Spence looks for a dynamic Middle and Upper School Resource Team member for a full-time position. Qualified applicants should bring broad expertise working with students with diagnosed learning disabilities, know how to foster a sense of independence and self-confidence. They should be able to provide pedagogical strategies, resources, and guidance for classroom teachers, and support families in the enrichment of student learning. They should also have ample experience working in close collaboration with middle and upper school students, classroom teachers, and families.
Provide direct support to middle school & upper school students through co-teaching, one on one and small group instruction
Partner with psychoeducational evaluators, families, and tutors
Review psychoeducational evaluations, summarize and provide information to classroom teachers and administrators
Partner with classroom teachers on student learning
Proactively contribute to the growth of the Resource Center
Support teachers, administrators, and parents’ understandings of academically vulnerable students
Foster the school’s understanding of an inclusive approach to teaching
Has sustained teaching experience with middle and/or upper school students with diagnosed learning disabilities
Has advanced degree or equivalent experience working with students with diagnosed learning disabilities
Demonstrates skill in working with children and an appreciation for the craft of teaching
Has experience teaching math to students with diagnosed learning disabilities (preferred)
Finds joy in working with young people and in school life
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
Supports Spence’s vision and commitment to equity
Approaches work with energy, kindness, maturity, curiosity, and flexibility
Has a sense of humor
Considers collaboration an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to the larger school community
Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Hiring Team: Rebecca and Amber and Alice and Jaime
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.