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

Associate Director of Enrollment Management

Associate Director of Enrollment Management

Position Type: Full-time, 12 month position

Lawrence School seeks a talented Associate Director of Enrollment Management with a warm, patient, and enthusiastic disposition. This person will work closely with Office of Admission personnel, members of the school community, and the wider community to guide prospective families through the entire admission process. The Associate Director will play a key role in ensuring a positive, welcoming experience for all families and will work with the Admission Director to determine appropriate student placement at Lawrence School.

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Successful candidates will possess previous experience working in an admission office, school setting, or within a related field. Candidates should also have a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the needs of students who struggle with learning and attention differences. The ability to thoughtfully and successfully engage and empathize with families who may have experienced previous frustrations in educational settings is key. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated success in a collaborative, cooperative and collegial workplace are essential. Applicants will possess a solid understanding of office technology and database management, as well as outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Lawrence School serves students with learning, language, and attention differences. We are the only independent school in northeast Ohio for students with distinct learning styles. Eighty-five percent of our graduates matriculate to two and four-year colleges and our programs serve 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 are required to email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and a list of three (3) professional references to:

Bill Musolf, Director of Enrollment Management
bmusolf@lawrenceschool.org

The application deadline is August 23, 2019.

Lawrence School welcomes students and employees of all races, colors, religions, nationalities, sexual orientations 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 skearney@lawrenceschool.org.

Substitute Teachers

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

Assistant Soccer Coach

Lawrence Upper School - Assistant Soccer Coach Position
Contract from August 5 - October 30
Practice times - 3:30-5:30 p.m.

12-14 matches per season
$1500
Lawrence seeks a qualified coach to assist the Varsity Soccer team led by third season Head Coach Darko Luketic. Recent signups indicate a larger team that will need help with the day to day practice and game planning. If the team is large enough, this position will turn into the Head Coach of either a Middle School Team or Junior Varsity team depending on numbers.