Current Employment Opportunities

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  • READING SPECIALIST (2017-2018 School Year)

    Baltimore Lab School (BLS) is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with a variety of learning disabilities and ADHD. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, BLS students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society.

    Baltimore Lab School seeks a certified Reading Specialist responsible for screening and analyzing student data gathering from diagnostic and prescriptive assessments and progress monitoring to determine student profile needs and make instructional placement decisions. The Reading Specialist will plan and provide direct explicit reading intervention to students using multisensory techniques aimed at targeting specific reading needs of the individual student. In addition, the Reading Specialist will support the overall school literacy program through collaboration with classroom teachers and other service providers.

    All BLS employees are dedicated to the education and growth of students with learning differences. Our staff are collaborative, caring professionals that provide the best education possible to our students. They achieve this through implementing an arts infused, project based curriculum that adheres to common core standards. All full time employees receive medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.

    Baltimore Lab School was the recipient of the Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces Award for 2015 and again in 2016. BLS was the top ranked school in its category because it is an exceptional, exciting, and rewarding place to work according to those to work here.

    Requirements include:
    • Master’s degree or post baccalaureate certificate in a Reading Specialist program
    • Valid teacher’s certificate in the area of Reading Specialist, or in the process of having an application for certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education. Additional endorsement/certification in the area of Generic Special Education highly preferred.
    • Knowledge of, and experience with, a variety of research based reading programs and assessments
    • Working knowledge and implementation of IEPs and participation in IEP meetings
    Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.

Baltimore Lab School is a Top Workplace

Baltimore Lab School was recognized as a Top Workplace by The Baltimore Sun based on ratings by its employees in both 2015 and 2016. The Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces are evaluated based on surveys sent to employees of nominated companies. Top Workplaces was developed by Workplace Dynamics in 2006 and surveys over one million employees each year, partnering with some of the most prestigious publications in the country to bring the program to readers.

Internships and Other Partnership Opportunities

Every semester, Baltimore Lab School hosts college students from Towson University, Loyola University, Goucher College, and Notre Dame of Maryland University who complete internships and Service Learning Projects at BLS as part of their undergraduate coursework. Students from Temple University, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and Loyola University's graduate psychology program also partner with Baltimore Lab School. During their time here, these students work with a variety of Baltimore Lab School faculty and staff in classrooms, admissions, development, alumni relations, outdoor education, after school programs, and more. Our Director of Research and Program Partnerships works closely with the college students and BLS faculty and staff to create a schedule that matches students’ specific interests and our schools’ needs.

For more information about these opportunities, please contact Dr. Edwin Oliver, Director of Research and Program Partnerships, at 410-735-0064 or edwin.oliver@baltimorelabschool.org.


Baltimore Lab School enjoys a prime location in the heart of Charles Village, one of Charm City’s most vibrant neighborhoods, renowned for its role in early American history, museums, cultural diversity, and burgeoning arts scene. We are located in the well-known, historic Goucher Hall on Saint Paul Street, readily identified by our distinctive “castle-style” architecture.

Baltimore Lab School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its hiring practices.
Founded by visionary educator Sally L. Smith in 2000, Baltimore Lab School educates bright, motivated children in Grades 1-12 with learning disabilities like dyslexia, ADHD, and more. Through our innovative, arts-based curriculum, our students go on to succeed in college and careers.