List of 10 items.

  • Full-Time Athletic Trainer

    Full-Time Athletic Trainer
     
    McLean School is a K-12 college preparatory, co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the Full-Time Athletic Trainer position to begin August 2018. 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 Athletic Trainer 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 build physical strength and endurance. 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 Athletic Trainer provides athletic training services for all home athletic contests and practices. She/he will also provide emergency care for after school activities. The person in this role must be able to make sound decisions under pressure regarding the need for professional attention, treatment choice, and authorization of athletes to return to activity. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training, NATA BOC Certification, State of Maryland licensure to participate in athletic training and CPR/AED and First Aid certified.
     
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Director of Athletics and Physical Education, Adrien McDonald, at amcdonald@mcleanschool.org.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Middle School (grades 7 & 8) Math Teacher

    Middle School (grades 7 & 8) Math Teacher 
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position for a Middle School Math Teacher (grades 7 & 8) to begin August 2018. 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 Math Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) 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 at droth@mcleanschool.org.
     
     
  • Middle School Grade 6 Teacher

    Grade 6 Teacher
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position for a Middle School Grade 6 Teacher to begin August 2018. 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. 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 Grade 6 teacher 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 at droth@mcleanschool.org.
    
  • Middle School Learning Specialist

    Middle School Learning Specialist
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position for a Middle School (Grades 5-8) Learning Specialist to begin August 2018. 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. 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 Learning Specialist 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. The Middle School Learning Specialist works with students, teachers, and parents to support the needs of a variety of learners, assists teachers and other faculty with best practices, assesses student needs and abilities to produce useful strategies, helps to implement and assure accommodations are utilized, and works with the administration to further the mission of the school.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.
     
    Candidates should have experience working with students with learning, attentional, and organizational challenges. Candidates must have strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Head of Middle School, David Roth at droth@mcleanschool.org.
  • School Nurse

    School Nurse

    McLean School is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeking a full-time, 11-month School Nurse to begin May 15, 2018. McLean’s small classes and abilities model prepare bright students in kindergarten through grade 12, including those with dyslexia, anxiety, and attention issues, for success in college and life. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
     
    McLean is an inclusive community that is dedicated to fostering confidence, empathy, and academic achievement for each individual student. An ideal candidate should have an appreciation for and encompass McLean’s Core Values of creativity, diversity, flexibility, respect, wellness, and a sense of community. 
     
    The School Nurse, assisted by a second, half-time, registered nurse, both:
    1. 1.     Collaborates with the School’s Administrative team and faculty to help reach the academic potential of each child and promote the health and wellness of students and employees; and  
    2. 2.     Manages day-to-day acute care issues that come into the Health Room, Student Health Forms, and administration of medication.
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must have at least 3-years experience in pediatric, school, emergency care/triage, or community health nursing. Must have a current RN license in the State of Maryland and BLS CPR/AED certification.
     
    Proven ability essential to respond quickly under pressure, multitask, and work independently without direct supervision. Candidates should also possess excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
     
    This position requires attention to detail with a high level of accuracy, and an exceptional work ethic. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills, discretion, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters appropriately. Basic computer skills, including knowledge of Word and familiarity with school-based electronic medical record systems are a plus.
     
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and list of professional references to Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey Berman.
     
  • Technology Support Specialist

    Technology Support Specialist 
     
    • Full time
    • July 1, 2018
    • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (work hours)
    Description
    McLean School, a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Technology Support Specialist to begin July 1, 2018.
     
    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 Technology Support Specialist delivers the front-line IT support to McLean School employees, students, parents, and other stakeholders, answering in-person requests, responding to phone calls and emails, resolving and documenting incidents and problems or escalating to others as appropriate. The Technology Support Specialist assists with the configuration, maintenance, and repair of end-user workstations, maintains the IT hardware, software, and supplies inventories, and assists with other departmental duties as requested. The Technology Support Specialist reports to the Director of Technology Innovation.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Respond in a time appropriate manner to user support requests received via telephone, email, and in-person visits during school hours (8:00am - 4:30pm).
    • Maintain and administer user support ticketing system to track all user support requests.
    • Maintain and administer asset tracking for all technology assets.
    • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair:
      • Apple iPad tablets and OSX Laptops
      • Android and Google Chrome OS devices
      • network printers and copiers.
      • Classroom, event and meeting space Audio Visual systems and interactive whiteboards
      • Upper School BYOD devices as outlined by US BYOD Program policy
    • Perform basic Windows system administration, including resetting passwords, creating and deleting user accounts.
    • Maintain and Support assigned internal IT database systems.
    • Ensure security of technology assets as they are deployed in classrooms, offices and other campus locations.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Technology Innovation, which may include occasional weekend and evening hours.
     
    Competencies
     
    • Advanced knowledge of Mac hardware and troubleshooting.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007-2016 software suite.
    • Advanced knowledge of Web browsers and related Internet applications.
    • Intermediate knowledge of PC hardware and troubleshooting.
    • Intermediate knowledge of PC software and troubleshooting, especially Windows 7, 10, and MacOS system software.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Google Apps suite.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Apple iOS software and troubleshooting.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server systems administration.
    • Basic knowledge of Ethernet switches and 802.11 wireless access points.
    • Basic knowledge of TIA/EIA 568 twisted pair wiring and fiber optic cabling.
    • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP.
    • Basic knowledge of PBX telephone systems.
    • Ability to learn new software applications quickly.
    • Ability to create online training materials.
    • Ability to troubleshoot PC workstation hardware and software problems.
    • Ability to manipulate databases and spreadsheets for information gathering and reporting.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
    • Ability to interact with users in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Ability to interact with elementary, middle, and high school age children.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Outstanding customer service skills.
    • Strong organizational skills with a close attention to detail and the ability to move among multiple tasks and projects with ease .
    • Ability to communicate in a friendly, professional, and timely manner with students, faculty, and staff.
    Qualifications - Required
    • 2 years of full time equivalent work experience in user support or experience with students and teachers in an education setting.
    Qualifications - Preferred
    • A degree related to information technology, library science, or education.
    • CompTIA A+ Computer Repair Technician or equivalent certification in workstation troubleshooting.
    • Experience with basic HTML and JavaScript coding is desirable.
    • Prior experience and/or exceptional ability in interacting with elementary, middle, and high school age children.
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud suite of products (On Products, NXT, etc.).
    Application Instructions
    Send a résumé and customized cover letter with contact information for three references to Mike Carson at mcarson@mcleanschool.org.
     
     
  • Upper and Middle School (grades 5-12) Visual and Digital Media Arts Teacher

    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational, college preparatory, independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Upper School (grades 9-12) Digital Media Arts teacher and Middle School (grades 5-8) Visual Arts teacher to begin August 24, 2018. McLean School 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. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
     
    The ideal candidate will have a strong background in visual arts, including ceramics, and digital media, including multimedia art and design, 2D/3D animation, and video production, using current software and hardware. In addition, the ideal candidate must have at least three years of teaching experience and be able to teach a broad range of learners, including those with mild to moderate learning challenges and ADHD. 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 to promote them.
     
    Interested candidates should send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of references to Visual Arts Department Chair, Kymberlee Behnia at kbehnia@mcleanschool.org.
     
  • Upper School (grades 9-12) Mathematics Teacher

    Upper School (grades 9-12) Mathematics Teacher
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position of Upper School Mathematics Teacher to begin August 2018. 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 Upper School Mathematics Teacher will have an appreciation for students with mild to moderate learning differences, 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 mathematics educator with vision and patience. 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 applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Head of Upper School, Josephine Diemond at jdiemond@mcleanschool.org.
  • Upper School Literature and English Teacher (Grades 9-12)

    Upper School Literature and English 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 Literature and English (grades 9-12) teacher to begin August 2018. 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 ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in literature and English mechanics, with at least two years of experience in teaching literature and writing to a broad range of learners, including those with mild to moderate learning challenges and ADHD. 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 Frank Booth, Literature & English Department Chair, at fbooth@mcleanschool.org.
     
     
  • Substitute Teachers

     
     
    McLean School is a K-12 co-educational, college preparatory, independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for Substitute Teachers for Upper School (grades 9-12) Middle School (grades 5-8), and Lower School (K-grades 4). 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 ideal candidate must be able to teach a broad range of learners, including those with mild to moderate learning challenges and ADHD. We welcome applicants who are committed to student-centered pedagogy. Most importantly, he or she will subscribe to our Core Values, our Mission, and our philosophy.
     
    Interested applicants should fill out the Substitute Teacher Application and send to Director of Student & Community Wellness, Frankie Engelking, 301.299.1639 (fax) or 8224 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, Maryland 20854.

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