Early Childhood, Elementary Teacher, Special Needs
4 Year Degree
Learning Specialist Job Description
Pine Crest School is seeking a qualified candidate for a part-time Learning Specialist position. This position will require the Learning Specialist to work with students from PK-12th grade on the Pine Crest School Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale campuses.
A Learning Specialist is responsible for meeting with students individually and in small groups to address students’ varying learning styles and needs and provide individualized academic support strategies and executive functioning skill development through differentiated strategies and activities that encourage students to understand their learning styles, work toward academic success, and develop self-advocacy skills.
Meet with teachers, parents, and other Learning Specialists to determine appropriate strategies, interventions, and assessments
Schedule, attend, and document parent and teacher conferences throughout the academic year
Update parents and teachers regularly about student progress and needs through email, telephone, and progress reports
Serve as a liaison between teachers, administrators, and the Learning Network Department
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching and curriculum design
Demonstrate a strong command of the English language in written and verbal content
Demonstrate professionalism by working cooperatively with colleagues, respecting the confidential nature of professional and student information, submitting reports accurately and punctually, and complying with administrative directives and school guidelines
Demonstrate good work habits to include punctual and regular attendance and efficient use of time
Demonstrate the ability to deliver and articulate oral presentations and written communication and interact effectively with staff, parents, students, and the school community
Demonstrate the responsibility for own professional growth by seeking and requesting continuing education and training programs
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Teaching Certificate or equivalent
Two or more years of successful classroom experience
Additional years of classroom experience
Experience with varied programs and technologies
About Pine Crest School
Founded in 1934 by Dr. Mae McMillan, Pine Crest School has become a preeminent and nationally recognized college preparatory school. There are two PK-8 Campuses, one in Boca Raton and one in Fort Lauderdale, and a single Upper School Campus located in Fort Lauderdale. With approximately 2600 students on the two campuses, Pine Crest is the third largest independent school in the continental United States. Despite its current size there is a strong sense of community enthusiastically expressed by the many dedicated and talented teachers, coaches, students, parents, and alumni who clearly care deeply about this institution. One of the primary strengths of the school is the depth and breadth of the academic and co-curricular program, which offers over 30 AP courses, over 60 athletic teams, and unsurpassed fine arts facilities and opportunities, including the yearly performance of a full ballet and a full orchestra. The student body is composed of high achieving and motivated students invested in intellectual inquiry and willing to make a commitment to contribute respectfully and honorably to the life of the school community. For more information, please visit our website at www.pinecrest.edu.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace