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 jobs - both 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) in which you are interested in applying for to be directed to the University's on-line application process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841or by emailing recruitment@uchicago.edu with their request.

In addition to our regular teaching and administrative openings, we also offer temporary employment opportunities. Application requirements for these positions are detailed below.

Substitute Teaching at Lab

The Laboratory Schools is accepting resumes for our Substitute Teacher Pool for Academic Year 2015/16. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume indicating areas of teaching interest to subs@ucls.uchicago.edu . 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 substitute teachers in the following areas:

  • Library
  • Early Childhood (N-2)
  • Lower School (3-5)
  • World Languages (all grades)
  • HS Science

Extra Service Opportunities

The Laboratory Schools is accepting resumes for the following extra service openings.

  • 6th Grade Basketball Coach 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@ucls.uchicago.edu.

Extended Day Employment

The Laboratory Schools is accepting applications for part-time assistants and Teaching Interns in its Extended Day Program. Interested parties can learn more by clicking here.

Summer Lab Employment

Please visit the Summer Lab website for more information by clicking here.

Employment Opportunites