Career Opportunities

McDonogh School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school located in Owings Mills, MD. The school currently enrolls 1,350 students in grades PK to 12. More than 62% of the faculty hold advanced degrees, and the average teaching tenure is 13.2 years. The student teacher ratio is 9:1.

Lower School Library Specialist Long-Term Substitute

McDonogh School seeks a warm, dedicated, experienced Lower School educator for the position of Library Specialist. This is a long-term substitute-teacher position for 29 hours per week from the end of August to the end of November. Candidates should have experience teaching young children and a good knowledge of children’s literature. Non-teaching responsibilities include finding resources for students and teachers, book talks, shelving books, and helping with the annual Book Fair.

Applicants should send a resume and a list of three current references to Barbara Robins, Head of Lower School, at Please enter LS Library Specialist in the subject line.

Upper School Part-Time Art Instructor

McDonogh School seeks a qualified visual arts teacher for two sections of Art I for the 2016 - 2017 school year. The ideal candidate’s qualifications should include:

  • An unwavering love of children and of teaching;
  • An ability to work primarily with 9th graders;
  • An ability to teach entry-level drawing, painting, mixed media, ceramics, and conceptual-based projects;
  • Must be able to teach the 5 designated days out of the 7-day rotation;*
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts required (an MFA preferred);
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching art at the high school level;
  • The ability to lead students in off campus activities such as field trips;
  • An exhibiting artist preferred.

For more information on this position and/or to apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Camille Gustus, Upper School Fine Arts Chair, at

Middle School Part-Time Spanish Teacher

The Middle School (grades 5-8) seeks an experienced teacher of Spanish who will ignite a love of the language and culture in students. This position, open for the 2016-2017 academic year, includes teaching continuing Spanish to sixth grade students and being a sixth grade student advisor.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • teaching experience at the middle school level and a strong desire to work with middle school students.
  • fluency in and some experience teaching Spanish.
  • a bachelor's degree and preferably coursework in the teaching of Spanish as a second language.
  • a track record of working with colleagues to promote the Spanish language and culture outside of the language classroom.
  • a willingness to integrate technology into the curriculum.
  • a desire to work with a small group of students as their advisor.
  • a clear interest in becoming an active member of the McDonogh community by participating in school activities and working with students outside of the classroom.
  • demonstrated a commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues.
  • demonstrated a willingness to engage in ongoing professional development.

Please send your resume to Jennifer Bowders, Associate Head of Middle School, at

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