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Lower School Teacher - Grades K-6

Full Time, 10-Month Employee, Broadview Heights Campus

For more than 50 years, Lawrence School has delivered academic excellence to students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and ADHD. Through professional development and continuous on-site training, our talented faculty of educators become experts in the way learners process information. Our signature small class sizes and supportive environment allow teachers and students alike to find unparalleled success.

Make a difference every day! Lawrence Lower School seeks an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher. We supply all the tools and training you’ll need to help students grades K-6 overcome academic obstacles and close the achievement gap.

JOB DUTIES:

Teach students using the whole child approach, which is a collaborative framework to learning and wellness:

  • Deliver direct, multisensory instruction in language arts, mathematics, and social studies/science
  • Circulate and ensure the needs of learners are met (8-12 students grouped by ability per class)
  • Implement Lawrence’s curriculum, methodology, and teaching strategies in all lessons
  • Document student progress in academic areas
  • Other duties as assigned

Provide excellent customer service and communication to parents:

  • Prepare quarterly written reports for parents and participate in bi-annual Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Attend special meetings regarding a specific student’s achievement
  • Meet/exceed the school’s requirements for communication touch points

Contribute to the school’s positive work environment:

  • Participate in the school’s on-site training and professional development opportunities
  • Collaborate with campus leadership

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:

  • An intrinsic desire to celebrate students who learn differently, relate to their experiences, honor their perspectives, and support their growth
  • Bachelor’s degree in education required
  • An eagerness to learn and implement Lawrence School’s teaching methodology
  • The ability to clearly set and consistently maintain classroom expectations
  • A willingness to partner with parents and school leadership
  • Effective time management, balancing teaching demands with required reporting expectations

TO APPLY:

Email Mrs. Vanessa Diffenbacher, Associate Head of School, vdiffenbacher@lawrenceschool.org.

Please include a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references. No phone calls please.

Lawrence is the school of choice for students who learn differently. A co-ed, independent K–12 day school located in Northeast Ohio, we draw families from more than 90 communities and welcome a student body of 370+. We know great minds don’t think alike!

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