Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at Landon School. Teaching, administrative and staff positions will be posted here as they become available and will be listed in their respective tabs below. To apply, please follow the directions in the position description. Thank you!

Administrative/Staff Positions

ADMINISTRATIVE/STAFF POSITIONS

Teaching-Coach-Mentor Positions

TEACHER-COACH-MENTOR POSITIONS

Learning Specialist

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.

Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.  

Landon seeks a full time Learning Specialist for the 2019-2020 school year. In collaboration with the other Learning Specialists, as well as other faculty and administrators, the Learning Specialist will help support Landon’s student-centered learning approach and ensure that students’ diverse learning styles and needs are identified, understood, communicated, and supported. The Learning Specialist will research and share topics and strategies related to differentiated instruction and will maintain files and resources to support students’ learning.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review psycho-educational assessments and generate student learning plans
  • Assess students and provide/recommend appropriate assistance
  • Attend and contribute to grade meetings with teachers
  • Observe classes in order to appraise support programs and instructional effectiveness
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Resources
  • Teach Lower School reading classes

 

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Special Education and/or Reading, experience working with students in grades 3-6, strong communication and organization skills.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter, along with contact information for three professional references to Colleen Tully at colleen_tully@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Lower School Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

Landon is committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach and endeavor towards becoming their best selves.  This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program. 

Landon seeks a full-time Lower School teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Landon’s Lower School serves boys in grades 3–5 and the position may be in any of those grades.  A Bachelor’s degree is required; graduate work is preferred.  3–5 years of teaching experience is, again, preferred.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Middle School English Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.

Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.  

Landon seeks a full time Middle School English teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  The ideal candidate will exhibit an enthusiasm for working with boys in early adolescence, have experience teaching writing, develop students’ critical thinking skills, collaborate with colleagues, and be an active member of the school community.  The position entails teaching four sections of English, coaching two athletic seasons each year, and advising a small group (approximately ten) of students in our Middle School (grades 6-8).  A bachelor’s degree and classroom experience are required. 

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Middle School Math Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

Landon is committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach and endeavor towards becoming their best selves.  This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program.

Landon seeks a full-time Middle School Math teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  The position would entail teaching Algebra in the eighth grade . The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.  A Bachelor’s degree is required; graduate work and 3-5 years of teaching experience are preferred.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Upper School Art Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75-acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.

Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.  

Landon seeks an innovative and inspirational art teacher to join its faculty of teacher-coach-mentors for a full-time Upper School Art position in the 2019-2020 school year. An ideal candidate will be a practicing artist who possesses a minimum of 3 years teaching and coaching experience in preparing and mentoring students in the culture, technology, and process of Painting and Drawing. Successful candidates will demonstrate aptitude to participate in a collaborative working environment with six other Art Department faculty with an extensive knowledge of art materials, dedicated to the ethical, intellectual, physical, and social development of boys through the visual arts. Candidates must be interested in working with ninth through twelfth grade students of all abilities to help develop their acuity to draw and paint from observation. Samples of student and personal work may be requested from candidates later in the process. The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Upper School English Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.

Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.  

Landon seeks a full time Upper School English teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Candidates must possess significant teaching experience and welcome opportunities to innovate and collaborate. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in literature and writing and will exhibit a willingness to teach multiple levels of English with energy and creativity. This person must be interested in working with ninth graders as they develop their analytical skills and learn to express themselves articulately. The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Upper School Humanities Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.

Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.  

Landon seeks a full-time upper school Humanities teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  At Landon, all juniors are required to take Humanities, which is team-taught by members of the History and English Departments.  Our Humanities course examines representative works in history, philosophy, art, music, and literature and covers from roughly the ancient Greek period through to the present day.  The position comes with coaching and advising responsibilities, and offers many opportunities to build meaningful relationships with boys. 

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Upper School Science Teacher (Biology and Environmental Science)

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

Landon is committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach and endeavor towards becoming their best selves.  This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program. 

Landon seeks a creative and innovative Upper School Biology and Environmental Science teacher for the 2019-20 school year.   The ideal candidate will be passionate about ecology and the environment, and will teach 9th grade Biology classes as well as helping to integrate environmental education more fully into the overall 9th grade program.  Opportunities for Environmental Science instruction would also exist in this position.  Candidates must have completed undergraduate work in Biology, Environmental Science, or a related science discipline, and be willing to work with other educators in a collaborative environment.  A graduate degree is preferred, but not required.  The ideal candidate will have had experience teaching Biology or other Life Science courses, as well as have an interest in or experience teaching Ecology or Environmental Science.  The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.  Those who have experience guiding student projects or clubs related to environmental issues are especially welcome to apply.   

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Upper School Spanish Teacher

Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

Landon is committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach and endeavor towards becoming their best selves.  This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program.

Landon seeks a full-time Upper School Spanish teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Preference will be given to a candidate who has experience with using teaching approaches that incorporate tenets of Comprehensible Input and Project Zero Thinking Routines. The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.  A Bachelor’s degree is required; graduate work and 3-5 years of teaching experience are preferred.

Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to charles_franklin@landon.net. No phone inquiries please.

Varsity Swimming and Water Polo Coaches

Landon School seeks experienced coaches to join our community for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Landon School is a member of the prestigious Interstate Athletic Conference and plays a regionally competitive schedule in both sports.

Swimming

The Head Coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the Varsity Program and is responsible for overseeing all grade level teams in accordance with the mission of the school.  Key responsibilities include preparing for and running practices, game day coaching, coordinating travel, organization of home meets, monitoring of assistant coaches, managing appropriate media outlets, working with families of prospective student-athletes and other administrative tasks as assigned.  The ideal candidate will fulfill the Teacher-Coach-Mentor responsibilities and will promote character building, teamwork, and sportsmanship in accordance with the Landon Code of Character.

Water Polo

The Head Coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the Varsity Program and is responsible for overseeing all grade level teams in accordance with the mission of the school.  Key responsibilities include preparing for and running practices, game day coaching, coordinating travel, organization of home matches, monitoring of assistant coaches, managing appropriate media outlets, working with families of prospective student-athletes and other administrative tasks as assigned.  The ideal candidate will fulfill the Teacher-Coach-Mentor responsibilities and will promote character building, teamwork, and sportsmanship in accordance with the Landon Code of Character.  Water Polo is an independent program and is petitioning for membership into a local league of like institutions.

To apply for either the Varsity Swimming or Varsity Water Polo position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references to Bill Brady, Director of Athletics, at Bill_Brady@landon.net.

Qualifications for the position:

·        Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree is preferred.

·         3-5 years of successful high school coaching and/or college coaching experience.  Head coaching experience strongly preferred.

·         Proven record of developing the whole person through the athletic experience.

·         Driver’s license required as well as completion of background check.

·         Excellent communication skills

Landon School follows Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines.