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O'Connell TeacherThank you for you interest in joining the community of Bishop O'Connell High School. Established by the six original parishes of Arlington, Virginia, Bishop O'Connell has been educating the youth of the Washington Metropolitan Area since 1957.

Rooted in the traditions of Catholic Education, the faculty and staff are made up of a diverse group of professionals, 70 percent of which hold a masters or doctorate degree. Though we have over 1,100 students, the 11:1 student/teacher ratio fosters a community atmosphere.

It is, however, the Bishop O'Connell students who provide us all with a vibrant, diverse center of academic achievement, social service and fun. Each year our students' academic performance is among the nation's best. The SAT scores are well above the national average and 98 percent of our graduates continue on to higher education. Bishop O'Connell provides academic support for students with documented learning disabilities through the Muller Academic Services Program. The school also offers expanded services so that students with intellectual disabilities can have access to a Catholic education in an inclusive high school environment.


All interested candidates are required to complete an application proved by the Diocese of Arlington. This application can be downloaded from the Office of Catholic Schools' website.

Computer Science Teaching Position - Bishop O'Connell High School has an opening for a Computer Science teacher for the 2016 – 2017 school year. Candidates should be qualified and prepared to teach both programming and application-based courses. Preferred candidates will have a degree in computer science or a related field. Once hired, the school expects faculty members to stay current with professional development activities, as well as to participate in the school’s in-services, retreats, and other events.

Candidates should work well as part of a faculty team that actively engages students in their faith formation, academic instruction, and the development of the whole person. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, at least 3 professional references to Mrs. Meghan Lonergan, Dean of Mission, at employment@bishopoconnell.org.


Head Boys Lacrosse Coach - Bishop O'Connell is seeking a head coach for the boys lacrosse program. Candidates should have strong leadership and organizational skills, be an excellent communicator, and be able to recruit and mentor a staff to assist in the daily implementation of the program. The selected candidate will be dedicated to the community and mission of the school, be able to recruit quality student-athletes to the school, be able to organize a robust off season program, serve as a mentor for developing the overall student-athlete, and assist student-athletes with the college recruiting process. Interested candidates should send a résumé and cover letter to Athletic Director Joe Wootten at jwootten@bishopoconnell.org.


Although we currently have no other openings on our staff, we are happy to keep resumes on file for future consideration. If you would like to submit your resume for our files, please select the online employment inquiry link below:


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