The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Greater Washington is seeking a part-time special educator to provide expertise and leadership in the area of learning support for grades 6-8 for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a 4-day/week position; 20 – 25 hours weekly – Monday – Thursday. Full benefit package including health insurance is provided.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support and intervention in the area of executive functioning and self-advocacy skills.
Provide support to teachers on differentiated instruction and classroom accommodations.
Interpret psycho-educational evaluations and make recommendations.
Appraise student learning levels and needs and establish learning objectives to address these needs.
Write Education Plans with measurable goals and student reports to monitor progress.
Provide direct support services to students in Structured Study Hall and/or in their mainstream classrooms.
Use on-going diagnostic prescriptive teaching methods to assist students in developing skills and strategies to become successful lifelong learners.
Communicate regularly with parents of students on caseload.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to work with staff and parents dealing with sensitive and confidential issues concerning a child’s learning differences.
Must have leadership skills and experience conducting parent meetings.
Experience supporting students with executive functioning challenges required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Special Education from an Accredited University. At least 3 years teaching experience preferred.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience.