The Waldorf school of Lexington, now in its 48th year, seeks a part-time Learning Specialist to support our students in grades 2-8 for the 2019-2010 academic year. This position is a part time position that may be combined with other positions. This position is part of the school's Educational Support Department (ESD) and includes collaboration with the grade 2 through 8 class teachers to support students with identified learning differences. Responsibilities include: identifying needs and supporting students, cultivating/maintaining a professional relationship with parents, faculty and staff, and performing classroom/sectional administrative duties and school committee assignments. The Learning Specialist will process student evaluations, assist parents in understanding evaluations, and write individual support plans for the students in our school in collaboration with the ESD Team.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree and learning specialist training preferred); demonstrated interest in the philosophy and methods of Waldorf education; elementary teaching experience; energy, commitment, and vitality for working with elementary aged children; and the ability to collaborate with the class teacher. Waldorf training and/or teaching experience is preferred.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf addressed to Don Grace, School Director. email@example.com
About Waldorf School of Lexington
Waldorf School of Lexington is part of the global movement of Waldorf Schools, one of the fastest growing independent school pedagogy worldwide. WSL provides a stimulating education that integrates music, fine arts, foreign languages, practical arts and crafts, physical education, and gardening with math, science, language arts, and social studies. We strive to cultivate in our students: a sense of wonder, creative and inquiring minds, a well-founded belief in their capacities, strength of character, will, and intellect, and compassion for and interest in all life.