The Lab School of Washington

4759 Reservoir Road, NW 20007 Washington, DC
Phone: 202-965-6600
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The Lab School of Washington is situated in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Located minutes from historic Georgetown, the Potomac waterfront, and a short drive to the museums, monuments, and other local historic sites, The Lab School spans two campuses, just a half-mile apart. An athletic center includes a pool and gym.

The Lab School of Washington offers its faculty and staff the opportunity to work in a creative, collegial, and collaborative atmosphere. Each year, we have a few openings for experienced professionals. Take a look at The Lab School of Washington; we think you’ll agree: the difference is extraordinary.
 
-- Katherine Schantz, Head of School

Teaching at the Lab School enables me to be part of a creative group of colleagues who sees our students as individuals with a range of learning needs and gifts. -- Junior High English teacher
 
At Lab teachers and students are equal partners in learning. Personal experience and knowledge always create new learning.
-- High School Math teacher

The Lab School of Washington Openings

List of 5 items.

  • Elementary Classroom Assistant

    IMMEDIATE OPENING

    Monday-Friday
    7:45am – 3:30pm

    The Lab School of Washington is a private independent school in Washington, DC for children with learning differences. We are currently seeking a classroom assistant for the youngest class in the Elementary program for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Classroom assistant will work as part of a team under the supervision of a master teacher providing daily instruction in structured play with a small group of students. Candidate must have at least a B.A. - early childhood or elementary education degree preferred. Experience working with young children with learning differences ideal. Strong interpersonal skills, organization and flexibility are desired. Send a resume, cover letter, employment application (found on the school’s website) and three references to elementaryrecruiting@labschool.org. EOE
  • School Nurse - Reservoir Campus

    Start date: TBD
    Full-time (12 months) includes summer program

    The Lab School of Washington is seeking a full-time registered nurse at its Reservoir Campus (grades 5-12) beginning in late January. Lab’s program for students with learning differences is dynamic and team-centered. A master’s degree in Nursing, a license to practice in the District of Columbia, and school or camp experience required. Other qualifications include strong interpersonal and technology skills, a collegial approach, and excellent organizational skills. In addition to assessing students and dispensing medication, managing immunization and action plans for the school year and athletics, the Nurse is responsible for organizing medications for field trips and domestic/international travel, updating the Health & Wellness Guidelines, and ­­­­reviewing applications for potential students. The Nurse is a member of the administrative team, the Safety, Health, and Emergency Committee, coordinates with the nurse at the Foxhall Campus (grades 1-4), and presents a medication course each fall to all teachers. The Nurse manages the health room during the four-week summer session. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, application (found on the school’s website), and three references to judy.brinckerhoff@labschool.org. EOE
  • Long Term Substitute – Elementary

    The Lab School of Washington is a private independent school in Washington, DC for children who exhibit learning differences. We are currently seeking a full-time classroom teacher for the Elementary program for the 2016-2017 school year. Elementary and/or Special Education teacher licensure required and a Masters Degree preferred. The ideal candidate should possess 3-5 years of teaching experience (although not required), and be knowledgeable of reading, mathematics, written language, and Responsive Classroom. Candidate must have enthusiasm, creativity, imagination and an exceptional ability to collaboratively plan and implement lessons with a teaching team in an arts-infused environment. Send a resume, cover letter, employment application and three references to elementaryrecruiting@labschool.org EOE
  • TEACHING ARTIST - DIGITAL FILM MAKING

    2016-2017
    PART-TIME

    The Lab School of Washington, an independent school for students with learning differences, is seeking a qualified TEACHING ARTIST IN THE FIELD OF DIGITAL FILM MAKING for the upcoming academic year. Ideal candidate possesses at least a Bachelor’s Degree in the field. Must be well-versed and competent with current technology, possess AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND  IN THE ART AND HISTORY OF NARRATIVE CINEMA, excellent interpersonal, written language and communication skills and a first rate sense of humor. Applicants should enjoy working in a highly creative, collaborative, team environment that is committed to nurturing innovative teaching techniques. This a part time position.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and an employment application (available on the website) to mark.jarvis@labschool.org (subject "Digital Film Making Position”). EOE
  • 5th/6th Grade Classroom Assistant

    7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    The Lab School of Washington is a private independent school in Washington, DC for children who exhibit learning differences. We are currently seeking a part-time classroom assistant for the Intermediate program, serving grades fifth and sixth grades, for the 2016-2017 school year. Classroom assistants will work as part of a team under the supervision of a master teacher providing daily instruction in the areas of reading, writing, and math to a small group of students. Candidate must have at least a B.A., education degree preferred. Preferred candidate will have experience teaching students with learning differences. Strong interpersonal skills, organization and flexibility are desired. Send a resume, cover letter, employment application and three references to intermediaterecruiting@labschool.org EOE
The Difference is Extraordinary

The Lab School of Washington

4759 Reservoir Road, NW | Washington, DC 20007-1921 | 202-965-6600