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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 5 items.

  • 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.
  • Bus Driver - Part-Time Position

    The School Bus Driver is a part-time position reporting to the Auxiliary Services Manager. This role is responsible for safely operating the school bus and transporting students on a regular, daily basis.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to Auxiliary at 
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Operate the school bus in a safe and efficient way in compliance with the law and according to all relevant school policies and procedures.
    • Complete the school bus route as assigned ensuring that students safely enter and exit the school bus at their designated stops.
    • Ensure all bus passengers are safely seated before and while the school bus is in motion.
    • Observe speed limits and obey all road signs and traffic regulations.
    • Maintain order on the bus, explain safety procedures to passengers as needed, enforce rules of conduct and respond to emergencies, including the safe evacuation of passengers through emergency exits.
    • Keep record of the students transported and miles driven on each run and report to manager.
    • Ensure vehicles are in good operating condition by performing required daily pre-trip safety inspections and maintenance checks. Report any adverse conditions immediately to the school’s maintenance director.
    • Ensure that vehicles are in broom clean condition and free from garbage daily.
    • Perform test runs of any regularly scheduled route, as needed, to be comfortable and confident in that route prior to transporting students.
    • Review directions for the am, and pm routes regularly and confirm all changes with manager.
    • Observe traffic direction for school buses while on campus.
    • Exercise good judgment in the performance of job responsibilities and work without direct supervision.
    • Communicate effectively with children and parents (as needed).
    • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Auxiliary Services Manager or designee.
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:   
    • Must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent.
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age.
    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
    • Must maintain current CPR/AED certification.
    • Must demonstrate a good driving record, as defined by Browne Academy in its sole discretion, for the past 5 years.
    • Drivers are subject to background checks upon hire/randomly and at least every five years thereafter.
    • Drivers must obtain annual physicals and drug screenings from authorized and designated service providers.  Drivers are subject to random drug screening tests in accordance with the US DOT, as well as mandated drug screening tests in the event of an on-the-job accident.
    • Drivers must agree in writing to have their DMV or MVR records made confidentially accessible to the School.
  • 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.