At Laurel School, the fulfillment of our mission: “To inspire each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world” requires that we respect and fully honor each member of our community. Our mission and our values—"Committed to building a just and inclusive world, Laurel girls are courageous, creative, ethical and compassionate.”—guide our efforts to become an Anti-Racist school.

We know our school community is better and that students learn better from multiple perspectives. We value a wide variety of experiences and perspectives in all constituencies—students, faculty, parents/guardians and staff.

All candidates who apply to work at Laurel School meet with the Co-Directors of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging as part of the interview process.
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Laurel School is seeking talented faculty and staff who want to join an environment where our students are first and all adults in the building strive to make a difference in their lives.
We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff members who thrive on being engaged participants in our academic community. The most successful candidates see opportunities before problems and can laugh at themselves while succeeding in a fast-paced, forward-thinking educational environment.

Laurel lives its mission:
 To inspire each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world. We continually challenge our community to Dream. Dare. Do.

Laurel teachers are committed to:

  • the study of research on girls’ education and integrating this knowledge into classroom practice
  • diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • multicultural education
  • the academic and social development of girls
  • involving parents as partners in the educational process
  • flexibility and openness to new ideas
  • the creation of a classroom community
  • the integration of community-based learning projects at the classroom level and as a part of the whole school community
  • outdoor education and sustainability
  • working with each girl to fulfill her promise

About Laurel

Laurel School is a dynamic, forward-thinking, K-12 girls’ school, with a co-ed Pre-Primary division where every child is well known. Laurel enjoys an outstanding local and national reputation and is home to the Laurel Center for Research on Girls.

In a highly competitive school landscape, Laurel is fortunate to be a school of choice in Cleveland. Our emphasis on the whole child and our legacy of excellence in the teaching of girls set us apart.

Located in Shaker Heights, Ohio (15 minutes from downtown Cleveland) with an additional rural campus 17 minutes away, the school has an urban/rural advantage. The work environment is noted for being family-friendly and flexible. The feeling in the school is joyous, collaborative, and innovative. Our curricular philosophy emphasizes community-based, interdisciplinary and experiential learning. Collaboration and reflective practice are key to pedagogy at Laurel. The school is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
Laurel School is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; national origin; handicap or disability; sexual orientation; or status as a veteran, Vietnam era, or special disabled veteran.
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