FLSA Classification: Exempt - .4 FTE Reports to: Director of Learning Services
Position Purpose: Provide remedial support to students with learning differences and screen students who are at-risk.
Provide one-on-one and small-group remediation for students diagnosed with learning differences in third and fourth grades.
Collaborate with classroom teachers, parents, and outside professionals to meet the academic needs of students.
Screen at-risk or underperforming students to identify possible learning differences.
Conduct classroom observations as needed.
Communicate students' progress with parents and teachers on a regular basis through meetings and email correspondence.
Maintain records by documenting plans, progress, and outcomes.
Maintain professional competence by attending staff meetings and educational conferences, studying professional publications, and establishing networks in the community.
Attend parent-teacher conferences twice per year.
Master's degree in education or special education required.
Certificate in educational therapy Candidates with Orton-Gillingham or Lindamood-Bell training and certification preferred.
California mild-moderate teaching credential, preferred.
Minimum of 5 years experience working one-on-one and in small groups of children in kindergarten through fifth grades, Minimum of 3 years experience working as part of a collaborative team in a school setting
Have a sense of humor and embrace our core values of integrity, kindness, and service.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Generally works at a desk in standard office environment and climate.
Periodically works within various types of classrooms and school settings.
Frequently sits and crawls on floor.
Frequently bends and reaches.
Must be able to occasionally lift 15 lbs.
Instructions for Applying
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No telephone calls please.
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco at a Glance
The Brandeis School of San Francisco, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks an outstanding Associate Teacher for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. This position i...s for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco located in San Francisco serving nearly 400 students in grades K-8. We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies
In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco has an overall student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. The Brandeis School of San Francisco’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.
The Brandeis School of San Francisco values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all. See us on the web at www.sfbrandeis.org.