Special Education Teacher for High School English and/or Social Studies
The Marin School
May 16, 2018
San Rafael, California
Based on experience
Full Time - Faculty
The Marin School, an independent college-preparatory high school in San Rafael, California, seeks a English Teacher for the school’s Program for Academic Success. The Marin School seeks an experienced candidate in differentiated instruction to work collaboratively with the Director of Learning Services to serve students with diverse learning styles.
The school’s Program for Academic Success (PAS) was created to better serve students with mild to moderate learning differences, to ensure each student's scholastic and personal success. Class size for PAS is small by design (6-8 students) to allow teachers to fully understand their students and give teachers the ability to personalize their instruction with experiential learning, innovative lessons and non-traditional, yet effective, learning opportunities.
Teach students who need additional support in English and/or Social Studies, specifically reading comprehension, critical literacy and writing skills in modified courses.
Collaborate with the Director of Learning Services on an ongoing basis to refine and implement a strong curriculum that meets the needs of all students.
When indicated, participate in collaborative meetings with parents, teachers, educational resource staff and appropriate administrator to develop social/emotional/educational plan for students.
Participate in aspects of student life at TMS such as advising clubs, Outside the Walls and student organizations.
The position will begin on August 17, 2018
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO. No phone calls please.
- Masters degree or credential in Special Education
- Has 3+ years of successful English and Social Studies teaching experience with students who have learning differences. Independent school teaching experience preferred
- Understands and enjoys working with students with diverse learning needs
- Committed to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Has an engaging, strategies-based teaching style and is competent with assistive technology
- Values collaboration and innovation in teaching practices and enjoys being part of a team
- Demonstrates skills in communication and interpersonal relations within and across multiple constituencies
- Believes in restorative justice as an effective means of classroom management
- Finds joy in working with students, is kind, and possesses a healthy sense of humor
- Training as a reading intervention specialist or in writing instruction helpful
About The Marin School
The Marin School currently serves approximately 100 students in grades 9-12. We honor each student's unique learning style and act in accordance with an unshakable belief in the potential of each and every student. Our motto is "Small School. Big Impact." Class size at the school is small by design (7-10 students), to allow teachers to fully understand their students and give teachers the ability to personalize their instruction with experiential learning, innovative lessons and non-traditional, yet effective, learning opportunities.
The Marin School faculty is made up of passionate, skilled, motivated, inspiring teachers who love what they do. We wholeheartedly believe in each student's unique potential and seek faculty members who are equipped with the experience, talent, tools, skill and enthusiasm to meet the needs of multiple learning styles.