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Sunday, January 27, 2019
Upper School Campus - Chapel/Performing Arts Center
1000 St. Stephen’s Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304 - Directions

If you've ever thought about teaching at an independent school, please join us for this special event. St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School is hosting a free Educator Open House to learn about working at our school and finding jobs at independent schools in general. We encourage educators of diverse backgrounds and experiences to attend.

No matter what grade level or subjects you teach, finding an inclusive community with dedicated, supportive faculty can make all the difference in your career!  

1:30 - Check-in
1:50 - Presentation by SSSAS Faculty and Administrators
  • Learn about teaching at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes
  • Talk with our faculty and administrators
  • Learn how to find jobs at independent schools - locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Discover new resume-writing tips
  • Learn the requirements for working in independent schools
  • Explore ways to find the “right fit” for your career

3:10 - Tours of our Lower, Middle, and Upper School campuses
4:30- Event concludes

Please plan to arrive by 1:45 p.m. for the presentation. We look forward to seeing you!
Please note that our Upper School campus is located in a residential neighborhood. We ask that you pay particular attention to speed limits and traffic signs to respect the residential nature of this area.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • How do I get to the school?

    Our Upper School campus is located at 1000 St. Stephen's Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304. The school is accessible by public bus routes, and the closest Metro stations are King Street or Braddock Road. If you will use public transportation, visit www.metroopensdoors.com to plan your trip.
  • Where do I park?

    Please park in our Upper School campus parking lot.
  • Where will the event take place on campus?

    Once you arrive, follow the signs to the Educator Open House and Chapel/Performing Arts Center (CPAC). From the parking area, the Chapel/Performing Arts Center will be to the left of the main school building. You can access the CPAC without going through the main building entrance.
  • Can I stop by at any time during the event?

    The Educator Open House will feature a presentation and tours at specific times (as opposed to a "drop-in" event). Please plan to arrive by 1:45 p.m. to gain the full benefit of the program.
  • What should I bring?

    You are encouraged to bring your resume to the open house. You will not need to bring certifications.
  • What should I wear?

    Business attire or business-casual attire are appropriate for this event.
  • How do I take a tour of an SSSAS campus?

    Following the presentation, we will offer guided tours of the SSSAS Upper, Middle, and Lower School campuses. Due to time constraints, our guests will only be able to tour one campus, of your choice. Shuttle buses will be provided to visit the Lower and Middle School campuses. The buses will return to the Upper School at the conclusion of the tours. If you wish to tour the Upper School, please remain in the CPAC after the presentation.

Living Our Mission

To help us live our mission and provide the optimal teaching environment for educators, St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School:
  • Provides a supportive, collegial environment for all faculty and staff.
  • Welcomes teachers of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism.
  • Creates small classes (12-16 students on average).
  • Emphasizes honor, faith, respect, and service.
  • Provides meaningful professional development and funds for graduate school.
  • Offers teachers many different opportunities to connect with students: in the classroom; through athletics, community service programs, and environmental sustainability efforts; and by advising student clubs and other school activities.

Contact Information

If you have additional questions, please call 703-212-2284 or email Hope Rhoads at hrhoads@sssas.org.
JK-12 coed Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia


List of 3 items.

  • Lower School

    Grades: JK-5
    400 Fontaine Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302
  • Middle School

    Grades: 6-8
    4401 West Braddock Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304
  • Upper School

    Grades: 9-12
    1000 St. Stephen's Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304