Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, Connecticut, is an independent Catholic School for 770 girls in grades PS-12. We are currently seeking an Upper School Learning Specialist for the 2012-2013 school year.
School Learning Specialist
Reports to: Head of Upper School
FLSA Status: Exempt
Upper School Learning Specialist is responsible for meeting the needs of
individual students through academic support and to educate the faculty
regarding the needs of individual students. This position coordinates with the
Head of the Upper School, the Upper School Academic Deans, Faculty and Parents.
support to girls for whom the diagnosis of a learning difference has been
shared with the school.
educational evaluations and make appropriate recommendations, and develop an
as SSD Coordinator for the ACT and College Board, process applications for
accommodations and supervise on-site testing.
Upper School team meetings and help create and ensure academic action plans are
Work with the faculty to design and implement
lesson plans to meet the needs of students and their learning styles.
Additional Key Tasks:
the learning needs of all students in grades 9 - 12 and make appropriate
recommendations to parents and teachers.
contact with parents, teachers, outside tutors or other support personnel to
implement recommended learning accommodations and coordinate services.
teachers thoroughly informed of the student’s specific learning needs and how
they can be managed within the regular classroom.
meetings with and prepare written summaries of the educational evaluations for
each teacher emphasizing the specific accommodations that can be implemented
into the regular classroom setting.
Help content area teachers integrate study
skills into their curricula.
and update files for girls for whom the diagnosis of a learning difference has
been shared with the school.
and update extended time list and ensure that individual testing is up to date
in reviewing and analyzing standardized testing.
on the Upper School Admission committee.
ideal candidate will have a minimum of three-five years experience, a Masters
degree in Special Education or related field, and experience working with
upper-school aged students is preferred.
As members of the
international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting
and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active
faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social
awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We
seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon
current research to maximize student learning. Convent of the Sacred Heart is
an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the
cultural diversity of our community.
Please Apply Online at http://www.applitrack.com/cshgreenwich/onlineapp/