Maret is an intellectually invigorating teaching environment in vibrant Washington, DC. Teachers find our school inclusive, collaborative, congenial, and challenging. If you are dedicated to lifelong learning and are inquisitive, creative, and imaginative, we invite you to consider teaching at Maret.

Employment Opportunities

Substitute Teaching at Maret

If you are interested in applying to be a substitute teacher at Maret, please send a cover letter and resume directly to the appropriate Department Chair:

  • Lower School - Chris Appleby: cappleby@maret.org
  • Mathematics - Berook Alemayehu: balemayehu@maret.org
  • Science - Reyna Pratt: rpratt@maret.org
  • World Languages - Jaime Estrada: jestrada@maret.org
  • Visual Art - Cindy Hutnyan: chutnyan@maret.org
  • Performing Arts - Charlie Owens: cowens@maret.org
  • Humanities - Nicholas Michalopoulos: nmichalopoulos@maret.org
  • Athletics - Liz Hall: lhall@maret.org

Please include grade levels and subject areas in which you have experience in your email.

Professional Development

Maret supports its teachers’ commitments to lifelong learning. We value continuing education opportunities and assist our faculty in expanding their areas of expertise. Our faculty members attend local and national conferences and may also apply for summer study grants. Sample opportunities include:

  • Attendance at national and local conferences
  • Workshops (one-day to one-week) during the year and summer
  • Summer grants for in-house curriculum development
  • Local independent school conferences
  • Advanced course work (i.e., single courses), sometimes at the school’s request and sometimes at the teacher’s request
  • Attendance at the People of Color Conference and other diversity institutes

Over the past two years, 70% of Maret’s faculty participated in one or more professional development opportunities.

  • Future of Learning, Harvard School of Education
  • Project Zero Classroom, Harvard School of Education
  • Stanley King Counseling Institute, Colorado Springs
  • Digital Storytelling Workshop as a part of a student group trip to the Shreyas School, Ahmedadab, India
  • Summer Diversity Institute, Taft School, Connecticut

One of the most exciting professional development opportunities at Maret is the on-campus Case Institute for Curricular Innovation & Excellence, which supports curriculum work during the summer and reimburses faculty at professional levels.

Faculty Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, Maret offers full-time employees a compensation package with a wide range of benefits:

  • Group Health Insurance Plans
    • HMO, POS, PPO
    • Maret pays 74 – 79% of plan monthly premium & 75% of PPO deductible
  • Retirement Plan
    • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
    • Maret contributes up to 8% of faculty member salary when faculty member contributes 3% or more
    • Vesting is immediate
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health and Dependent Care
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Transportation
    • Maret provides free on campus parking or
    • $130 monthly commuter stipend or
    • $240 annual bicycle stipend
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Free Lunch

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More About Employment at Maret

We hope that our website has helped you discover more about Maret School. Please refer to the listings above for specifics about a particular employment opportunity. Typically, the hiring season is January through March. As stated in each listing, potential candidates should email their resumes to the contact indicated.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond personally to every applicant. You will hear from us only if your experience matches our current needs.

We encourage you to keep an eye out for future openings.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.

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