Sunny Hollow Montessori is seeking a Learning Specialist to work with students, teachers and parents of children starting in September 2018. The Learning Specialist will act as a resource to teachers, provide a variety of strategies and interventions to students with diverse learning needs, organize and conduct tri-annual screening, identify the need for further assessment and services, and coordinate with parents and the public schools on Special Education services and Individualized Education Plans.
A successful candidate has knowledge and skill in a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), including benchmarking, progress monitoring, academic and social-emotional interventions, consultation, and the Special Education referral and service process. Moreover, the Learning Specialist will be responsible for managing a caseload of students for direct service, as well as coordinating service for a variety of learners throughout the school. Excellent communication skills are required for effective and efficient service delivery. A commitment to equity and access to high quality education for all is a must.
Sunny Hollow Montessori serves children 16 months through 6th grade. The school is located on Mississippi River Boulevard in St. Paul, one block south of Randolph.
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Desired Skills: Advanced degree in school psychology, special education, literacy, reading, psychology or social work, and extensive experience working with diverse learners required. Experience with Montessori education is preferred.