Job Opportunities

The Laboratory Schools' seeks the finest employees who have a desire to inspire a love of learning in our students, and we employ people with a wide range of skills and training in many different disciplines. We have a long history of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work. We continue to build on this work and seek out employees who also share this commitment to one of our core values. We are committed to making sure that Lab is a great place to work, and our connection to the University of Chicago provides our faculty and staff with opportunities that would be nearly impossible to match in any other environment.

Our job openings—teaching, administrative, and support—are listed on The University of Chicago's Job Opportunities web site. In order to be considered, please review and select positions (listed to the right) for which you would like to apply to be directed to the University's online application page.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

For additional information, please see the University’s notice of nondiscrimination. Staff job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-1841 or email The University of Chicago Human Resources Office of Talent Acquisition at with their request.

Other Job Opportunities

Teaching & Clerical Substitutes

The Laboratory School is accepting resumes for our Substitute Teaching & Clerical Pool for Academic Year 2017/18. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume indicating areas of teaching or clerical interest via the UChicago External Workday career site Substitute Teacher Requisition. Resumes will be reviewed and forwarded to the appropriate Principal or designee for approval.

Although we are accepting resumes for all disciplines, we have specific need for substitutes in the following areas:

  • Library
  • Early Childhood (N–2)
  • Lower School (3–5)
  • World Languages (all grades)
  • HS Science
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Clerical

Extended Day

The Laboratory Schools Extended Day Program is accepting applications for part-time Extended Day Teaching Interns and Assistants.

A Teaching Internship in Extended Day is a year-long assignment in which an education professional works with a specific grade level to implement an enriching and engaging after school curriculum. Read about it here.

An Extended Day Assistant is a part-time position that supports the after-school program in several different capacities.

Interested parties can learn more about Extended Day by clicking here. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to our Extended Day administration.

Summer Lab

Summer Lab seeks the finest employees who have a desire to inspire a love of learning in our students. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, along with a resume to Directors of Summer Lab will contact qualified applicants directly to schedule an interview.

Extra-Service Positions

Extra-Service Positions include contracted athletic and academic coaches for extracurriculars. These positions are open to Lab and non-Lab employees. When Extra Service Openings are available, they will be listed here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to .

The Athletic Department of the Laboratory Schools has the following extra-service coaching positions open for the 2017/18 academic year:

  • Varsity Assistant Fencing Coach—High School
  • Varsity Assistant Track & Field Coach—High School

Qualifications: Prior coaching or comparable experience required; two or more years experience working with high school/middle school students preferred.