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 7 items.

  • READING SPECIALIST/TUTOR

    SUMMER 2017

    The Lab School of Washington is seeking trained reading specialists/tutors for its four-week summer program for students with learning differences.The program runs from June 26-July 21 (with orientation on June 21-23). Tutors work with 2-3 students grouped by reading needs per period from 8:30am – 1:30pm. Candidates must have experience working with elementary age students with reading difficulties. Orton-Gillingham and/or Wilson training required. Master's degree preferred. Tutors write a narrative report for each child. Please send a cover letter, resume, application for employment (found on the school’s website), and three references to diana.meltzer@labschool.org. EOE
  • Substitute Nurse - Elementary Campus

    Wednesday, August 29 - Friday, September 29, 2017

    The Lab School of Washington is seeking a substitute registered nurse at its Foxhall Campus (grades 1-4) for a month beginning in late August. 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, the Nurse is responsible for organizing medications for field trips.The Nurse is a member of the administrative team and the Safety, Health, and Emergency Committee. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, application (found on the school’s website), and three references to Diana Meltzer, Associate Head of School at diana.meltzer@labschool.org. EOE
  • Purchasing Manager

    The Purchasing Manager reports to and works closely with the Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations, and supports the administrators, teachers and staff in sourcing classroom and administrative materials and supplies, technology hardware and software, furnishings and other equipment essential to the running of the school. This person identifies and purchases the materials needed at the best pricing and in a timely, and ethical fashion.

    This is a part-time, year-round position.
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  • Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC or CF-SLP)

    For the 2017-2018 school year at The Lab School of Washington: a dynamic, arts-infused program for students of average to above average intelligence with learning differences.

    Requirements include a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, strong knowledge of oral and written language development and intervention approaches, enthusiasm for working with students with learning differences, interest in classroom collaboration, excellent interpersonal, written language and communication skills.

    Join a dynamic, warm, and collaborative team of colleagues.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and application (found on the school's website) to Melissa Wood at melissa.wood@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