National Child Research Center is a diverse, vibrant community that challenges our students to be curious, compassionate, and confident. The school is committed to employing faculty, staff, and administrators who lead by example in our community by striving to uphold the school’s mission. Our staff and faculty arrive each day eager to learn and to teach, bringing their broad experiences and professional expertise with them.

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Current Openings

Resource (Assistant) Teacher

The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a Resource (Assistant) Teacher for a full-time position in the fall of 2018. The primary responsibilities of the Resource Teacher are to staff NCRC’s auxiliary programs (e.g. Early Birds, Lunch Bunch and Later Gators) in support of our children and their families, and to serve as an assistant to Directing Teachers in the classroom.

Located in the historic district of Cleveland Park in Washington DC, NCRC’s highly trained faculty is committed to creating a preschool environment that nurtures the whole child while celebrating their uniqueness in a warm, supportive environment. Committed to the inclusion of children with special needs and typically developing children, NCRC provides small classes and an enriched learning environment within a collaborative, committed, and dynamic professional learning community. NCRC actively supports and encourages diversity among the staff and families that we serve.The ideal candidate will be committed to inclusive education and have an interest in early childhood. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.


Substitute Teacher

The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks Substitute Teachers to work in our world-class preschool. Located in the historic district of Cleveland Park in Washington DC, NCRC’s highly trained faculty is committed to creating a preschool environment that nurtures the whole child while celebrating their uniqueness in a warm, supportive environment. Committed to the inclusion of children with special needs and typically developing children, NCRC provides small classes and an enriched learning environment within a collaborative, committed, and dynamic professional learning community. NCRC actively supports and encourages diversity among the staff and families that we serve.

The ideal candidate will be committed to inclusive education and have an interest in early childhood. He/she will enjoy, and have experience in, working with young children and/or children with special needs. Substitute teacher candidates will need to exhibit flexibility both in terms of scheduling, and with regards to classroom assignments, age of children supervised, and range of responsibilities assigned.

Although not a guaranteed full time position, we anticipate heavy demand and a very full schedule.

Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.

Interested candidates should submit the NCRC Application for Employment, a letter of interest, resume, references, and educational philosophy to Careers@ncrcpreschool.org. Please list the Position Title in the subject line of your email.


Equal Opportunity Policy

NCRC believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, or breastfeeding), marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. The school's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All employees are responsible for complying with the school's equal employment opportunity policy.