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Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in North BethesdaMaryland. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.

The faculty hiring season for Prep is routinely March and April, with employment each year commencing around August 15. Those interested in having a faculty application on file may submit an application at any time to Rosemary Manfreda at Completed applications should include a résumé and letter of intent.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Title: Headmaster
Department: Headmaster's Office
Reports to: President
Status: Exempt

Summary of Position

Georgetown Preparatory School announces an opening in the position of Headmaster.  The Headmaster will be an integral part of Georgetown Prep's leadership team and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.  The Headmaster is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the school. 

The following administrators report directly to the Headmaster: Assistant Headmaster, Dean of Students, Director of Admissions, Director of College Counseling, Athletic Director, Director of Residential Life, Director of Counseling Services, and the Dean of Faculty. Under the direction of the President, the Headmaster will manage the school's educational platform, make and implement school policy, and oversee faculty recruitment and development.  As the academic leader of the school, the Headmaster directs, plans, develops, and implements the curriculum.

Other duties include:

  • Oversees the school's curriculum and academic profile grounded in a 227 year commitment to Jesuit and Catholic identity.
  • Responsible for hiring and evaluation of all faculty.
  • Maintains a visible presence throughout the school community.
  • Ensures all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the school are appropriately coordinated and effectively carried out.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the school's master academic schedule.
  • Oversees the class scheduling process.
  • Oversees the integration of classroom technology, professional development, and technology support.
  • Oversees the school's admissions office, and in consultation with the President, is responsible for attracting and retaining a student body that is consistent with the mission of the school. 
  • Maintains records and transcripts for present and past students in accordance with current laws and regulations, and insures that health and safety records for current students are properly maintained.
  • Responsible for assisting the President in the development of the school's annual budget.
  • Directs Middle States Reaccreditation and Maryland Province Sponsorship Review processes.
  • Assists the President in implementing the school's Strategic Plan directives.
  • Provides quarterly reports to the President and Board of Trustees on the state of the school.


Only those applications that demonstrate the following four minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:

1. Master’s degree.

2. Minimum of three years of successful performance in academic administration (preferably as a principal, assistant principal, or program director).

3. Commitment to Catholic and Jesuit education.

4. Relevant teaching background.

To Apply:

Please send a resume, a letter of interest which includes a brief statement of educational philosophy, and three references with current phone numbers and e-mail addresses to Mrs. Michele Strachan, Executive Assistant to the President,, by October 1, 2015.  Applications will be held in confidence with the President and Search Committee.  



Under general supervision of Georgetown Preparatory School’s Aquatic Director and Hanley Center for Athletics Excellence General Manager, performs lifeguarding duties as required.

Examples of Duties

  • Prevents injuries by minimizing and eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors in and around the swimming pools.
  • Remains alert and provides constant and thorough surveillance of area of responsibility.
  • Recognizes and responds to all emergencies.
  • Administers first aid and CPR when needed.
  • Provides emergency care.
  • Enforces and abides by all facility and pool rules and regulations.
  • Provides excellent customer service by directing swimmers, instructors, coaches, and GP faculty and students to proper lanes, locker rooms, etc., provides answers to questions, and maintains a safe, clean, and friendly environment.
  • Keeps all CPR, Lifeguarding Training, and First Aid certifications up-to-date and current at all times.
  • Assists in maintaining the general appearance of the aquatic area including pool, surrounding deck, pump room, and equipment room
  • Supports the Aquatic Director and Hanley Center staff and performs related duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Lifeguards must possess a current, up-to-date certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Community First Aid or equivalent.

Lifeguards are responsible for keeping all required certifications up-to-date and current. Lifeguards must posses the physical ability to perform all required lifeguard duties and pass in-service training drills.

Education and Experience

Must be at least 16 years of age, have current certification, and experience is preferable.

Desirable Qualifications

Previous lifeguarding experience and customer service experience. Possession of current Montgomery County Pool Operator’s license or equivalent.

Special Requirements

Lifeguards may be required to work for special events, weekends, and holidays.

Please send all inquires to the Aquatics Director, Debbie Conners,

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