The Hun School of Princeton seeks a dynamic and knowledgeable Part-time Academic Learning Center Teacher.
The Hun School’s Academic Learning Skills Program offers academic and personal management /executive function skills instruction within the context of a college-preparatory curriculum. The Program’s goal is to help students with mild learning differences and ADHD develop the strategies necessary to meet their academic challenges and acquire the needed skills to become independent lifelong learners. The Academic Learning Skills Program (ALSP) provides an individualized curriculum to address each student’s reading, writing, self-advocacy and study skills to enhance active learning while preparing the student for college. Along with academic and study strategies instruction, the program seeks to monitor the ALSP student’s progress and provide ongoing collaboration with classroom teachers to address a variety of learning styles to maximize student achievement.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
Knowledge of disabilities and their impact on students’ development and learning (required);
Experience providing individualized basic skills and study strategies remediation to students in a one-on-one instructional setting;
Ability to develop individualized learning plans and monitor the progress of students with identified learning differences;
Ability to conduct informal/formal assessments as needed;
Ability to read and synthesize psycho-educational evaluations;
Experience providing teachers with materials and guidance to support/accommodate different learning styles;
Collaborative approach to sharing teaching strategies with classroom teachers;
An interest and ability to participate in the life the school by coaching athletics or directing extracurricular activities.
MA degree in special education strongly preferred;
Minimum 2 years successful experience as special education teacher preferred;
Excellent interpersonal skills, bringing the maturity necessary to deal with the demands and responsibilities of the position and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff;
Excellent organization and planning skills;
Experience in an independent school or college preferred;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
Must pass State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.
The Hun School of Princeton, an independent, coeducational boarding and day school, with a diverse student body of 640 in grades 6-PG, is distinguished by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty, and a happy and kind community spirit.
This Academic Learning Center teacher position is part-time, ten (10) months per year, exempt. The working environment is an office and school environment on a hilly 45-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files, storage boxes and equipment, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators. All employees must be fingerprinted and pass a full criminal history background check.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Christine Petruzzelli, Academic Support Services Director, at email@example.com or The Hun School of Princeton, 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, attention Human Resources. No phone calls please.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational boarding/day school enrolling a diverse student body of 630 in grades 6-PG. It is defined by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum; broad extracurricular programs; supportive faculty who know and care for their students; and a happy, kind, respectful spirit.