The Sally Borden Program at Friends Academy seeks an enthusiastic and optimistic Reading & Support Specialist to join our team of talented, passionate faculty in August of 2018. The position involves teaching reading to individual and small groups of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. Orton-Gillingham is our foundational reading program so an associate level of certification or the willingness to become trained and certified is a requirement. Reading & Support Specialists also provide individualized support to students in writing and other academic areas. Please visit our website to learn more about our dynamic Sally Borden program.
We seek an enthusiastic, dedicated educator who believes in collaboration and a team approach to helping students find success. We look for educators who seek fresh, creative ways to bring learning to life in a collaborative and engaging environment. Our teachers are a strong role model for the social and emotional development of the students with whom they work. We look for teachers who desire to contribute to something larger than oneself and hold a deep-seated belief in the power of teamwork.
This job may be for you, if you: Possess a bachelor degree in Reading, Literacy, Special Education or related education field; master’s degrees preferred Feel a strong alignment with Friends Academy’s Mission and Philosophy of Learning Have experience working with students with language-based learning differences Hold an Associate level of Orton-Gillingham or are willing to be trained Are comfortable using a Google platform and assistive technologies to meet our students’ varied needs Write individual comments for each marking period Attend faculty meetings and positively contribute to discussion and dialogue Value working as part of a team and making contributions to a shared vision of the best possible learning outcomes for students Are dedicated to teaching and learning in a vigorous, progressive school community with a commitment to equity and inclusion
Please visit our website to learn more about our school www.friendsacademy1810.org.
If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and references to Laura Velazquez, Director of the Sally Borden Program at email@example.com.
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