Georgetown Day School, an independent school in Washington, D.C. seeks a long-term substitute learning specialist for the 2019-2020 school year. The position will begin November 18, 2019 and run to approximately until the end of May.
Primary responsibilities include:
Working with High School students individually and in small groups on cross–curricular academic skills, note taking, organization, and time management
Planning and implementing programming for the Hopper Academic Learning Lab (HALL) in conjunction with colleagues
Coordinating with student advisors and teachers to interpret diagnostic testing, gather feedback regarding students, and provide specific learning strategies to the teachers
Coordinating accommodations for College Board and ACT
Working closely with high school counselor, Dean of Academic Life, and other members of the student support team to support students with and without documentation.
During the AP testing weeks of May 4th-May 15th, the position will have altered hours that will require the learning specialist to be on campus by 7:00 am and to stay until 5:00 pm on certain days to be determined with the student support team.
As a diverse, inclusive school devoted to social justice and preparing our students to live and work in an increasingly globalized and multicultural society, GDS is particularly interested in professionals with demonstrated interest and experience in working in such a school setting.
Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references using our online job application portal found on the GDS career webpage. For more information regarding GDS and our application process, please visit our website at www.gds.org.
Georgetown Day School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions, and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
M.A. in Special Education is required.
An M.A. coupled with at least five years experience in school settings is preferred.