A dedicated community of educators

St. John’s College High School seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the human and Christian education of young people. The goals set forth at St. John’s are consistent with the goals of all Lasallian schools:

  • We instill gospel values.
  • We are animated by and foster a spirit of faith and zeal.
  • We develop and maintain diverse programs meeting recognized standards of excellence.
  • We create and sustain respectful human relationships in community.
  • We exercise a preferential option for the poor.

St. John’s offers its students an innovative and rigorous academic program. A robust curriculum and wide variety of co-curricular offerings provide students with an education that is second to none. In addition, the community of faculty and staff is committed to assisting one another in professional growth and support, creating a unique connectedness and common understanding that brings the group together.  
St. John’s offers salaries that are competitive and commensurate with experience, as well as providing health and retirement benefits. 

Current Opportunites

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  • Director of Athletics

    St. John’s is seeking to fill the position of director of athletics effective immediately.

    Reporting to the president and serving as a member of the leadership team, the director of athletics is responsible for implementing, coordinating and maintaining all athletic programs and curriculum for students in grades 9-12, including interscholastic competition in 29 sports over three seasons for a high school of 1,170 students.

    Aligned with our mission statement, St. John’s athletic programs strive to hold our student-athletes to the highest standards and teach them to give one’s full effort, both toward individual progress and toward the development of the team. The director works closely with coaches and athletes to develop and sustain an athletic culture in which this vision is nourished.

    Responsibilities include hiring, evaluating, developing and retaining an engaged and responsive coaching staff; developing, administering and assessing athletic programs to ensure alignment with the school’s Catholic Lasallian mission; overseeing the athletics department budget; addressing athlete and parent concerns; and cultivating an athletic culture that is aligned with the mission of excellence and strong character.
    St. John’s is a member of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, known on a national level for the caliber of its athletic competition.
    Position Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem-solving and organizational skills and dynamic interpersonal skills. Ideally, candidates should have prior experience as a teacher and coach, as well as five years of experience in athletic administration, preferably in an independent school, and a bachelor’s degree is required (master’s degree preferred).

    How to Apply:
    The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and a list of five references by January 27 to:

    Roger J. Whyte, President
    The Whyte Group, Inc.
    Executive Search Consultants
  • Assistant Principal for Student Life

    St. John’s is seeking to fill the position of assistant principal for student life. This member of the senior administrative team is responsible for overseeing all aspects of student life and activities. The assistant principal for student life reports to the principal.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Maintaining a vision for student life and activities that is consistent with the school’s Lasallian values
    • Assisting in the development of clear parameters for student behavioral expectations
    • Assisting in supervising student conduct
    • Serving as chair of the school’s discipline committee for major infractions
    • Overseeing three class deans
    • Acting as de facto class dean for the senior class
    • Working closely with the assistant principal for academic affairs, school counselors, director of mission integration and other staff to ensure student needs are met in the areas of programming
    • Coordinating the detention program
    • Overseeing logistical planning of student photographs, new student orientation and other events
    • Working with the athletic administration as a liaison for programming for student-athletes, monitoring student-athlete eligibility requirements and addressing other student needs as required
    • Supervising all student activities
    • Coordinating the scheduling of all student extracurricular activities and use of school facilities
    • Maintaining the master calendar of room availability for academic and co-curricular use
    • Ensuring effectiveness of the school’s emergency procedures
    • Coordinating the school’s attendance program and delegating the required communications to students and families
    • Supervising all matters related to student parking and staff parking
    • Performing other duties as assigned by the principal
    Position Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
    • At least five years’ experience in school administration with a focus in student life, discipline and student activities
    • Understanding of adolescent development and the social/emotional and mental health needs of young people
    • Experience developing school policies and procedures
    • Willingness to stay current on the various behavioral practices of young adults that may impact the school community
    • Sound judgment and decision-making abilities
    • Consistency when problem-solving and addressing challenges
    • Superior verbal and written communication
    • Superior organizational skills
    • Comfort with technology and systems
    • Ability to work and collaborate as part of a team
    • Classroom experience is preferred, but not required
    Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Mr. Christopher Themistos, principal, at employment@stjohnschs.org. This is a 12-month position. 
  • Class Dean

    The class dean will be a member of the St. John’s administrative team and will be responsible for supporting their designated class until 12th grade.

    This position, in its creation, is directly connected with strengthening the Lasallian concept of responding to the needs of the students at St. John’s by supporting their academic, social/emotional and other opportunities and challenges. The class dean’s primary purpose is to act as a mentor and advisor, as well as to support the safety and security of the students by administering school discipline and correction. The class dean will be the primary contact for disciplinary matters for their assigned class.

    This position will report to the assistant principal for student life and work closely with the principal, assistant principal for academic affairs and the school counselors.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Develop a relationship with students in their assigned class. Meet with students individually or in groups during the first quarter to provide support at the start of the school year.
    • Regularly review grades and attendance
    • Enforce school discipline policies and oversee disciplinary situations concerning students in their assigned class
    • Facilitate a vision for student discipline and enforcement
    • Meet with students during course registration periods to discuss options for courses of study
    • Support seminar series and grade-level retreats
    • Assist in the proctoring of school-based standardized tests (ACT/SAT), the PSAT and AP exams
    • Develop academic structures and plans for students that have missed an excessive amount of school due to medical or other reasons
    • Use Canvas as a conduit to communicate announcements and other information
    • Communicate with parents about various programs for their grade level
    • Act as point of contact for academic support programs and tutoring
    • Teach at least one academic class or oversee the logistical needs of the Office of Student Life
    Position Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Desire to support the Catholic, Lasallian mission of the school
    • Classroom teaching experience
    • Ability to consistently enforce school policies and procedures as outlined in the Parent-Student Handbook
    • Understanding of the program of studies and curricular requirements to support student progress
    • Commitment to understanding disciplinary practices and procedures that could more effectively meet the needs of the community
    • Knowledge of student developmental needs
    • Understanding of ways to support students’ mental health needs or willingness to grow in that understanding
    • Willingness to be flexible when attending to duties and responsibilities concerning students and the community
    • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, administrators and families
    Interested candidates should email a brief letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Mr. Christopher Themistos, principal, at employment@stjohnschs.org. This is a 10-month position.
  • Short-Term Substitute/Standardized Test Proctor

    St. John’s College High School is seeking responsible and qualified individuals for the role of Short-Term Substitute/Test Proctor. Responsibilities may include:
    • Coverage of classes for teachers who are absent (no lesson planning required)
    • Administration of standardized testing (SAT and ACT testing that will take place within the school)
    • Other duties as assigned

    • High school diploma
    • Interest in or experience working with students of high school age
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to follow explicit written directions
    • Attention to detail
    • Flexibility in daily schedule
    • Ability to transition to different tasks
    • Ability to command the respect and attention of individuals and groups
    Selected candidates will complete a background check and child protection training. High-need time periods will occur during standardized test administration periods, which occur monthly. Compensation is based on daily assignments and/ or test-proctoring responsibilities. As these positions are part-time, no health or other benefits are provided.
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and short letter of interest to employment@stjohnschs.org.

Applying for Employment

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@stjohnschs.org.