Career Opportunities

Walsingham Academy is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school founded in 1947 and enrolling students in grades PreK-12. Located on a 30-acre campus in Williamsburg, Virginia, Walsingham Academy is dedicated to creating a community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience, pursuing academic excellence, building character, and fostering community.

For an employment application, click here: Employment Application (PDF).

In addition to a CPS background check and fingerprint screening, all employees and volunteers must complete VIRTUS: Protecting God's Children training at www.virtusonline.org

Please submit application along with résumé to Jennifer Cryts, Business Manager.
Email to: jcryts@walsingham.org
Fax to: 757-259-4672
Mail to: PO Box 8702, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Open Positions

Upper School Latin Teacher

Walsingham Academy is seeking a qualified Latin teacher. This is a full-time position, teaching grades 8-12.

Qualities of successful candidates include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Ability to engage students and inspire a love of learning
  • Exceptional subject matter expertise
  • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence, and creative teaching
  • A commitment to participate broadly in school life
  • Experience incorporating technology in an educational setting
  • Previous private school experience preferred

An Employment application is available on our website above. Please email your resume, application, and letter of interest to Jennifer Cryts at jcryts@walsingham.org

Lower School Math Coordinator and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher

Walsingham Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Lower School Math Coordinator and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher. This position reports to the Lower School Director, and works closely with instructors across the Lower School to create innovative and engaging material. This position is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys elementary math instruction at all different levels.

The Math Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include teaching all 5th Grade math classes; leading a well-behaved and supportive 5th Grade Homeroom; collaborating with individual teachers to support learning in math at all levels, including the areas of remediation and enrichment; recognize unique learning opportunities and programs for students within and outside of Walsingham, including national and regional competitions; and leading professional development sessions to elevate faculty skills in math instruction as part of a high quality math program for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 7th Grade.

The ideal applicant will model the Mercy Core Values of dignity, integrity, spiritual growth and development, respect, hospitality, appreciation of diversity, compassion, justice, and service. You must maintain Virginia Licensure and be up to date on Virtus Training.

4th Grade Classroom Teacher

Walsingham Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the position of 4th Grade Classroom Teacher. This position reports to the Lower School Director, and works to create innovative and engaging material for students. This position is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys elementary student instruction in the English Language Arts at the 4th grade level.

This position’s primary responsibilities include teaching all 4th Grade Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies classes; leading a well-behaved and supportive 4th Grade Homeroom; working on a collaborative team of 4th and 5th Grade teachers; and recognizing unique learning opportunities and programs for students.

The ideal applicant will model the Mercy Core Values of dignity, integrity, spiritual growth and development, respect, hospitality, appreciation of diversity, compassion, justice, and service. You must maintain Virginia Licensure and stay up to date on Virtus Training.

Lower School Custodian

Walsingham Academy is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Lower School Custodian.

Summary: Maintain the upkeep and cleanliness for assigned areas of the Lower School.During the summer period, staff will accomplish floor maintenance and various cleaning duties throughout all Walsingham Academy buildings to prepare for start of the school year. Duties involve: general floor maintenance including mopping, stripping, waxing and buffing floors; general janitorial duties such as vacuuming, cleaning classrooms, and emptying trash from interior and exterior receptacles; removing snow from walkways. Additional duties include setting up classrooms, setting up for school programs, and unlocking/locking doors. Work hours are typically 12-8 p.m., Monday-Friday, during the school year, with special events involving some evenings and weekends. Summer hours and hours over school vacation periods will vary, but are typically 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Required Qualifications: Experience with mopping, stripping, waxing and buffing floors. Ability to care for and handle housekeeping supplies and equipment, follow oral and written instructions, and work well in a team-oriented environment. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, reading and writing skills. Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time, tolerate frequent bending and climbing stairs, tolerate contact with cleaning products and solutions, and work in a school environment without disturbing the classroom setting. Must be adaptable to unscheduled work assignments and be willing to fill in during absences of other members of the janitorial/floor maintenance staff.

Preferred Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent. Minimum of 1 year custodial experience, including experience with general cleaning, mopping, waxing and buffing floors.

Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory completion of a background check is required. Walsingham Academy is a smoke-free environment, and smoking is not permitted anywhere on campus. Must attend initial VIRTUS training session and must stay up-to-date on completion of periodic VIRTUS training modules.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This includes physically moving furniture and equipment and climbing ladders and stairs. Reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship on the company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, as long as that would not hinder or prevent performance of duties, or be of a safety concern. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Coaching Positions

We currently have opportunities available on the varsity, junior varsity, and middle school levels.