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

Long-Term Substitute: Lower School Administrative Assistant

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 School seeks a long-term substitute Lower School Administrative Assistant from July through December.  The primary day to day responsibilities of the role include:

  • Maintaining students’ attendance records.  Oversee sign-in system and record attendance in Lower School database. 
  • Preparing and sending a daily list of announcements to faculty.
  • Maintaining calendar and assisting with scheduling of appointments for Lower School Head. 
  • Providing Lower School office administrative support: telephone coverage, mail handling, ordering of supplies, event requests, and necessary communications internally and externally amongst students, parents, and faculty.
  • Preserving confidentiality of information shared by all constituencies.
  • Exhibiting unique ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintaining a patient, understanding, and constructive approach to all constituencies.
  • Administering minor first aid and offer generous amounts of TLC to boys and faculty.

The position also includes the following regular responsibilities:

  • Assisting with coordination of coverage for faculty who are absent.
  • Assisting Lower School personnel with maintenance and upkeep issues, which include copiers, classroom and restroom repairs, and assistance with use of the fax machine.  Order copier supplies and manage service.
  • Coordinating, editing, and preparing weekly announcements for the Lower School section of the Inside Landon newsletter.
  • Editing numerous communications, including grade reports each trimester and various letters throughout the year.
  • Editing, communicating, and filing student interim reports throughout the year.
  • Planning/hosting parent-focused events, including submitting Event Request sheets:  Back-to-School night, Parent/Teacher and Parent/Advisor conferences, etc…
  • Keeping informed of all Lower School activities and decisions; advising Lower School Head on the timely dissemination of information to faculty, parents and boys.

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

Teaching-Coach-Mentor Positions

TEACHER-COACH-MENTOR POSITIONS

Lower School Music/Chorus 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 School seeks a lower school music teacher for the 2019-20 school year. At Landon, all students in grades 3-5 are required to take general music. Additionally, all students in grades 3-5 are required to take band, strings, or chorus. An ideal candidate will create a positive learning environment that promotes high expectations and provides opportunities for all students to experience success. In addition to teaching general music to students in grades 3 to 5, this teacher is responsible for leading a curricular treble chorus for grades 3 to 6, and an extra-curricular treble chorus for grades 3 to 5 that meets twice weekly before school.  The role also includes preparing students for traditional performance opportunities, leading the musical component of the Lower School musical, coaching a season in the Lower School athletic program, and general Lower School duties such as carpool and recess as the schedule allows. Kodály instruction experience is preferred. This position works collaboratively with our middle school and upper school choral music instruction to ensure curricular cohesion and intergenerational singing experiences.

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.

Landon School follows Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines.