St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for
young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion,
humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
St. John’s Prep seeks a Learning Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year to work with students and their families in grades 6-12. Our Center for Learning and Student Success (CLAS) is designed to provide appropriate academic support for students with learning differences to assist them in becoming successful, independent learners. More information about the Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS) may be found here.
The Learning Specialist reports to the Director of the Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS) and collaborates with colleagues who serve as learning coaches and writing coaches. In particular, a learning specialist at St. John’s will:
Work collegially with members of the school counselors and other members of the faculty/staff to support students and families who access CLAS services.
Partner with the Director to ensure the development, implementation and assessment of student success plans.
Support faculty and staff with implementation strategies for student success plans.
Plan and implement professional learning opportunities for faculty and staff.
Oversee final exam, College Board, ACT and other testing accommodations.
Collaborate with colleagues in the Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS) and the Writing Center to provide educational opportunities that support and encourage awareness and skill building for students, faculty/staff and parents.
Model a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.
Relate to and communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff and the School administration.
A minimum of 2-5 years of working as a learning specialist with students in middle school and high school.
A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in special education and/or related field.
Team oriented approach in working with colleagues, students and their families.
An openness and willingness to embrace a student-centered digital learning model that incorporates education technology tools.
All members of the faculty and staff are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s as an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. St. John’s encourages all members of the faculty and staff to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom. The school offers a wide range of co-curricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit our website at www.stjohnsprep.org.
St. John's Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 3, 2021. Please, no phone calls.
About St John's Prep
St. John’s Preparatory School is conveniently located just 15 miles northeast of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. We are a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school educating nearly 1,500 young men in grades 6 through 12 from more than 70 communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's.