Calvert School, an independent lower and middle school, is searching for an Admission Evaluator and Learning Specialist to start in mid-August 2017. The ideal candidate will evaluate prospective students in the morning and will provide learning support to lower school students in the afternoon. Calvert School is located in Tuscany-Canterbury, a residential neighborhood in Baltimore City, just north of Johns Hopkins University and south of Loyola University Maryland, accessible from Charles Street and I-83.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Admission Evaluator –
Evaluate children to analyze qualifications of prospective students utilizing established admissions standards, guidelines, and criteria. Participate in activities involved in the recruitment and selection of student applicants for admission to Calvert School.
Assist with the planning of Admission events and attend events as required.
Speak to parents of children who have been accepted to Calvert to assist them with the decision process. Give additional tours of the school upon request.
Participate in outreach to preschools in the area to learn about their programs.
Assist in the transition of new students in the fall.
Learning Specialist –
Work in partnership with families and teachers to provide academic support and services to Lower School students.
Help to address individual student learning differences and to assist with appropriate course placement of students.
Teach individual students with diagnosed learning differences on a one-on-one or small group basis.
Assist faculty in designing and implementing lesson plans and curriculum to meet the needs of students and their learning styles.
Work closely with the Head of Lower School to make appropriate referrals for outside testing, tutoring and/or academic coaching that may be needed.
Contribute to the Calvert community in other ways as a coach, club advisor, or by serving on committees on occasion.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three to five years of experience in admissions or as a learning specialist. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred and experience working in an independent private school is a plus. The candidate must have the ability to work with independence in dealing with the diverse elements of the academic environment. This position requires absolute confidentiality and professionalism.
A State of Maryland and FBI background check will be performed.
Interested candidates should send a resume, including salary history, to:
Calvert School, a non-sectarian lower and middle school, provides an excellent day school education to area boys and girls. Children are prepared for secondary school and for a lifetime of learning by mastering the academic basics. Through its financial aid and recruitment efforts, Calvert strives to offer an educational opportunity to students of varied ethnic and economic backgrounds. Calvert S...chool is located in Tuscany-Canterbury, a residential neighborhood in Baltimore City, just north of Johns Hopkins University and south of Loyola University Maryland, accessible from Charles Street and I-83.