The Ramaz Middle School is looking for a Learning Specialist for grades 5-8 for the 2019-2020 academic year. Part-time or full-time is available. Qualified candidates will have teaching experience and an M.A. is preferred.
Responsibilities: • Provide academic support in small group settings to students with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or ADHD and executive functioning deficits • Implement extended time and special accommodations for Learning Center students as needed • Communicate about Learning Center students throughout the year with parents, outside professionals, administration and school psychologist as needed • Conference regularly with teachers regarding Learning Center students’ progress • Attend grade-wide weekly team meetings about students • Participate in Board of Education phone conferences • Participate in parent teacher conferences • Complete behavior rating scales and Board of Education teacher progress reports for LC students as needed • Participate in weekly LC meetings • Prepare student progress reports
Ramaz is an EOE. We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to MSCareers@ramaz.org.
This role requires that the individual: • be a self-motivated, independent, and flexible colleague and teacher. • be a collaborative and supportive team member. • be a student-centered educator who can differentiate instruction and learning. • be computer literate • participate in continuing education and professional development
In addition, the ideal candidate would possess: • excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills • a passion for education and desire to be a life-long learner • a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred, in special education
About Ramaz School
THE RAMAZ SCHOOL
In the heart of New York City is Ramaz - a Modern Orthodox Day School with a rich history of Jewish education, academic distinction, and nurturing of individual abilities and aspirations.
To be a student at Ramaz is to be encouraged, supported, and taught how to discover the best in oneself and in others, and to gain a profound, spirited sense of responsibility to the world.
Ramaz is a school from nursery through 12th grade, but its education lasts a lifetime. Join us. Make a difference in their lives and yours.