A top-tier school in New York City, offering a truly global education, that will expand to the world’s leading cities in the next decades. Teaching and learning through dual language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity, entrepreneurship and deep collaboration. State-of-the-art technology throughout. Brilliant colleagues, with widely diverse experience, creating a unique educational experience together. Unparalleled possibilities for professional learning and development prospects around the globe. There is no place quite like Avenues.
Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything we do. Teachers plan in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary learning in teams. Teachers meet regularly to discuss students and strategize for their success together.
Avenues is seeking a Learning Specialist to join the team of inspiring educators in the Upper Division, grades 9-12. This Literacy Specialist will work primarily with students and teachers in grades 9-12 to ensure that students have the skills and support they need to be successful in our academic program.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Learning Specialist’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Support, supplement and extend classroom instruction for individual and small groups of students across subject areas
Push in support as needed
Provide coaching in executive functioning skills
Work in partnership with teachers, deans, school psychologist, and Associate Division Heads to ensure that each student is progressing in his/her academic skills
Work in partnership with families to develop learning plans and accommodations for students with identified needs
Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
WHAT YOU BRING
At least 5 years of teaching experience in grades 9-12, with a proven track record of student learning
Strong understanding of, and instructional skills
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Deep dedication to learning and growing as an educator
Eager to embrace change and consider new perspectives
Graduate degree in education, teaching, or a related field
About Avenues: The World School
In the fall of 2012, Avenues: The World School opened the doors of its flagship, 15-grade (N-12) independent school in New York City offering students a truly global education. Today, the school serves over 1,300 students. The vision of Avenues is to open schools in the world’s leading cities. Avenues will be a highly-integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared curriculum, collective professional development of its faculty, the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global leadership team.