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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.

All BLS employees are dedicated to the education and growth of students with learning differences. Our staff are collaborative, caring professionals who 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 first year teachers at BLS are supported through a structured mentoring program. All full time employees receive medical, dental, and life insurance benefits. 

BLS strives to hire a diverse staff in order to prepare students to be global citizens by exposing them to people from different cultures and social groups, along with the opportunity to affirm students' cultural identities and enhance the learning environment. This can also provide employees with an opportunity to work, learn, and grow with a diverse group of people.

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.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

secondary ela teacher - summer 2022

BLS Summer Staff hours are from 8:30 to 2:30. Summer school runs from Tuesday, July 5th through Friday, July 29th. Every Friday staff will supervise students on an excursion or Field Trip. Mondays-Thursdays are days when students receive instruction. Teachers will have 4 classes and 2 planning periods during the summer program.

Baltimore Lab School seeks a Secondary ELA Teacher (grades 6-12) for the BLS Summer Program.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid teacher's certificate in the area of Generic Special Education (1-8 or 6-21), in another area with eligibility to add a Generic Special Education endorsement, or in the process of having an application for certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education
  • Working knowledge and implementation of IEPs

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Holly Kelly, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.   


Secondary Math Teacher - Summer 2022

BLS Summer Staff hours are from 8:30 to 2:30. Summer school runs from Tuesday, July 5th through Friday, July 29th. Every Friday staff will supervise students on an excursion or Field Trip. Mondays-Thursdays are days when students receive instruction. Teachers will have 4 classes and 2 planning periods during the summer program.

Baltimore Lab School seeks a Secondary Math Teacher (grades 6-12) for the BLS Summer Program.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid teacher's certificate in the area of Generic Special Education (1-8 or 6-21), in another area with eligibility to add a Generic Special Education endorsement, or in the process of having an application for certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education
  • Working knowledge and implementation of IEPs

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Holly Kelly, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.   


1:1 Aide

Baltimore Lab School seeks a 1:1 Aide for an immediate opportunity.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to education or psychology
  • certification in Education preferred

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Holly Kelly, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.   

 
SCHOOL nurse 

Baltimore Lab School seeks a School Nurse for both our 2022 Summer Program which runs from July 1st through July 29th AND our regular school year beginning in the Fall of 2022. The opportunity would ideally be filled by the same candidate, but it is not a requirement for either opportunity. 

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:   
  • Provides healthcare for chronic illness, acute illness, and injuries in a multi-level nonpublic school for children with disabilities
  • Responsible for medication administration, healthcare procedures, assessment and treatment within the scope of professional nursing
  • Works independently and reports directly to School Administration
  • Maintain Health Services policies and forms as needed
  • Responsible for Health Room supplies and budget
  • Coordinates with the in-house occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, and educational staff on a daily basis and annually to create and implement individual health care plans
  • Coordinates care with families, outside healthcare providers and staff
  • Provides health education to staff and students, including the American Heart Association “CPR in School” program, and training on epipens, blood borne pathogens, and other student specific medical needs
  • Coordinates with local health departments for health screenings and immunization audits
  • Provides for the health and safety of the school community by monitoring immunizations, ensuring appropriate exclusion for infectious diseases, reporting communicable disease as required by law, and assisting with creation and implementation of emergency action plans
  • Responsible for maintaining online and paper health records in accordance with Maryland State guidelines
  • Provides a warm, cheerful, and safe healthroom environment for students and staff
Requirements include:
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • Possession of a valid license to practice registered nursing (RN), issued by the Maryland Board of Nursing is required 
  • Possession of current CPR certification
  • Must have excellent writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently 
  • Must be able to collaborate with a team
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality 

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Holly Kelly, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.  


instructional assistant - fall 2022

Baltimore Lab School seeks an Instructional Assistant to serve in our Lower School.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to education or psychology
  • Certification in Education preferred

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Holly Kelly, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.  


Secondary ELA Teacher - Fall 2022

Baltimore Lab School seeks a Secondary ELA Teacher.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid teacher’s certificate in the area of General Special Education, in another area with eligibility to add a General Special Education endorsement, in the process of having an application for certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education, or willing to enroll in higher education classes and/or a degree program in order to meet conditional certification requirements.
  • 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, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.

 
special educator-fall 2022

Baltimore Lab School seeks Special Education teachers to create a candidate pool for our Fall 2022 opportunities.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid teacher’s certificate in the area of General Special Education, in another area with eligibility to add a General Special Education endorsement, in the process of having an application for certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education, or willing to enroll in higher education classes and/or a degree program in order to meet conditional certification requirements.
  • 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, HR Manager at holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.  


Substitute Teachers

Baltimore Lab School is always seeking Substitute Teachers.

Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

Interested applicants are requested to submit a resume and copy of the required degree and/or transcript, to show completion of a Bachelor's Degree, to Ashley Gladfelter, Substitute Coordinator, at ashley.gladfelter@baltimorelabschool.org.

 

 

 

 
“The energy here at BLS is infectious. Students are eager to learn and show genuine interest in the skills they are learning. They are not afraid to make mistakes, laugh about them, and correct them.”  — Mr. Allen, High School Math Teacher 

 

INTERNSHIPS

Every semester, Baltimore Lab School hosts undergraduate and graduate students from local colleges and universities. These opportunities have included internships, student teaching, and service learning projects.  During their time here, these undergraduate and graduate 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.

For more information about these opportunities, please contact Jennifer Kelleher, Education Director, at jennifer.kelleher@baltimorelabschool.org or 410-735-0020. 

“My favorite part of BLS is definitely the students -- they are so kind and excited to learn. They make my job meaningful and enjoyable.”  Ms. Fabian, Middle School Teacher

 

LOCATION

Baltimore Lab School is conveniently located in the heart of Baltimore City. We take pride in — and full advantage of — our prestigious university neighbors, including Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), as well as the rich arts and culture scene of the Station North Arts and Entertainment District and Charles Village. 

 
Holly Kelly
Human Resources

BALTIMORE LAB SCHOOL IS A

TOP WORKPLACE

 

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

The Perks of Working at BLS

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