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 (19-20 School Year)

The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a Resource (Assistant) Teacher for a full-time position starting in late August 2019. 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.

Qualified candidates will be committed to inclusive education and have an interest and formal training in early childhood education. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.


Directing (Lead) Teacher (19-20 School Year)

The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks passionate and creative applicants for a full-time position as Lead Preschool Teacher, working with 2 to 5-year-olds starting in the fall of 2019. NCRC is located in the historic district of Cleveland Park in Washington, DC. Our highly trained faculty is committed to creating a preschool environment that nurtures the whole child and celebrates each child’s uniqueness in a warm, supportive, and inclusive environment. Committed to the inclusion of children with special needs and typically developing children in the same classroom, NCRC provides low student/teacher ratios 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.

Qualified applicants will have, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or in a closely related educational field such as child development or elementary education. He/she will be committed to inclusive education and have experience and joy in working with young children and/or children with special needs. 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.