The Lab School of Washington

4759 Reservoir Road, NW 20007 Washington, DC
Phone: 202-965-6600
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

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  • Elementary Science Teacher – Part Time Position

    The Lab School of Washington is an inclusive and welcoming school that celebrates diversity, including ability and learning differences, race, color, religion, national and ethic origin, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of today’s global world in our educational programs, admission policies, financial aid program, hiring, and school-administered programs. Our school which serves children with learning differences, is seeking a science teacher to work Monday through Friday from 12:45 - 3:45 pm in the elementary program for the balance of the 2017–2018 school year. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching students with specific learning disabilities, be knowledgeable of elementary science content and methodology that addresses the needs of our diverse population, and be familiar with experiential project-based learning. Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three references in one PDF along with a completed employment application to:

    The Lab School of Washington, an independent college preparatory school for students with learning differences, is seeking a Social Worker to work in our dynamic, arts-infused High School program, beginning in February 2018 and ending on June 8, 2018, while our current Social Worker is out on family leave.

    The position requires a Master’s of Social Work Degree. License to practice in Washington, DC preferred, and experience working with a high school student population required. The ideal candidate will have experience with students with learning differences as well.

    This position is a program social worker position, and does not include a psychotherapy caseload. The social worker has the responsibility for providing social-emotional support for our high school population within the context of our school’s mental health team. The position includes opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in a creative environment with other related service providers as well as classroom teachers. Join a dynamic, warm, and collaborative team of colleagues.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, and application (found on the school's website) to Dr. Doug Fagen at

  • 5th Grade Classroom Assistant (Start date January 2018)

    7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    The Lab School of Washington is a private independent school in Washington, DC for children with learning differences. We are currently seeking a full-time classroom assistant for the Intermediate program, serving grades fifth and sixth grades beginning in January 2018. Classroom assistants 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 disabilities. Strong interpersonal skills, organization and flexibility are desired. Send a resume, cover letter, employment application and three references to EOE
  • Substitute Teachers for the 2017-2018 School Year

    The Lab School of Washington is seeking on-call substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year for all divisions (Elementary through High School). Candidates must have at least a bachelor's degree and experience working with children. Flexibility and excellent interpersonal and communication sklls necessary. Lab will maintain a listing of qualified applicants to contact as the need for coverage arises throughout the year. Candidates should submit cover letter, application (found on the school's website), and three references to Diana Meltzer, Associate Head of School, at and indicate relevant grade level(s) and/or subject areas. EOE
The Difference is Extraordinary
The Lab School of Washington
4759 Reservoir Road, NW | Washington, DC 20007-1921 | 202-965-6600