Collegiate School seeks a Learning Specialist to provide academic support and guidance to middle school students in a rigorous all boys program. The Learning Specialist will work directly with students either individually or in small groups, and also push into classrooms to provide support. The Learning Specialist should have expertise in reading and summarizing educational evaluations, determining appropriate accommodations, and communicating with teachers, parents, and students about effective strategies. The Learning Specialist works closely with classroom teachers and advisors in implementing a developmentally appropriate sequence of study skills and strategies. S/he is a dynamic and integral member of a team who works to communicate between divisions and make transitions smooth. The person we seek will have a passion for – and a nuanced understanding of – the unique nature of an all boys program. Successful candidates will have relevant experience at the middle school level, along with a degree in special education, education, and/or psychology.
Collegiate School is a K-12 boys school of 630 students located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Founded in 1628, it has maintained a reputation of excellence in boys education and is particularly known for the strength of its academic programs, for the warmth of its community, and for the loyalty of its students and alumni. Throughout the school, we seek teachers who are knowledgeable in their disciplines, passionate about teaching, and eager to help students become independent adults and responsible leaders. We seek teachers who are inspiring and supportive in their work with boys, who are willing to teach beyond the classroom, and who share our belief in the values of collaboration, respect, and diversity.
Candidates should let us know of their interest by submitting a résumé, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter of intent describing their experience, their interest in the position, and their potential contributions to the school. Please email inquiries and application materials to:
Melanie Hutchinson email@example.com
Associate Academic Dean for Technology and Curriculum