The Awty International School has an immediate opening for a Secondary School Learning Support Specialist for grades six through twelve. Awty is looking for a talented, experienced and passionate individual who will support the school’s purpose. At Awty we seek to inspire learners through academic excellence, cultural diversity and multi-lingual fluency for a life of global impact.
This is a full-time position with principle duties and responsibilities in the secondary school with duties commencing ideally on July 1, 2019. The Coordinator will collaborate with all colleagues engaged with student support services for the sake of students in both the French Program and the International Program. Not intended to be a pull-out program, learning support services will focus on development of differentiated instructional strategies which optimize all students’ ability to successfully complete the set programs.
Collaborate and meet regularly with Division Heads
Liaise with Primary School and French Program Counterparts
Attend a variety of school events
Participate in annual Fall Trips overnight
Report to Dean of Faculty
The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical insurance, a dental plan, retirement contributions, disability and life insurance.
Direct inquiries to Tom Beuscher, Head of Middle School, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 713-328-5812
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or a related field; graduate degree preferred
Demonstrated and recognized experience as a secondary school learning support specialist
Graduate degree with professional certification
Knowledge of learning disabilities, psycho-educational tests, reports, and assistive technology
Knowledge of administering and interpreting assessments and test results, academic achievement, and diagnostic testing
Full understanding of differentiated instructional strategies across the curriculum
Strong networking skills to ensure access to resources in the broader community
Proven success as a leader in program development
Has an additional language – preferably Spanish or French
Internal Number: 1237
About The Awty International School
The Awty International School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnic or religious beliefs, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and athletic and other school-administered programs or in its employment practices.