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 using diverse learning strategies, ignite their potential, and inspire academic, personal 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

School Pyschologist

Part time

Lawrence School seeks a part time professional to join our Student Advocacy and Support Services Department. The hired professional will serve our Upper School, working with students in grades 7-12. The professional will manage a caseload of approximately 45 students and work cooperatively to serve parents, public school district professionals, the school’s leadership team, students, teachers and staff.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with students who struggle to learn and will possess knowledge and have sensitivity to the needs of students who are challenged with learning and attention differences. A passion for helping students achieve success is essential. A background in the public education processes of identification and service provision (Multi-Factored Evaluation (MFE) / Evaluation Team Report (ETR) / Individualized Education Plan (IEP) / Individual Accommodation Plans) for students with specific educational needs is required. Experience in supporting and documenting student progress through academic and behavioral data collection is preferred. Primary tasks include: data collection and quarterly reporting of student progress made on goals and objectives; preparation of support materials for IEPs and ETRs; attendance at district ETR/IEP meetings; and supporting and educating Lawrence School parents about the MFE/IEP process. The position focuses primarily on maintaining school compliance with Ohio Department of Education special education scholarship program guidelines, though the school welcomes an expanded role of the School Psychologist, based on education, experience and work time available. Other duties may be assigned as appropriate.

ODE license or eligibility as a School Psychologist required.

Lawrence School serves students with learning, language, and attention differences. We are the only independent school in Northeast Ohio for students with distinct learning differences and educational needs. 85% of our graduates matriculate to 2 and 4 year colleges, and our programs serve over 300 students from 70 communities in 10 counties across the state of Ohio. The school is highly regarded within the region, enjoys strong support from its parent community and is a pleasant, engaging place to work.

Background check/fingerprinting required.

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

Dr. Denise Brown-Triolo
Director of Student Advocacy and Support Services
Lawrence School

Submission via e-mail is required at dbrowntriolo@lawrenceschool.org.The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

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

Tutor – Academic Center for Enrichment

Part time (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., OR Saturday, 9 to noon)
12-month position

FLSA: Non-Exempt

A. POSITION SUMMARY: Reports to the Director of the Academic Center for Enrichment. Possesses a deep understanding of instructional materials and methodologies and models best practices in literacy achievement, mathematics instruction and written expression curriculum. Tutor must be capable of designing learning plans for students using diagnostic data that they collect or that are submitted in educational plans and testing from outside sources.

B. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Implements evidence-based instruction for all tutorial sessions and uses diagnostic teaching methods for students with and without learning differences.
  2. Maintains and updates student records and teaching materials.
  3. Participates and collaborates with Director in parent meetings.
  4. Communicates with home and school.

C. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Represents Lawrence School at community and professional functions.
  2. Participates in professional development.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

D. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in education.
  2. Proactive, with excellent critical thinking and communication skills.
  3. Strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  4. Attention to detail/accuracy, timely implementation, and quality performance.
  5. Consistently demonstrates impeccable honesty, integrity, discretion and sound judgment in all interactions.
  6. Meets high professional standards of deportment and dress.

Interested applicants may email their resumes to kgartner@lawrenceschool.org.

Substitute Teachers

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