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Reading and Math Teacher

  • 23 Sep 2020 7:11 PM
    Message # 9261198

    Reading & Math Teacher

    Job Description

    Department: Faculty

    Reports to: Dean of Students

    Park Century School was founded in 1968 as an independent not-for-profit, co-educational day school to meet the needs of children who learn differently. Park Century serves students between the ages of 7 to 14, or grades 2nd to 8th, living in the Southbay to the San Fernando Valley and throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Park Century’s mission is to empower bright children with learning differences to reach their academic and personal potential. Students flourish within our individualized, evidence-based curriculum and supportive environment. In collaboration with their families, the school inspires students to develop into resilient self-advocates and builds a foundation for lifelong achievement.

    Summary:

    Park Century School Reading and Math Teachers are energetic and outgoing professionals who provide comprehensive teaching instruction and have the ability to identify and improve student results. This position requires a passion for working with children with learning differences, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and sensitivity to confidential matters. In addition, this professional must have extensive computer skills, and ability to integrate technology into the curriculum following best practices with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    •       Abides by the policies and guidelines contained in the Park Century School Employee Handbook, as well as embracing the Mission of Park Century School;
    •       Team player; ability to work collaboratively with fellow faculty, staff and administration;
    •       Planning and implementing individualized programs using evidence-based materials in reading and math in small groups, one-to-one and also classroom push in;
    •       Applying diagnostic prescriptive teaching methods based upon formal and informal assessment of students;
    •       Communicating and collaborating extensively with student's team including classroom teacher, language therapist, outside professionals and parents;

    •       Communication with parents includes, but is not limited to, bi-weekly student updates; collaborative consultations as needed;
    •       Participating in planning meetings with teachers and administrators to discuss, evaluate and adjust educational programs;
    •       Writing in-depth progress reports for students and oral presentations at bi-annual parent conferences;
    •       Use behavior management systems that are effective with students with language-based learning differences;
    •       Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies;
    •       Model professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community

    Requirements:

    •       Masters Degree required and a teaching credential preferred.
    •       Educational Therapy certificate or Mild/Moderate credential preferred.
    •       Training/certification in specific programs such as Wilson.
    •       Orton-Gillingham, Lindamood-Bell, Touch Math, ST Math, preferred.
    •       Experience with technology such as Chromebooks, iPads, Zoom and              Smart technologies
    •       Proficient in GSuite for Education applications and Google Classroom

    Working Conditions

    •       Sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stairs, lifting desks, chairs and instructional materials up to 50 lbs.
    •       Ability to work remotely when necessary for virtual instruction


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