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Wakefield School offers not only a beautiful campus overlooking Bull Run Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountains, but also is conveniently located 1/3 mile off Interstate 66 in The Plains, Va. Our faculty and staff are an integral part of the Wakefield community, actively participating in multiple student and campus activities throughout the year.

As an employee of Wakefield School, you will have opportunities to contribute in a number of ways; from coaching the sport of your interest, to acting in a play as a member of The Archwood Community Theatre, to playing a role as Immigration Officer on Immigration Day, to driving a group of students to a local museum, to chaperoning a dance and many, many more.

Our teachers and staff are passionate about what they do and positive about how they do it. Of the 75 faculty and staff, approximately 15% have doctorate degrees, 35% have masters degrees and represent both national and international experiences.

We thank you for your interest in Wakefield School and look forward to reviewing your application. Wakefield School is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin.


Available Positions

Substitute Teaching

Join the Wakefield Substitute list to be called on as needed in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools when a teacher is absent. Substitute teachers follow lesson plans and comply with any instructions from the Headmaster, Division Head or Department Chair.

Substitute teachers are expected to conduct themselves with professionalism and exhibit the Wakefield courtesies in all interactions and communications at all times. Appropriate professional appearance is essential for a strong working and learning environment that is conducive to high student and staff performance. Professional attire includes, but is not limited to, collared shirts, dress slacks, dress coordinates, suits, dresses, ties and sport coats. Substitute teachers are expected to maintain the regular teacher’s time schedule, whatever that may be, report for duty at the time designated by the school and to remain on duty until the regular teacher’s dismissal time. Qualified candidates should have some classroom experience and must have successfully passed all background checks as appropriate for school personnel.

Please submit your letter of interest and resume electronically to