Middle School Learning Specialist (Leave Replacement)
April 9, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.
The Middle School at Milton Academy is seeking a full-time maternity leave coverage for the Middle School learning specialist to begin in September 2018.
The learning specialist will provide learning support to individual students; help teachers with instructional strategies for students with specific learning needs; and create accommodation plans for students with identified learning issues. In addition, the learning specialist will teach a weekly class to seventh- and eighth-grade students about learning styles and cognitive development with specific focus on organization, time management, study skills, test preparation, test-taking strategies and other academic skills. We are looking for someone who is deeply committed to teaching adolescents and who loves working with this age group. In addition to the requirement of a bachelor’s degree, qualified candidates will have three years of classroom experience at the middle school level and the ability to work in a diverse community. Full-time faculty members participate fully in the life of the Middle School including advising a group of about 8 students and coaching and/or sponsoring a club or activity in addition to other responsibilities.
Qualified candidates will have demonstrated skills in differentiating instruction and incorporating multiculturalism in their teaching. Flexibility, creativity, a sense of humor, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to being a collaborative team member within the faculty are all critically important. Academic or professional experience with language-based learning disabilities is preferred. A qualified candidate will also possess excellent communication and writing skills; technological proficiency is assumed.
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Milton Academy
Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national and international boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.