Teaching and Coaching Positions

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Thank you for your interest in the Bullis community. We are delighted that you are considering employment opportunities with us. Bullis is a GREAT place to learn and a GREAT place to teach, and our Web site is a terrific place to get to know us better. Welcome to Bullis!

If you are selected as a finalist for one of our positions, we look forward to welcoming you for a campus visit and conversations with many members of our faculty and administrative team. We regret that we are not available to answer personal inquiries prior to that time and hope that you will find the answers to many of your questions here. If you have a general question that is not answered on this Web site, please e-mail us at careers@bullis.org.

Carol Conrad
Dean of Faculty

Andres Parra
Director of Boys Athletics

Kathleen Lloyd
Director of Girls Athletics

General Characteristics of Faculty Members

  1. Excellent academic preparation in one or more fields (including a bachelors degree with a major in the teaching specialty)
  2. >Strong classroom organizational and management skills (informed by an understanding of current brain research)
  3. Strong computer technology skills
  4. Excitement about and experience with providing opportunities to a diverse community which values inclusion and a multicultural perspective
  5. The interest and ability to make a contribution to the school community outside the classroom (athletics, clubs, service)

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How Does the Faculty Hiring Process Work?

Outstanding teachers and coaches are cordially invited to submit cover letters and resumes at any time. Those who might be interested in being on our substitute teacher list should mention that fact in a cover letter. In your cover letter, please describe the major contributions you might make to the Bullis community. You should also address the general characteristics of faculty noted above, highlighting your accomplishments in these areas.

In order to be considered, candidates must submit the following:

  1. Cover letter/resume (should be tailored to the position you seek)
  2. Bullis Faculty Application (PDF) (click here to download a copy)
  3. Copies of unofficial college transcripts for all applicable college-level work (submitted with application and cover letter)
  4. Official transcripts of all college-level work (mailed from the institution)

Please have these items sent to: Carol Conrad (Carol_Conrad@bullis.org, Dean of Faculty, Bullis School, 10601 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854, 301-634-3664.

In addition to mailing your application, feel free to e-mail materials to careers@bullis.org.

Faculty Evaluation Process: Informal feedback from department chairs and administrators happens early and often at Bullis. Student feedback occurs at the end of the the first trimester and at the end of the year. The formal evaluation process for new faculty begins in April of the first year. An evaluation team consists of the new faculty member, the division principal and/or department chair and a peer teacher. Evaluation involves a self-appraisal, numerous classroom observations with written and oral follow up, student feedback and feedback from the team as a whole. An evaluation packet, along with a letter from the evaluation team leader, becomes part of the faculty members employment file.

Whats the Story on Salary and Benefits?

Bullis is located on a beautiful 80-acre campus and is committed to the ongoing development of a caring and challenging community. The work environment is truly special.

Annual salaries are competitive with the top ten private schools in the D.C.-metro region, as well as the Montgomery County public school system. Salaries are determined by a published scale which is administered objectively and is based upon years of experience, advanced degrees and four recognition levels: beginning teacher, experienced teacher, senior teacher and faculty leader. Movement from level to level is determined through the ongoing faculty evaluation process and a separate application process for upper levels. Faculty salaries range from $42,000 to $92,000.

Full-time faculty benefits include the following: 401(k) retirement plan with generous School matching contributions, health plan with multiple options, dental and vision plans, tuition remission for children of faculty, support for professional development, flexible spending plan, long-term disability plan, life and accidental death plans, computer loan program, Bullis Tennis Center discount, wellness program benefits, free parking, free lunch and paid maternity/paternity leave.

Faculty and Coaching Positions

The Bullis faculty includes a range of education professionals: classroom teachers, teacher/coaches, librarians, counselors, learning specialists, a nurse and an athletic trainer.

Searches are currently underway for the following positions:

  • Upper School Math (see below)
  • Upper School English
  • Middle School Spanish
  • Lower School 4th Grade Homeroom
  • Substitute Teachers in all subject areas, grades 3-12
  • Assistant Coaches in many sports

Upper School Mathematics:Bullis School, a co-educational, 3-12, nondenominational day school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to teach Upper School Mathematics. The position begins in August 2011. This position involves teaching four classes with two preparations. A full-time teaching position also includes two extra-curricular advisory/coaching roles as determined by institutional needs and candidate expertise/interest.

Successful teachers at Bullis are energized by curriculum development and are grounded in current learning theory. They have the desire and techniques to engage students in active learning and teaching for understanding both inside and outside the classroom. Technology use is an ongoing development at Bullis for both students and faculty. Qualified candidates will possess at minimum an undergraduate degree in the mathematics, with a graduate degree in the mathematics or education preferred; teaching certificates are not required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in teaching a range of courses from Algebra 1 through Calculus and beyond, as well as experience developing curriculum, working with colleagues within and across disciplines, and creatively integrating technology. Bullis values teachers who plan student-centered, innovative lessons and who employ a variety of structures and techniques.

Send resumes or CVs to , or submit by mail attn: Carol Conrad, Dean of Faculty, Bullis School, 10601 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854.

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