The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills is seeking a long-term substitute Lower School Learning Specialist from February 22, 2019 through June 14, 2019.
Specific responsibilities include:
Working with students (ranging from Pre-K through Fifth Grade) one-on-one or in small groups for reading, writing, and math intervention
Administering a variety of assessments to track and support student growth, including Fountas & Pinnell benchmark assessments
Collaborating with the Director of Learning Support and the Coordinator of Student Support Services and service providers in support of students
Working closely with administration, faculty, and parents
Participating in parent conferences and writing individual progress reports, as required
Contributing to shared Lower School responsibilities, including lunch, recess, and dismissal duties
Qualified candidates will be working towards or possess a Master’s degree or higher, specifically with a degree in literacy, learning disabilities, special education, or a similar field. Candidates should possess the ability to provide differentiated approaches to literacy and math instruction at a range of age levels; knowledge about a range of learning differences, general executive functioning challenges, and their impact; and strong collaboration and communication skills.
Training in Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, Leveled Literacy Intervention, or similar programs desired.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references (should include current supervisor and current head of school, if employed by a school) via email to email@example.com. Please include “LS Learning Specialist” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
About The Kew-Forest School
The Kew-Forest School is an intimate early childhood through 12th grade learning community that is small by design, inclusive, and globally representative. Kew-Forest provides a safe, nurturing, and intellectually vigorous environment that inspires every student to explore and expand creative interests, to apply courageous and innovative thinking, and to become an ethical contributor to ever-widening communities. Kew-Forest students develop the skills necessary for pursuing higher education and for acquiring the essential competencies of a responsible citizen.
The Kew-Forest School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.