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 2019/20. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume indicating areas of teaching or clerical interest via email at 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

Current UChicago Employees

For current UChicago employees.
  • Log into Workday.
  • From your Career Worklet, update your career profile, search and apply for UChicago staff opportunities.
How to determine you are an internal applicant:
  1. You are able to log into Workday.
  2. When logging into Workday, a Career Worklet (icon) is available.

External Applicants

  • Create an account in UChicago’s new external Workday career site to apply for a position or check the status of an application submitted after December 17, 2017. Continue to visit UChicago Jobs to apply for positions posted or check the status of an application submitted before that date.

Extended Day

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

Extended Day Group Leader

Extended Day Group Leader is a part-time position that supports the after school program. Read more about the group leader position and how to apply here

Extended Day Assistant
An Extended Day Assistant is a part-time position that supports the after-school program in several different capacities. Read more about the assistant position and how to apply here.

Summer Lab

The Summer Lab job application has closed for summer 2019. Please contact us with any questions.

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:

  • Girls JV Head Soccer Coach—High School

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