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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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  • Assistant Principal of Student Life

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Assistant Principal of Student Life at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia. This is a 12-month, full-time administrative position that reports directly to the Principal and is someone who can effectively manage and coordinate student life efforts to steward the Catholic educational mission of our School. The official start date is July 1, 2021.

    The ideal candidate is a strong leader in education with excellent communication and organizational skills; experience in educational policy, event planning and scheduling; a joyous enthusiasm for mentoring and working with all students and parents; the ability to collaborate with and support faculty and staff; and experience in discipline policy and procedure. This individual acts as a liaison with the Principal to the school community as an instructional leader, available for special school-wide projects and school events throughout the year. 

    Primary Responsibilities:
    Planning and Student Activities
    • Works with the Head of School, Principal, faculty/staff, students and parents through the implementation of student activities, clubs and events throughout the school year
    • Supervises the Student Activities Coordinator; manages the Student Life budget for student events, activities, clubs and student organizations
    • Leads the planning process to determine the school calendar, collaborating with the Facilities Admin Manager, Head of School, and the Instructional Admin Team 
    • Implements the school calendar, working with the Communications department to update calendars, schedules and the portal as needed throughout the school year
    • Plans, establishes guidelines, and implements Homecoming (to include week-long activities for spirit week and the Homecoming dance, coordinating with Athletics and Advancement Office); Winter Formal; Junior/Senior Prom; all Graduation events; and special student days including dress-out days 
    • Plans and implements the annual academic and service banquets
    • Works in conjunction with Campus Ministry to plan Catholic Schools’ Week, Advent/Lenten service projects and activities, and faith-based speakers
    • Works in conjunction with Director of Diversity to plan Black History month speakers and multi-cultural events/speakers; is a member of the Diversity Council  
    • Collaborates with the Counseling Department, Special Services and the Nurses on student wellness programs

    Freshman Orientation and Advisory
    • Coordinates the freshman orientation program and transfer orientation program
    • Coordinates the Advisory program, to include providing advisors with all necessary programming information; working with the Counseling department and Director of Diversity to determine freshman and transfer advisory assignments; working with Campus Ministry to plan the Advisory retreat


    Discipline
    • Provides daily supervision of the Dean of Students’ staff and security office, working with the team on disciplinary and student attendance matters
    • Collaborates with the Director of Diversity on student activities and student disciplinary matters as needed
    • Works in coordination with the Principal and Counseling department to participate in conflict resolution meetings related to student issues
    • Works in conjunction with the Head of School, Principal, and school resource officers as needed, regarding serious disciplinary concerns/issues

    Other Responsibilities
    • Is a member of the Academic Council
    • Is the admin liaison to the PTO
    • Assists with COVID admin needs, as needed for student wellness
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    • A practicing Catholic in good standing
    • Master’s Degree required, Master’s in Education or School Administration preferred
    • Holds appropriate Virginia Administration and Supervision Certification or be eligible to obtain this certificate within three years of hire
    • Minimum of three or more years supervisory experience in an administrative position
    • Minimum three years teaching experience
    • Experience with planning and executing student activities and events
    • Ability to skillfully utilize the school’s administrative and instructional technology platforms and programs; and ability to skillfully navigate social media platforms
    • Ability to lead and inspire a dedicated, professional faculty, staff and growing student body with great enthusiasm for providing a holistic educational program for our students and their families
    • Ability to multi-task projects and duties in a collaborative, diverse working environment

    Candidates also must be willing to undergo a background check and take required Virtus training.

    TO APPLY:  Send a current resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org
  • Assistant Principal, Dean of Faculty

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Assistant Principal-Dean of Faculty at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia.  This is a 12-month, full-time administrative position that reports directly to the Principal and is someone who can effectively manage and coordinate faculty efforts to steward the Catholic educational mission of our School. The official start date is July 1, 2021.

    The ideal candidate is a strong academic leader with excellent communication and organizational skills; training and experience in curriculum development and course scheduling; the ability to develop and support faculty in best classroom instructional strategies; and an enthusiasm for mentoring and collaborating with faculty. This individual acts as a liaison with the Principal to the school community as an instructional leader, available for special school-wide projects and school events as needed. 

    Primary Responsibilities:
    Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
    • Ensures that all faculty understand and can articulate the mission of Bishop Ireton High School
    • Works with the Principal and assists Faculty through the review and implementation of curriculum, instructional strategies and assessments
    • Works with the Principal to prepare and implement a master course schedule and classroom assignments, and to maintain class information and grading within the portal system (Blackbaud)   
    • Facilitates the quarterly report card process and the bi-annual exam schedule, assisting faculty and working with the counseling and special services departments on student academic standing and student progress throughout the school year
    • Works with the Principal to prepare the orientation/teacher week schedule, organize necessary materials, and conduct/schedule professional development for new and returning faculty in August
    • Works with the Principal on the organization and implementation of Professional Learning Communities 
    • Organizes professional development and in-servicing for faculty in accordance with school mission, school improvement plans and faculty development needs
    • Coordinates and facilitates the faculty mentoring program (working in collaboration with the Dean of Academics on the mentorship of new teachers to the school)

    Faculty Evaluations
    • Assists the Principal in observations and performance evaluations for all instructional staff throughout the school year; providing support to faculty in curriculum and educational goals 

    Other Responsibilities
    • Works in collaboration with the Principal to facilitate Academic Council with faculty department chairs
    • Works in coordination with the Principal to participate in conflict resolution for teacher/parent meetings
    • Works in collaboration with Counseling to assist students and families regarding course selection issues/concerns
    • Assists with the hiring process of prospective faculty members
    • Collaborates with the Instructional Admin Team and Head of School to determine school calendar
    • Works with the Counseling Department to establish the formal parent/teacher conference process and schedule
    • Assists the Assistant Principal of Student Life with the annual academic and service banquets
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    • A practicing Catholic in good standing
    • Master’s Degree required, Master’s in Education or School Administration preferred
    • Holds appropriate Virginia Administration and Supervision Certification or be eligible to obtain this certificate within three years of hire
    • Minimum of three or more years supervisory experience as a department head or high administrative position
    • Minimum five years teaching experience
    • Experience with reaccreditation and self-study through Cognia or similar accrediting organization preferred
    • Ability to skillfully utilize the school’s administrative, instructional and assessment technology platforms and programs, and be able to mentor others in use of these tools
    • Ability to lead and inspire a dedicated, professional faculty toward instructional excellence within a rigorous educational program
    • Ability to multi-task projects and duties in a collaborative, diverse working environment

    Candidates also must be willing to undergo a background check and take required Virtus training.

    TO APPLY:  Send a current resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to Tina Becker, Manager of Administrative Services, at tina.becker@bishopireton.org
  • Biology Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Biology teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia.  Candidates should be able to teach Biology, and Honors Biology.  AP Biology and other Life Science or Chemistry course experience is a plus.

    Candidates will: 
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment. 
    • have strong communication skills. 
    • possess a bachelor's degree in Biology; master's degree preferred. 
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license 
    • possess required citizenship, residency or work visa 
    • 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: 
    • Speak fluent English 
    • 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 highly prestigious universities and service academies. 


  • English Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time English teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia.  Candidates should be able to teach a literature-based curriculum with a strong emphasis on developing writing and research skills.
     
    Candidates will: 
    • demonstrate professionalism in a collaborative environment. 
    • have strong communication skills. 
    • possess a bachelor's degree in English; master's degree preferred. 
    • possess or be willing to obtain a Virginia teaching license or VCEA license 
    • possess required citizenship, residency or work visa
    • promote the Catholic mission of the school 
     
    TO APPLY:
    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: 
    • Speak fluent English 
    • 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 highly prestigious universities and service academies. 
     
  • Math Teacher (Full Time)

    Bishop Ireton High School is seeking a full-time Math teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at our campus in Alexandria, Virginia.  Candidates should be able to teach Algebra I, Algebra II/Trigonometry, Geometry and AP Statistics.  Pre-Calculus and Calculus experience is a plus.

    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 
    • possess required citizenship, residency or work visa 
    • 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: 
    • Speak fluent English 
    • 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 highly prestigious universities and service academies.