The Lab School of Washington, an independent school in Washington, DC, for students with learning differences, is seeking a full-time Language Arts teacher in the Junior High for 7th and 8th grades (possibly also teaching English in the High School). The ideal candidate should possess 3-5 years of experience teaching students with language based learning differences; training and experience in using specific reading methodologies (such as Orton-Gillingham); knowledge of reading development and adolescent literature; and experience teaching the writing process. Candidate must have enthusiasm, creativity, and the ability to work in collaboration with a teaching team in an arts-infused environment. English teachers may wish to apply. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must be certified (or certification-eligible) through the District of Columbia. Please email cover letter, resume, three references, and employment application (found on Lab's website) email@example.com
The Lab School of Washington is an inclusive and welcoming school that celebrates diversity, including race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other status protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of today’s global world.
About The Lab School of Washington
For over 50 years, The Lab School of Washington has been providing an exceptional, college-preparatory academic experience for students (grades 1-12) with language-based learning differences. The Lab School of Washington is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with different learning styles. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, Lab School students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society. The goals of the institution are to: ...provide a rigorous, best in class, college-preparatory education; ...prepare students for a lifetime of learning; ...provide intensive remediation and teach useful learning strategies; ...use visual and performing arts to facilitate the education process; ...bring multi-sensory and experiential learning methods into the classroom; support and educate parents; ...pioneer research and design new methodologies to remain on the cutting edge of the field; ...incorporate the latest technology into all Lab School programs; ...provide a challenging yet collaborative environment for staff and invest in professional development; ...disseminate th...e results of our programs to public and private schools that serve students who learn in both traditional and non-traditional ways.
Lab encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds. The Lab School of Washington is an inclusive and welcoming school that celebrates diversity, including race, religion, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of today’s global world.