The Lab School seeks a full-time High School Social Studies teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal candidate has an advanced degree and experience teaching modern world history, US history, and government to high school students with learning differences. The ability to effectively engage students in the stories and interconnectedness of history, current events, laws, and social institutions, utilizing multiple perspectives, is a sought after attribute. The candidate must hold certification in the content area or Special Education, or be certification-eligible in the District of Columbia.
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.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, an application for employment (found on Lab’s website) and three references to Lisa McMahon, Head of High School at email@example.com.
About The Lab School of Washington
For over 50 years, The Lab School has been providing an exceptional academic experience for students (grades 1-12) with learning differences. The first school of its type in the nation, The Lab School enjoys a worldwide reputation for transforming lives and guiding students on the path toward success.
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 challen...ging 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.