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 Bishop 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.

Be who you are and be that well

All of us at Bishop Ireton 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 Bishop Ireton. 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

If you do not see a position of interest, but would like to keep your resume on file, please fill out the application inquiry form. For more information go to the Diocese of Arlington Office of Catholic Schools website.

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  • English Teacher

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time English teacher for the 2020-2021 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia.  Candidates should be able to teach literature and writing for students at more than one grade level.

    Candidates will: 
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment. 
    • have strong communication skills. 
    • possess a bachelor's degree in English or related; master's degree preferred. 
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license 
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school 
    • be prepared to teach synchronously in both a virtual and in-person learning environment
    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:
    • Have US citizenship, residency or work visa
    • 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.