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Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment

Employment Opportunities

Oakwood School is a 1st -8th grade, private day school serving students with mild to moderate learning differences. With small class sizes (8-13 students) and a team-teaching model, Oakwood School serves to meet students where they are, teach them successful strategies, and help them reach their potential. Oakwood School is a small, close-knit community that supports its teachers and provides a nurturing and welcoming environment. We are changing lives every day at Oakwood.

We enthusiastically welcome resumes for all of our employment vacancies. If you do not see an opportunity listed on this page, but would like us to have your application materials on file for general consideration, please forward an application to

2023-2024 Employment Opportunities

We are looking for a Development Director to join the Oakwood Advancement team for next school year. This is a full time position with some flexibility in scheduling. Candidates should have experience in non-profit fundraising, event planning, and building relationships. Read the full job description & responsibilities here. Qualified candidates should submit a copy of the general application and a resume to

  • CLassroom TeacherS

We are looking for qualified classroom teacher(s) to join our team for next school year. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of experience teaching special education and be a licensed teacher in Virginia or be eligible for licensure as a Virginia teacher. Read the full job description & responsibilities here. Qualified candidates should submit a copy of the teacher application and a resume to We will accept applications & supporting documents from individuals looking for both full and/or part-time placement.

Flexible Employment Opportunities

All candidates for part-time positions listed below should complete a general application and submit it to for consideration.

  • Field Trip Drivers

Oakwood School is looking for candidates to fill the role of part-time drivers. Field trip drivers are responsible for transporting teachers and students in school vehicles, specifically the school's 14-seat school bus for daytime field trips. Field trips occur between the hours of 8:45 am and 2:30 pm Tuesday - Friday. On average, Oakwood takes 10-15 trips a year. 

Candidates should be confident navigating a 14-passenger bus in Northern Virginia/DC area traffic, traveling up to two hours at a time in one direction, be over the age of 25, and possess a valid driver's license (CDL is not required). Successful completion of the application process includes providing documentation of a safe driving record in the state of Virginia and passing background checks necessary to work with students in an elementary/middle school setting. 

  • Substitute Teacher

We regularly look for applications for part-time substitute teachers with appropriate experience to serve elementary and middle school students with learning disabilities and dyslexia. Candidates may have special education experience, classroom teaching experience, or subject specific experience. Applications for a substitute position(s) will need to submit a resume, complete a job application, and pass a background check.