Employment Opportunities


McLean School is a K-12 college preparatory, co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. Through our Abilities ModelTM we embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.

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  • Grade 5/6 Teacher

    McLean School seeks applications for a Grade 5/6 Teacher, beginning August 2019.
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position for a Grade 5/6 Teacher (Middle School) to begin August 2019. McLean School has for over sixty-five years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. Through our Abilities Model, we embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. We recognize and teach to individual strengths, responding to areas of challenge, but never defining students by them.
     
    The Grade 5/6 teacher will have an appreciation for students with mild to moderate learning challenges, and ADHD, and seek to build self-confidence in our students as they learn to advocate and to prepare for success in college and beyond. This position requires a dynamic educator with vision and patience. Most important, s/he will subscribe to McLean School’s Core Values, our Mission, and our Philosophy, and will seek passionately to uphold and promote them.
     
    The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in Education and experience working with bright students with learning challenges, including dyslexia, anxiety, attention and organizational issues. S/he will skillfully assess students’ strengths and areas of weakness to craft lessons to meet their academic needs. Creativity, flexibility, and strong communication skills are a necessity.
     
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Head of Middle School, David Roth.
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Middle School Literature Teacher (Grades 7 & 8)

     
     
    McLean School seeks applications for a Middle School Literature Teacher, beginning in August 2019.
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland. We seek applicants for the full-time position for a Middle School Literature Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) to begin August 2019. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
     
    The Middle School Literature Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) will teach five sections of literature, which includes teaching comprehension skills and strategies and literary concepts through the examination of various genres. A model candidate will have an appreciation for students with mild to moderate learning challenges, and seek to build self-confidence in our students as they learn to advocate and to prepare for success in college and life. This position requires a dynamic educator with vision and patience. Most important, he or she will subscribe to McLean School’s Core Values, our Mission, and our Philosophy, and will seek passionately to uphold and promote them.
     
    The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in Education and experience working with students with learning challenges, including dyslexia, anxiety, attention issues, and students who are gifted, skillfully assessing students’ strengths and areas of need to craft lessons to meet their academic needs. Creativity, flexibility, and strong communication skills are a necessity.
     
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Head of Middle School, David Roth.
     
     
  • Upper School STEM (Computer Science, Engineering, and Robotics) Teacher (Grades 9-12)

     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Upper School STEM (Computer Science, Engineering, and Robotics) Teacher for grades 9-12 to begin August 2019. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping bright students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. Through our Abilities Model™, we embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. We recognize and teach to individual strengths, responding to areas of challenge, but never defining students by them.
     
    The ideal candidate will have an academic background in computer science (Java, C++, C, Python), engineering, technology, and robotics. The candidate will also mentor and coach the Upper School’s Robotics team. The team has previously participated in FIRST Robotics and currently competes in the Trinity College International Fire Fighting Robot Contest. We welcome candidates who are committed to student-centered pedagogy, differentiated instruction, and multi-sensory learning. Successful candidates must be willing to collaborate, innovate, and grow as teachers. Most importantly, he or she will subscribe to our Core Values, our Mission, and our Philosophy and will seek passionately to uphold and promote them.
     
    Interested candidates should send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of references to Dr. Josephine Diemond, Head of Upper School, at jdiemond@mcleanschool.org.

K-12 College Preparatory School Supporting Bright Students’ Individual Strengths and Challenges.

McLean School is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school serving Maryland, Washington, and Virginia. McLean has for over sixty years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges – dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and challenges related to anxiety and executive functioning. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
 
8224 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, Maryland 20854  301.299.8277  admission@mcleanschool.org