The Davis Academy, a private reform Jewish day school located in Atlanta, is seeking a teacher for the Davis Learning Center for the 2018-19 school year.
Jobs duties and responsibilities includes:
Provides direct instruction to students in the Davis Learning Center (DLC), in the area of Language Arts (comprehension, fluency, written expression, spelling and study skills)
Supports classroom teachers of DLC students in the area of Mathematics, as necessary
Collaborates with grade level teachers to provide appropriate activities or suggest learning strategies for DLC students in the regular classroom
Monitors and facilitates classroom and testing accommodations provided to DLC students
Acts as caseload manager for students receiving DLC support, including developing and implementing a Student Action Plan, as well as scheduling and attending parent meetings regarding instructional objectives and/or placement decisions as needed, but no fewer than twice each academic year for each student on caseload
Supervises students afterschool in an hour of homework assistance twice weekly
Assists Learning Center Coordinator with school-wide staff development activities to promote best practices for students with varied learning styles
Participates in regularly-held internal meetings regarding student progress and placement
Models sensitive nature of learning differences and adheres to ethical confidentiality standards
Demonstrates communication with students and families in order to build trust and rapport
Performs other duties as assigned
The Davis Academy offers an outstanding work environment and a caring professional community.
Qualified candidates MUST have a background in or experience teaching students with learning needs. A thorough understanding of learning differences and experience providing appropriate individualized instruction is required. This position will require strong organizational skills, as well as flexibility and a willingness to collaborate as part of a team. Candidates with multisensory instruction or reading intervention experience and a Master’s Degree in Special Education are given preference.
About The Alfred and Adele Davis Academy
The Alfred and Adele Davis Academy is a private reform Jewish day school located in Dunwoody/Sandy Springs area.