Convent Elementary is seeking excellent candidates for a full time Elementary Learning Specialist/Educational Therapist for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Job Description The role of the Learning Specialist/Educational Therapist is to support students with different learning profiles through targeted academic support which includes intervention and remediation.
Work collaboratively as a member of the Educational Resource Team/ Child Study Team.
Initial screening of students referred by faculty and administration.
Remediation with individuals and small group instruction.
Maintain student data files, develop student profiles (both academic and psychological), and coordinate summary for use in parent conference.
Participate in parent conferences as needed.
Consult with teachers regarding academic and behavioral issues.
Monitor students' progress and implement intervention strategies as needed.
Organize administration of standardized testing, interpret results, assist faculty in appropriate use of test scores.
Meet with parents regarding standardized testing and/or academic problems.
Keep Administration informed about student progress.
Work with teachers to ensure that various classroom accommodations are made for students with diagnosed learning differences.
Order necessary screening instruments, software, instructional materials and related items to support students.
How To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume
Educational Therapy License or Learning Specialist Credential strongly preferred.
Three years experience working as an Educational Therapist, Learning Specialist or in special education.
Excellent writing, communication and grammar skills.
Must be detail-oriented, organized and willing to take initiative.
Must have excellent teamwork skills.
Requires the ability to work well with children and adults.
Must be a role model in embracing and living out the Schools’ mission, goals and criteria.
Experience with independent schools preferred.
About Convent & Stuart Hall
At Convent & Stuart Hall, we are committed to developing resilient, resourceful and engaged thinkers who are equipped to thrive in an evolving world. Our rigorous K-12 educational model is a dynamic blend of single-sex classes within a co-ed environment, supported by small-school class sizes with resources reflective of a large school. We deliver an interactive learning experience, curated by faculty highly regarded in their academic fields, so that students graduate with confidence in what they know, how they think and who they are. Our community is part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools, where students and adults embrace the catholic charism of our Sacred Heart founders, which is spiritually inclusive and global in nature.
The school is organized into four academic divisions, each led by a Head and sharing resources and a central administration, all of which is under the direction of the President.