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The Learning Specialist is responsible for overseeing, supporting and monitoring the success of students with learning differences. The Learning Specialist will collaborate with faculty to support students with learning differences and manage all psycho-educational testing documentation, and communicate the accommodations students receive.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
*Responsible for reading and interpreting all psycho-educational testing information and implementing appropriate accommodations
*Prepare and regularly update learning plans for all students who qualify for accommodations
*Teach study skills, organization, and provide content support to students who have been identified as needing additional support and/or accommodations
*Meet and counsel parents of students who have been identified as needing additional support and/or accommodations
*Provide individualized instruction for students with learning differences
*Provide professional development and support for faculty working with students who receive accommodations
*Maintain and manage documentation on students who receive accommodations
*Oversee the extended testing time for all exams and help teachers and students with regular test retakes
*Facilitate and supervise the extended testing time for all final exams
*In coordination with the School Nurse, responsible for implementation of the Return to *Learn protocol for concussions
*Facilitate the requests for accommodations through the College Board and ACT for standardized testing
*Lead all meetings with parents of students who have been identified as needing additional support and/or accommodations
*Attend all Student Support Meetings and Faculty/Staff meetings
*In conjunction with the Dean of School Life, facilitate and coordinate the plan with student, parents, and faculty regarding medical leave
*Coach and train teachers to assess student learning through differentiated instructional practices
*Coordinate school services with outside providers serving students and their families
*As a member of the Wellness Committee, engage in strategic discussions and planning around student health, wellness and balance at Sage Hill
*Develop and design a progressive Learning Support approach at Sage Hill
*Serve as a member of the Retention Committee and Student Support Team
*Faculty Advisor to a group of students
*Chaperone up to two (2) student activities
*All other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head of School for Academics
Reasoning ability: Ability to work on confidential issues regularly. Make evaluations and recommendations regarding students. Analytical thinker with the ability to assess situations accurately and act accordingly.
*Experience as an independent school teacher and/or administrator preferred
*B.A. or B.S. Degree in appropriate field, M.A or M.S. preferred
*Ability to work well with teenagers and their parents
*Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong conflict resolution and communication skills
*Excellent collegiality, professionalism, and organizational ability
*Superior oral and written skills and ability to use sound judgement and work independently
*Ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently within a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
This is a exempt, benefits eligible year-around position.
Anticipated full-time annual base compensation is $90,000 – $120,000 depending on experience.
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