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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in applying for a teaching position at Bishop Ireton High School. We believe that the process of finding qualified teachers who are seeking to make Ireton a home is a two-way street.  We look to provide applicants with as much information as possible in order to ensure that our mission and educational philosophy matches your own. Our website should give you an introduction to the challenging, spiritual, and personalized education that enables Bishop Ireton students to achieve success in high school and beyond. 
 
All of us at BI want our students to develop to their fullest potential. Our patron St. Francis de Sales writes, “Be who you are and be that well.” To that end, we are facilitators in recognizing, assembling, and integrating the critical components of a student’s education. We believe that finding the right teachers is paramount in giving our students the best opportunities to be successful.

Our vision is to inspire each and every student to grow in their Catholic faith through the love of God and one another. We are looking for energetic, passionate teachers who welcome the challenges of teaching and who can maintain a sense of perspective in their years here at BI. We are looking for teachers who demonstrate maturity, professionalism, creativity, and the ability to work in a collegiate environment.  Strong candidates display a consistent work ethic, pursue professional development opportunities, and understand that our profession is a ministry not merely a job.
 
In order to carry out our mission, we are looking for teachers who are committed to:
  • Integrating a Catholic and Salesian spirit into their subject matter while keeping St. Francis de Sales’ motto of “fortiter et suaviter” (firmly and gently) as a guiding beacon
  • Giving witness to Christ the Unique Teacher, in both their lives and teaching. As Fr. Brisson, founders of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales writes: “What greater thing in all the world…than to fashion souls. What is greater than to mold the morals of the young? More than any painter, more in genius than the greatest sculptor, is he whose art is to shape consciousness for good and form character who he can recreate in a student the image and likeness of God.”
  • Providing an environment which enables students to grow in their faith
  • Encouraging each student to attain true self-knowledge and a valid sense of self-worth as one created by God in his image
  • Providing a college preparatory curriculum that challenges and inspires each student to achieve individual excellence
Thank you for your interest in Bishop Ireton High School!
 
 
 
Current job opportunities are listed below. If you not see a position of interest, but would like to keep your resume on file, please fill out the application inquiry form. Click here to go to the Diocese of Arlington Office of Catholic Schools website.
 

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  • Academic Support Teacher

    Job Description:

    Bishop Ireton High School, a Catholic college preparatory school in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a full-time teacher for the Academic Support Program. The Academic Support Program focuses on providing targeted support for students who need help with executive functioning, self-advocacy, and work completion.  This position reports directly to the Director of Special Services.
     
    Quick Overview:

    We are hiring a teacher for our newly updated Academic Support Program for students with and without disabilities who need extra guidance for academic success.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with students on developing executive functioning skills to include organization, planning, prioritizing tasks, study skills, etc.
     
    The teacher would need to be passionate about supporting inclusion in an academically rigorous environment as well as qualified to teach differentiated, small group instruction to support a variety of content areas.  The teacher is also a key member of the larger Special Services team and should be excited to not only teach, but also work collaboratively to build this new program.

    Primary Responsibilities:
     
    • Teach skills-based mini lessons differentiated for student need. Teach in a variety of formats to include whole group, but focused mainly on small group and one-on-one instruction
    • Widely differentiate support for a variety of students with numerous diagnoses
    • Support general education teachers with best-practices in inclusion and appropriate use of accommodations in the general education classroom
    • Foster open, frequent communication with teachers
    • Weekly communication with parents of students in your classes and/or on your caseload
    • Post regular reminders and resources to the class pages on the BI student portal
    • Support small group testing for students with testing accommodations
    • Mentor students at all grade levels for success in current classes and planning for self-advocacy in college
    • Manage an assigned caseload of Student Assistance Plans (our versions of 504 Plans/IEPs) from eligibility to implementation to review
    • Appropriately respond to any unexpected behavior situations supporting student needs and providing examples for how adults should respond for students who are neurodiverse
    • Actively participate in developing an organized curriculum for the Academic Support Program including possible adoption of supplemental resources or texts
    • Work to identify potential funding sources and community partnerships to move toward financial independence of the Academic Support Program
    • Attend regular Special Services team meetings and on-going team PLC/professional development meetings
    • Find and attend on-going professional development opportunities to stay current in the field of special education/executive functioning support
    • Continuously brain storm and help implement creative and innovative ways to shift the culture of Bishop Ireton toward mindsets of inclusion for all stakeholders
    • Help arrange informational sessions for student and parent orientations at the beginning of the school year
    • Attend at least two recruiting/welcoming/student support events outside of school hours each school year
    • Choose and effectively implement a minimum of one major leadership role for the Special Services Team to include Peer Mentor Lead, Parent Communication Lead, Student Assistance Plan Lead, Inclusion Support Lead, SST Liaison etc.
    • Throughout the year, work closely with the Director of Special Services on tasks related to student/teacher support and program development/evaluation
     
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field
    • Special Education Teacher Certification or extensive experience working with students who are neurodiverse
    • Specific experience supporting students with one or more of the following diagnoses: ADHD, Autism, Anxiety
    • Successful experience teaching one or more of the core content areas
    • Experience managing a special education caseload to include IEP/504 Plans/SAPs
    • Has specific experience on the latest best practices in developing executive functioning skills in adolescents or willing to learn best practices before the start of the school year
    • Exemplifies a deep belief in and commitment to educational excellence for all students
    • Track record of working well on a team
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
     
    For more information on Special Services programs at Bishop Ireton, please visit the website at https://www.bishopireton.org/academics/academic-support.
     
    Candidates also must:
     
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
     
    If interested, please send a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, tina.becker@bishopireton.org.
     
    About Bishop Ireton
     
    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Art Teacher - Ceramics/Sculpture (Part Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a part-time Fine Arts teacher for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to teach Ceramics I & II, Sculpture I & II.

    Candidates will:
     
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's fine arts degree; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school
     
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.
     
    Candidates also must:
     
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
     
    About Bishop Ireton
     
    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Director of Theater Arts (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Director of Theater Arts for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to teach Theater and Honors Theater classes, and also possess expertise to supervise directing and producing of plays, along with overseeing faculty who teach Costume Design and Construction, Stage Crafts, and Basic Lighting classes. 

    Candidates will:
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts or related; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.

    Candidates also must:
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training

    About Bishop Ireton

    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Instructional Technology Specialist (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Instructional Technology Specialist for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to provide instructional training and coaching to faculty and staff on current software and educational technology, and provide technology support for students including AV/Greenroom hardware and software.

    Candidates will:
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's degree in related field; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.

    Candidates also must:
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
    About Bishop Ireton

    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Math Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Math teacher for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to teach Algebra I, Algebra II /Trigonometry, Geometry.
     
    Candidates will:
     
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's degree in Math; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school
     
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.
     
    Candidates also must:
     
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
     
    About Bishop Ireton
     
    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Options Program Teacher

    Job Description

    Bishop Ireton High School, a Catholic college preparatory school in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Special Education teacher for the Options Program, which opens in the Fall of 2020. The Options Program serves students with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities with a cognitive impairment. This position reports directly to the Director of Special Services.
     
    Quick Overview
     
    As a new role at Bishop Ireton, we are looking for a founding teacher of the Options Program.  The ideal candidate will have experience serving students with intellectual disabilities in a variety of settings.
     
    The teacher would need to be passionate about supporting inclusion in an academically rigorous environment as well as qualified to teach differentiated, developmental instruction based on student needs. The Options Program teacher would help support success for both the student and general education teacher in the inclusion classroom. The teacher is also a key member of the larger Special Services team and should be excited to not only teach, but also work collaboratively to build this new program.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Teach skills-based classes for students with intellectual disabilities in the following areas:
      • Reading
      • Functional Math
      • Social skills, employment skills, etc. depending on student need
    • Differentiate support for a variety of students with numerous diagnoses
    • Support general education teachers with best-practices in inclusion and appropriate use of accommodations and modifications in the general education classroom
    • Weekly communication with parents of students in your classes or on your caseload
    • Manage an assigned caseload of Student Assistance Plans/Individualized Catholic Education Plans (our versions of 504 Plans/IEPs) from eligibility to implementation to review
    • Appropriately respond to any unexpected behavior situations supporting student needs and providing examples for how adults should respond
    • Coordinate related services with ACPS for students who qualify
    • Locate or create resources to provide to staff to understand the needs of students with intellectual disabilities, answer staff and student questions with helpful suggestions for success
    • Work closely with Peer Mentors to help support students in all aspects of student life at Bishop Ireton; co-lead on-going professional development for Peer Mentors
    • Actively participate in developing curriculum for the Options Program including possible adoption of supplemental resources or texts
    • Help identify potential funding sources and community partnerships for on-going financial support of the Options Program
    • Attend regular Special Services team meetings and on-going PLC/professional development meetings
    • Find and attend on-going professional development opportunities to stay current in the field of special education
    • Continuously brainstorm and help implement creative and innovative ways to shift the culture of Bishop Ireton toward mindsets of inclusion for all stakeholders
    • Help arrange informational sessions for student and parent orientations at the beginning of the school year
    • Help strategize and implement the development of related school programming for a full inclusion experience (ie. Special Olympics, etc.)
    • Attend at least two recruiting/welcoming/student support events outside of school hours each school year 
    • Choose and effectively implement a minimum of one major leadership role for the Special Services Team to include Peer Mentor Lead, Parent Communication Lead, Student Assistance Plan Lead, Inclusion Support Lead, etc.
    • Throughout the year, work closely with the Director of Special Services on tasks related to student/teacher support and program development/evaluation 
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelors or Masters degree in Special Education 
    • Certification for teaching students with intellectual disabilities
    • Specific experience working with students with intellectual disabilities in a variety of settings
    • Experience differentiating reading or math instruction and/or expertise in supporting the developmental processes of acquiring reading and math skills
    • Experience managing a special education caseload to include the eligibility process, writing IEP/504 Plans/SAPs, monitoring implementation, and on-going communication with stakeholders
    • Proven ability to remain calm and problem solve during unexpected behaviors or events
    • Exemplifies a deep belief in and commitment to educational excellence for all students
    • Has read current research on best practices for supporting students with intellectual disabilities or is willing to get current on research prior to first day
    • Track record of working well on a team
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    For more information on Special Services programs at Bishop Ireton, please visit the website at https://www.bishopireton.org/academics/academic-support.

    Candidates also must:
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
    If interested, please send a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, tina.becker@bishopireton.org.

    About Bishop Ireton

    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Religion Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Religion teacher for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to teach coursework based on the USCCB Curriculum.
     
    Candidates will:
     
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's degree in Theology; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • be a practicing Catholic
     
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.
     
    Candidates also must:
     
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
     
    About Bishop Ireton
     
    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
  • Social Studies Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Social Studies teacher for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates should be able to teach World History, AP Human Geography.
     
    Candidates will:
     
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment.
    • have strong communication skills.
    • possess a bachelor's degree in History or related; master's degree preferred.
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license
    • citizenship, residency or work visa required
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school
     
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with three professional references, current resume, and written personal philosophy of education in a Catholic school environment to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org and should complete an application with the Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools at http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/.
     
    Candidates also must:
     
    • Must speak fluent English
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and take required in-person Virtus training
     
    About Bishop Ireton
     
    Bishop Ireton, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a three-tiered focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), humanities and fine arts. The spirit of community service and giving back is central to the school’s mission. Bishop Ireton’s quality is reflected in its distinguished faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.
 

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