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.


Development Assistant, FT: Immediate opening for a full-time Development Assistant. Duties include but not limited to supporting the Director of Development and fundraising activities. This position will be the primary administrator for the school’s constituent database ensuring accurate data entry and tracking systems. BA or AA degree with at least 5 years of fundraising experience. Experience with fundraising platforms strongly preferred. Proficiency with MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher), professional social media a plus, experience with Adobe InDesign a plus, Familiar with GuideStar and Charity Navigator, 990 tax returns and ability to prospect through various media channels. This position requires a high energy level, must be flexible and comfortable with managing multi-faceted projects along with day-to-day activities using sound judgment and discretion. Physical requirements include sight, hearing, standing for extended periods, must be physically able to interact and participate in most school functions. Hours are typically Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends.  Please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements by email to developmentdirector@thesummitschool.org.

Executive Administrative Assistant, FT: An opportunity for an experienced individual to make a difference in a school for bright students with learning differences by providing administrative support to the Executive Director. This is a position requiring exceptional organizational, time management, written and spoken communication abilities, research skills, and computer proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). Experience with Microsoft Publisher and/or InDesign a plus. Ability to work independently and cooperatively with a team, flexibility, sound judgement, discretion and confidentiality are essential. Competitive salary and benefits. Duties may require occasional attendance at evening or non-school day events.  Send cover letter and salary requirements with resume to headofschool@thesummitschool.org.

Speech/Language Pathologist, FT:  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. Please send cover letter and resume to headofschool@thesummitschool.org

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

For all positions, send resumes to:

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.

Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP):  SLP needed for contractual position through Summit Resource Center, assessing children ages 5-18 and writing comprehensive evaluations to provide recommendations. This is a for testing on an occasional basis. Please send resume to Nancy.rhodes@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.