Part-time (50% FTE) Early Learning Support Teacher
The Galloway School
March 5, 2018
20000.00 - 40000.00
Part Time - Faculty
The EL Learning Support Teacher supports the development of phonological awareness and language related abilities in first and second grade students. In collaboration with the Early Learning level teachers, the EL Learning Support Teacher supports facilitates student development of the requisite skills for reading and writing.
Screen first and second grade students to determine ability in phonemic awareness, decoding, rapid naming, fluency, and other language-related areas as deemed appropriate.
Teach Orton-Gillingham based remediation for students with mild and moderate learning challenges in small group settings.
Communicate regularly with classroom teachers and advise on necessary adjustments to student’s reading, spelling and writing programs.
Ensure documentation of student progress and support plan are kept up to date.
Identify and communicate accommodations listed/needed for students with current (within 3 years) psycho-educational testing.
Serve as a general resource to all levels of EL teachers with regard to student needs and progress.
Communicate with parents of students receiving services and provide information on how the child learns, suggestions for learning reinforcement outside the classroom and student progress.
Participate with classroom teachers in Parent Conferences in September, November and February.
Participate in monthly meetings with other members of the learning support team.
Work collaboratively with other members of the Learning Services and EL team to share information on relevant topics and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Participate in professional development and level meetings as appropriate.
Participate in some evening or weekend programs as needed.
Keep confidential records of progress and testing results.
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
Advanced degree in Special Education or M.ED with concentration in Special Education preferred
Minimum of five years of experience in the classroom or with small group instruction of students
Elementary school experience preferred
Ability to adapt and use technology as an educational resource
Effective communicator and collaborator
Licenses and Certifications:
Current Georgia teaching certificate
Specialized Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to conduct a student needs assessment and devise and implement a plan to foster learning development
General office and classroom conditions
Lifting up to 20 pounds, standing, walking, sitting, reaching, operating computer and other office and classroom equipment
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiated based on years of experience and degree earned