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Part-Time Middle School Learning Specialist

  • 14 Jun 2017 12:18 PM
    Message # 4900306

    The Trustees and the Head of School of EBI are seeking faculty and staff members who, in addition to their specific responsibilities, demonstrate the following:

    • Enjoy working in an international, diverse school environment;

    • Share in our values of bilingualism, educational excellence, diversity, international mindedness, and character;

    • Support the mission of EBI;

    • Bring a positive attitude and a sense of professionalism to the School community.

    The Learning Specialist observes students, diagnoses areas of remediation and coordinates referrals for students with diagnosed and/or possible learning differences. This position reports to the Director of Curriculum and Learning.

     

    Specific responsibilities:

     

    • Meets with teachers to discuss individual children.

    • Screens children for learning, behavioral and developmental differences.

    • Recommends teaching strategies to meet individual needs and assists in modifying classroom curriculum.

    • Provides service directly to students in small groups, both within and outside the classroom; and works with teachers and parents to recommend outside testing, tutoring or other indicated special services.

    • Works with teachers to plan lessons/learning experiences in a differentiated manner.

    • Educates faculty, parents and students about learning and teaching styles and strategies.

    • Coordinates meetings with teachers, families, outside specialists and support staff, keeps records of goals and progress, as well as communicating with outside support resources to ensure a coordinated effort.

    • Coordinates standardized testing modifications/accommodations.

    • Works closely with the School Counseling staff to support the social/emotional needs of students with learning differences are met in a consistent and effective manner.  

    • Collaborates to oversee and coordinate the overall learning services program for sixth through eighth grade.

    Qualifications and requirements:

    • Master's degree in education, or special education or a directly related field

    • Minimum of two years of experience working with students in a school setting

    • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices related learning differences, attention deficit behaviors, autism, and other neurodiversity

    • Demonstrated knowledge of managing student data with confidentiality

    • Demonstrated ability to work with students who are academically "at risk"

    • Demonstrated evidence of programming success around student development or life skills competencies

    • Have at least 2 years experience in testing/assessment of learning issues or academic achievement tests (i.e. Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement, Weschler Test of Achievement (WIAT), Grays Oral Reading Test (GORT), Test of Written Language (TOWL), etc.)

    • Spanish speaking preferred.

    Interested candidates should submit a resume, a letter of interest and statement of leadership and educational philosophy to employment@ebinternacional.org.

     EBI’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is central to our mission and our hiring practices. People of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.



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