The Lab School of Washington, an independent school in NW for children with learning differences, is seeking a full-time classroom teacher in the Intermediate program for students in the 5th and 6th grades.
A Master’s Degree in Special Education is required. Must have teaching certification or be eligible for certification.The ideal candidate should possess 3-5 years of experience teaching students with language-based learning disabilities, and be knowledgeable of literacy, mathematics, and social learning that addresses the needs of our student population. 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.
For almost 50 years, The Lab School of Washington has been providing an exceptional, college-preparatory academic experience for bright students (grades 1-12) with ADHD, dyslexia, and other 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 hand...s-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 the results of our programs to public and private schools that serve students who learn in both traditional and non-traditional ways.