Careers at GDS

High School English Teacher

Georgetown Day School, an independent day school in Washington, D.C., seeks a High School English teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Primary job responsibilities include teaching four sections of English at the high school level. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, teachers at the high school serve as a student advisor and assume responsibility for a major student activity as part of their general duties. Rich content, creative pedagogy and authentic relationships are essential components of a GDS classroom. Providing those elements, working collaboratively with colleagues, and placing the students’ interests and experiences at the heart of the classroom are essential components of the job. As a diverse, inclusive school devoted to preparing our students to live and work in an increasingly globalized and multicultural society, GDS is particularly interested in professionals with demonstrated interest and experience in working in such a school setting.
Qualifications: a B.A. in English, Comparative Literature or a related field is required. The ideal candidate will possess an M.A., three years or more of teaching experience, and a background in rhetoric and debate.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and, list of three references using our online application system. To apply and to find out more about the school, candidates should visit our website at

Georgetown Day School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions, and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.



4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Washington, DC 20007


4200 Davenport Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016

Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.