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We are currently seeking candidates for the following position(s). Click the job title to go directly to the description.
Development Manager, Data & Strategy
Interim Assistant Teacher
Lead Teacher
Interim Assistant Teacher

This is an interim position

The Bishop Walker School for Boys is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Assistant Teacher to join our dynamic team. As an Assistant Teacher, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and developmental needs of our students. The ideal candidate is passionate about creating a positive and engaging learning environment and is committed to contributing to the overall success of our students.


  • Classroom Support: Collaborate with lead teachers to assist in the planning and execution of daily lesson plans, ensuring alignment with curriculum goals and objectives.

  • Student Engagement: Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere where students feel motivated to actively participate in learning activities. Provide one-on-one or small group support as needed.

  • Assessment and Feedback: Assist in the assessment of student progress and provide constructive feedback. Work closely with lead teachers to develop strategies for addressing individual student needs.

  • Classroom Management: Support lead teachers in maintaining a structured and positive classroom environment. Help enforce school policies and procedures to ensure a safe and respectful learning space.

  • Communication: Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, providing updates on student progress and addressing any concerns or questions.

  • Professional Development: Actively participate in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and stay current with educational best practices.


  • Previous experience working in an educational setting, preferably with elementary school-aged children.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Passion for education and a commitment to the academic and social development of young boys.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of educators.

Bishop Walker School for Boys is dedicated to creating a supportive and enriching educational environment. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners and meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply for this Assistant Teacher position.

An ideal candidate will also embody: 

  • A learner’s spirit that promotes inquiry, creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking inside and outside of the classroom 

  • A commitment to growth mindset habits and a willingness to participate in regular goal-setting, reflection, and professional growth opportunities

  • An aptitude for technology and experience using PC and IOS systems, standard office equipment, and virtual learning tools

  • A flair for creating and delivering school appropriate communication, both written and verbal

  • An interest to grow from mentee towards a collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and/or other Special Teachers in the building 

  • Introductory knowledge of Restorative Practices, Eureka Math, Wit and Wisdom, or Positivity Project 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. Hakim Johnson at, Assistant Head of School.

Assistant teacher
Lead Teacher, K-5

BWS is seeking a dedicated Lead Elementary School Teacher to join our team. As a Lead Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of our students, particularly focusing on the development and empowerment of black and brown boys. We are looking for a passionate educator who is committed to culturally relevant teaching and pedagogy. As well, we are seeking someone who has a positive outlook, high level of emotional intelligence, and an ability to connect with others and build relationships. A deep love for and understanding of educating elementary school boys is essential, as is working with our scholars in ways that are affirming, joyful, and supportive.


  • Design and implement engaging lesson plans that cater to the diverse learning needs of black and brown boys.

  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.

  • Incorporate culturally relevant content and materials into the curriculum to promote a sense of identity, belonging, and pride among students.

  • Use a variety of instructional strategies to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and initiatives that promote holistic learning experiences.

  • Assess student progress regularly and provide timely feedback to students and their families.

  • Establish positive relationships with students, families, and community members to support the academic and socioemotional development of students.

  • Stay informed about current trends and best practices in education, particularly as they relate to teaching black and brown boys.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities to continuously enhance teaching skills and knowledge.

  • Adhere to school policies and procedures, including those related to classroom management, safety, and student conduct.


  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • At least 3 years previous classroom teaching experience working with elementary school-aged students, preferably in an urban setting.

  • Deep understanding of culturally relevant teaching practices and their impact on student learning and development.

  • Passion for educating and empowering black and brown boys.

  • A proven commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice in the elementary school setting

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities.

  • Collaborative mindset and willingness to work as part of a team.

  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning.

Application Process:

To apply for the Lead Teacher position at the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Hakim Johnson, at  In your cover letter, please address your experience with culturally relevant teaching and your commitment to educating black and brown boys. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Lead Teacher
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