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

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

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 Assistant Director of Annual Giving. The school raises $1.7 million in annual giving from current parents, alumni, parents of alumni, grandparents and other friends. Landon School seeks an experienced and dynamic staff leader for The Landon Fund who will encourage participation from all members of our extended community. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will steward, cultivate and solicit leadership giving prospects for The Landon Fund and other efforts, and work closely with the Director of Stewardship and Analytics to oversee the acknowledgment processes including assigned areas of the annual report. This person will recruit, train and manage a strong volunteer force and partner with them to encourage engagement and support. Some evenings and weekend hours will be required for the management of fundraising and school events.  Below are some of the key responsibilities and qualifications of the the role:

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop multi-year giving strategic and operations plans
  • With the Director of Development, develop a dollar goal for each constituency of the annual fund in line with plan
  • Supervise and synchronize the timely distribution of all solicitation materials through all communications channels to all constituencies
  • Oversee any phonathon, GiveCampus, or other structured gift solicitation programs
  • Recruit and manage volunteer leadership to ensure proper communication and necessary support and follow up
  • Work with Development office staff to ensure that all annual fund gifts are acknowledged in a timely and accurate fashion and appropriately recorded in the database
  • Make recommendations for movement of assigned donors to major gift tracking
  • Pursue professional development opportunities as appropriate to remain current with best practices
  • Support school and its leadership by embracing and supporting the Landon Mission/Philosophy, core values, and all school policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development or the Head of School

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree plus 2-5 years of work experience with fundraising and donor relations, ideally in a school setting
  • Experience with Raisers Edge/other fundraising software program and other technology such as MS Office suite
  • Demonstrated success in gift cultivation and solicitation
  • Strong administrative/leadership experience; record of success in managing and working collaboratively and productively with a team of volunteers
  • Solutions-oriented, industrious, passionate about achieving results
  • Skillful communicator – in both writing and speech
  • High degree of integrity, discretion, and trustworthiness
  • Proficient, organized, detail-oriented and capable manager
  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Able and willing to work a flexible full-time schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Personal traits to include:
    • Proactive, optimistic, and positive attitude
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Sense of humor, ability to smile, and a balanced perspective
    • High emotional intelligence and cultural competency
    • Confident but humble

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 Elizabeth Hudson at liz_hudson@landon.net. No phone inquiries please. 

Plumber

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 Plumber/General Tradesperson to provide plumbing, HVAC, and general trade work as needed to maintain campus facilities. Relevant experience required.  License in either plumbing or HVAC and CFC certification 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 max_webber@landon.net. No phone inquiries please. 

Security Guards

Landon School, an independent school for boys in grades 3-12 in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a full-time and a part-time Security Guard to help secure and protect our 75-acre campus. The security guard reports to our Security Manager. The role of the security guard is to ensure the safety and security of Landon School students, families, staff and visitors by monitoring and controlling access to campus, greeting and welcoming visitors, assisting with school events and activities, securing buildings, and other responsibilities.

The successful candidate should focus on customer service, maintain strong verbal communication skills, adhere to all security protocols, and react effectively and calmly in emergencies. Requirements for this position include a high school diploma or equivalent degree, knowledge of security operations and safety practices at a school or business, basic computer skills needed to access and respond to emails or find information on Landon’s website, and a valid driver’s license.

Landon offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package such as health, dental and vision coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, and paid vacation for full-time employees. To apply, please email Landon’s Director of Buildings and Ground Max Webber at max_webber@landon.net. Please include a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. No phone calls please.

Technology Support Specialist

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 Technology Support Specialist for the 2019-20 school year.  This position, reporting to the Information Technology Manager, serves as the primary technical support for all classrooms, faculty, students, and staff, along with serving as the audio/visual specialist.  Candidates must possess strong analytical skills and effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with a wide range of users having different levels of computer expertise.  An Associate degree in IT or related field with work experience in an educational setting preferred.  Physical ability (to move, transport, and carry equipment with a minimum weight of 20 lbs) and dexterity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job.  Below are some of the responsibilities of the role:

  • Under general supervision, independently perform troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and installation activities. 
  • Provide support to users relating to both hardware and software problems on their personal computers.   Respond in a timely fashion to user requests for service and determines nature and extent of support needed.  Provide support or refers to the appropriate staff member.
  • Support the school’s 1:1 laptop initiative.
  • Maintain an inventory of the school’s computer and A/V equipment
  • Provide A/V support including setup and equipment management
  • Coordinate with contractors on computer warranty repairs and printer maintenance 
  • Perform hardware/software upgrades to existing computer equipment as needed.  
  • Work with Technology Team to determine current and future hardware needs, as well as appropriate software configurations.
  • Participate actively as a member of the Technology Committee.  Assists with current and ongoing projects, issues, and policies
  • Participate in training and conferences as needed to stay educated on current and upcoming relevant technologies

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.

Teaching-Coach-Mentor Positions

TEACHER-COACH-MENTOR POSITIONS

Middle School History 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 History teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Preference will be given to a U.S. History teaching candidate with flexibility to teach World History curriculum and current events.  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 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.

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 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 Basketball Coach

Landon School, an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a full-time, experienced varsity basketball coach for the 2019-20 school year.  The team competes as part of the prestigious Interstate Athletic Conference and annually schedules one of the toughest non-league schedules. The head coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the varsity basketball 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, monitoring of assistant coaches, managing appropriate media relationships, 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 Landon’s Code of Character.

To qualify for this position, a bachelor’s degree is required, and a master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate also has 3-5 years of successful high school coaching and/or college coaching experience including head coaching experience, a proven record of developing the whole person through athletics, and excellent communications skills. A driver’s license is also required.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Bill Brady at Bill_Brady@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

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.