The Lab School is seeking highly trained and experienced reading specialists for its four-week summer session, July 2-27 (Orientation is June 27-29). Hours: 8:00am – 1:30pm. Reading instruction daily; three 60-minute periods with no more than three students. Expertise in Orton-Gillingham highly desired with experience working with students with learning differences. Excellent interpersonal skills, solid writing skills (a written narrative at the end of the session required), versatility and flexibility are critical attributes.
The Lab School values its progressive philosophy of education that for 50 years has guided project-based learning for students with average and above intellectual abilities whose minds need to be nourished while they take the extra time they need to acquire proficient reading and writing skills. Through exposure to the arts, immersion in experiential learning opportunities, and engagement in hands-on science labs, Lab students discover the joy of learning and have practice in problem solving at an early age. Diversity is celebrated and cultural competency is a primary goal.
The Lab School of Washington is an inclusive and welcoming school that celebrates diversity, including ability and learning differences, race, color, religion, national and ethnic 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.
Candidates should email cover letter, resume, and employment application (found on the school’s website) and three references to Diana Meltzer, Associate Head of School at email@example.com.
About The Lab School of Washington
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 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 pro...fessional development;
...disseminate the results of our programs to public and private schools that serve students who learn in both traditional and non-traditional ways.