Ridgefield Academy, a Preschool – Grade 8 school in Ridgefield, CT, is looking for a Learning Specialist to join the faculty as a maternity leave replacement. The Learning Specialist will start in February 2019 and stay on through mid-June 2019, with a focus on supporting teaching and learning in Grades 3–8.
The Learning Specialist’s primary goal is to support students by providing intervention and remediation for students as well as working with teachers and division heads on developing and implementing enrichment strategies and programs as needed. The position will also require working closely with parents, other student support services staff on campus, and outside professionals in support of student learning and growth.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in special education and/or another academic discipline and have demonstrable experience teaching students of varying abilities within the same classroom. Patience, collegiality, and an eagerness to collaborate are qualities that a successful candidate will possess, as is a willingness to be an active part of the Ridgefield Academy community beyond the classroom.
Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Basil Kolani, Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ridgefield Academy
Ridgefield Academy is an independent day school in Ridgefield, CT with students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our Landmark Preschools have programs for children ages one - five at our Ridgefield, Redding and Westport, CT locations and Bedford, NY.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.ridgefieldacademy.org or landmarkpreschool.org