Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Bishop McNamara High School Online Employment Opportunities and Application Process. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Employment Office at Employment@bmhs.org.

Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in and through the Catholic faith. The school challenges its students to think with Christ: a thought animated by the gospel, manifested in service, and informed by academic excellence.

Bishop McNamara High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Below are the Bishop McNamara High School employment opportunities available at this time.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment for all positions should be completed online at Application for Employment

After School Study Hall Program Assistant

The After School Study Hall Program Assistant monitors student activity to account for presence and whereabouts of all remaining on campus who are not a part of a sanctioned after-school activity. This may include a sports team, fine arts activity or a club monitored by an adult. Duties also include helping students with homework, projects or other endeavors. Program Assistants should help keep students on task so they can finish their work in the time assigned. This might require going over instructions with students, mediating disagreements, and reminding students to quiet down or concentrate on completing their homework. Because Program Assitants must also be vigilant about the safety of all students, some first aid and CPR training is preferred.

Program staff must enjoy working with school aged teens. They are responsible for ensuring the safety of all students in the program, interacting with students and their families, working independently as well as with a team, and creating an enriching and safe environment. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model to participants in the program.

The candidate must also be able to assist students with the completion of their homework. Areas of study include one or more the following: Mathematics (algebra, geometry and trigonometry), Science (biology, physics, chemistry), foreign language (Spanish, French, Arabic, Latin, American Sign Language), Literature, Theology and Computer Science.

This position is ideal for someone who is looking to work a few hours in the afternoon, is creative, child oriented, responsible, and dedicated. The candidate must also be willing to be assertive and firm when interacting with students who are in their formative years and have ideas and opinions which may differ from those in authority.


  • This person must be able to work at 5 days a week from 3:00 p.m. until at least 6:00 p.m. (you may be required to stay later if parents arrive after 6:00 pm.)
  • A college level degree is required (Associates degree or Bachelor of Arts).
  • A background in education and/or college course in education (either completed or in progress) are preferred but not required.
  • Child care work experience is preferred but not required.
  • CPR certification is preferred but not required.
  • Fingerprinting is required.
  • Apply

  • Please submit the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.
  • Counselor

    The Counseling Department of Bishop McNamara High School seeks a highly professional individual committed to providing guidance and counseling services in a comprehensive, developmental program that meets the personal, social, emotional, spiritual, academic, and college and career development needs of each individual student. Counselors are responsible for all of the students in a particular grade level and serves as a liaison between students, teachers, parents and administration. This ten month position requires some summer hours.


    The counselor will work primarily with ninth and/or tenth grade students. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Adjusting student schedules
    • Assist students with transition to high school or new grade level expectations
    • Monitor academic progress and plan and implement interventions when necessary
    • Responsible for implementing and supervising Individualized Accommodation Plans for students with learning differences.
    • Address concerns brought up by parents, teachers, administration, the students or their peers.
    • Counsel students with ongoing emotional needs.
    • Work with underclass students to utilize Naviance appropriate to their grade level.
    • Assist in the supervision of standardized testing programs and administration of the PSAT, ACT, SAT I and SAT II.
    • Refer and assist students with applications for summer enrichment programs.
    • Serve as a member of the grade level team.
    • Assist Counseling Department with projects and programs as they arise.


    Applicant must hold a Master's Degree in counseling. Certification preferred.

    Applicant should have experience as a counselor.

    Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Applicant must be a team player able to multi-task.

    Applicant should have experience with academic and personal counseling, familiarity with Naviance™; experience and/or understanding of standardized testing (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, etc).

    Applicant must commit to the educational vision of the Catholic Holy Cross tradition and the personal growth and social development of our students.

    Applicant must be able to work confidentially as a consultant to staff and parents to maximize students' potential and achievement while fostering the independence and self-expression required for lifelong learning.


    Please submit the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references.

    English Teacher


    The English Department is currently seeking a full-time teacher to join the instructional team beginning August 2016. This person will teach five or six sections of English, to include American Literature & Composition (Grade 11) and other courses as needed by the department.


    The successful candidate will have teaching experience, an English degree, and a willingness to serve students of all ability levels. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to:

    • facilitate inquiry that deepens the study of literature and the humanities
    • design curriculum that engages students through multiple entry points into course topics
    • connect with students and foster their love a reading, writing, and learning
    • scaffold instruction and support learners with varying needs and strengths
    • utilize technology to expand students’ range of learning opportunities
    • communicate feedback to students and parents in a timely, professional manner
    • organize time effectively in the block schedule for class periods of 60-90 minutes

    Members of the English department work collaboratively and model life-long learning for their students. Salary and benefits are competitive with other Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

  • Apply
  • Please submit the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three to five professional references.
  • Physics Teacher


    Bishop McNamara High School seeks a full time Science Teacher who could teach college preparatory Conceptual Physics and Physics.

    The Conceptual Physics course focuses on a conceptual understanding of physics. The goal of the course is for students to actively pursue an understanding and appreciation of the laws that govern matter and energy and their interactions through integrated algebraic problem-solving skills. This course will introduce students to major topics of the physical world, such as motion, energy, properties of matter, and electricity. It provides preparation for subsequent studies of biology and chemistry. This course is required of all freshmen not enrolled in Honors Conceptual Physics or Honors Biology.

    The Physics Course is designed for junior and senior students in the college preparatory program who wish to further understand and appreciate the laws that govern matter and energy and their interactions. The course will go more in depth on topics covered in the freshman Conceptual Physics class such as mechanics, heat, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism.


    Applicant must hold at least a bachelor’s degree of science, preferably in physics or a related field.

    It is preferable that an applicant have teaching experience within the science field.

    It is preferable that an applicant have Advanced Placement course training and experience.

    Applicant must demonstrate teaching strategies that are effective on all skill levels.

    Applicant should possess strong organizational and communication skills.

    Applicant must commit to the educational vision of the Catholic and Holy Cross Tradition and the personal growth and social development of our students.

  • Apply:
  • Please submit the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three to five references.
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    Phone: 301.735.8401
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