The Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS seeks innovative, adaptable individuals who are life-long learners who embrace diversity and believe in children’s inherent ability to learn. We invest in activities that both advance the school’s mission and support the ongoing career and professional development of faculty and staff.



Learning Specialist (Special Education) (East End Campus)


Posting Date: July 28. 2021

Closing Date: Open until filled

Start Date: Fall 2021

Job Type: Full-time and permanent

Schedule: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Criminal Background Clearance

  • Tuberculin Screening/Skin Test certifying that the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.


Candidate must have education or relevant work experience which has prepared them to teach students with exceptional needs.


If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to

Stokes School offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. 



We offer an attractive and competitive health insurance package through CareFirst BCBS. A portion of the deductible is funded through our Health Reimbursement Arrangement


Our dental plan, through Guardian, offers low-deductible care that includes preventative services and orthodontia coverage.


National Vision Administrators covers annual vision screening for a low copay. They also offer competitive rates for glasses or contact lenses.


The majority of our leadership team got their start in the classroom at Stokes School! We encourage the career paths of all of our staff, and frequently hire from within.

53 members of staff have been with the school five years or longer, and 28 members of staff have been with the school 10 years or longer.

It's a family affair! Eight families have two or more members working at our school. Children of twenty six staff currently attend or previously attended the school. Five Stokes School alumni returned to work here.


Our retirement plan is managed through TIAA. The plan offers tax deferred savings through pretax plan contributions, a diverse range of investment options, and the convenience of online management through the TIAA website.

Additionally, employees will have access to a retirement advisor and a range of educational resources on retirement planning through the TIAA website.