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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 is a group of collaborative, caring professionals who provide the best education possible for 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 are eligible to 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.




Baltimore Lab School is seeking a full-time Middle School (6th - 8th Grade) Science teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning and implementing daily lessons that meet Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards.
  • Differentiating instruction for students with learning disabilities.
  • Collaboration with colleagues including Related Service Providers, Arts team staff, Educational Services team, and peer teachers.
  • Serving as an Educational Advisor for a small caseload of students. This includes quarterly data tracking, progress updates, and attending IEP/PEP meetings as needed.
Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Valid teacher’s certificate in the area of General Special Education 1-8, 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 Ashley Gladfelter, HR Manager, at


Baltimore Lab School is seeking a part-time Speech Language Pathologist for the 2023-2024 school year.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide outstanding therapeutic intervention and assessment (competency with the use of formal and informal assessment tools).
  • Provide consultation to the school staff and families regarding speech-language development and its connection to the curriculum.
  • Maintain accurate speech-language student records and therapy logs with relevant data to document student progress.
  • Develop and implement appropriate goals for IEPs that are directly related to students’ documented needs.
Requirements include:
  • Master’s Degree from an ASHA accredited university.
  • Maryland State licensure or ability to obtain appropriate state licensure.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency is preferred, however, CFs will be considered.
  • Working knowledge and implementation of IEPs and participation in IEP meetings.
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with parents, teachers, and other professionals.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of current certification to Ashley Gladfelter, HR Manager, at

Substitute Teachers (ONGOING)

Baltimore Lab School is always seeking daily 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, HR Manager, at

“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 



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 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 English Language Arts Teacher



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

Ashley Gladfelter
Human Resources




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.


Learn more about the growth opportunities, discounts, and benefits BLS employees enjoy.