Georgetown Preparatory School, the nation's oldest Jesuit high school, is currently seeking a full-time Theology teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Georgetown Preparatory School, located outside Washington, D.C. and founded in 1789, is an independent, Jesuit, college preparatory, residential and day school for young men in grades 9-12. Enrollment is 490. Average class size is 16. Georgetown Prep offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package for all full-time faculty and staff positions.
Successful candidates may also be eligible to apply for a role working with the boarding community in the dormitories. Faculty who also work as dorm parents are provided with housing accommodations and additional benefits.
To apply for this position, please begin the application process by clicking on this link:
A letter of interest 2. Resume 3. A response to the following: Describe your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words)
As a Catholic institution, Georgetown Preparatory School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer in compliance with all applicable EEO laws.
More information about Georgetown Prep is available at www.gprep.org.
All applicants should be practicing Roman Catholics and have a degree in Theology.
To further clarify this requirement, in accordance with the requirements of the Archdiocese of Washington, we can only consider applicants for Theology positions who are practicing Catholics with at least one of the following degrees:
Graduate degree in Theology, Divinity, Religious Studies or Religious
Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology, Religion or Religious Studies; or,
Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor (18 well-rounded credits) in Theology,
Religion or Religious Studies
Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, flexible and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other Theology department members. The ideal applicant will also have experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education, and the desire to train and care for the whole student in accordance with the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis.
Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to the co-curricular program.
Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for young men in grades 9-12, in North Bethesda, Maryland. Prep’s commitment to the 450-year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.