The Applewild School is seeking a qualified tutor to work part-time with student(s) diagnosed with dyslexia, language based learning disabilities and or executive function issues.Must have good communication skills, work well with parents, collaborate with teachers and be able to work with a flexible schedule.Orton Gillingham or Wilson certified preferred.Ability to work with students on math and organization issues in grades 6-8 a must. Experience with ELL instruction to students at the elementary level a plus.
REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree in the discipline to be tutored
3-5 years experience teaching
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Familiarity with differentiated learning and multiple intelligences
Demonstrated skill in developing curricula and balancing published materials with individually, personally created curricula
Demonstrated familiarity with current “best practices” in education
Demonstrated skills in working effectively and collaboratively as a team player
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience
PREFERRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE may include:
Masters degree in Education, Reading, English, Mathematics or a specific discipline as needed for the tutoring area
Training in Orton Gillingham, Wilson, or other accepted methods of teaching reading and phonics
Training in Responsive Classroom
Tutors have regular contact with students, families, fellow faculty and administration. Tutors must be adept at developing and sustaining a supportive and yet challenging relationship with an individual student and at developing and sustaining an effective partnership with a student’s teachers and family.
EFFECT OF ERROR(S) WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE SCHOOL:
In order to promote open communication between parents and faculty, to promote a nurturing and secure environment for the education of its students, and to protect the privacy of its students, Applewild School believes that confidentiality regarding information relating to the conduct, financial situation, academic performance and health of its students is essential and expected.
Any discussions between faculty and staff regarding the above student and family information are confidential. Any breach of confidentiality will result in formal disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.