Why Work At NCS?

We believe in the power of young women and seek educators who will help them learn to live out our core values of excellence, service, courage, and conscience.
Join a team of passionate faculty and staff who maintain a lively conversation about the meaning of an excellent education, an interest in best practices, and a commitment to equity and inclusion in our world. NCS serves 597 students in grades 4 through 12 who represent the diversity of the Washington, D.C., area, who are engaged, fun, and kind, and who love to be challenged.
As an Episcopal school, NCS welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths while maintaining a close identity with Washington National Cathedral's commitment to be a house of prayer for all people.

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  • Living and Working in the Nation’s Capital

    Washington, D.C., is more than the political centerpiece of the country. It is rich in arts and culture, home to an international dining scene, world-class events, and more. You’ll find interesting, fun, and usually free things to do across town any day of the week. 
  • Benefits

    We are committed to attracting, retaining, and supporting a diverse group of talented faculty and staff. Our benefits include:

    Health, life, and disability insurance
    Retirement program
    Free parking or commuter rewards
    Year-long new faculty/staff orientation program
    School-provided lunch when classes are in session
    Free usage of NCS athletic facilities
    Tuition remission available to full-time employees
    10 percent discount in the NCS Store
    Flexible-spending accounts
    Employee-assistance program

  • Professional Development

    We are committed to supporting the professional and personal growth of our employees. Study grants provide faculty and staff the opportunity to attend conferences and workshops, improve their curriculums through interdisciplinary summer projects, conduct research, and more.

    Travel grants also support the continuing education of our faculty. Teachers have traveled to Botswana to learn about eco-tourism, visited the Globe Theatre in London to enhance NCS's Lower School Shakespeare curriculum, and ridden the Trans-Siberian Railway to study the impact of Soviet industrialization.

    Sabbatical leave is also available to faculty members at NCS.
  • Events & Fairs

    National Cathedral School anticipates faculty and staff openings for the 2023-2024 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.  
    • Southern Teachers Job Fair in Atlanta, Ga.  
    • East Ed/AISGW Diversity Hiring Fair at the Potomac School, McLean, Va.  
    • AIMS Diversity Hiring Fair in Glen Burnie, Md.  
    If you attended 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.