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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.

Current Job Openings

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  • Bus Driver

    Bishop Ireton High School, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school serving 800 students in Alexandria, seeks a 20-hour a week, part-time Bus Driver. The position is responsible for driving students on field trips, to sporting practices and events, and to/from local transportation hubs. 

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

    • A commitment to maintaining the property and vehicles of the school at a high level.
    • A thorough understanding of, and commitment to, safety protocols both on the campus and in our vehicles.
    • A proven, spotless commercial driving record.

    The Bus Driver transports students over routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensures vehicle is in safe operating condition; and ensures safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. The Bus Driver is responsible for: morning and/or afternoon bus runs to Alexandria Metro station and other areas as assigned, occasional field trips during the school day to local sites, and transportation of athletic teams after school and on weekends. 

    The Bus Driver is a member of the Operations Department. This is a part-time, 10-month position reporting to the Director of Operations.

    Essential Functions:

    • Transports passengers over scheduled routes to and from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.
    • Monitors students and other passengers during transit to maintain safety and follow district policy.
    • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections (e.g. fluid levels, tire pressure, exterior condition, mirrors, etc.) to ensure the safe operating condition of the vehicle and comply with mandated guidelines.
    • Advises students and other passengers of appropriate behavior to reinforce regulations and maintain passenger safety.
    • Assesses incidents, complaints, accidents and/or potential emergency situations (e.g. road hazards, medical emergencies, accidents, etc.) and resolves and/or recommends a resolution to the situation.
    • Assists students and other passengers in safe loading and unloading from buses during both emergency situations and normal transport.
    • Attends meetings, classroom and behind the wheel training, safety meetings, in service, etc. to maintain skills and meet the certificate requirements of a school bus driver.
    • Prepares documents and reports (e.g. incident/accident reports, inspections records, passenger misconduct, student counts, etc.) as needed.
    • Reports observations and/or incidents (e.g. discipline, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) to appropriate personnel.
    • Responds to inquiries (e.g. students, parents, other school personnel, etc.) to provide information and/or direction.
    • Secures students as assigned (e.g. car seats, wheelchairs, restraints, etc.) to ensure their safety during transport.
    • Assists children with disabilities on and off the bus.
    • Assists with snow removal on/around buses to ensure buses maintain established schedules.
    • Cleans assigned vehicles, both interior and exterior to ensure safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle.
    • Lifts student and/or equipment (e.g. wheelchairs, car seats, restraints, seat belts, etc.) to position or reposition students as appropriate.
    • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
    Working Environment (physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above, in addition to the following):

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is required to drive locally and occasionally on interstate travel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, night vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The job is performed for the most part in one of three school-owned commercial buses. The noise level is that of a typical school bus.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Valid Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements
    • CDL 3rd party examiner (DMV)
    • CPR/First Aid Certificate Recommended
    • SET (State Efficient Transport) Certification Behavior Intervention Training, or willingness to obtain
    • 2+ years commercial driving experience with good driving history
    • High school diploma (or equivalent)
    Terms of Employment:

    • Part-time, (approximately 20 hours/week), FLSA Non-Exempt, 10-month employee
    • Hours subject to responsibilities of position and frequently requires evening and weekend duty
    • Background check and Virtus training
    • Valid Class “B” commercial driver’s license
    Start Date: Immediately
    Salary: Between $23-$25 an hour, commensurate with experience
    Contact: We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, current resume and three (3) professional references by email to

    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 strong focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) initiatives. The spirit of community service and giving back is part of everything the school does. Bishop Ireton’s top-tier status is reflected in its talented faculty and staff, who take great pride in seeing virtually every graduate head to college - often to the most prestigious universities and service academies.

Employment at Bishop Ireton High School

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