Work at Lawrence

Thank you for your interest in employment at Lawrence School.

Lawrence School is an independent, state-chartered, coeducational day school for students with learning differences and attention deficits in grades K-12. We provide a full academic program including language arts, math, social studies, science, technology, world languages (Spanish and American Sign Language), physical education, music and art. Structured instruction in organization, study skills and social ability helps students succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Further, our teachers are a faculty of learners – working hard to understand the educational needs of each student in their class, as well as continually studying and assessing the inclusive science of learning.

Our mission is to teach students who have distinct learning styles, ignite their potential, and inspire academic and social success.

All licensed educators, they go beyond their specific areas of expertise to become experts in how human beings learn and process information. As part of a professional learning community of practice, they work together –with one another, learning specialists and administrators — to hone their understanding of principles of good practice for students with language, attention and executive skills challenges.

Current Job Openings

Substitute Elementary School Teacher

Confirmed Opening – April 2017
Lawrence Lower School

Lawrence School seeks talented, charismatic, and inspiring educators to provide excellent coverage and teaching for our children during the absence of their teachers at the Lower School Campus. Typical day includes four sections of Orton-Gillingham based language classes, a mathematics class, a Science and a Social Studies class as well as the typical teacher duty assignments.

The ideal candidate holds a passion for educating children grades 1-6 and exhibits sensitivity to the needs of students who are challenged with learning and attention differences. A candidate who is flexible and willing to learn our specialized teaching techniques is essential.

Lawrence School serves students with learning, language, and attention differences from 70 different communities in Northeast Ohio. We are the only independent school in northeast Ohio to exclusively serve this unique population of learners. Eighty-six percent of our graduates matriculate to two and four-year colleges.

Background check/fingerprinting required.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and a list of three (3) professional references to:

Mrs. Vanessa Diffenbacher
Head of Lower School
Lawrence School
1551 East Wallings Road
Broadview Heights, Ohio

Submission via e-mail is strongly encouraged at

Lawrence School welcomes students and employees of all races, colors, religions, nationalities, or ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available at the school.

Substitute Teachers

Are you interested in being considered for substitute teaching at Lawrence School? Please email your resume to:

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