Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) is seeking an Upper School Learning Resource teacher (English/history focus). HIES is the largest Episcopal Parish day school in the country, offering a fully accredited college preparatory program for students age three through 12th grade. HIES is located north of downtown Atlanta between I-75 and GA 400.
The Learning Resource teacher is primarily responsible for providing curriculum and study skills support for students with learning differences in the Upper School. Previous teaching experience in English or history and experience working with students with Learning Disabilities is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a warm, engaging demeanor and the ability to relate to adolescents in both a small group and one-on-one setting. He or she must possess strong organizational skills and be adept at using technology to support student learning.
Skills and Abilities • Identify, select and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and accommodations. • Assess changing curricular needs and offer specific plans for student improvement. • Maintain discipline in accordance with the school’s code of conduct. • Provide an engaging and positive learning environment that encourages student success. Typical Duties • Teach 5 support classes. • Collaborate with Learning Resource teachers to plan instructional activities. • Communicate with English and history teachers consistently regarding instructional planning and assessments. • Communicate regularly with parents, students, and colleagues regarding student concerns and progress. • Participate in professional development to stay current on best practices for teaching students with learning differences.
Educational and Other Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, English or History required. Master’s degree preferred. • Experience as a learning specialist, or working with students with ADHD and learning disabilities, preferred. • Private school experience preferred. • Successful completion of pre-employment background screening, drug testing, and safety training required.
About Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Holy Innocents’ is one of the nation's largest Episcopal schools, enrolling 1,376 students in grades K3-12. Here, in a uniquely vibrant learning community, filled with encouragement and every imaginable opportunity, students are able to explore their talents, pursue their passions, and achieve their full potential. At HIES, our students won't be just a scholar or athlete or artist – they can be all of these, and more. Come to HIES. Explore your interests. Engage your talents. Discover the best in you.