Reading Teacher

Chelsea School is in search of a full-time reading teacher to work in our learning disability community. The reading specialist is responsible for providing direct instruction to middle and high school students, in small groups, to enable students to develop literacy skills. Ideal candidates will have expertise in reading instruction and in administering and interpreting reading assessments to develop instruction. Training in Orton-Gillingham, LTRS, Wilson, and/or Lindamood Bell is a plus for this position.

Chelsea School specializes in educating college-bound students with learning disabilities. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu

Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:

Valid Maryland state education licensure (or equivalent out-of-state licensure) in Special Education
Familiarity with multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional programs and practices for literacy
Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
Ability to diagnosis and structure intervention plans for reading
Understanding of the nature of language-based learning disabilities, especially as they apply to literacy
Competence in writing IEP goals and objectives for reading, as well as present levels of performance
Excellent communication and organization skills
Familiarity working with student records including: neuropsychological reports, academic testing, IEPs, etc.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Karen Gallo, Literacy Coordinator: kgallo@chelseaschool.edu

Chelsea School Campus Will Remain Closed Through May 15

Chelsea School will remain closed through May 15, 2020, and continue academics in a virtual classroom.

All events and activities at Chelsea School, including The 2020 Walk for Learning Differences are suspended until further notice.  The fundraising portion of the Walk will also be suspended in order to help our students practice appropriate social distancing during this time.

For anyone interested in enrollment, the Chelsea School Admissions team will continue to review applications and referrals that come in via parents, advocates, law offices, and our local educational systems. Appropriate documentation is still required, but we are waiving all application fees until further notice.   Click here for more information about admissions.

Please watch for more information and updates and contact us with any questions.

Chelsea School Campus Will Remain Closed Through April 24

Chelsea School will remain closed through April 24, 2020, and continue academics in a virtual classroom.

All events and activities at Chelsea School, including The 2020 Walk for Learning Differences and the April 2 Academic Fair & Open House are suspended until further notice.  The fundraising portion of the Walk will also be suspended in order to help our students practice appropriate social distancing during this time.

For anyone interested in enrollment, the Chelsea School Admissions team will continue to review applications and referrals that come in via parents, advocates, law offices, and our local educational systems. Appropriate documentation is still required, but we are waiving all application fees until further notice.   Click here for more information about admissions.

Please watch for more information and updates and contact us with any questions.

A Notice About Chelsea School Admissions

Greetings Friends and Neighbors,

We sincerely hope that you are all healthy and safe during this challenging time.

For anyone interested in enrollment, the Chelsea School Admissions team will continue to review applications and referrals that come in via parents, advocates, law offices, and our local educational systems.  Appropriate documentation is still required, but we are waiving all application fees until further notice.  

Chelsea will continue to fulfill its mission of serving students with learning disabilities while encouraging their health and safety through distance learning.  The administrative team is working hard to offer a rigorous curriculum, utilizing a virtual classroom to provide direct instruction—our goal is structure and normalcy through academics.

Although we cannot offer tours at this time, we encourage you to contact us with any questions about our school or the admissions process.  Our Admissions Director is available for scheduled phone inquiries and through Zoom, a secure video conference portal. Please use this link to request and schedule a conversation.  When guidance from local health and government agencies allows, Chelsea will resume tours and open house events as usual.

Stay safe, and thank you for your interest in Chelsea School.

Chelsea School Campus Closed March 16 – 27

Beginning March 16 through March 27, Chelsea School will transition to virtual classroom in support of Governor Hogan’s announcement to close public schools.  Chelsea’s campus will remain closed during that time.

All events and activities at Chelsea School, including The 2020 Walk for Learning Differences and the April 2 Academic Fair & Open House are suspended until further notice.  The fundraising portion of the Walk will also be suspended in order to help our students practice appropriate social distancing during this time.

Please watch for more information and updates and contact us with any questions.

POSTPONED: The 2020 Walk for Learning Differences

POSTPONED

Click HERE for more info

Mark your calendars: the 4th annual Walk for Learning Differences will be Saturday, April 25!

Once again, students, staff, and families will have the opportunity to raise awareness for learning differences and money for our school.  Join us and the dozens of families that come out to show their support, and stay tuned for more information on how our Chelsea Champions will work to support Tuition Assistance at Chelsea!

You can also learn more at a PTO sponsored event on March 27th.  Contact ChelseaPTO1@gmail.com for more information.

Academic Fair and Open House POSTPONED

POSTPONED

The April 2 Academic Fair & Open House will be postponed until further notice.

Beginning March 16 through March 27, Chelsea School will transition to virtual classroom in support of Governor Hogan’s announcement to close public schools.  Chelsea’s campus will remain closed during that time.

Chelsea School will be hosting an Academic Fair and Open House on Thursday, April 2 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  In addition to student exhibits showcasing academic projects, there will be student-led tours, a presentation by our Admissions Director, and time for Q&A with Chelsea Leadership. Space is limited and these opportunities are scheduled, so please RSVP and be here at 6:00 pm to get the whole Chelsea experience! CLICK HERE or email dlourie@chelseaschool.edu to register.

Chelsea School is located at 2970 Belcrest Center Drive, Suite 300 (on the 4th floor) in Hyattsville, MD 20782.

Taking Metro? We’re right outside the PG Plaza Station on the Green Line.

Driving? Follow signs for parking at the Metro Shops. Chelsea can be accessed from the top deck of the garage; parking is free and ample.

Open House Wednesday, February 26th!

Join us!

Chelsea School will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, February 26 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. There will be student-led tours, a presentation by our Admissions Director, and time for Q&A with Chelsea Leadership. Space is limited and these opportunities are scheduled, so please RSVP and be here at 9:00 am to get the whole Chelsea experience! CLICK HERE or email dlourie@chelseaschool.edu to register.

Chelsea School is located at 2970 Belcrest Center Drive, Suite 300 (on the 4th floor) in Hyattsville, MD 20782.

Taking Metro? We’re right outside the PG Plaza Station on the Green Line.

Driving? Follow signs for parking at the Metro Shops. Chelsea can be accessed from the top deck of the garage; parking is free and ample.

Open House Tuesday, January 28th!

Join us!

Chelsea School will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, January 28 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. There will be student-led tours, a presentation by our Admissions Director, and time for Q&A with Chelsea Leadership. Space is limited and these opportunities are scheduled, so please RSVP and be here at 9:00 am to get the whole Chelsea experience! CLICK HERE or email dlourie@chelseaschool.edu to register.

Chelsea School is located at 2970 Belcrest Center Drive, Suite 300 (on the 4th floor) in Hyattsville, MD 20782.

Taking Metro? We’re right outside the PG Plaza Station on the Green Line.

Driving? Follow signs for parking at the Metro Shops. Chelsea can be accessed from the top deck of the garage; parking is free and ample.

December Fundraising is Here!

Follow @ChelseaSchool on Facebook and listen to some truly amazing stories, then use the ‘Support Chelsea’ tab at the top of this page to make a difference for someone with a learning difference!