Please see below for current opportunities:

  • Learning Specialist (Early Childhood-Eighth Grade)
  • After School / Extended Day Staff

Learning Specialist (Early Childhood - Eighth Grade)

The central mission of the Learning Specialist is to ensure that The College School identifies and supports its students who learn differently and provide appropriate instruction and intervention based on educational best practices supported by neuroscience research. The Learning Specialist also helps manage ongoing screening processes for all students at intervals throughout the school year and works collaboratively with the faculty to ensure students are progressing in accordance with grade-level benchmarks.

When a student demonstrates a concerning pattern of performance and/or behavior, the Learning Specialist will lead the process of assessing and making recommendations for appropriate actions to support the student and family with the grade-level team. This work may involve making referrals for diagnostic evaluations, assisting parents and faculty in interpreting evaluation results, making referrals for specialized services, and monitoring students’ involvement with tutors and other instructors who are contracted to provide specialized services.

The Learning Specialist role also includes responsibility for working collaboratively with other faculty members to help ensure curricular offerings are differentiated to meet the student’s needs, and includes helping write and design Individualized Learning Plans for students and updating them as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– Leads the process for identifying, monitoring, and remediating students who learn differently. This involves interfacing with faculty, parents, and private contractors on behalf of students who require specialized academic instruction.
– Works closely with the school counselor and division heads to support the needs of students.
– Additional responsibilities include helping to educate faculty and parents on topics relevant to learning differences and cultivating a network of community professionals to support students and families.
– Meets regularly with and organizes Students Support Teams for students who have Individualized Learning Plans and/or students for whom faculty have growing concerns.
– Helps define appropriate general and specialized instruction, collaborating with the faculty to help ensure instruction is of high quality.
– This includes assisting with implementation of models of differentiated instruction which provide specialized, small-group instruction in reading, writing, and math and working to identify, introduce, and maintain blended learning models to enhance opportunities for personalized, 24/7 learning
– Supports Admissions by occasionally reviewing incoming student records when asked.
– Offers faculty and parent educational programs or trainings.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred.
– Applicants must have a strong knowledge base in the area of learning differences.
Desirable candidates will also know about early intervention, assessments, acquisition of reading, and be current on the general teaching of reading, writing, and mathematics.
– An understanding of independent school culture.
– Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills as well as a proven ability to work with a diversity of colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.
– Outstanding judgment and maturity and an understanding of the importance of confidentiality.
– A very high level of energy, creativity, and flexibility.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three references. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and send to careers@thecollegeschool.org.

 

After School/Extended Day Staff (Part-Time)

The College School is seeking responsible, caring and motivated staff members to assist with our After School Program (ASP). Hours are 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Additional hours will be available during holiday breaks and other days when school is not in session.

Extended-day staff offer a balanced variety of activities planned with care and attentiveness to the needs of students from preschool through middle school. We are seeking staff members that are creative, energetic, organized, professional, and willing to have fun.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– This position is ideal for adults or college students with the ability to commit to a full school year of service.
– Ability to assist students with homework.
– Ability to proactively provide for the safety of students.
– Ability to display a positive attitude and develop positive relationships with the children and with their parents.

SALARY: $10 – $12 per hour based on experience

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE:
– A detailed resume
– The names and contact information of at least two references

Please email all application materials to John McElwain, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator, at jmcelwain@thecollegeschool.org.

The College School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.