Upper School Learning Support Specialist (Long-Term Sub)
University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
May 29, 2018
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Contract - Faculty
4 Year Degree
University Liggett School seeks an Upper School Learning Support Specialist for a long-term assignment (first semester of 2018-19) to meet the academic and developmental needs of all students in grades 9-12 in a proactive and systematic style that honors the strengths and challenges of individual learners. An ideal candidate would have a solid foundation in math and science content and a capacity for academic coaching. As a member of the learning support team, this position has crossover with the Middle School learning support specialist, particularly in regard to 8th grade students making the transition to freshman year.
A Bachelor’s degree in education is required.
A Master’s degree or concentration in math or science is preferred.
Candidates with experience as an academic, organizational, or related type of educational coaching and/or enrichment program development preferred.
Experience in an independent school is preferred.
If interested, please submit a letter of interest and resume to Brock Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
A thriving independent school welcoming more than 600 students in grades PK through 12, Liggett is located in the idyllic small town of Grosse Pointe Woods, situated along the banks of scenic Lake St. Clair and 15 minutes from the dynamic city of Detroit. The school is in its 138th year, making it the oldest, coeducational independent school in Michigan. This long tradition of excellence lives alongside substantial academic, athletic, and artistic successes in recent years as the school has shifted toward an innovative curricular and pedagogical approach under the Curriculum for Understanding. This progressive approach ably supports Liggett's mission to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.