Lowell School, a progressive PK-8th institution with more than 300 students, is located in NW Washington, DC. Lowell is currently seeking applicants for a Lead Teacher. Ideal candidates will hold a degree in elementary education, possess knowledge of the social, emotional, and academic needs of upper elementary children, and be well versed in best practices for delivering language arts, mathematics, and social studies instruction. Strong candidates will also be familiar with and have a professional passion for social curriculum, experiential learning, thematic teaching, differentiated instruction, and curriculum development through the Understanding By Design process. Experience with TERC Investigations and Responsive Classroom is preferred. Lowell School is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of inclusivity and diversity throughout its community.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and 2-3 letters of reference to the attention of Linda Chang, Director of the Primary School, at email@example.com. Please include the position title--Lead Teacher--in the subject line.
Lowell School is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local or federal laws.
About Lowell School
Our mission is to create an inclusive community of life-long learners in which individual is valued and respected. At Lowell, dedicated teachers nurture curiosity and help children develop fundamental skills and deep, conceptual understandings that will last a lifetime. In the Pre-Primary School, opportunities abound for exploration, discovery, and learning. Teachers pay close attention to each child’s social, emotional, and academic development. In the Primary and Middle Schools, a rigorous, integrated curriculum—which includes the full complement of academic classes, as well as arts, technology, and physical education—engages students in active, experiential learning. A strong social curriculum develops interpersonal skills, multicultural understanding, and community engagement. A full array of after-school activities—including sports, swimming lessons, music lessons, and minicourses—are also available for all enrolled students.