Nestled among five mountain ranges in the heart of the Wood River Valley, Community School is a small, independent pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade college preparatory school of 400 students, committed to engendering a sense of community within an intellectually challenging and supportive atmosphere.
Community School in Sun Valley, Idaho, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Specialist to join the school’s existing staff for the 2018-19 school year. This is a full-time position, with benefits, beginning August 2018. The successful candidate must have a love for working with a range of student ages, commensurate skills, and demonstrate a willing and flexible approach to education.
Responsibilities include conducting supported classroom sessions, evaluating and providing direct support and instruction to students with identified needs, and working to strategically support the general education of faculty through the implementation of each enrolled student’s Accommodation Plan.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to connect with students and communicate clearly, and in a timely manner, with students, faculty, and parents. Candidates also should understand and embrace the unique Community School culture of a small independent school in a mountain resort town. Above all, the successful candidate must be flexible, dynamic, and able to work collaboratively. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, experience working with students with learning differences, and be able to work across multiple grade levels.
Interested candidates should electronically send a cover letter, resume, and at least two letters of reference to:
c/o Sam Herrick
Middle School Head
PO Box 2118
Sun Valley, ID 83353
Community School seeks qualified applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, religion/spirituality, nationality or any other group.
About The Community School
Since its inception in 1973, Community School in Sun Valley has inspired its students to think critically, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives. The school serves more than 390 day and boarding students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Close student-faculty relationships and experiential, project-centered learning define the school’s distinctive educational experience.