Saltus Grammar School invites applications for the position of Learning Strategist Teacher, commencing September 2018.
Saltus Grammar School is seeking a Learning Strategist Teacher to join the Academic Support Department. He/she will work with faculty in the Middle and Upper School (grades 6 to 12) in order to individualize student’s learning requirements.
Key responsibilities include:
• Creating and implementing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and carrying out activities/programs for both individual students and groups • Monitoring, reviewing and modifying interventions and student IEPs • Working with teachers, students, parents and outside professionals to identify strategies that support student progress • Working with students in the classroom to support their learning needs, with the implementation and development of learning strategies for both support and extension • Providing differentiated instruction which includes providing training and assistance to teachers on differentiation within the classroom • Collaborating with others within the team to support school wide learning support, and appropriate developmental strategies • Assessment and testing invigilation • Providing regular feedback to students, teachers and parents, to enable them to achieve maximum benefit from their learning support experience • Liaising with various stakeholders to monitor and support progress and ensure documentation is up-to-date and shared appropriately • Creating and implementing protocols in relation to support needs in conjunction with the relevant Director and Learning Support Team • Participating in team meetings to ensure students are supported • Administrative support as required • Providing a safe and caring learning environment that inspires students to develop their learning • Other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Special Education or equivalent
Minimum of three years’ experience working with Secondary students
Qualifications or experience in language based learning difficulties
Must be licensed by or qualified to be licensed by the Bermuda Educators Council
Strong understanding of development needs of students, social-emotional as well as intellectual
Thorough knowledge of Individual Education Plans, accommodations, modifications and assessment strategies
Creative and innovative approach to learning
Proven ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
Must be able to demonstrate professional competency, integrity and ethics
Must have excellent organizational skills
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate
Must have a commitment to the principles of independent education and be willing to contribute to extracurricular activities and the broader life of the School
Must be committed to academic excellence and strive for positive relations with all students, parents and colleagues alike
Sense of humor
Clean criminal record
All applicants must provide a resume along with the following information: title of the position applied for, full name, date of birth, national status, full details of secondary and higher education and other qualifications with dates, full details of teaching and other experience (indicating schools, responsibilities and dates), and also the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two persons who are willing to provide confidential professional references, one of whom should be your current employer.
Candidates are requested to e-mail a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at:
For further information on Saltus Grammar School, please visit the school's website at www.saltus.bm.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Saltus Grammar School
Saltus Grammar School is a high achieving, co-educational day school educating students between the ages of 4 and 18. The school is a leading independent school in Bermuda and enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and international community. The school has a Primary Department, which embraces the Foundation Year, the Lower Primary and the Upper Primary years, and the Secondary Department which includes the Saltus Graduate Years. The school’s international curriculum blends the best of both UK and North American traditions. In addition to academic excellence, particular emphasis is placed on the all-round development of students, and sport, music and drama are key aspects of school life.