Lowell School, a progressive school of 350+ students in NW Washington, DC is currently seeking applicants for an Upper Elementary Collaborating Lead Teacher/Co-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 practice 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. A strong background in Language Arts preferred. Lowell School is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of inclusivity and diversity throughout the community.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and 2-3 letters of reference to the attention of Jason Novak, Director of the Primary School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lowell School has a longstanding institutional commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Lowell prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person's race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, past or present military service, or any other ground prohibited by federal, District of Columbia, or other applicable law. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, termination, pay, and the work environment.
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 ch...ild’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.