities below. 
    Dates: June 20 - August 11
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Pay Range $12-18/hour based on experience 

    Responsibilities


    • Assume responsibility for the general health and welfare of campers
    • Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules and policies of the camp to the campers
    • Serve as a role model by exercising sound judgment in the areas of: appropriate language, appearance, attitude, and teamwork
    • Communicate frequently and appropriately with the Camp Administration and parents
    • Create a caring environment that celebrates each camper
    • Plan, lead, and implement camp activities for assigned camper group
    • Perform all tasks and follow all rules and regulations disseminated by the Camp Administration
    • Have complete understanding and compliance with all policies set forth in Staff Handbook
    • Activities include Art, Music & Movement, Sports & Games, STEM & Nature
    • Attend Orientation Program and Staff Meetings
    • Record attendance daily
    • Smile, have fun, and enjoy your campers!!!
     
    Qualifications
    Minimum Requirements
    • Be at least 16 years of age
    • Previous experience working/volunteering with children in a camp or academic setting

    Our Summer Camp Program will operate from June 20 through August 11. Orientation and training are mandatory and will be provided prior to the first day of camp. Get ready for a summer of fun by joining the Browne Summer Camp team! Check out our website at https://www.browneacademy.org/summer--auxiliary and then send a resume to auxiliary@browneacademy.org.
  • Browne Summer Camp Lifeguards

    Lifeguards
    Browne Summer Camp is hiring lifeguards for summer 2023. Please review the job details, qualifications, and responsibilities below. 

    Dates: June 20 - August 11, 2023
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Pay: $12-18/hour based on experience
    Qualifications
    • Required certifications: Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid 
    • Experience working with children and teaching swim lessons
    Responsibilities
    • Supervise campers (ages 3-14) during swim time
    • Teach group and private swim lessons
    • Maintain health, safety, and professional standards at the pool under the guidance of Pool Director and camp administration
    • Additional duties as required by administration
    Our Summer Camp Program will operate from June 20 through August 11, 2023. Orientation and training are mandatory and will be provided prior to the first day of camp. Get ready for a summer of fun by joining the Browne Summer Camp team! Check out our website at https://www.browneacademy.org/summer--auxiliary and then send a resume to auxiliary@browneacademy.org.
  • Middle 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 Middle School students and collaborating with the other Middle School Spanish teacher and the Middle School team. 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 Bonita Lea, Associate Head and Head of Middle School at blea@browneacademy.org
     
    About Browne Academy
    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 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. 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.
  • Morning-Care Counselors

    Extended Day Staff
    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.

    Morning-Care Counselor
    We are seeking enthusiastic and qualified applicants to join our Auxiliary Services Department in the Morning-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, 7:00-8:00AM, and this position is paid based on experience and qualifications. Pay range: $11.00-$16.00.
    Please email resume and cover letter to auxiliary@browneacademy.org for consideration.
  • After-Care Counselors

    Extended Day Staff
    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.
     
    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, 3:00-6:00PM, and this position is paid based on experience and qualifications. Pay range: $11.00-$16.00.
    Please email resume and cover letter to auxiliary@browneacademy.org for consideration.
     
    *All Browne Academy Staff must be fully vaccinated.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Browne Academy is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic substitute teachers who love working with children in preschool through 8th grade.
    Job category: Professional
    Reports to: Head of Lower School

    Primary Purpose

    Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. 

    This is a great opportunity to make professional connections with passionate mentor educators, teach small groups of students in person, and be welcomed into a community of fully vaccinated adults, with many other pandemic precautions in place. 

    Qualifications and Experience

    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and experience teaching and/or working with children.

    Major Responsibilities and Duties

    • Program Planning
      • Implement pre-prepared lesson plans 
      • Integrate technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
    • Classroom Management
      • Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
    • Professional Responsibilities
      • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, responsible, and supportive of Browne Academy’s mission
      • Comply with school policies 
      • Adhere to the school’s safety and COVID policies and procedures
      • Other duties include recess and carline duties as assigned
    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 began as one of the first integrated schools in Virginia. Today that spirit of inclusion endures, as our core values – excellence, diversity, character, and community – are an integral part of our school’s tapestry. By encouraging all members of our community to exemplify these values every day, we are building a foundation of empathy and respect that will serve our students throughout their lives.

    We believe in providing our students with experiential learning opportunities that encourage thoughtful questioning, personal engagement, use of the greater community, and a deeper understanding of the world. Through our inquiry-based approach, we strive to foster our students’ natural curiosity and develop their lifelong love of learning. 

    We intentionally keep our class sizes small to nurture each child’s academic, social, and emotional growth. Students feel safe and cared for in such an environment, and as a result, we see them thrive. Our graduates are equipped both academically and personally to navigate life after Browne Academy with confidence.

    Interested candidates for all grades should submit a cover letter and resume to Kim McCue, Head of Lower School, kmccue@browneacademy.org

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 Associate Head of School and Head of Middle School Bonita Lea.

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.