Chelsea School is in search of a full-time reading teacher to work in our learning disability community. The reading teacher is responsible for providing direct instruction to middle and high school students, in small groups, to enable students to develop literacy skills. Ideal candidates will have expertise in reading instruction and in administering and interpreting reading assessments to develop instruction. Training in Orton-Gillingham, LTRS, Wilson, and/or Lindamood Bell is a plus for this position.
Chelsea School specializes in educating college-bound students with learning disabilities. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu
Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:
Valid Maryland state education licensure (or equivalent out-of-state licensure) in Special Education or willingness to obtain
Master’s degree or equivalent post-baccalaureate graduate credit in special education, reading specialization, or related field preferred
Familiarity with a variety of multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional programs and practices for literacy
Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
Ability to diagnosis and structure intervention plans for reading
Understanding of the nature of language-based learning disabilities, especially as they apply to literacy
Competence in writing IEP goals and objectives for reading, as well as present levels of performance
Excellent communication and organization skills
Familiarity working with student records including: neuropsychological reports, academic testing, IEPs, etc.