Thank you for your interest in Alexandria Country Day School. We encourage you to review our website to familiarize yourself with our school community and our program to see if our school would be a fit for you.

We accept employment inquiries year-round and are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to No phone calls, please. For all positions, a criminal background check is required.


Head of Lower School

Alexandria Country Day School, a non-sectarian, K-8, independent school in Alexandria, Virginia, serving over 200 students, seeks an experienced educator to lead its Lower division spanning grades K-4.

The successful candidate will have at least a Masters Degree in a related field, will have had significant experience in the classroom and in an academic leadership role, and will demonstrate a deep knowledge of research and practice in elementary teaching and learning. A strong appreciation for diversity of all kinds and skill in meeting the needs of a diverse population of learners is essential.

The School seeks candidates who have strong interpersonal skills, superior written and oral communication skills, a collaborative orientation, excellent organizational and technological skills, a positive outlook, and a good sense of humor.

Candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references in PDF format to No phone calls, please.


Kindergarten through Fifth Grade Spanish Teacher:
Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time Spanish teacher for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade for the 2017-2018 school year. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, teaching, or a related field. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred. A belief in and experience with Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) and Comprehensible Input (CI) instructional methodology is beneficial.  Proficiency in differentiating instruction for a broad range of abilities is essential.   The school seeks growth-minded candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to No phone calls, please.


Substitute Teachers

Alexandria Country Day School is currently recruiting substitute teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. This position is on-call and as needed.

Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic, team players and have an appreciation of the unique qualities of the Kindergarten through 8th grade age group. A Bachelor’s degree and criminal background check are required. A background in education and classroom experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest, resume and list of references to Please specify which grade levels you are interested in substitute teaching. No phone calls, please.



Alexandria Country Day School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.