Explore the advantages of working at NCS:

  • Classrooms filled with engaged students and opportunities to shape the curriculum 
  • Teacher salaries are among the most competitive at regional independent schools 
  • Comprehensive benefits including generous extras: 
    • Health, life, and disability insurance 
    • Retirement program 
    • Free parking or commuter rewards 
    • School-provided lunch (on school days) 
    • Free usage of NCS athletic facilities 
    • Flexible-spending accounts 
    • Employee assistance program 
    • 25 percent discount on branded gear and 20 percent discount on unbranded gear in the NCS Store 
  • Dedicated orientation days and year-long onboarding 
  • Mentorship program pairing experienced NCS faculty and staff with newly hired faculty and staff
Educators stay at NCS because it’s a great place to work: 
  • Friendly and supportive community made up of diverse and talented faculty and staff 
  • Professional development programs including travel and research fellowships and grants 
  • Opportunities to take on additional optional roles based on your interests (and supplement your salary!), including: 
    • Athletic coaches 
    • Chaperones on overseas trips 
    • Teachers for extended-day classes 
  • Tuition remission of 50 percent for children of full-time employees 
  • Sabbatical leave for experienced faculty 
  • Financial assistance for full-time employees to take relevant coursework 

NCS is located in a special and historic place with a lot to offer: 
  • Beautiful campus on the grounds of Washington National Cathedral (“the Cathedral Close”) with opportunities to participate in services in this “house of prayer for all people” 
  • Central location in Northwest Washington, D.C.   
  • Benefits of living in our nation’s capital: 
    • Good public transportation 
    • Rich arts and culture (all D.C. Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are free!) 
    • An international dining scene 
    • World-class sports and performances 
    • Diverse set of outdoor activities available (D.C. is rated the nation’s best big-city public park system!) 
    • Three major airports in the area (BWI, Dulles, and Reagan-National) 
    • And more 
Interested in learning more?  
Please email ncsemployment@cathedral.org and come meet us at upcoming events and fairs:  

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  • Events & Fairs

    National Cathedral School anticipates faculty and staff openings for the 2024-2025 school year. We welcome the opportunity to meet potential candidates in person and have attended several hiring events and fairs previously:
    • FORUM/DEIB Diversity Hiring Conference and Symposium in Philadelphia, Pa. (Jan. 26-27)
    • East Ed/AISGW Diversity Hiring Fair at the Potomac School, McLean, Va. (Feb. 3)
    • AIMS Diversity Hiring Fair (March 9)
    If you attend one of these event and would like to apply to work at NCS, please send your resume to NCSemployment@cathedral.org. 
  • Equal Opportunity Statement

    National Cathedral School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, cultural background, economic circumstance, human capacity, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admission policies, financial aid and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.