Holton-Arms School, an independent day school for girls in Bethesda Maryland, seeks a full time Learning Specialist for its Lower School, grades 3-6 for the 2017-2018 school year. The Learning Specialist is part of the Lower School Administrative Team and works with the LS Director, Assistant Lower School Director, and Guidance Counselor. Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable about current research relevant to the learning needs and methods of support of elementary school aged students, and in particular, the learning needs of girls. Candidates should have elementary school teaching experience and hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Special Education or Reading.
The Lower School Learning Specialist serves as a leader regarding thoughtful, authentic approaches to learning and student support. She/he works to demystify learning issues and works to develop a learning environment where a broad range and variety of student learning styles and needs can benefit from our dynamic program.
Candidates should have strong organizational and communication skills, and will be responsible for maintaining student records/files, working closely with parents, implementing standardized testing, analyzing psycho-educational reports, administering educational assessments and providing recommendations to teachers based on these assessments.
Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area. We offer a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other school-administered programs.