Employment Opportunities

The Summit School, located eight miles south of Annapolis, is a private school for bright children in grades 1-8 with learning differences, such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, and executive function challenges.  Summit offers small class sizes and individualized instruction in an ideal setting.



Teacher, F/T:  Immediate opening for a lower school teaching position to teach all content areas in specialized school serving bright students grades 1-8 with dyslexia and other learning differences.  Education or Special Education degree required.  Special Education background preferred.  Reading and math experience a plus.  Training provided.  Candidates must value collaboration, creativity & professional development  Send resume to:  headofschool@thesummitschool.org


Speech/Language Pathologist, F/T:  SLP Masters. CF candidates welcome. Private school focusing on language learning disabilities. Strong background in reading and written language research and practice. Sm classes, differentiated instruction. Classroom collaboration and direct intervention.  Innovative, creative and evidence-based service delivery. Outstanding training ops. Ideal setting, 8 mi. so. of Annapolis. Send resume to headofschool@thesummitschool.org


Teachers FT, Fall 2018, Lower School and Upper School:   Lower School teacher must have knowledge of reading phonics and math.  Upper School position to teach social studies, reading/English and math.  Must have Education or Special Education degree.  Special Ed background preferred.  Reading & math experience a plus.  Training provided.  Must value collaboration, creativity & professional development.  8 miles south of Annapolis.  Send cover letter and resume to:  headofschool@thesummitschool.org


Music, PT, Fall 2018:  Degree in music education and Maryland teaching certificate in music (or eligibility for MD certification in music) required to teach general music to grades 1-8.  Includes arts integration with classroom teachers and collaborative work with staff on assemblies, performances and productions. Experience with Orff method of instruction a plus.  Interest in serving bright children with learning differences a must.  Collegial & supportive, small class sizes.     Please send cover letter, resume to headofschool@thesummitschool.org


Librarian, PT, Fall 2018: Part-time librarian position. Maryland school library media specialist certified or eligibility for certification. Ability to work collaboratively with teachers  to integrate information literacy skills. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to headofschool@thesummitschool.org


Substitutes: Grades 1-8. Education or Special Education degree and experience. $90 per day.


For all positions, send resumes to:

email: headofschool@thesummitschool.org

mail:  The Summit School, 664 Central Ave East, Edgewater, MD 21037

fax:  410-798-0008


Summit Resource Center

Tutors Needed for Summit Resource Center:  All subject areas.  Must have experience working in special education / working with students with learning differences.   Please email resume to nancy.rhodes@thesummitschool.org.

Psychologist (Licensed Ph. D. ):  To give psycho-educational, psychological, and social/emotional assessments, PT, flexible days, hours.  Must be experienced testing students with learning differences.  References required.  School setting, 8 miles south of Annapolis.  Send resume to nancy.rhodes@thesummitschool.org. 

Summer Program

Summer Camp Nurse, Teachers and College Interns, Full or Part DayJuly 2-27 (with training on 6/29), Half-day, 8am-12:30pm, 3 hour-long classes, lunch & snack.  Full day, 8am-3pm, requires participation in afternoon activities.  Ed degree required.  Special Ed preferred.  Morning academics and fun afternoons. Instructors needed to teach morning reading, written expression and math. College interns needed to assist teachers and run afternoon activities. Small classes. Differentiated instruction.  Ideal setting, eight miles south of Annapolis. Send resume to:pamela.walker@thesummitschool.org. 


Nondiscrimination Policy

The Summit School does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational, admissions or hiring practices.