Green Acres School Employment 

Green Acres staff enjoy a friendly and supportive work environment. The School seeks employees who will contribute to the community in ways that inspire our students to appreciate diversity, understand the importance of protecting the environment, and learn to respect and care for others.

The School offers competitive salaries, a benefits package that is among the best in the area, and a wide range of opportunities for professional development. All staff receive tuition remission for children attending Green Acres School.

Employment Opportunities

Green Acres School does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; gender identity and expression; pregnancy; national, ethnic or ancestral origin; age; marital status; sexual orientation; disability; genetic information; or military service in the administration of its education, admissions, employment, and financial aid policies, and all school-administered programs. Green Acres School will reasonably accommodate an individual’s physical or mental disability as required by law. Green Acres School will also reasonably accommodate an individual’s religious obligations as required by law. Further information relating to reasonable accommodation is available from the Head’s Office.

Long-Term Substitute Spanish Teacher, Grades 7 & 8

Green Acres School is seeking a dedicated full-time 7th and 8th grade Spanish teacher to substitute for a teacher on temporary leave. The job should last at least until Thanksgiving and could stretch past that. The approach to teaching languages that we embrace, based on research in language development, is highly communicative. Teachers conduct classes in Spanish as much as possible, balancing work in the Pearson Realidades textbooks with authentic conversations, listening and speaking exercises, skits, written stories, and other engaging activities to get the kids both learning new skills, vocabulary, and concepts, and also honing their ability to genuinely use the language through receptive and generative practice. The teacher will also work towards preparing the students for the National Spanish Exam. Our 7th graders take level 1 of the exam and our 8th graders take level 2. Green Acres School enjoys a friendly and collaborative working environment, and engaged, motivated students. This teacher will also serve as a student advisor.

Green Acres seeks a Spanish teacher who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation, as well as some teaching experience relevant to this position. The successful candidate will have native or native-like fluency in the Spanish language, and will have the skills to provide differentiated instruction and to integrate technology into the curriculum. A bachelor’s degree is required.

To apply:
Please apply directly to Green Acres School (and not through the NAIS website). A complete application consists of the following: (1) cover letter (2) resume (3) statement of educational philosophy (4) Green Acres School Employment Application form. All four documents are necessary for an application to be considered.

Questions may be addressed to Peter Klam, Head of Middle School. Email:

Physical Education Teacher

Green Acres School is seeking a full-time Physical Education teacher to become a member of its two-person PE team. At Green Acres School, physical education is an important part of the integrated curriculum. Each grade has PE class four times in a six-day rotation. In addition, all Middle School students (grades 5-8) are encouraged to participate on after-school sports teams that compete with other schools in the Capital Area Athletic Conference.

The new PE teacher is expected to be primarily responsible for teaching students in our early childhood and elementary grades, Pre-K through grade 4. PE teachers at Green Acres (as well as other staff members) coach after-school sports for Middle School teams, earning additional compensation.

Green Acres’ summer camp provides additional opportunities for teaching and program administration. Because the curriculum is integrated, teachers enjoy a high degree of collaboration. The School community is known for its inclusiveness, kindness, and conviviality. Green Acres’ beautiful 15 acre campus is located in North Bethesda. In addition to a gymnasium, the School’s playgrounds, athletic fields, and pool (in summer) provide wonderful opportunities for learning.

Job Requirements | The new physical education teacher must have education and experience in early childhood development and physical education and must enjoy working collaboratively as part of a team. A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred. The teacher must have a genial disposition and must enjoy working with both adults and children. The teacher’s educational philosophy and approach to physical education must be child-centered and must emphasize skill building, health, sportsmanship, fair play, and teamwork.  

To apply:  
Please apply directly to Green Acres School (and not through the NAIS website). A complete application consists of the following: (1) cover letter (2) resume (3) statement of educational philosophy (4) Green Acres School Employment Application form. All four documents are necessary for an application to be considered.

Questions may be addressed to Peter Klam, Head of Middle School. Email:

Part-Time Extended Day Program (EDP) Teacher

The Green Acres School Extended Day Program (EDP) operates from 2:30–6 PM Monday–Friday providing childcare for children ages 3–14 years old who attend Green Acres School. EDP staff participate and assist in the program's activities to provide a nurturing and positive environment for the children in our care.

As part-time employees, EDP staff are paid for school holidays, as well as prorated personal leave and sick leave. EDP staff also may qualify to substitute teach during the school day or teach after-school enrichment classes.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is able to relate well with children and parents
  • Must be at least 19 years old
  • Holds a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalence
  • Has completed courses for credit from a college/university
  • Has successfully completed 6 semesters hours or 90 clock hours of approved Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) training
  • Possesses at least 400 hours of experience working under supervision primarily with school age children in a licensed center, public or private school OR possesses a combination of college that includes 6 semester hours of approved classes and experience that equals one year.
  • Has successfully completed approved pre-employment training
  • Has completed Mandatory Continued Education as required by MSDE
  • Possesses or will obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Has clear FBI/State Fingerprint reports

To apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and Green Acres School Employment Application form by email: or by mail: Green Acres School, Extended Day Program, 11701 Danville Drive, North Bethesda, MD 20852, or fax materials to 301.881.3319.

Please be ready to supply transcripts, certifications, or other documents verifying your qualifications as outlined by the State of Maryland.

Questions may be addressed to Gwen Garfinkle, Director of Extended Day, at

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